New Haven, July 14 to 23, 2002 – International experts who teach, design, or implement corporate governance training programs worldwide are in an intensive, eight-day Corporate Governance Director Education Program, which is being sponsored by The Global Corporate Governance Forum and the International Institute of Corporate Governance (IICG) at the Yale School of Management (SOM). Leaders from the director training institutes in nine East Asian economies (China, Taipei, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia) are attending to develop a core curriculum that will promote corporate governance reform at a corporate level.
New Haven, CT, July 3, 2002 – In the event of a smallpox attack, a mass vaccination policy would result in fewer deaths and faster disease eradication than alternative vaccination strategies, reports a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (article 2827). Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, the best response to a smallpox attack has been a topic of hot debate.
New York, June 24, 2002 – Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), a New York-based non-profit organization, and the Yale School of Management (Yale SOM) announced today a partnership to launch a new MBA Preparation Program to increase success rates for minority applicants and expand minority representation at leading graduate business schools throughout the world.
New Haven, CT, June 11, 2002 -- A new survey of the CEOs of many of the nation's largest corporations conducted by the Yale School of Management and the Gallup Organization has found that those CEOs who fail to invest in their existing in favor of frequent acquisitions tend to be more likely to feel that great leaders are born that way. Most CEOs, however, believe that great leadership is developed over time.
New Haven, CT, June 19, 2002 – A new survey of chief executives from the nation's 1,000 largest firms conducted by the Yale School of Management and The Gallup Organization offers surprising insight into the confidence CEOs have in the accuracy of their external auditors. Despite the Enron debacle, almost 75% of CEOs strongly agree that they have high confidence in the accuracy of results provided by external auditors.
New Haven, CT, May 28, 2002 - In response to the nation's current leadership crises over trust, accountability, and security, 100 of the nation's top corporate leaders will meet at the Yale School of Management (SOM) this week with top policy makers and leading educators. The 45th CEO Leadership Summit is sponsored by United Parcel Service, Bloomberg News, The Gallup Organization, and PRG-Shultz International.
April 3, 2002 – The Yale School of Management is opening a new research and teaching center to study Corporate Governance worldwide and the relationship between legal regulatory frameworks and the global economy. The Yale School of Management International Institute for Corporate Governance (IICG) was inaugurated by World Bank President Jim Wolfensohn in a ceremony April 3rd on the business school campus. Mr. Wolfensohn also was awarded the annual Yale School of Management International Center for Finance award for his contributions to business and society.