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Columbia Business School faculty members are world-renowned not only for generating new thinking in their fields but also for having a genuine impact on current business practices. Our professors routinely partner with businesses in New York and across the globe to test, refine, and implement new ideas for the ever-changing business landscape. Faculty members give you an insider's view into their industry and the tools you'll need to take those lessons into your chosen field.
Columbia’s approach to academics also breaks down the barriers between traditionally isolated disciplines. Professors from different academic areas share lectures in core curriculum classes, giving you a truly holistic look at pertinent business topics.
What's more, the School’s location in New York City gives us access to a slew of invaluable adjunct professors and Executives in Residence. These top business executives come up to teach classes, network with students, and give one-on-one advice, allowing you the opportunity to build strong relationships that often continue long past graduation.
Columbia Ideas at Work
Chris Borland Makes the Hard Choice to Go Long
Chris Borland’s dramatic decision to retire at age 24 can teach us all something about the way we value the present and make hard decisions about the future.Read More
Clinton's 2016 Logo "Fail" Not Likely to Lose Voters
Criticism of the campaign logo dominated social media conversations around Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid. But logos are just a small part of a brand, and by the time election day rolls around, #logogate is likely to be long forgotten.Read More
Your Secrets Are Weighing You Down
Research finds the experience of keeping a secret is akin to carrying a physical weight, diminishing motivation and performance.Read More
New research suggests access to high-income export markets could raise productivity and profitability for businesses across the developing worldRead More
Low-Calorie Menus Could Be Making Us Fat
When lighter options are grouped together, diners opt for heavier meals.Read More
Can't Meet Anyone Online? It's Not All Your Fault.
Seeking a match online? Whether its a new job or a date, fewer choices may lead to better matches.Read More
To Anchor a Negotiation, Two Points May Be Better Than One
Opening ranges offer negotiators unexpected benefits both in relationships and final settlementsRead More
The High Cost of Climate Uncertainty
Using nearly a century and a half of stock market data, researchers consider individual tolerance for risk to put a more accurate price on carbon and stave off the worst effects of climate change.Read More
Up in Smoke
As countries around the world roll out climate change policies, carbon divestment moves from moral high ground to financial imperative.Read More