Risk Management

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

How to Shop for a Home

Media Mentions | July 26, 2015 | Sioux City Journal

Professor Ran Kivetz says when it comes to consumer satisfaction sometimes the most “practical” choice is not the best in the long term.

Topics: Real Estate, Risk Management | Read Article

How Long Is Too Long to Wait to Say "I Do"?

Media Mentions | July 20, 2015 | CBS News

Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director, Motivation Science Center says as society’s views of marriage continue to change, Americans feel freer to choose when to settle down and are getting married later.

Topics: Risk Management | Read Article

Most Discussions on Climate Change Ignore These 10 Basic Facts about Human Nature

Media Mentions | June 14, 2015 | Vox

Professor Elke Webber says people perceive and respond to risk through their emotions more than analyzing the facts.

Topics: Risk Management, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Build-A-Bear CEO: Why Women Need to Take Risks in Business

Media Mentions | June 10, 2015 | Fortune

Sharon Price John ’94, CEO, Build-A-Bear, authors article discussing her decision to go and experience at CBS as well as why it is important for women to take risks in business.

Topics: Leadership, Risk Management | Read Article


Press Release | April 30, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School finds the burden of secrecy akin to carrying excess physical weight

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

Could This Plan Finally Stop Food Contamination?

Media Mentions | March 16, 2015 | Fortune

Professor Michelle Greenwald offers her thoughts on President Obama’s plans to create a new federal agency aimed at food safety.

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

Barclays Charge, BOE Dismissal, Stress Tests: Compliance

Media Mentions | March 04, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Research co-authored by Professor Paul Glasserman, finds stress tests, a key tool for setting bank capital levels, have become more predictable and therefore arguably less informative.

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

The Next Energy Revolution Won't Be in Wind or Solar. It Will Be in Our Brains.

Media Mentions | January 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

Professor Elke Weber says when making energy choices, economic cost is not the only motivator.

Topics: Risk Management, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Why Confidence May Be Your Biggest Financial Risk in Retirement

Media Mentions | January 20, 2015 | Money

The article highlights new research by Professors Eric Johnson and Elke Weber, showing that practice and experience, which comes with age, may offset the adverse impact of cognitive decline.

Topics: Leadership, Risk Management | Read Article