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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.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Organizations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Accounting, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Real Progress on Emissions Can Lead to a Global Pact

Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | The New York Times

Social Enterprise Program Co-Director Bruce Usher says that a global climate treaty will happen, but it’s a two-track process as nations will first need to realize that they can reduce emissions without compromising economic growth.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise, World Business | Read Article

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.

Topics: Organizations | Read Article

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Professor Kinshuk Jerath says Yahoo remains an “outdated concept” and, in order to reestablish itself as an Internet giant, the company must understand what it needs to specialize in and become really good at that.

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology, Organizations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Media and Technology | Read Article

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.

Topics: Media and Technology | Read Article

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.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

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.

Topics: Risk Management | Read Article