Strategy

Why Carol Meyrowitz, CEO of TJX, Is Retailer of the Year

Media Mentions | December 28, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Mark Cohen comments on the retailer, TJ Maxx’s success, saying the company has perfected the off-price concept by building a strong trust and loyal customer base.

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Why You Should Definitely Take Your Vacation Days This Holiday Season

Media Mentions | November 24, 2015 | Boston.com

Professor Adam Galinsky says that foreign experiences can increase creativity, cognitive flexibility, and the ability to make connections.

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Lyft Revs Up in New York City

Media Mentions | November 20, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Evan Rawley sees long-term prospects for Lyft in New York City as dim, saying Uber’s size and resources enable it to easily fend off competition.

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Gross Doesn't Let SEC Guidelines Stand in Way of Big Bond Bets

Media Mentions | November 20, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Professor Wei Jiang says the high percentage of credit default swaps contained in the Janus Fund managed by Bill Gross is an extreme outlier and very, very rare. 

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Corporate Culture Matters a Lot, Says New Study

Media Mentions | November 12, 2015 | Forbes

Research by Professor Shiva Rajgopal found that a healthy corporate culture is essential for a company to thrive.

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The Link Between Europe's Migrant Crisis and the Climate Change Debate

Media Mentions | November 11, 2015 | Fortune

Jon M. Jachimowicz ‘19, a Ph.D. student, pens byline stating many crises share a common source in human decision-making biases, where the the barriers formed by a preference for short-term gains and the status quo are hard to overcome.

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Even Cynical New Yorkers Don’t Mind Sharing Uber Rides with Strangers

Media Mentions | November 09, 2015 | The Verge

Professor Evan Rawley discusses Uber’s new feature of allowing party hosts to purchase rides and believes that UberPool and transit services are not direct competitors.

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Why Buffett’s Salad Oil Magic May Not Repeat for Ackman

Media Mentions | November 05, 2015 | The New York Times

Jeff Gramm, a hedge fund manager who teaches value investing at the School, authors byline stating William Ackman is hoping for some Warren Buffet-type magic with Valean Phamaceutical.

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Innovating Innovation Strategy: Part 2

Media Mentions | November 02, 2015 | The Huffington Post

Professor Rita McGrath says that when things aren't going exactly as planned, you need to run tests on your key indicators to try and figure out which ones aren't performing well and determine the causes of those failures.

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Presidential Candidates Should Consider Mimicking Opponents

Press Release | October 28, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School shows how matching linguistic styles can positively influence poll results

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