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NBA Commissioner David Stern Awarded 2014 Botwinick Prize

School News | September 15, 2014

David Stern, the commissioner emeritus of the National Basketball Association, was awarded the 2014 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics during a ceremony on Tuesday, September 9 at Uris Hall.

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BINU NAIR NAMED DEAN’S CHIEF OF STAFF

School News | September 08, 2014

Binu Nair has been named Chief of Staff of the Dean’s Office of Columbia Business School, effective September 8.

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Organic vs. Paid Advertising? Inside the Mind of An Online Browser

Press Release | August 25, 2014

New research by Columbia Business School offers rare insights into what consumers are thinking when they land on the search engine results page

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Columbia Business School’s Incoming Class Beats the Heat and ALS by Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge Together

School News | August 22, 2014

Incoming Columbia Business School students joined thousands of people around the country in taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and engaging in a friendly rivalry with other top business schools.

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Borrowers Beware! When It Comes to Business Loans and Defaults, Not All State Laws Are Created Equal

Press Release | August 18, 2014

Columbia Business School study finds that New York’s tough contract laws make it the most favorable state for lenders

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Risk Management | Read Article

For Some CEOs, No Price Is Too High to Retain Control In a Proxy Battle

Press Release | July 31, 2014

In new research from Columbia Business School, CEOs are three times as likely to value shares above market value to avoid getting pushed out

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4 Things Target’s New CEO Brian Cornell Needs To Do

Media Mentions | July 31, 2014 | USA Today

Prof. Mark Cohen says in order to recoup business, Target needs to get back to offer cutting-edge apparel and home merchandise that defined and differentiated the brand a decade ago.

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Hong Kong Popping Housing Bubbles London Can’t Handle

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Chris Mayer says the recent New York City mayoral election is just the beginning of increased attention around housing affordability as an election issue.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Real Estate | Read Article

Shining a Light on Self-Awareness

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 |

Prof. Daniel Ames’s research finds that the way we see ourselves is, at times, completely opposite of how others see us.

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Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo Wants to ‘Minimize Attention’ to Wall Street Managers’ Compensation

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 | International Business Times

Prof. Michael Weinberg argues that secrecy in pension funds allows for better deals that can be negotiated privately and, in turn, optimize returns for beneficiaries.

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