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First-Ever Re-Orientation Event Brings Second-Years Together to Teach Leadership, Relationship Building

School News | September 30, 2016

The event featured experiential games, talks from successful alumni, and awards.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Family Business Program Partners with Brown Brothers Harriman

School News | September 27, 2016

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

The Stereotype – Defying MBAs in the Class of 2018

Media Mentions | August 31, 2016 | Poets and Quants

Jordan McNulty ’18 discusses her career accomplishments and why she chose Columbia Business School for her MBA.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

HBR Defends 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

Media Mentions | August 31, 2016 | Forbes

Professor Michael Mauboussin’s co-authored article, “Reclaiming the Idea of Shareholder Value,” published in The Harvard Business Review discussing short-termism and maximizing shareholder value is critiqued.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance | Read Article

The Cost of Slashing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Media Mentions | August 31, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Research by Professor Geoffrey Heal found that the prerequisite for achieving reduction in U.S greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by 2050 is to make electricity generation carbon-free.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Strategy | Read Article

The $8 Trillion Fight Over How to Rid America of Fossil Fuel

Media Mentions | August 30, 2016 | Bloomberg

Professor Geoffrey Heal’s research on what would it take to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to 80 percent below their 2005 level by 2050 is featured.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Strategy | Read Article

18 Surprising Negotiating Tricks to Help Boost Your Salary

Media Mentions | August 30, 2016 | Business Insider

Research by Professors Malia Mason and Daniel Ames that found using a range, including and above your desired target, as the best way to get results in a negotiation is cited.

Topics: Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

Research from Columbia Business School Reveals How to Shorten Emergency Room Wait Time

Press Release | August 30, 2016

Topics: Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

Do Differences Unite Us?

Media Mentions | August 28, 2016 | The Hindu (India)

Senior Vice Dean Kathy Phillips says that diversity compels people to work harder because we expect others to think differently from us, and are more prepared to address alternative viewpoints which can lead to better outcomes.

Topics: Operations, Strategy | Read Article

Amazon is Piloting Teams with a 30-Hour Workweek

Media Mentions | August 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

Professor Rita McGrath says Amazon is constantly pushing and trying new things as a company and its latest initiative to pilot a 30-hour workweek has the potential to attract top talent.

Topics: Operations, Strategy | Read Article