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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

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Overwhelmed with Your Retirement Portfolio? Paying Less Attention Now May Pay off in Larger Returns in the Future

Press Release | January 07, 2015

New Research from Columbia Business School Shows that It May Benefit You to Check Your Retirement Portfolio Less Often

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Strategy | Read Article

How One Grocery Store Is Modernizing the Honor System

Media Mentions | December 16, 2014 | Entrepreneur

As part of MBAs Across America, a team of Columbia MBAs helped Howard, a small Kansas City grocery store, rethink its business model to expand membership and streamline time-consuming processes.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Operations, Strategy | Read Article

How the Shape of Your Face Determines Your Financial Success

Media Mentions | December 13, 2014 | Business Insider

According to research by Adam Galinsky, having a wider face helps men negotiate better for themselves, but backfires when the negotiation requires a collaboration approach.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

Students Suggest Ways for Lalique to Grow

Media Mentions | December 12, 2014 | Home Furnishing News

Columbia MBAs and Parsons design students propose plans for Lalique’s expansion into home interiors to company executives as part of a semester-long Master Class.

Topics: Marketing, Strategy | Read Article

Educating Luxury World's NextGen

Media Mentions | December 11, 2014 | Women’s Wear Daily

Professor Ketty Maisonrouge comments on the School’s innovative Master Class with Parsons, bringing creative and business minds together to work on real-world projects for the world’s leading luxury brands.

Topics: Marketing, Strategy | Read Article

Making Climate Change Matter To Americans: Comprehensive Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication

Media Mentions | December 11, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Elke Weber, co-director of the University’s Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), comments on its recent release of a guide on ten principles for climate change communication based on research that is effective.

Topics: Marketing, Social Enterprise, Strategy | Read Article

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.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Doing One Thing Can Make People Perceive You as More Powerful

Media Mentions | November 26, 2014 | Forbes

Research by Professor Adam Galinsky shows that being in a position of power can alter one’s speech patterns.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

How to Convey Power with Your Voice

Media Mentions | November 25, 2014 | Forbes

Professor Adam Galinsky says that simply thinking about a time when you experienced power can help you speak with a more dynamic voice.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article