Press Releases

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

Marketing Press Releases | February 21, 2017

The annual BRITE Conference gathers top business leaders from Mondelēz, Hyatt,, SAP, and Google among others, to discuss the future of their respective industries and the consumer and business trends that will influence how strong brands are built and maintained

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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 was recently awarded a five-year, $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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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

The 13th annual conference gathers today’s top healthcare leaders to discuss the dramatic changes underway and how to improve health outcomes

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

Press Release | January 25, 2017

NEW YORK— 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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Research from Columbia Business School Says Harsh Feedback from a Manager May Inspire Creative Thinking

Press Release | January 18, 2017

NEW YORK— Businesses are constantly looking to find ways to motivate their employees. If you've tried a variety of incentives but still haven’t found the secret sauce, then research from Columbia Business School that says criticism is an effective workplace-tool can help stimulate your employees.

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New Programs from Columbia Business School Executive Education Show How Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Data Can Be Used to Drive Business Success

Press Release | January 11, 2017

NEW YORK – If you have been wondering how to be more entrepreneurial at work, how to win that leadership role you’ve coveted, or even how to synthesize the enormous amount of data available when making business decisions, new programs from Columbia Business School Executive Education may help you find answers. These new programs are focused on giving participants the ability to produce fast yet innovative results, solve challenges inherent in contemporary business situations, and stay relevant in the ever-changing world of business.

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The Tamer Center For Social Enterprise At Columbia Business School Awards Seed Grants In Third Round Of Funding

Press Release | December 21, 2016

NEW YORK — The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School announced the winners of its most recent round of funding. Three new social ventures, including the first nonprofit organization and first all-undergraduate founding team, received $25,000 each from the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Five Steps to Become More Confident and Assertive

Press Release | December 13, 2016

Renowned Columbia Business School Professor Adam Galinsky synthesizes more than two decades of research into a powerful, compelling, and viral TED Talk

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Columbia Business School Professor Marina Halac awarded Elaine Bennett Research Prize

Press Release | December 06, 2016

NEW YORK— Marina Halac, the David W. Zalaznick Associate Professor of Business and Economics at Columbia Business School, was recently awarded the Elaine Bennett Research Prize.

Conferred every other year by the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, the Elaine Bennett Research Prize recognizes, supports, and encourages outstanding contributions by young women in the economics profession.

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Consumers Become Careless with Possessions as Soon as Product Upgrades Are Available, Says Research from Columbia Business School

Press Release | December 05, 2016

  • People act recklessly with their current products when they are thinking of upgrading
  • The research provides critical insights into consumer behavior and product-use cycles
  • Marketers can use these insights to create product-launch strategy

NEW YORK— Consumers are glued to their smartphones – so what makes smartphone owners suddenly lose, drop, break, shatter, or destroy their prized possessions?

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