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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

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The Path of Least Dysfunction

Media Mentions | June 29, 2014 | Livemint

In his book, The Org: How The Office ‘Really’ Works, Prof. Ray Fisman discusses the history, idiosyncrasies, and key challenges of the modern–day corporation.

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Author Tees Up Metrics of Wall St. to Analyze Golf

Media Mentions | June 26, 2014 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

In his book, Every Shot Counts, Prof. Mark Broadie uses data and analytics to upend conventional golf wisdom and argue that driving and the long game are just as important as putting.

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Can Science Ever Get Over Its Male Hiring Bias?

Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | National Journal

Prof. Ernesto Reuben’s research finds that women in STEM fields face significant hiring discrimination from both men and women due to a “systematic underestimation of the performance of women compared to men.”

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Columbia Business School Tops LGBT Rights Initiative

Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | QS Top MBA

Columbia Business School has won the Friendfactor MBA Ally Challenge for the School’s efforts in engaging its student body in LBGT rights initiatives for the second year in a row.

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Columbia, Kellogg and Ross Ranked Most LGBT-Friendly Business Schools in America

Media Mentions | June 24, 2014 | The Huffington Post

For the second year running, Columbia Business School took first place in the Friendfactor MBA Alley Challenge, a competition that encourages emerging business leaders to take action to create a “more LGBT–inclusive business culture.”

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Meet This Year’s Inspiring Point Foundation Scholars

Media Mentions | June 20, 2014 | Advocate

The Point Foundation, the nation’s largest LGBT scholarship organization, named Audrey Stewart ’16 as a 2014 Point Scholar.

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How We Chose the Most Disruptive Innovators of 2014

Media Mentions | June 17, 2014 | CNBC

Prof. Rita McGrath served on this year’s CNBC Disruptors Advisory Council, which surveys and ranks the country’s “most ambitious and innovative companies changing the economy and overall business landscape.”

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From HR to the Front Lines

Media Mentions | June 17, 2014 | Human Resource Executive

Prof. Rita McGrath says that in a successful HR department, line managers must embrace a collaborative approach and the top HR person should be just one of the leaders relied upon to provide counsel.

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Mindfulness Isn't Just for the Yoga Studio

Media Mentions | June 16, 2014 | Fox Business

Prof. Hitendra Wadhwa says that great leaders “see themselves as a work in progress, and they sculpt themselves to get progressively closer to their ideal form.”

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