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Faculty

Our 152 full-time faculty members stay on the cutting edge of business and education by routinely partnering with businesses in New York and across the globe to test, refine, and put new ideas into practice. They capitalize on their extensive experience in the corporate world to develop course content that addresses the conditions and challenges of today’s business environment while anticipating tomorrow’s business needs.

Astounding Adjuncts

To this exceptional group of full-time faculty members, we add in practitioners: adjunct professors who come to the School directly from the world of business (sometimes, just a short subway ride away). They apply real-life experiences to their teaching, creating precisely the right environment for students’ professional and personal growth.

Top Executives

Our faculty assets don’t stop there. The Executives in Residence program brings senior executives to the School to hold regular one-on-one advising sessions with students, as well as to teach classes, participate in student-run conferences, or organize informal lunches for groups of students with common interests.

Working in our five main divisions — Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance & Economics, and Decision, Risk, and Operations — or across divisions through our Cross-Disciplinary Areas in Competitive Strategy and Decision Making and Negotiations, faculty members give MBA and EMBA students an extraordinary education that will prepare them to become exceptional leaders.

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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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Why Creative Destruction Has Bypassed India

The frenzy that has accompanied the introduction of the iPhone 6 is a perfect example of creative destruction, a phenomenon that's a key measure of dynamic growth. In India, it's in short supply.

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Four Moves That Would Transform India

Arvind Panagariya sets an agenda for India's new leader during the inaugural event of Columbia Business School’s new India Business Initiative.

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Unlocking the Value of Movable Assets

Can a simple change to commercial laws in emerging economies spur business growth?

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Startups for a Better World

More and more alumni entrepreneurs are launching ventures to serve the greater good.

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You Say You Want a Revolution

The editor of The Economist traces three revolutions that upended society as we know it, and explains why a fourth revolution within the next ten years is unavoidable.

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Power Isn't Enough: Study Reveals the Missing Link for Effective Leadership

New research from Columbia Business School shows that powerful leaders fail to listen properly and take others’ accounts into perspective, jeopardizing the impact they could have

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NBA Commissioner David Stern Awarded 2014 Botwinick Prize

David Stern, the commissioner emeritus of the National Basketball Association, was awarded the 2014 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics during a ceremony on Tuesday, September 9 at Uris Hall.

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