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Management in Practice

  • Even Small Businesses Need Corporate Governance

    For startups and family businesses, establishing a professionalized, independent board and other aspects of corporate governance tend to be far down the priority list. Two experts explain why investing in corporate governance is critical to long-term success.
    Illustration of a small team at a table sitting on top of a larger table with board members
  • Top Insights of 2019

    In 2019, our most-read articles included research on the effects of racial stereotypes, two studies of the venture capital industry, and behavioral takes on riddles, photography, and the workplace. 
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  • Why We Need Finance to Fight Climate Change

    There won’t be a transition to clean energy without a way to finance what could be the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken. Yale Insights talked with Jeffrey Schub ’13 of the Coalition for Green Capital about what a National Climate Bank could achieve.

    A solar generation project outside Linyi, China. Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images.
  • Why Leaders Need to Care about Diversity

    Eileen Murray, the co-CEO of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, says that top leaders at financial firms need to do more to foster diversity—or risk falling behind in the race to innovate.
  • What’s the State of Cybersecurity?

    Yale Insights talks with Thomas Glocer, who has been helping to fend off cyber attacks for nearly two decades, as CEO of Thomson Reuters, a member of the Morgan Stanley board, and co-founder and executive chairman of the cyber defense firm BlueVoyant.
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  • The Man Is the Brand

    The luxury shoe brand Stuart Weitzman is a now a corporate sibling to Coach, but it retains the DNA of its founder. Yale Insights talked to Weitzman about the connection a brand can make with customers and the moment he turned the spotlight on shoes.
    Stuart Weitzman with his diamond-studded “Retro Rose” shoe in 2008. Photo: Toby Canham/Getty Images.