Press Releases

Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center Bestows 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award

Press Release | March 24, 2017

Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center for Social Enterprise recently honored Justine Zinkin ’02, CEO of Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, with the 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award at its annual reception.

Recognized for her ongoing dedication to driving social impact, Zinkin has inspired and overseen the dramatic growth of Neighborhood Trust, cultivating the organization as a national leader in financial empowerment and asset development.

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Lack of Leisure: Is Busyness the New Status Symbol?

Marketing Press Releases | March 23, 2017

Long gone are the days when a life of material excess and endless leisure time signified prestige. According to a new study from Professor Silvia Bellezza of Columbia Business School, Americans increasingly perceive busy and overworked people as having high status.  The study has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research.

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All in the Family: New Research Explains How Family Members Can Impact an Autism Diagnosis

Finance Press Releases | March 15, 2017

Early detection is critical for improving treatment efficacy for those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and it’s often those closest to a child who notice the first signs. New research from Columbia Business School, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mt. Sinai reveals that children who had older siblings or frequent interaction with grandparents were diagnosed earlier with ASD.

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Firms in Financial Distress Are Unintentionally Driving Entrepreneurship, says Research from Columbia Business School

Finance Press Releases | March 07, 2017

Frustrated with constraints imposed upon them by their employers during times of distress, many high-quality employees feel compelled to take the leap into entrepreneurship. This is most likely to happen when their companies face financial distress and become restrictive, says a study from Columbia Business School.

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How Can You Avoid Media Hype and Make Smart Investment Choices? Attend Columbia Business School’s News and Finance Conference and Examine the Role of News

Finance Press Releases | February 22, 2017

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Columbia Business School Convenes Industry Brand Leaders for 10th Annual BRITE Conference

Marketing Press Releases | February 21, 2017

On March 6-7, Columbia Business School’s Center on Global Brand Leadership will host BRITE ’17 its annual conference that focuses on emerging trends in technology, innovation, culture, and branding.

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Columbia Business School Professor Trevor Harris Named to Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Committee

Accounting Press Release | February 20, 2017

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Columbia Business School Professor Yash Kanoria Receives Prestigious 2017 National Science Foundation CAREER Award

DRO Press Releases | February 09, 2017

Yash Kanoria, assistant professor of Decision, Risk, and Operations at Columbia Business School, was recently awarded a five-year, $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the design of matching markets.

Topics: Leadership, Operations | Read Article

Nancy-Ann Deparle and Dr. Scott Gottlieb Join Executives from Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and Novartis to Shape the Future of Healthcare at Columbia Business School  

Press Release | February 09, 2017

Columbia Business School’s Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program will host the 13th Annual Healthcare Conference on February 24. This year’s event, “Shaping Healthcare’s Future: Delivering Value along the Continuum of Care,” will feature an in-depth conversation with Nancy-Ann DeParle, an architect of the Affordable Care Act, and Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former FDA official.

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Failing May be Fundamental to Success, According to Columbia Business School

Management Press Releases | January 25, 2017

Few companies or organizations are looking to fail when they plot a new strategy.  However, turning a blind eye to the possibility that a strategy may fail can have disastrous consequences. According to Rita McGrath, a professor at Columbia Business School and leading expert on strategy and disruption, there is an “intelligent way of failing” that can leave organizations stronger.

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