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How Not to Issue an Ebola Quarantine

Media Mentions | October 30, 2014 | Fortune

Professor Joel Brockner examines the toxic mix of “multiplying insult times injury” as displayed in the handling of the Ebola quarantine of Kaci Hickox.

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

One Extra Day in the Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates and Reduces Patient Deaths

Press Release | October 28, 2014

Columbia Business School research shows a 22 percent drop in pneumonia deaths and a 7 percent decline in readmissions for heart failure patients

Topics: Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

So Much Growth, yet so Few Profits

Media Mentions | October 13, 2014 | Crain's New York Business

Vincent Ponzo, director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, discusses the competition for venture capital and how, instead of focusing on operations and making money, many companies are forced to concert huge efforts towards raising money.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Operations, Strategy | Read Article

How Fear of Ebola Could Impact the US Economy

Media Mentions | October 03, 2014 | ABCNews.com

Professor Amit Khandelwal says it too early to know if companies are changing their business decisions due to the Ebola fear.

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

Alibaba Investment Focus Will Be Logistics

Media Mentions | September 18, 2014 | Reuters Insider

Professor Kinshuk Jerath says, post-IPO, Alibaba will focus on using its enormous resources to invest in logistics and infrastructure as it globalizes its businesses.

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

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.

Topics: Leadership, Operations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

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

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Organizations | Read Article