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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.

Faculty Profile:
Daniel Ames

"I take a lot of delight in this very basic fundamental question about human nature: how do we figure out what's going on in the minds of people around us?"

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

A Critical Provision Saved, But Challenges Remain for the Affordable Care Act

Andrew Stern, senior fellow at Columbia’s Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy, discusses the implications of last Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act and the challenges the legislation still faces ahead.

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10 Highlights from 10 Years of Ideas at Work

For the past decade Ideas at Work has connected the groundbreaking research conducted by Columbia Business School faculty to the world of business practitioners. Join us as we look back at a few highlights from the past 10 years.

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A Decisive Victory — and an Uncertain Future — for the UK

According to Geoff Heal, the Conservative victory in the UK leaves the near-term future of the United Kingdom — and its ties to Europe and the world — on shaky ground.

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Growth Sometimes Wins

In this month's UK election results, Charles Calomiris sees a mix of smart, populist politics, and a citizenry ready to trade short-term comfort for austerity’s promise of long-term growth.

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Some Customers are Best Left Alone

Companies are investing heavily in proactive customer-retention campaigns, but for certain customers these campaigns can be the wake-up call that sends them packing

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Trading Up

New research suggests access to high-income export markets could raise productivity and profitability for businesses across the developing world

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