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Penalise the Banks but Use the Money Well

Media Mentions | November 13, 2014 | Financial Times

Professor Charles Calomiris talks about the lack of transparency in using financial penalties for goodwill.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Operations | Read Article

We Can Build a Better Climate Solution Today

Media Mentions | November 12, 2014 | The Daily Climate

Professor Elke Weber suggests that simply putting more ambition into the default options guiding many of our decisions can lead to great strides on climate change.

Topics: Operations, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Think You're Adept at Multi-Tasking? Probably Not

Media Mentions | November 10, 2014 | Inc.

Professor Rita McGrath says what we refer to as “multi-tasking” is actually task-switching in rapid succession and makes a person less productive.

Topics: Operations, Strategy | Read Article

Let Them Eat Lunch

Media Mentions | November 10, 2014 | Slate

Professor Eric Abrahamson says smaller firms with adjacent offices having a shared cafeteria is a reasonable management innovation, but notes few offices would want to bear the costs of having to coordinate things between disparate parties with disparate interests.

Topics: Operations, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

How One Extra Day in the Hospital Could Move the Needle on Readmissions

Media Mentions | November 07, 2014 | Healthcare Informatics

A new study by Professors Ann Bartel and Carri Chan finds that keeping patients one extra day in the hospital cuts readmission rates and reduces patient deaths.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

Why Some Merchants Say No to Apple Pay

Media Mentions | November 04, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Jerry Kim says there’s a simple reason behind why some merchants have chosen not to accept Apple Pay—the desire to lower or avoid interchange fees.

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

Hospital Readmission Rates Can Be Curbed by Longer LOS, Study Finds

Media Mentions | November 04, 2014 | HealthLeaders Media

Professor Carri Chan comments on her co-authored research that finds, for patients with heart failure, staying in the hospital one extra day can reduce readmission rates.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

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