A Storyteller Goes Back to School

Amanda Kinsey ’12, whose company's first documentary film, Treasures of New York: Columbia University, will air on PBS in September, talks about the upcoming broadcast and her advice for fellow MBAs interested in nontraditional fields.

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A Bucket Raised and a Gauntlet Thrown

More than 400 incoming students drenched themselves with buckets of ice water on August 22 as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and threw down the challenge to students at Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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Pricing Power: People Help, but Data Delivers

Should pricing power be in the hands of salespeople or driven by data? Professor Garrett van Ryzin researched the benefits of centralized vs. decentralized pricing.

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Taking Flight

Drew Patterson ’06 has spent his fast-paced entrepreneurial career on the move as part of the founding team of Kayak and cofounder of the luxury travel flash sales site Jetsetter. He recently talked about what it takes to launch, grow, and lead successful startups.

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Sowing Startup Success

Owen Davis ’08, managing partner of NYC Seed, doesn't believe people are born with a startup gene. "Anyone can launch," Davis says. "There’s a process that will minimize the silly mistakes new entrepreneurs make.”

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A Storyteller Goes Back to School

Amanda Kinsey ’12 has produced a film about Columbia University's storied past.

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Is Australia on the Wrong Track?

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended many of his government’s reforms by invoking the American model of cutbacks on spending.

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Organic vs. Paid Advertising? Inside the Mind of An Online Browser

New research by Columbia Business School offers rare insights into what consumers are thinking when they land on the search engine results page

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Columbia Business School’s Incoming Class Beats the Heat and ALS by taking the Ice Bucket Challenge Together

Incoming Columbia Business School students joined thousands of people around the country in taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and engaging in a friendly rivalry with other top business schools.

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Fragile by Design

In his new book, Professor Charles Calomiris shows how unlikely political coalitions have contributed to banking crises in some countries, and helped create stability in others.

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Transforming Safety

Neurotect, the startup cofounded by Linda Chase-Jenkins ’93, is poised to transform the sports safety market — and save millions of lives.

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Selling Sense

How does the order and experience of sampled products sway buyers’ decisions?

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Disrupting the Benefits Business

Rosaline Chow Koo ’88, who will attend the School’s Pan-Asian Reunion in October, has launched Asia’s first employee-benefits big data startup.

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