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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 You Think You’re a Risk-Taker?

Media Mentions | October 24, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Elke Weber notes that risk tolerance varies across activities and contexts and isn’t a “fundamental trait.”

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | 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

Remember Me: Personal Legacy and Global Warming

Media Mentions | October 15, 2014 | The Huffington Post

The article cites research by Professor Elke Weber on the psychological barriers to environmental actions and ways to motivate people to sacrifice the “here and now” for humanity’s future.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Risk Management | Read Article

New Research on the Impact of Financial Deregulation Catches the Eye of the Federal Reserve

Press Release | September 24, 2014

Columbia Business School professor spots unforeseen signs of deregulation and will present findings to the Fed during upcoming conference in October

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Risk Management | Read Article

Humans Don’t Do ‘Future’ Well, and That Could Doom Us if We’re Not Careful

Media Mentions | September 23, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Elke Weber suggests that we, as a society, need a positive vision with clarity on how to deal with more immediate concerns—such as climate change.

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Sears Canada Auction Flop Darkens Outlook

Media Mentions | September 22, 2014 | New York Post

Professor Mark Cohen says Sears Canada’s flopped auction and emergency loan signal a “late-stage death spiral” for both Sears and Sears Canada.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management | Read Article

Another Sign It’s Been a Tough Year for High-Frequency Trading

Media Mentions | September 19, 2014 | MarketWatch

Professor Charles Jones comments on the high-frequency trading market, noting “dramatic changes in the last few years including more compliance, more sophisticated technology, and stiffer competition.”

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Media and Technology, Risk Management | Read Article

Calpers Hedge-Fund Exit Stemmed From Growth Challenge

Media Mentions | September 16, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli asks Ted Eliopoulos, interim chief investment officer of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, a series of questions about the future of CalPERS and how they intend to maintain positive returns.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article