More than a dozen prominent CEOs have ushered out of the executive suite in recent weeks. Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that their sudden departures offer lessons on how to survive—or at least make a graceful exit.
When Kathy Warden was named CEO of Northrop Grumman this week, she became the third woman CEO among the top five aerospace and defense contractors. Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that this welcome trend has an echo in the early history of the industry.
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that CEO Bob Iger did the right thing by swiftly cancelling the highly rated show.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says the CEOs of AT&T and Novartis were right to respond swiftly and directly to their companies’ connection to the scandal around Michael Cohen.
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.