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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.

Topics: Leadership, Media and Technology | Read Article

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.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Media and Technology | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Strategy | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Media and Technology | Read Article

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.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Operations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article