News & Ideas
10 Ways to Create a Culture of Open Communication
Creating a culture of open communication can be one of the best ways to inspire excellent performance, improve employee morale, and foster a warmer corporate culture, says Alexander Tuff ’03.
Executive in Residence Jack Mitchell: Hug Your Customers
At Mitchells Family of Stores, a three-generation family clothing business, knowing the customer is the modus operandi.
The New CFO
CFOs like Tracey Travis ’86 of Estée Lauder do radically different jobs today than they did just 10 years ago.
Private Equity's Philosopher
Robert F. Smith ’94, founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, finds value in the people and places that are most often ignored.Read More
The Business Case for Going Green
Companies find that doing good for the environment is also good for the bottom line.Read More
The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship
Your former classmate might be the perfect business partner.
Louis Bacon ’81 Donates Generously to Manhattanville Project
Louis Bacon ’81, has made a generous donation to Columbia Business School from The Moore Charitable Foundation (MCF).Read More
Engineering Smarter Schools
Supporting public schools’ use of technology is a necessary but daunting challenge—one that makes Samantha Brenner ’08 tick.Read More
Reaching for the Stars
In November, NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra ’13 will blast off into space.Read More