After a group of top business leaders resigned from presidential advisory panels, Yale SOM’s Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld discussed the conundrum faced by leaders of public corporations who take seriously their role as citizens.
Yale’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld calls on business leaders to meet the test of character and civic leadership by following through on their stated convictions.
In a Wall Street Journal commentary, Prof. Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld writes that short-term thinking has led a number of companies to oust valuable leaders.
In a Politico commentary, Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld asks if there are reasons to be optimistic about the responsibilities given to Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.
Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld recently assembled a group of business and political leaders from Mexico and the United States to discuss the state of the strained but critical relationship between the two countries.
The recent performance by Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf before the Senate Banking Committee has been widely panned. Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld explains how CEOs can do better when faced with a crisis.
Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld talks with mayors from both parties about how they move past partisan combat to find solutions that work.
The failures of the blood-testing firm Theranos show that high-flying tech firms need boards who are willing to ask the hard questions.
Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that business leaders are increasingly embracing a larger societal mission and using their public statements to comment beyond deals and products.
CEO Ellen Kullman's departure is one of many examples of dysfunctional corporate boards making rash decisions.