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Bundling as a Way to Leverage Monopoly

September 15th, 2004

To the layperson, it would seem to make perfect sense that a firm with a monopoly in good A could use that power to extend its market power into another market, B. The law might prevent such an extension of market power, but absent such a restraint, a monopolist would have an incentive to do so.

Bestselling Author Bruce Judson '84 Writes New Book, Go it Alone!

September 3rd, 2004

Bestselling author Bruce Judson'84 and a Faculty Fellow at the school has written an exciting new book that may interest many alumni. Judson's book, Go It Alone! (HarperBusiness, November 2004), explains how individuals can now build substantial businesses on their own without hiring employees and without raising capital.

25th Anniversary Class of '79 Reunion

September 1st, 2004

On October 1st and 2nd, 2004 we will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary Class of '79 Reunion in New Haven. Classmates from around the world will gather together to reconnect with one another and with many original and current faculty, and staff, and to relive some of the experiences of those two very special years spent at Yale SOM. Distinguished guests will include the founding Dean of Yale SOM, Bill Donaldson (now head of the SEC), Yale University's President, Richard C. Levin, and Provost, Susan Hockfield.

Going, Going, Google

September 1st, 2004

As with first impressions, you never get a second chance to make an initial public offering. Google just squeaked by with its IPO and it wasn't pretty. The Playboy interview that attracted the SEC's scrutiny and the unregistered options didn't help generate confidence in the process, especially when Google couldn't speak to defend itself. But now it's a public company and the folks there can turn their attention to making the business really worth $23 billion -- make that $27 billion after yesterday's pop.

Bush Administration Plays Politics with Obesity

September 1st, 2004

Extending Medicare insurance coverage for obesity is just the latest of efforts by the Bush administration to shift attention away from its domestic disaster, the so- called Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.

The Sixth Annual "Meet the Firms"

August 26th, 2004

The Career Development Office will once again host the annual "Meet the Firms" event at the New Haven Lawn Club on Friday, September 10, 2004. This marks the official kick-off of the 2004-2005 recruiting season.

Yale School of Management Announces New MBA Program for Executives: Leadership in the Healthcare Sector

August 17th, 2004

New Haven, Conn., August 18, 2004 – The Yale School of Management is launching an MBA for Executives program to begin in August 2005. The innovative new program, the Yale MBA for Executives: Leadership in the Healthcare Sector, combines the resources of one of the country's leading MBA programs augmented with the knowledge, technical, and policy expertise of one of the nation's foremost medical programs, the Yale School of Medicine.

Fortune Names Three Yale SOM Alumnae -- Indra Nooyi (‘80), Nancy Peretsman (‘79), Wanda Rapaczynski (‘84) -- Among the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business

July 14th, 2004

Fortune magazine has named three Yale School of Management alumnae to its U.S. and international lists of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 2004. Indra Nooyi ('80), President and CFO of PepsiCo, and Nancy Peretsman ('79), Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Allen & Co., were named to Fortune's U.S. Power 50 list and Wanda Rapaczynski ('84), President of Agora, was named to the International Power 50.

Rediscovering Greatness: Nation's CEOs Gather at Yale to Address Uncertainties in Economic Recovery and to Honor Former Procter & Gamble Chairman and CEO John E. Pepper, Jr.

May 26th, 2004

New Haven, Conn.—May 26, 2004—Despite strong economic indicators, international financial markets currently reflect geopolitical uncertainties that make it hard for business leaders to guide the next 12 months. In an effort to review strategic business directions amid these conditions, 100 world-renowned chief executives, policy makers, and academics gather at the 49th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management.

Investor Confidence Recedes on Fears of Higher Interest Rates According to Survey Results of The Yale School of Management Stock Market Confidence Indexes ™

May 25th, 2004

New Haven, Conn.—May 25, 2004—Investor confidence has declined amid worries that the Fed will raise interest rates according to the latest survey results of The Yale School of Management Stock Market Confidence Indexes™.