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A constant question for business schools is how to evaluate “soft skills” that are hard to quantify but essential for future success.

Recently, Yale School of Management has been experimenting with a test of soft skills developed by Educational Testing Service, makers of the GRE. Since Round 2 of last admissions season, applicants to Yale SOM have taken the test without their results factoring into their admissions decisions.

Now, according to a recent article from Poets & Quants, Yale SOM plans to start using results on the test, known as the “Behavioral Assessment,” in its MBA admissions process.

Yale SOM’s managing director…

Yale School of Management has announced that, as of July 1, it will have a new dean: Kerwin Charles, currently teaching at University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. 

Charles is an economist whose research has focused on labor markets. His papers explore topics such as how economic status carries across generations, income inequality, labor market discrimination, the effects of job loss, and conspicuous consumption. 

After getting a PhD from Cornell University, Charles became a faculty member at University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He subsequently moved to the University of Chicago’s Harris…

A team of four students from Yale School of Management has won the 2018 INNOVATEChina case competition with an app that connects older adults in China with social activities.

Comprised of three MBA students and one Master of Advanced Management student, the team extends Yale SOM’s winning streak in the INNOVATEChina competition. Yale students have now won the competition three years in a row. 

Held at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), the competition brings together teams from top business schools around the world. Out of 60 teams this year, the six finalists included students from…