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When It Comes to an Opening Number, Sometimes the Best Bargaining Move Is to Offer Two

Press Release | February 17, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School challenges the conventional wisdom offered by a generation of negotiation scholars

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

New McDonald's CEO Has Work Cut out in Changing Times

Media Mentions | January 30, 2015 | Fox Business

Professor Michelle Greenwald comments on McDonald’s new CEO, challenges the company is facing, and what it can learn from Chipotle’s success.

Topics: Leadership, Marketing, Strategy | Read Article

What Himalayan Mountain Climbers Can Teach Us about Office Hierarchy

Media Mentions | January 27, 2015 | Fast Company

Research by Professor Adam Galinsky shows the impact that hierarchy can have in high–stakes situations.

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Why Russians and Malaysians Are More Likely to Conquer Mount Everest or Will Die Trying

Media Mentions | January 23, 2015 | International Business Times

Research co-authored by Professor Adam Galinsky and PhD candidate Eric M. Anicich ’15 found performance in high–stakes areas correlates to the countries that have a culture of strong hierarchical social order.

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Workplace Bias Could Be Alienating Valuable STEM Talent

School News | January 22, 2015

At a time when organizations urgently need workers with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math, new research suggests that women, and especially women of color, might be leaving STEM fields thanks to pervasive gender and racial bias.

Topics: Leadership, Media and Technology, Organizations | Read Article

Why More Women Run Companies in New York than in Silicon Valley

Media Mentions | January 21, 2015 | Inc.

Professor Steve Blank talks about the growth of female entrepreneurs at Columbia and in Silicon Alley.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

New Research Reveals the Power of Hierarchy in High-Pressure Situations

Press Release | January 20, 2015

First-of-its-kind analysis of more than 5,000 mountain-climbing expeditions to show how hierarchical cultural values can predict success and fatality rates

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Why a Boss's Power Can Undermine the Company's Success

Media Mentions | January 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

The article features Professor Adam Galinsky’s research on balancing power with perspective, noting the influence leaders have on a company.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Why Confidence May Be Your Biggest Financial Risk in Retirement

Media Mentions | January 20, 2015 | Money

The article highlights new research by Professors Eric Johnson and Elke Weber, showing that practice and experience, which comes with age, may offset the adverse impact of cognitive decline.

Topics: Leadership, Risk Management | Read Article

Researchers Find Mountain Climbers from Hierarchical Societies Have More Success and More Deaths

Media Mentions | January 20, 2015 | Phys.org

Research by Professor Adam Galinsky examines 5,000 mountain–climbing expeditions to show how hierarchical cultures not only have more success, but also more failure in high–pressure situations.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article