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Wall Street’s Finest Head for the Silicon Valley
Media Mentions | March 26, 2015 | The Financial Times
The favored destination for MBA students has shifted from Goldman Sachs and other banks to tech companies, such as Google, says Dean Hubbard.
Vivendi Activist Investor Should Agitate to Eliminate Sky High Corporate Costs
Media Mentions | March 26, 2015 | Forbes
Professor Ava Seave bylines article discussing the excessive cost for media conglomerate, Vivendi to maintain a corporate operation managing completely disparate divisions.
Wanted: Flexible Corporate Strategies for Fast Times
Media Mentions | March 25, 2015 | The Financial Times
Professor Rita McGrath questions whether strategic competitive advantage is still a useful concept in a world where everything is in flux prompting corporate leaders to concentrate more on flexibility and execution.
Money Challenges (and Advice) for Adults over Age 55
Media Mentions | March 25, 2015 | U.S. News & World Report
Research by Professor Eric Johnson shows that cognitive decline does not necessarily mean poor financial management in later years.
Control Issues: How Media Moguls Keep a Tight Grip on Their Empires
Media Mentions | March 25, 2015 | Variety
Professor Eli Noam states that it’s very difficult to fire management within companies that have a dual-class stock structure, which provides the ability to hold preferred shares with expanded voting rights. Additionally, this structure can make it difficult for those inside the company to disagree with management.
The Investors Behind the Kraft-Heinz Merger
Media Mentions | March 25, 2015 | Marketplace Radio
Professor Donna Hitscherich weighs in on the Kraft-Heinz merger, noting that the devil is always in the details.
Still Missing: Female Business Leaders
Media Mentions | March 24, 2015 | CNN Money
Corporate America has few female CEOs and if you don't have women in the pipeline, they are not going to get the top job says Professor Rita McGrath.
This Easy Negotiation Trick Could Boost Your Salary
Media Mentions | March 24, 2015 | Money
Research by Professors Daniel Ames and Malia Mason about salary negotiations found that asking for a dollar amount proves more successful if you put it at the bottom of a range instead of asking for it outright.
Grading Teachers by the Test
Media Mentions | March 24, 2015 | The New York Times
Research from Professors Ray Fisman and Jonah Rockoff is featured in the national debate about measuring teaching quality and accountability in US schools.
Columbia Business School Luxury Conference Explores Technology’s Impact on Service
Media Mentions | March 23, 2015 | Luxury Daily
Cem Yilmaz ’15, co-organizer, discusses the ninth annual Retail and Luxury Goods Conference.