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Barbara Krumsiek Awarded 2012 Botwinick Prize
Ethics and Leadership News | November 28, 2012
Barbara Krumsiek, chair, president, and CEO of Calvert Investments, has been awarded Columbia Business School??s 2012 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics. The award was presented during a ceremony on Monday, November 26.
Ethics and Leadership News | September 25, 2012
Diverse firms are perceived as more ethical and less deserving of punishment when they do commit transgressions.
How can we achieve diversity at the top?
Ethics and Leadership News | March 09, 2012
With female leadership numbers stagnating, do we need quotas to push boardroom equality?
Tim Cook's Leadership Opportunity: Painting the Apple Green
Ethics and Leadership News | March 08, 2012
With some risk, but the prospect of great reward, Tim Cook can polish Apple as a company willing to change while emphasizing its greatest asset: the love of a design aesthetic that also meets the moral and lifestyle expectations of its customers, its fans -- and even its critics.
A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprises
Ethics and Leadership News | March 06, 2012
Professor Bruce Kogut recently co-authored an article describing how bringing philanthropic and investment capital together effectively could increase capacity to address pressing social challenges and how savvy financial structuring would be necessary to make this work.
Down with Lobbyists! Or Not?
Ethics and Leadership News | March 05, 2012
The brutal fact is that spending money on lobby groups often pays off for companies. Gillian Tett of the Financial Times discusses insights from the Business and Politics conference.
Why do we need social capital markets? Sir Ronald Cohen at the 2012 Klion Forum
Ethics and Leadership News | February 29, 2012
Sir Ronald Cohen, chairman of The Portland Trust and Bridges Ventures, spoke at the annual Stanley R. Klion Forum.
Strategic Leaders Need Vision, Says General George Casey
Ethics and Leadership News | February 20, 2012
Retired general George Casey, the 36th chief of staff of the US Army, shared his expertise on strategic leadership with Columbia Business School students, including military veterans, on Tuesday, February 7, at the School.
Report: Number of Women Executives Remains Low
Ethics and Leadership News | November 15, 2011
A new report reveals the number of women holding leadership positions in New York's top companies continues to rise at a sluggish pace.
2011 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics Awarded to IKEA's CEO
Ethics and Leadership News | November 03, 2011
Mikael Ohlsson, president and CEO for the IKEA Group, received the 2011 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics, an annual award presented by the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics.
Research Insights on Leadership and Ethics
Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics
"Banks in India...the accounts are not well used...This may be because they have to walk the 3km to the bank; or it may be due to other obstacles, such as procrastination.”
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Jack R. Anderson Professor of Business
"The industry has developed general principles on which portfolio risk should be decomposed but actually determining the risk contributions can be difficult in complex portfolios.”
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Senior Vice Dean and Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics
"Those in a homogeneous group put much less effort into the task at hand in part because they were more interested in avoiding conflict. Diverse environments allowed people to focus on the task instead of their social relationship."
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Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Associate Professor of Leadership and Ethics
"If a firm already has one woman in a top management position, then the odds that another woman will also have a top position is lower. It’s as if women are over-distributed among firms, or spread out more evenly than chance alone would dictate.”
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