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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.

Topics: Accounting, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

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.

Topics: Organizations | Read Article

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.”

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

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.

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

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.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

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.

Topics: Strategy | Read Article