Initiation Rituals

Media Mentions | October 07, 2015 | The Financial Times

Bo Zhang ’17 describes his introduction to the Columbia Business School culture, and how he learned the essential elements needed to create an energetic, innovative and communal team.

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Out-Of-Network ATM Fees, Overdraft Charges Hit Record, Survey Says

Media Mentions | October 05, 2015 | USA Today

Professor Patrick Bolton states the rise in fees is due in part to the fact fewer people are using ATMS, but banks still have to pay to maintain them. 

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Transcript: Why Having Too Much Talent Can Hurt a Business

Media Mentions | September 29, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Professor Adam Galinksy says when people have to coordinate and work in a team, too much talent can actually be problematic.

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Lyft Tries to Think More Locally

Media Mentions | September 03, 2015 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Professor Evan Rawley says for Lyft to catch up with its main competitor, Uber, they must compete on time.

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6 MBA Students Share Their Top Tips for Making the Most of Business School

Media Mentions | September 01, 2015 | Business Insider

Photo of Columbia Business School students going over material in class is featured.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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