The Balloons Signal a New Age of Mass Surveillance
Prof. Paul Bracken, an expert in global competition and strategy, says these encounters reveal an urgent need for citizens and governments to catch up on how much we’re already being spied on.
When Should Companies Share Information with Competitors?
A study by Yale SOM’s Tristan Botelho suggests that, under certain circumstances, companies could benefit from sharing detailed information with competitors.
Three Questions: Prof. David Bach on Doing Business with Saudi Arabia
Professor David Bach answers questions about how businesses should weigh the risks and reputational costs in how they respond to the disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Does Performance-Based Pay Improve Teaching?
Yale SOM economist Barbara Biasi studied what actually happened when some school districts in Wisconsin started paying partly based on effectiveness.
Can Trusted Brands Beat ‘Fake News’?
Time Inc.’s chief content officer sees “fake news” as an opportunity for trusted brands in journalism to re-emerge—if they can find a business model.
How Can Philanthropy Do More Good?
Aaron Dorfman of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy argues that foundations need to re-think their strategies and tactics.
Do Companies Buy Competitors in Order to Shut Them Down?
A study co-authored by Yale SOM researchers Florian Ederer and Song Ma suggests that “killer acquisitions” by pharmaceutical companies are potentially limiting the number of new treatments available.
Is Your Sales Team Courting the Wrong Customers?
A group of Yale SOM researchers examined what kinds of sales incentives lead to profits, and whether longstanding relationships between salespeople and customers are always a good thing.
Are We In a New Nuclear Arms Race?
Yale SOM’s Paul Bracken, an expert on defense strategy, discusses the consequences of a return to a "great power rivalry."
Who Will Pay for the Free Press?
Print isn’t dead yet, but the old model for how to deliver the news might be. Yale Insights talked with New York Times columnist David Leonhardt.
When Should Organizations Change Their Mix of Products?
To formulate an optimal product mix, managers need to understand how departmental budgets and information sharing within a company can affect decision making, according to a new study co-authored by Yale SOM’s Rick Antle.