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Business school, for all intents and purposes, tends to be a heavily left-brained undertaking. Armed with our toolkit of Excel models, storyboards and GANTT charts, we’re pretty much always predicting, analyzing, optimizing, proofreading or managing something—a case, a group project or a problem set. Even pure leisure such as parties and group dinners gets mapped out on Google spreadsheets. In other words, if our left brain and right brain could arm wrestle, there is no doubt which one I’m putting my money on.Read More
Jenik Radon has for almost 20 years gone eye-to-eye with oil and gas companies planning to extract new reserves in emerging nations. His role, he told students at Yale SOM on February 20, is to represent the public good. “I’m pretty forthright,” he said. “That’s why the industry doesn’t appreciate me—and doesn’t like me..”Read More
This year’s SOM Case Competition took place on November 7th and challenged participants to analyze social innovation at Salesforce Foundation. The competition was co-hosted by the Net Impact, Consulting and Human Capital clubs and was sponsored by Deloitte. It was an informal, low risk, pure upside way to spend four hours on a Thursday evening. Second years flagged it as a not-to-miss event.Read More
Business schools from around the northeast (and even North Carolina!) stormed campus last weekend to compete in Yale SOM's 24th annual soccer tournament: the Yale Cup. This year, a total of 12 schools representing 16 teams fought for the coveted golden soccer ball trophy.Read More
The annual Oster Bowl took place this weekend. It’s held in East Rock Park and sponsored by Academic Affairs and Student Life.