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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.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

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.

Topics: Media and Technology, Organizations | Read Article

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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J.C. Penney and the Terrible Costs of Hiring an Outsider CEO

Media Mentions | November 13, 2014 | Fortune

Professor Mark Cohen comments on why the J.C. Penney board made a catastrophic mistake by hiring former CEO Ron Johnson.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | 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

What Do CEOs Do All Day?

Media Mentions | November 10, 2014 | Marketplace Radio

The segment follows Shazi Visram ’04 during a typical day as CEO of Happy Family and cites research by Professor Andrea Prat that examines how CEOs spend their time.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Back to Work

Media Mentions | November 06, 2014 | WNYC

Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director of the Motivation Science Center, provides tips for overcoming procrastination.

Topics: Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Women in the Boardroom

Media Mentions | November 04, 2014 | The Huffington Post

The article cites Senior Vice Dean Kathy Phillips’s research that shows diversity creates conflict but, if managed well, leads to better decisions.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Why Hiring Creative Directors with Experience Abroad Can Lead Fashion Houses to New Creative Heights

Press Release | October 29, 2014

Columbia Business School study shows that professional experiences abroad can fuel creative innovations

Topics: Organizations, World Business | Read Article

What It Will Take to Change the Culture of Wall Street

Media Mentions | October 24, 2014 | Harvard Business Review

Professor Steven Mandis writes about the organizational issues of Wall Street and how to improve the regulation of big banks.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Organizations, Risk Management | Read Article