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About Ideas at Work

About Ideas at Work

Columbia Ideas at Work is a bridge between business research and practice, offering key insights from Columbia Business School’s faculty in a format that is easily accessible to busy executives.

Our faculty members — world-class scholars in accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, and operations — are engaged in pioneering research on issues that affect your business. This site presents practical applications of that research to help you understand your customers, motivate your employees, make strategic investment choices, and capture opportunity in today’s dynamic, global marketplace.

The site features a monthly, online magazine showcasing recent research and a research archive — a searchable database of faculty publications.

Content on the magazine home page is updated on a monthly basis. You can sign up to receive updates via a monthly electronic newsletter or an RSS feed.

You can browse past issues and read them online or download PDFs of past print issues. The topic pages listed in the top navigation bar aggregate content over time and each topic has an archive page with a complete list of past features. You can search the research archive from any page on the site. The search results list faculty publications with links to related research briefs and magazine content. We invite you to explore the site and let us know how we can make it a more useful resource for business practitioners and researchers.

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