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Smarter Ads for Smartphones: When They Do and Don't Work

Press Release | July 15, 2014

Study demystifies effectiveness of smartphone ads; offers marketers tips

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article

Wei Jiang Named Director of Chazen Institute

School News | July 11, 2014

Wei Jiang, the Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise in the Finance and Economics Division, has been appointed Director of the School’s Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business.

Topics: World Business | Read Article

Are You Seen as a Jerk at Work? A New Study Reveals That Many People Are Oblivious to How They Come across to Counterparts and Colleagues

Press Release | June 30, 2014

Columbia Business School research highlights the disconnect between peoples’ own views and their counterparts’ views of their assertiveness—and the impact it can have on negotiations

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

New Insights on the Factors That Intensified the 2008 Financial Crisis

Press Release | June 30, 2014

Columbia Business School study says analysts’ concerns about fair value accounting clouded the already murky waters, fueling the crisis

Topics: Accounting, Corporate Finance, Risk Management | Read Article

Columbia Business School Entrepreneurs Enter the Shark Tank

School News | June 16, 2014

Topics: Entrepreneurship | Read Article

Employees Missing Deadlines? Pile on the Assignments

Media Mentions | June 13, 2014 | Strategy + Business

Prof. Keith Wilcox’s research upends conventional wisdom by showing that busier employees are more productive and more likely to meet deadlines than employees with lighter workloads.

Topics: Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Elevator Pitch: An Above-Average Digitization Concept?

Media Mentions | June 13, 2014 | Fox Business

Allison Strouse ’14 pitches Yarly, a venture that seeks to streamline and personalize the process of photo digitization, to a panel of Risk & Reward judges.

Topics: Entrepreneurship | Read Article

Building the Network for Women’s Business Success

Media Mentions | June 13, 2014 | QS Top MBA

Prof. Katherine Phillips, Lauren Brom ’14, and Jennifer McCaleb ’14 share their findings on how business schools can attract women to MBA programs, empower them to reach their full leadership potential, and provide a welcoming and inclusive environment to all students.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Don’t Call It a Hedge Fund

Media Mentions | June 13, 2014 | Financial Post

Prof. Michael Weinberg says it’s difficult to understand when “hedge fund” became a pejorative term, but that for many, “investment partner” is now the preferable, if euphemistic, term.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Enough about Introverts: Mastering the Way to Work with Extroverts

Media Mentions | June 12, 2014 | Fast Company

Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director of the Motivation Science Center, says that it is best to encourage and praise extroverts by focusing on the process, because “if being successful means you are a ‘natural,’ then it’s easy to conclude when you’re having a hard time that you just don’t have what it takes.”

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article