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It's Time to Direct Russia's Frozen Assets to Ukraine

Recent battlefield reverses in Ukraine, with Kherson under increasing attack, are powerful reminders that Ukraine needs every penny of support it can...

21.05.2024 70

Time

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Norfolk Southern is getting back on track–but activist investor Ancora is trying to derail it in a vicious proxy fight

A year after the East Palestine disaster, Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw is under attack by activist investor Ancora.

15.04.2024 20

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Why Bob Iger’s strategy for the next decade of growth at Disney promises a magic carpet ride for the Magic Kingdom’s future

Iger is doing more than keeping the lights on: He is pulling off one of the most remarkable turnarounds in media and entertainment history.

02.04.2024 10

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Inside the cockpit at Boeing: Here are the top 5 candidates for CEO as Dave Calhoun exits

It's the end of an era at Boeing after CEO Dave Calhoun reinvented the company and its top ranks in his image. Here are the top candidates for...

27.03.2024 40

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

The latest sanctions on Russia won’t be sufficient. Here’s what would be, according to the Yale professor who inspired the great business exodus over Ukraine

As the Kremlin finds creative ways to evade sanctions, some claim that all sanctions are useless.

22.03.2024 20

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Nelson Peltz is America’s most overrated activist investor. Here’s what the experts missed about his performance

Peltz’s 25 desperate attempts to join Disney's board should be seen as the last flicker of the flame of the flailing financier, write Yale's...

20.03.2024 8

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Boeing is tackling its 'good ole boys' culture–but the company still has a long way to go before it gets its production and financials right

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun has taken essential steps–but the latest shakeup will not be enough to fix the company's production and revenue problems.

22.02.2024 9

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

It's Misguided to Say That CEOS Are Warming to Trump. Here's Why

The narrative that the business community is hedging their bets and that CEOs “are softening towards Donald Trump” is escalating and fast becoming...

07.02.2024 20

Time

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Nelson Peltz is still trying to get seats on Disney’s board–but Bob Iger is no easy target for the activist investor’s 25th attempt to take control of the company

'Peltz has picked the wrong sport–and the wrong opponent,' write Yale's Sonnenfeld and Tian.

06.02.2024 20

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun is on the hot seat. Here are 3 concrete steps he must take to restore the company’s credibility

Getting the 737 MAX 9 back into the sky may have been the easy part.

29.01.2024 6

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

The Worst 45 Minute Film You Will Ever See

Reports from the World Economic Forum at Davos cite CEO disappointment that the sensitive topic of rising global antisemitism after the Hamas attack...

23.01.2024 3

Time

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Yale management professor: ‘Harvard’s board is guilty of 5 key failures. Here’s how to avoid repeating them’

'Being the home of case studies, perhaps Harvard is not used to being their subject,' writes Yale's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld.

10.01.2024 20

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Biggest CEO successes and setbacks: 2023’s triumphs and 2024’s challenges

For these CEOs, good and bad, the past is likely a prologue to the future.

04.01.2024 7

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

‘Parroting Putin’s propaganda’: The business exodus over Ukraine was no Russian bonanza

'When businesses pull out of Russia, Putin loses, no ifs, ands, or buts.'

20.12.2023 20

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Competition cop Lina Khan’s antitrust overreach is hurting U.S. competitiveness–and destroying billions of dollars in value

Antitrust overreach is hurting America's global competitiveness, with the FTC calculating industry concentration on a purely domestic basis.

07.12.2023 10

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Jared Kushner, Arab and Israeli officials outline day-after solutions for the first time since the Oct. 7 attacks at Yale’s Middle East Peace Dialogue

UAE Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, Israeli Ambassador Michael Herzog, and Abraham Accords architect Jared Kushner discussed post-war scenarios.

20.11.2023 5

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

'The wizard vs. the illusionist': Bob Iger faces another challenge as ex-Disney employees join activist investor Nelson Peltz in a personal vendetta against the iconic CEO

Trian's Nelson Peltz is going after Bob Iger for the second time this year in a bid to get a seat on Disney's board.

07.11.2023 10

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

These CEOs are rising to the occasion–and condemning the brutal Hamas attack on Israel. The rest of civil society is MIA

More than 75 multinational companies have issued statements with strong condemnation of Hamas’s terrorism, write Yale's Sonnenfeld and Tian.

18.10.2023 10

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Column: How Peace in the Middle East Can Still Be Reached

Ross is former special assistant to President Barack Obama in charge of the Middle East, is the counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East...

16.10.2023 50

Time

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Column: 5 Lessons for the U.S. and the World From the Hamas Invasion of Israel

While the immediate focus is on how Israel will survive this gravest existential threat in its 75 year history, we examine five lessons that the U.S....

10.10.2023 2

Time

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

The Budget Deal Is a Tragedy for Ukraine

The surprise last-minute deal proposed by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to avert a government shutdown came at a steep price for Ukraine. The...

02.10.2023 2

Time

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

I have seen Ukraine’s future–a phoenix nation destined to prosper

'Ukraine will not be a basket case trapped in a forever war. Instead, it will be the world’s breadbasket, a beacon of culture, and a leader in...

27.09.2023 3

Fortune

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

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