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Workplace Bias Could Be Alienating Valuable STEM Talent

School News | January 22, 2015

At a time when organizations urgently need workers with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math, new research suggests that women, and especially women of color, might be leaving STEM fields thanks to pervasive gender and racial bias.

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New Research Reveals the Power of Hierarchy in High-Pressure Situations

Press Release | January 20, 2015

First-of-its-kind analysis of more than 5,000 mountain-climbing expeditions to show how hierarchical cultural values can predict success and fatality rates

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Business Heavy Hitters Go Global

Media Mentions | December 22, 2014 | Poets & Quants

Associate Dean Michael Malone discusses how the School’s EMBA–Global Asia program delivers what many other global programs can only claim.

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Why Some Co-Workers Dread the Office Holiday Party

Media Mentions | December 15, 2014 | Psychology Today

Research by Senior Vice Dean Katherine Phillips finds that while office gatherings may be meant to promote employee bonding, the approach doesn’t work for people who work in racially diverse settings.

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MBA Students Broach Workplace Gender Issues with Video

Media Mentions | December 12, 2014 | Inc.

Students Irina Yudovich ’15 and Wes Citti ’15 say their Follies parody using Meghan Trainor’s hit song “All About the Bass” came from a desire to start a new conversation about workplace equality.

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Finding Leaders Early

Media Mentions | December 08, 2014 | Human Resource Executive

Professor Rita McGrath says organizations should pinpoint potential leaders early on in their careers and nurture them reiterating they have a bright future within the organization.

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How to Get Paid to Do Nothing

Media Mentions | December 03, 2014 | Forbes

Professor Abrahamson discusses ways some employees manage to get paid to do nothing.

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What Really Motivates Us in the Workplace?

Media Mentions | November 30, 2014 | Forbes

Professor Tory Higgins and Heidi Grant Halvorson of the Motivation Science Center examine two types of motivational focus—promotion focus and prevention focus—that help to cultivate strengths and compensate for weaknesses in the workplace.

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Glenn Hubbard: Why the Internet Won’t Kill B-School Classrooms

Media Mentions | November 18, 2014 | Fortune

Dean Glenn Hubbard addresses the impact online education options will have on business education.

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Columbia's M.B.A. Grads Gain; NYU's Falter

Media Mentions | November 16, 2014 | Crain's New York Business

The article highlights the increased starting salary Columbia Business School graduates are securing in the marketplace.

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