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Dean’s Office Announces 2015 MBA Teaching Awards

School News | May 12, 2015

The Dean’s Prizes for Teaching Excellence were established by a gift from George Wiegers ’61, who is the cofounder of Wiegers Capital Partners. The prizes are awarded for teaching excellence in three categories — core courses, elective courses, and by members of the adjunct faculty.

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Cara Mandarino, Medini Singh Win 2015 Service Awards

School News | May 12, 2015

On May 5, the Office of Student Affairs, Dean’s Office, and Student Government together announced the winners of the 2015 Service Awards for Faculty and Administration.

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Morgan Stanley Donates $5.25 Million to Manhattanville Campus

School News | May 08, 2015

The transformative gift, made by Morgan Stanley and alumni and friends at the firm, will create a Morgan Stanley Suite in each of Columbia Business School’s two new Manhattanville buildings.

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Study by Columbia Business School and U.S. Trust Uncovers Financial and Emotional Challenges of Business Succession Planning

Press Release | May 07, 2015

Paper Documents Eight Real-life Stories of Entrepreneurs Who Transitioned Their Businesses

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Strategy | Read Article

Annual Dinner Builds Excitement for the School’s Future

School News | May 07, 2015

More than 850 people gathered together for Columbia Business School’s 39th Annual Dinner on May 4.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Researchers Identify Why 'Agility' In Strategic Plans Is so Hard to Execute

Media Mentions | April 30, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Ava Seave discusses the need for agility when executing a company’s strategy and cites research by Professor Rita McGrath.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article


Press Release | April 30, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School finds the burden of secrecy akin to carrying excess physical weight

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

CEO Pay: SEC Rules Would Require Companies to Compare Executive Pay with Performance

Media Mentions | April 29, 2015 | International Business Times

Professor Fabrizio Ferri says philosophically everyone agrees pay for performance is desirable, where it gets complicated is how to define pay.

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

Customer Retention Efforts Can Often Backfire

Media Mentions | April 29, 2015 |

Research by Professor Eva Ascarza found contacting customers with proactive retention campaigns can have the opposite effect and encourage customers to switch companies.

Topics: Marketing, Strategy | Read Article


Press Release | April 28, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School shows that offering customers a chance to switch to better plans may not always be the right customer-retention strategy

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology, Strategy | Read Article