The CEO of Facebook is apologizing to Congress for the company’s misuse of user data. But real contrition, Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes, means explaining what you did wrong and making sure it doesn’t happen again.
With legislators demanding answers from Facebook and users deleting the company's app, its top leaders have been silent. We asked Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld how they should be responding to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Should for-profit corporations be taking a stand on a hot-button political issue like guns? Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld argues that businesses need to not just respond but to lead.
In the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes, a wave of outrage is prompting CEOs to acknowledge their duty to the public and stand up to the NRA.
Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that asking a few simple questions can help a potential board member avoid an unhealthy corporate culture.
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.