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Ideas at Work: Feature
July 23, 2014

To Reap Innovation’s Rewards, Team Up

Why does new technology spread so slowly in many industries?

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Ideas at Work: Feature
April 3, 2014

Competing With Bias

Research shows how discrimination works in the hiring process and suggests that science and tech firms that leave it unaddressed may overlook talented female candidates.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
September 24, 2014

Dealing with the Hold-Up Problem

Investing in the relationship and sharing information can help firms enforce informal contracts with suppliers.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
June 24, 2014

Has “Say on Pay” Worked?

Shareholder voting on executive compensation has done little to curb CEO pay — but has brought transparency to governance.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
June 24, 2014

Rivalry's Poor Returns

New research suggests that, in some settings, ethnic loyalties trump productivity.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
June 24, 2014

No-Drama Deals

New research reveals how a common negotiation strategy can leave value on the table.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
March 21, 2014

Eyeballing the Experts

What can umpires’ mistakes tell us about how status and reputation influence decision making?

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Columbia Business: Your Careers
April 2, 2014

How Can You Succeed in Your New Role?

Ethan Hanabury ’85

It’s a challenge that every executive faces at some point in their career: You have been promoted to a position with greater responsibilities and want to be successful, but you know that significant challenges lie ahead; according to leadership development firm Manchester, Inc., many executives transitioning to new roles fail in the first 18 months. What can you do to increase your chances for success?

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Columbia Business: Feature
April 22, 2014

Risk and Reward

Amanda Chalifoux and Simone Silverbush; Photography by Don Hamerman
We spoke with four alumni CEOs of high-performing companies about their approach to risk. Get inspired to step outside your comfort zone.
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Columbia Business: Q&A
March 18, 2014

The Long View

Introduction by Dan Rosen; Photography by Don Hamerman
As part of our new At the Center Q&A series, Uzayr Jeenah ’14 chats with Mary Jane McQuillen ’07 of ClearBridge Investments about the real returns of investing in a sustainable future.
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