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For Some CEOs, No Price Is Too High to Retain Control In a Proxy Battle

Press Release | July 31, 2014

In new research from Columbia Business School, CEOs are three times as likely to value shares above market value to avoid getting pushed out

Topics: Corporate Finance, Leadership | Read Article

Smarter Ads for Smartphones: When They Do and Don't Work

Press Release | July 15, 2014

Study demystifies effectiveness of smartphone ads; offers marketers tips

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article

Are You Seen as a Jerk at Work? A New Study Reveals That Many People Are Oblivious to How They Come Across to Counterparts and Colleagues

Press Release | June 30, 2014

Columbia Business School research highlights the disconnect between peoples’ own views and their counterparts’ views of their assertiveness—and the impact it can have on negotiations

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

New Insights on the Factors That Intensified the 2008 Financial Crisis

Press Release | June 30, 2014

Columbia Business School study says analysts’ concerns about fair value accounting clouded the already murky waters, fueling the crisis

Topics: Accounting, Corporate Finance, Risk Management | Read Article

World's Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund Should Follow Canada's Model

Press Release | May 28, 2014

Columbia Business School Professor says $850 billion Norwegian Government Pension Fund would benefit from taking on more risk

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, World Business | Read Article

Policymakers Take Heed: Your Visiting Professional Isn't the Key to Spreading American Business Practices Overseas

Press Release | May 27, 2014

Columbia Business School study reveals a critical problem for foreign organizations: skilled migrant workers don’t always successfully share what they’ve learned in the US

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

Financial Fraud Detection Now as Simple as 1, 2, 3

Press Release | May 21, 2014

New approach exposes irregularities in annual financial statements and can help the SEC, investors, and auditors detect fraud faster

Topics: Corporate Finance | Read Article

Columbia Business School Startup Gurus to Offer 'Speed Mentoring' to Budding Entrepreneurs at NY TechDay 2014

Press Release | April 22, 2014

School signs on as exclusive higher education partner for event and will highlight nine successful young alumni startups

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

Columbia Announces 63 Winners of First-Ever Columbia Startup Lab Contest

Press Release | April 10, 2014

31 teams have been selected to join the Columbia Startup Lab, one of a growing number of university initiatives engaged with New York City’s burgeoning startup sector and dedicated to fostering entrepreneurial talent

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

All-Star Pitchers Will Hate Instant Replay, According to New Research from Columbia Business School

Press Release | March 31, 2014

Columbia Business School Professor Reviews Data of Nearly 800K MLB Pitches and Finds ‘Star-Struck’ Umpires Show Bias in Favor of All-Star Pitchers

Topics: Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article