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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

4 Things Target’s New CEO Brian Cornell Needs To Do

Media Mentions | July 31, 2014 | USA Today

Prof. Mark Cohen says in order to recoup business, Target needs to get back to offer cutting-edge apparel and home merchandise that defined and differentiated the brand a decade ago.

Topics: Leadership, Marketing, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Shining a Light on Self-Awareness

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 |

Prof. Daniel Ames’s research finds that the way we see ourselves is, at times, completely opposite of how others see us.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Shareswell Tries to Take the Bull Out of Bridal Registries by Adding Bulls and Bears

Media Mentions | July 28, 2014 | New York Business Journal

Sighting the trend of married couples returning wedding gifts in exchange for cash, Emily Washkowitz ’14 launched an online platform where people can gift shares of stock instead of household items.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

‘Broken Windows’ Is Good in Theory, Troubling in Practice

Media Mentions | July 27, 2014 | The New York Times

Donnel Baird ’13 argues that instead of more policing and criminalizing of minorities, the NYPD should offer alternative ways of protecting the community, such as providing training and employment to offenders of minor violations.

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

A Step-by-Step Guide to Networking for Business Professionals

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | MBAPrograms.org

Tricia Baione, senior associate director of the Career Management Center, says instead of approaching networking as a direct route to employment, students should take a meaningful approach to explore options and build lasting connections.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Starbucks Brews Positive Earnings While Dunkin’ Brands Melts

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | Yahoo Finance

Prof. Rita McGrath says Starbucks is sending a signal to its competitors by committing to lower prices on its bags of coffee.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

How Important Is Undergraduate GPA When Applying to an MBA Program?

Media Mentions | July 23, 2014 | MBAPrograms.org

Michael Malone, associate dean for the MBA Program, says that while a strong undergraduate GPA is an important indicator of academic potential, applicants should focus on well-roundedness and leadership rather than stressing the numbers.

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Fat Face? It May Be Worth a Bigger Sign-On Bonus

Media Mentions | July 23, 2014 | USA Today

New research by Prof. Adam Galinsky shows that men with wider faces tend to be more successful in negotiations than narrow-faced men.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

Men with Wide Faces Are Better Negotiators

Media Mentions | July 22, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Research by Prof. Adam Galinsky shows that men with wide faces tend to take a more aggressive approach to negotiations and are more likely to come away winners than men with narrower faces.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article