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Why the Best Leaders View Decisions from Their Employees’ Perspective
Media Mentions | September 30, 2014 | Fast Company
Research by Professor Adam Galinsky reveals power plus perspective taking is the winning combination for effective leaders.
At Elite Business School, Upper-Crust Sailing Competitions Are Part of the Education
Media Mentions | September 30, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek
The article mentions Columbia Business School’s Sail Club and their participation in the Rolex MBA Regatta.
Starboard May Use This Structure to Save Yahoo $16 Billion
Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | CNBC
Professor Robert Willens explains how Yahoo could use a transaction known as a Reverse Morris Trust to save the company $16 billion in taxes.
Real Progress on Emissions Can Lead to a Global Pact
Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | The New York Times
Bruce Usher, Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director of the Social Enterprise Program, says that a global climate treaty will happen, but it’s a two-track process as nations will first need to see that they can reduce emissions without compromising economic growth.
The Business Case for Diversity in the Tech Industry
Media Mentions | September 26, 2014 | The New York Times
The article cites research by Senior Vice Dean Katherine Phillips that finds diverse groups trigger more creativity in the workplace as a reflection of different people’s backgrounds.
Activist Investor Starboard Urges Yahoo to Combine with AOL
Media Mentions | September 26, 2014 | Fox Business
Professor Kinshuk Jerath says Yahoo remains an “outdated concept” and, in order to reestablish itself as an Internet giant, the company must understand what it needs to specialize in and become really good at that.
Don Quixote Lives at the FCC
Media Mentions | September 24, 2014 | Forbes
Forbes cites an article written by Professor Eli Noam about the impending doom of common carriage.
What Mobile Payments Mean for Commerce
Media Mentions | September 24, 2014 | NPR
Jason Buckweitz, associate director of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, talks about the main players in the mobile payments space and what the rise of the mobile wallet means for consumers and commerce.
The US as a Climate Change Leader?
Media Mentions | September 23, 2014 | The Huffington Post
Professor Bruce Usher argues that while the US has made progress in recent years on reducing emissions, climate change is an international problem requiring action by all countries to arrive at sustainable solution.
Humans Don’t Do ‘Future’ Well, and That Could Doom Us if We’re Not Careful
Media Mentions | September 23, 2014 | Reuters
Professor Elke Weber suggests that we, as a society, need a positive vision with clarity on how to deal with more immediate concerns—such as climate change.
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