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The Prenup Agreement All Startup Founders Should Have

Media Mentions | August 27, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Ed Zimmerman authors byline discussing why startup cofounders should set up a vesting agreement and a shared understanding, preferably in writing, of what their role and expectations within the business and consequences if partners fall short.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

When Will My Life Begin? You Asked Google – Here’s the Answer

Media Mentions | August 26, 2015 | The Guardian

Professor Sheena Iyengar’s research supports the theory that an impediment to living fully right now may be our belief that it’s better to consider all the options and have a lot of choices.

Topics: Operations | Read Article

Uber Pushes Back against Mayor De Blasio That It Doesn't Pay Enough in Taxes

Media Mentions | August 24, 2015 | New York Daily News

Professor Lucius Riccio argues that to offset the lost revenue from falling taxi trip rates, the MTA will need a lot more money than a 50-cent fee on Uber rides.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Operations | Read Article

Uber Is on Growth Fast Track, Leaked Document Shows

Media Mentions | August 21, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

Professor Evan Rawley discusses Uber’s explosive growth and the lack of market competition stating that there is no room for anyone else to start a dispatching service.

Topics: Media and Technology, Operations, Strategy | Read Article

2015 Deming Cup to Be Awarded to Kenneth Chenault and Toby Cosgrove

School News | August 07, 2015

The W. Edwards Deming Center at Columbia Business School announced that the 2015 Deming Cup for Operational Excellence will be awarded to Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express, and Dr. Delos M. “Toby” Cosgrove, president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic.

Topics: Operations | Read Article

Microsoft Updates Parental Leave Policy

Media Mentions | August 05, 2015 | USA Today

Senior Vice Dean Katherine Phillips notes that the values, expectations, and  stigma that surround using time off for parenting requirements must be changed.


Topics: Leadership, Operations | Read Article

Want to Field a Winning Team? Try Equality

Media Mentions | July 31, 2015 | Forbes

Research from Professor Adam Galinsky studied FIFA data from 199 soccer teams and found that the more broadly-based your talent search, the more people you will encounter and the higher the probability that you will find talent in places you never knew existed.

Topics: Operations, Organizations | Read Article

Last Chapter Arrives for New York Toy Story FAO Schwarz

Media Mentions | July 18, 2015 | The Telegraph

Professor Rita McGrath observes that although scores of children enjoyed being inside the iconic store, FAO Schwarz failed to monetize it.

Topics: Marketing, Operations, Strategy | Read Article

New York Stock Exchange Outage Adds to Fears on Financial Markets

Media Mentions | July 08, 2015 | The Washington Post

Professor Charles Jones discusses the glitch that unexpectedly halted NYSE trading for four hours.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Media and Technology, Operations | Read Article

Gender and Racial Bias Is Systemic in the Sciences

Media Mentions | June 11, 2015 | The New York Times

Professor Katherine Phillips weighs in on bias faced in the STEM fields in the Times’ popular Room for Debate section.

Topics: Leadership, Operations | Read Article

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