Facebook’s stock jumped more than 100 percent in 2013. Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Mike Wise, The Washington Post, discuss what the company is doing right.
Professors Lorenzo Caliendo and Ingrid Nembhard have won the 2013-14 MBA for Executives Teaching Awards. Selected in a vote by the EMBA Class of 2014, the two faculty members were presented with the awards at the EMBA Commencement Dinner on May 18.
David Paller '14 and Adam Wollowick '14 collaborated on an independent study project last fall that plunged them into the world of corporate mergers and acquisitions—and could one day bring new medical devices to the marketplace.
Addiction can be a difficult thing to see. From outward appearances, Dr. Zoe Chance looked fine. A professor at the Yale School of Management with a doctorate from Harvard, Chance’s pedigree made what she revealed in front of a crowded TEDx audience all the more shocking. “I’m coming clean today telling this story for the very first time in its raw ugly detail,” she said. “In March of 2012 … I purchased a device that would slowly begin to ruin my life.”
The modern high street can give an overwhelming sense of déjà vu. Fans trundling to the football stadium of Tottenham Hotspur, a team from north London, pass six William Hill bookmakers on the main approach. Tourists traipsing along a half-mile stretch of 23rd Street in New York pass five Starbucks outlets. In Tokyo, 7-Eleven boasts 15 stores within a similar distance of Shinjuku station. The crush of chain stores frustrates those who like one-off boutiques. Economists fret for another reason: firms may be cramming markets in order to keep rivals out.
May 7—The Yale School of Management (SOM) announced today a partnership with Timothy F. Geithner, 75th secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, to improve the quality of practical knowledge available about the consequential craft of financial crisis prevention and response.
Remind potential donors of the luxuries they could purchase instead—and watch donations rise
Yale University announced today the creation of the Yale Leadership Center in Beijing, which will host leadership programming offered by schools and centers across the university.
Hidden persuaders influence what products are bought and how customers rate the shopping experience. They include aromas that increase spending, music that boosts profits, colors that enhance sales, and font choices that can make or break a purchase. But how do they work? And how you can make them work for you?
The 10th annual Yale Healthcare Conference, held at the Omni Hotel in New Haven, focused on ways providers and insurers can provide greater value amidst the uncertainty affecting the healthcare system.