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The Revival of Executive Education

Media Mentions | May 11, 2014 | Financial Times

Michael Malefakis, associate dean for Executive Education, says that lower–cost online courses are changing the structure of the executive education market by making their services more accessible to the individual consumer.

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Report Claims Nurse Overtime More Cost Effective than Temps

Media Mentions | April 16, 2014 | Staffing Industry

Research by Prof. Ann Bartel shows that an experienced nursing staff contributes to a higher standard of patient care and lower costs to the hospital.

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Nurse Experience Linked to Shorter Hospital Patient Stays

Media Mentions | April 14, 2014 | Modern Healthcare

Prof. Ann Bartel’s research shows that a more experienced nursing staff leads to shorter hospital stays for the patients under their care.

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Experienced Nurses Shorten Length of Stay, Improve Patient Outcomes

Media Mentions | April 14, 2014 | Fierce Healthcare

Prof. Ann Bartel’s research finds that hospital units with a more experienced nursing staff provide better patient care and are more cost effective.

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Columbia Business School’s Deming Center Awards the Deming Cup to Chairman and CEO’s of SC Johnson and Tenaris S.A.

Press Release | October 30, 2013

Annual award recognizes Paolo Rocca and H. Fisk Johnson for their achievements in operational excellence

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Columbia Business School Professor Rita McGrath Cites the End of Competitive Advantage in New Book

Press Release | June 04, 2013

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Operations, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Doctor Shortage? What Doctor Shortage?

Media Mentions | January 15, 2013 | The Washington Post.com

The article features research by Prof. Green that examines how physician shortages could be eliminated.

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Deming Cup Honors Terry Lundgren and Ratan Tata

School News | November 05, 2012

Columbia Business School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness recognized the winners of the third annual Deming Cup at a dinner reception on Tuesday, October 23.

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Building Small: In Many Industries, Economies of Size Is Shifting to Economies of Numbers

Press Release | November 02, 2012

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Deming Center Awards the Deming Cup to Terry J. Lundgren, Chairman, President, and CEO of Macy’s, Inc., and Ratan N. Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons Limited

Press Release | October 24, 2012

Annual award recognizes contributions to the field of operations made by leaders in various industries

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