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What Really Motivates Us in the Workplace?

Media Mentions | November 30, 2014 | Forbes

Professor Tory Higgins and Heidi Grant Halvorson of the Motivation Science Center examine two types of motivational focus—promotion focus and prevention focus—that help to cultivate strengths and compensate for weaknesses in the workplace.

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Doing One Thing Can Make People Perceive You as More Powerful

Media Mentions | November 26, 2014 | Forbes

Research by Professor Adam Galinsky shows that being in a position of power can alter one’s speech patterns.

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How to Sound More Powerful

Media Mentions | November 25, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

People recognize the sound of power when they hear it, finds research by Professor Adam Galinsky.

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How to Convey Power with Your Voice

Media Mentions | November 25, 2014 | Forbes

Professor Adam Galinsky says that simply thinking about a time when you experienced power can help you speak with a more dynamic voice.

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Capping a Strong Performance with an Exit Strategy

Media Mentions | November 14, 2014 | The New York Times

Professor Jonathan Knee reviews two new books on management transitions, Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top and Succession: Mastering the Make-or-Break Process of Leadership Transition.

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J.C. Penney and the Terrible Costs of Hiring an Outsider CEO

Media Mentions | November 13, 2014 | Fortune

Professor Mark Cohen comments on why the J.C. Penney board made a catastrophic mistake by hiring former CEO Ron Johnson.

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What Do CEOs Do All Day?

Media Mentions | November 10, 2014 | Marketplace Radio

The segment follows Shazi Visram ’04 during a typical day as CEO of Happy Family and cites research by Professor Andrea Prat that examines how CEOs spend their time.

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Women in the Boardroom

Media Mentions | November 04, 2014 | The Huffington Post

The article cites Senior Vice Dean Kathy Phillips’s research that shows diversity creates conflict but, if managed well, leads to better decisions.

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Shruti Shibulal: Translating Passion into a Successful Business

Media Mentions | October 31, 2014 | Forbes India

The article highlights alumnus Shruti Shibulal ’12, promoter and director of the Tamara, a real estate holding and development company, and cites lessons learned while pursuing her MBA at Columbia Business School.

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How Not to Issue an Ebola Quarantine

Media Mentions | October 30, 2014 | Fortune

Professor Joel Brockner examines the toxic mix of “multiplying insult times injury” as displayed in the handling of the Ebola quarantine of Kaci Hickox.

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article