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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

A Step-by-Step Guide to Networking for Business Professionals

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 |

Tricia Baione, senior associate director of the Career Management Center, says instead of approaching networking as a direct route to employment, students should take a meaningful approach to explore options and build lasting connections.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Starbucks Brews Positive Earnings While Dunkin’ Brands Melts

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | Yahoo Finance

Prof. Rita McGrath says Starbucks is sending a signal to its competitors by committing to lower prices on its bags of coffee.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

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

Media Mentions | July 23, 2014 |

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

Fat Face? It May Be Worth a Bigger Sign-On Bonus

Media Mentions | July 23, 2014 | USA Today

New research by Prof. Adam Galinsky shows that men with wider faces tend to be more successful in negotiations than narrow-faced men.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | 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

New MBA Programs Help Keep Business in the Family

Media Mentions | July 21, 2014 | Business Because

The article notes that total enrollment in the School’s family business courses has doubled since last year.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article