At a virtual meeting convened by Yale SOM leadership expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld in the wake of the attack on the Capitol, CEOs voiced worries and brainstormed ideas for how business can help strengthen democracy.
This week, the Business Roundtable declared a commitment to the interests of customers, employees, and local communities—not just shareholders. Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says the change in position reflects an understanding among many business leaders that doing good is not antithetical to doing well.
Eileen Murray, the co-CEO of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, says that top leaders at financial firms need to do more to foster diversity—or risk falling behind in the race to innovate.
The luxury shoe brand Stuart Weitzman is a now a corporate sibling to Coach, but it retains the DNA of its founder. Yale Insights talked to Weitzman about the connection a brand can make with customers and the moment he turned the spotlight on shoes.
The proposed merger between Renault and Fiat Chrysler would create the world's third-largest automaker and could reshape the future of electric and self-driving cars. But Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that the merger is a fundamentally human drama.