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Asleep at the wheel

March 6, 2019

Tesla’s board needs to wake up and take the wheel of the auto manufacturer before it’s too late, writes School of Management Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld.

Meet this spring’s Tsai CITY Accelerator cohort

March 6, 2019

The Accelerator, which runs every fall and spring, guides student innovators through the process of building effective organizations, projects, and ventures.

Economist Kerwin Charles named Yale SOM dean

March 5, 2019

Charles will come to Yale from the University of Chicago, becoming the Indra K. Nooyi Dean of the Yale School of Management on July 1.

SOM Insights: Illusion of multitasking improves performance on simple tasks

February 21, 2019

A new study by Yale SOM’s Gal Zauberman offers some surprising insight into the nature of productivity and multitasking.

SOM Insights: The roots of America’s exceptional inequality

February 18, 2019

In Yale SOM’s Global Leadership course, political scientist Jacob Hacker discusses the policies and politics that have disproportionately benefited the rich.

Conference will examine gender equity, women’s rights in business settings

February 15, 2019

“Fempire: The Yale Conference on Women, Technology, and Power” will join industry leaders, activists, policymakers, and scholars at Yale SOM on Friday, March 1.

Making diversity work — Porter Braswell ’11 uses Yale as a model of success

February 14, 2019

Yale’s holistic view of diversity has been an inspiration to Braswell, now the CEO of the job platform Jopwell and author of the book “Let Them See You.”

SOM Insights: Professor Paul Bracken on the U.S. action against Huawei

February 13, 2019

Bracken, an expert on global competition, discusses the U.S. government’s criminal charges against the Chinese tech company and what’s likely to happen next.

SOM Insights: What riddles teach us about the human mind

February 4, 2019

Yale SOM’s Shane Frederick investigated why certain riddles confound us. He found that these “stumpers” expose mental models that blind us to possible answers.

School of Management alumni network thrives in China

January 31, 2019

SOM’s presence is being felt across sectors in China, where an expanding economy is providing more opportunities for a network of nearly 200 graduates.