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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

Topics: Corporate Finance, Leadership | Read Article

The Power of Music Fuels Business School Research

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | Financial Times

Prof. Adam Galinsky’s research finds that different types of music can have powerful effects on the psyche, making individuals feel more creative, confident, or decisive.

Topics: Strategy | Read Article

Facebook’s Next Battle Is Wrestling Your Credit Card Number from Amazon

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | Money

Prof. Oded Netzer says more and more companies are realizing that it’s an uphill battle to make advertising profitable on social networks.

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article

How Important Is Undergraduate GPA When Applying to an MBA Program?

Media Mentions | July 23, 2014 | MBAPrograms.org

Michael Malone, associate dean for the MBA Program, says that while a strong undergraduate GPA is an important indicator of academic potential, applicants should focus on well-roundedness and leadership rather than stressing the numbers.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Men with Wide Faces Are Better Negotiators

Media Mentions | July 22, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Research by Prof. Adam Galinsky shows that men with wide faces tend to take a more aggressive approach to negotiations and are more likely to come away winners than men with narrower faces.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

Even Companies That Sell Tampons Are Run By Men

Media Mentions | July 21, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Prof. David Ross says that boosting the number of women in a company’s top leadership often carries intangible benefits, such as a diverse mix of management styles.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

When This Opportunity Knocks, Should You Pretend You’re Not Home?

Media Mentions | July 21, 2014 | Inc.

Prof. Rita McGrath weighs the pros and cons of moving from entrepreneurial, startup work to a position at a larger, more established company.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

What Products Sell Via Mobile? New Research Provides Clues

Media Mentions | July 18, 2014 | Mobile Marketing Watch

Research by Profs. Miklos Sarvary and Andrew Stephen shows that mobile display advertising is most effective when the product has already been marketed on other media.

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article

Pop Up Ads Lack Impact

Media Mentions | July 18, 2014 | Marketplace Radio

Profs. Miklos Sarvary and Andrew Stephen’s research finds that pop-up mobile ads are most effective and memorable when marketing high-ticket items such as computers, cars, or refrigerators.

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article