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One Extra Day in the Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates and Reduces Patient Deaths

Press Release | October 28, 2014

Columbia Business School research shows a 22 percent drop in pneumonia deaths and a 7 percent decline in readmissions for heart failure patients

Topics: Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

Columbia Business School to Offer “StreetWise ‘MBA’™” Program to Benefit Small Businesses in Low-Income Areas

Press Release | October 21, 2014

Columbia Business School, Interise, and Citi Partner at the “Intersection of Street Smarts and Higher Education”

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Strategy | Read Article

Why the Best Leaders View Decisions from Their Employees’ Perspective

Media Mentions | September 30, 2014 | Fast Company

Research by Professor Adam Galinsky reveals power plus perspective taking is the winning combination for effective leaders.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

At Elite Business School, Upper-Crust Sailing Competitions Are Part of the Education

Media Mentions | September 30, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek

The article mentions Columbia Business School’s Sail Club and their participation in the Rolex MBA Regatta.

Topics: Organizations | Read Article

Starboard May Use This Structure to Save Yahoo $16 Billion

Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | CNBC

Professor Robert Willens explains how Yahoo could use a transaction known as a Reverse Morris Trust to save the company $16 billion in taxes.

Topics: Accounting, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Real Progress on Emissions Can Lead to a Global Pact

Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | The New York Times

Social Enterprise Program Co-Director Bruce Usher says that a global climate treaty will happen, but it’s a two-track process as nations will first need to realize that they can reduce emissions without compromising economic growth.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise, World Business | Read Article

The Business Case for Diversity in the Tech Industry

Media Mentions | September 26, 2014 | The New York Times

The article cites research by Senior Vice Dean Katherine Phillips that finds diverse groups trigger more creativity in the workplace as a reflection of different people’s backgrounds.

Topics: Organizations | Read Article

Activist Investor Starboard Urges Yahoo to Combine with AOL

Media Mentions | September 26, 2014 | Fox Business

Professor Kinshuk Jerath says Yahoo remains an “outdated concept” and, in order to reestablish itself as an Internet giant, the company must understand what it needs to specialize in and become really good at that.

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

Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

Press Release | September 25, 2014

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Corporate Finance, World Business | Read Article

Columbia Business School Orientation is a “Whirlwind”

School News | September 25, 2014

Five students from the incoming class of 2016 spoke about orientation and starting classes at Columbia Business School.

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