Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld
Prosecution of Carlos Ghosn Exposes the Heart of Japan Inc.
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that the the arrest of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi chief reveals much about Japan’s system of business-government central planning.
Asleep at the Wheel
Tesla's board needs to wake up and take the wheel of the auto manufacturer before it's too late, writes Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld.
Is Your CEO a Champion of Values—or a Pretender?
Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, an expert on leadership, writes that events of the last few years have helped illuminate which top executives have the courage to take a stand based on principle.
Business Leaders Must Demand Truth over Tantrums
Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld argues that business leaders have to speak out about the U.S. government shutdown and create a path out of the political stalemate.
Tesla’s Enfant Terrible Needs to Grow Up
CEO Elon Musk is clinging to his image as an irreverent, self-promoting disrupter, when the company needs him to demonstrate stability and reliability.
Lessons From GE: When The Board Wants You Out
Last month, GE chief executive John Flannery was fired after barely a year on the job. What does a CEO need to do to stick around for a while?
In Post-Khashoggi Saudi Arabia, Business Leaders Have a Chance to Fill a Moral Void
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and journalist Roya Hakakian write that continued business activism can help bring about positive change in the Middle East.
SEC Settlement Won’t Fix Tesla
Tesla may have reached a settlement with the SEC, Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes, but the company's board still needs to address the problems created by its brilliant, self-destructive CEO.
At CBS, Less of Les Is More
Whoever replaces Les Moonves at CBS must look beyond picking hits, writes Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld.
Departing PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi Did It Her Way
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that Nooyi brought a rare combination of intelligence, toughness, and vision to the job.