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How to Apply for an MBA

Media Mentions | January 25, 2015 | Financial Times

Associate Dean Michael Malone sheds light on the Columbia MBA application process, emphasizing the importance of candidates to know why an MBA is a good fit for their short– and long–term goals.

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How to Pay for an MBA

Media Mentions | January 25, 2015 | Financial Times

The article highlights financial aid offerings available to Columbia MBAs, including a dedicated scholarship for candidates from a military background.

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Why Russians and Malaysians Are More Likely to Conquer Mount Everest or Will Die Trying

Media Mentions | January 23, 2015 | International Business Times

Research co-authored by Professor Adam Galinsky and PhD candidate Eric M. Anicich ’15 found performance in high–stakes areas correlates to the countries that have a culture of strong hierarchical social order.

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Workplace Bias Could Be Alienating Valuable STEM Talent

School News | January 22, 2015

At a time when organizations urgently need workers with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math, new research suggests that women, and especially women of color, might be leaving STEM fields thanks to pervasive gender and racial bias.

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Will Increased Transparency Improve Performance of Central Banks, New Research Asks

Press Release | January 22, 2015

In light of the recent trend for more openness in central banking, economists explore the effects of transparency on the performance of monetary policymakers

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The Next Energy Revolution Won't Be in Wind or Solar. It Will Be in Our Brains.

Media Mentions | January 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

Professor Elke Weber says when making energy choices, economic cost is not the only motivator.

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Why More Women Run Companies in New York than in Silicon Valley

Media Mentions | January 21, 2015 | Inc.

Professor Steve Blank talks about the growth of female entrepreneurs at Columbia and in Silicon Alley.

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Moving Customers from Freemium to Premium: The Art of Monetizing Virtual Products

Media Mentions | January 21, 2015 | Forbes

Bernhard Niesner, CEO & co–founder of, shares with Professor Ava Seave how the company finds customers and their strategy to convert registered members to paid users.

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

New Research Reveals the Power of Hierarchy in High-Pressure Situations

Press Release | January 20, 2015

First-of-its-kind analysis of more than 5,000 mountain-climbing expeditions to show how hierarchical cultural values can predict success and fatality rates

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Why a Boss's Power Can Undermine the Company's Success

Media Mentions | January 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

The article features Professor Adam Galinsky’s research on balancing power with perspective, noting the influence leaders have on a company.

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