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Fair Value Accounting’s Role in Financial Crisis Scrutinized
Media Mentions | June 30, 2014 | Accounting Today
Prof. Urooj Khan’s research finds that fair value accounting was unfairly blamed for the 2008–2009 financial crisis, but recognizes that some investors reacted positively to news that rules would be relaxed in response to the crisis.
The Path of Least Dysfunction
Media Mentions | June 29, 2014 | Livemint
In his book, The Org: How The Office ‘Really’ Works, Prof. Ray Fisman discusses the history, idiosyncrasies, and key challenges of the modern–day corporation.
How to Rebalance Your Portfolio
Media Mentions | June 27, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal
Prof. Andrew Ang says that rebalancing one’s portfolio is the “simplest and yet one of the most powerful ways” of buying low and selling high.
Author Tees Up Metrics of Wall St. to Analyze Golf
Media Mentions | June 26, 2014 | The Philadelphia Inquirer
In his book, Every Shot Counts, Prof. Mark Broadie uses data and analytics to upend conventional golf wisdom and argue that driving and the long game are just as important as putting.
The Unheralded Path to Success: Be Invisible
Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | Marketplace Radio
Prof. Bob Bontempo says that people enter jobs with exposure levels matching their personality types: an “extroverted, life–of–the–party– type may go into marketing while a detail–oriented person is more likely to choose accounting.
Can Science Ever Get Over Its Male Hiring Bias?
Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | National Journal
Prof. Ernesto Reuben’s research finds that women in STEM fields face significant hiring discrimination from both men and women due to a “systematic underestimation of the performance of women compared to men.”
Columbia Business School Tops LGBT Rights Initiative
Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | QS Top MBA
Columbia Business School has won the Friendfactor MBA Ally Challenge for the School’s efforts in engaging its student body in LBGT rights initiatives for the second year in a row.
The End of the Internet?
Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | The Atlantic
Prof. Eli Noam predicts that the Internet of the future will be federated into geographic or political regions, each with its own content regulations and trade rules.
Columbia, Kellogg and Ross Ranked Most LGBT-Friendly Business Schools in America
Media Mentions | June 24, 2014 | The Huffington Post
Columbia Business School took first place in the Friendfactor MBA Alley Challenge, a competition which encourages emerging business leaders to take action to create a “more LGBT–inclusive business culture,” for the second year running.
9 Ways to Add More Adventure to Your Weekday
Media Mentions | June 23, 2014 | The Huffington Post
Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director of the Motivation Science Center, says that achievements, even those in totally unfamiliar fields, are more attainable if we focus on the process of improving rather than on the end goal of success.
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