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Why the Best Leaders View Decisions from Their Employees’ Perspective

Media Mentions | September 30, 2014 | Fast Company

Research by Professor Adam Galinsky reveals power plus perspective taking is the winning combination for effective leaders.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Real Progress on Emissions Can Lead to a Global Pact

Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | The New York Times

Bruce Usher, Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director of the Social Enterprise Program, says that a global climate treaty will happen, but it’s a two-track process as nations will first need to see that they can reduce emissions without compromising economic growth.

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

The US as a Climate Change Leader?

Media Mentions | September 23, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Professor Bruce Usher argues that while the US has made progress in recent years on reducing emissions, climate change is an international problem requiring action by all countries to arrive at sustainable solution.

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

Sears Canada Auction Flop Darkens Outlook

Media Mentions | September 22, 2014 | New York Post

Professor Mark Cohen says Sears Canada’s flopped auction and emergency loan signal a “late-stage death spiral” for both Sears and Sears Canada.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management | Read Article

Interactive: Fact-Checking Golf’s Great Myth

Media Mentions | September 21, 2014 | Financial Times

In the FT’s weekly sporting statistic series, The Baseline, Professor Mark Broadie’s strokes gained statistic is used to calculate the best player on the PGA Tour, Rory McIlroy.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

What Can Golf Statistics Tell Us about One of the Sport’s Great Myths?

Media Mentions | September 21, 2014 | Financial Times

The article highlights Professor Mark Broadie’s strokes gained statistic, which captures how well a player has performed compared to the distance-adjusted average for all players on the same hole.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

The NFL’s PR Crisis: Can Goodell Hold On to His Job?

Media Mentions | September 19, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Adam Galinsky ties his research on power and perspective-taking into NFL Commission Roger Goodell’s handling of the Ray Rice case.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Roger Goodell Should Read This New Study on Leadership and Empathy

Media Mentions | September 18, 2014 | New York Magazine

Professor Adam Galinsky states to be an effective leader one should not rely on their own perspective but take into consideration other people’s view points.

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5 Brain-Twisting Lessons from Peter Thiel Book

Media Mentions | September 18, 2014 | Upstart Business Journal

Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder, opens his book tour at Columbia with a talk about how to build a better future for business and society.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

Power Isn't Enough: Study Reveals the Missing Link for Effective Leadership

Press Release | September 17, 2014

New research from Columbia Business School shows that powerful leaders fail to listen properly and take others’ accounts into perspective, jeopardizing the impact they could have

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article