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EMBA Alumni Profile: Sharif Fakhr, Columbia Business School

Media Mentions | May 29, 2015 | TopMBA

Sharif Fakhr ’15 shares his experience in the executive MBA program.

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F. A. O. Schwarz Didn’t Have to Die

Media Mentions | May 28, 2015 | Fortune

Professor Rita McGrath authors op-ed asserting FAO Schwartz held on too long to a losing business model and should have developed revenue streams around providing a truly magical experience like its neighbors American Girl Place and Build-A-Bear.

Topics: Leadership, Marketing, Strategy | Read Article

There’s a Super-Simple Trick to Getting Smarter

Media Mentions | May 18, 2015 | Time

Professor Michael Slepian weighs-in on his research that found being dressed formally improves people’s ability to engage in abstract thinking.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Class of 2015: The World’s Best & the Brightest MBAs

Media Mentions | May 16, 2015 | Poets & Quants

George Wilson ’15 is featured on Poets and Quants' list of the top 50 MBAs for the class of 2015.

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EMBA Student Profile: Carly Weil, Columbia Business School

Media Mentions | May 15, 2015 | TopMBA

Carly Weil ‘16 shares her experience in the executive MBA program.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

These Companies Will Pay for Your Vacation

Media Mentions | May 11, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Some companies are offering international paid travel as a professional development perk to encourage creative thinking, however, the key critical process is multicultural engagement, immersion, and adaptation says Professor Adam Galinsky.

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Meet Alibaba's New CEO Daniel Zhang

Media Mentions | May 07, 2015 | ABC News

Professor Kinshuk Jerath says a change was needed in management to generate investor confidence, and Daniel Zhang was a natural and safe choice.

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Wearing a Suit Makes You More Powerful (but Not in the Way You Think)

Media Mentions | May 01, 2015 | Inc.

Research by Professor Michael Slepian says wearing formal clothing makes a person feel in control and influences the way they view the world.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Researchers Identify Why 'Agility' In Strategic Plans Is so Hard to Execute

Media Mentions | April 30, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Ava Seave discusses the need for agility when executing a company’s strategy and cites research by Professor Rita McGrath.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article


Press Release | April 30, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School finds the burden of secrecy akin to carrying excess physical weight

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article