- Research by Yale SOM’s Rodrigo Canales and Tony Sheldon points toward a new model that brings together academics, policy makers, and NGOs from the beginning of the process in order to better integrate evidence generation into policy and practice.
In this conversation, Julia chats with Amy Wrzesniewski, the Michael H. Jordan Professor of Management, about her Wall Street Journal op-ed "Promises aren't enough: Business schools need to do a better job of teaching students values" and her impressions of the role of values in leadership and work. The conversation covers the challenges that many business schools have faced in their approaches to teaching ethics along with the approach taken at our home institution at Yale.
On this #powerpod episode we are joined by Dr. Mikey Pasek of the New School for Social Research. Dr. Pasek studies religious identity and the relationships between religious threat and belonging. Dr. Pasek's work on this topic can be found here: The paper detailing the success of the initiative can be found here.
- Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that WeWork founder Adam Neumann’s sale of $700 million of his ownership indicates a lack of faith in his own company as it heads toward an IPO.
- Instead, argues Yale SOM’s Fiona Scott Morton, the government should exercise its regulatory powers to promote competition.
- Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says the positive nature of discussion at the recent economic summit in Bahrain was a welcome sign of new optimism in the region.
According to Prof. Henrietta Onwuegbuzie of Lagos Business School, entrepreneurs focused on solving problems and ongoing innovation grow their businesses faster, make more money—and have a bigger impact than any government or nonprofit.
- The proposed merger between Renault and Fiat Chrysler would create the world's third-largest automaker and could reshape the future of electric and self-driving cars. But Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that the merger is a fundamentally human drama.
- According to Yale SOM’s Matthew Spiegel and Heather Tookes, an IPO is often followed by disappointing returns, not just for the newly public company but its entire industry.
- Professor Roger Ibbotson, an influential scholar and practitioner of finance for decades, sat down for a conversation with Professor William Goetzmann about his groundbreaking work on the historical returns of the stock market, his experiences as a teacher, and his current research.