The following are select news articles about PSI.
Dattner, Ben "So you want to be an executive coach?" Psychology Today, June 9th, 2008 "Many MBA and Executive MBA programs provide "360 degree feedback" to their students, and some utilize executive coaches to give feedback and help the business school students understand their reports, for example, the Columbia Business School Program on Social Intelligence."
Barba, Jacqueline. "The philosophy of leadership." New York Metro, September 14, 2007 "Columbia approaches leadership from a more scientific perspective. A group of research psychologists work within the business school, drawing ideas from new research about social intelligence, and applying these concepts to the MBA curriculum."
James, Susan. "B-school drills in people skills." Columbia Magazine, Summer 2007"In order to help tomorrow's corporate leaders perfect their people skills, the business school recently launched a new Program on Social Intelligence (PSI). Consisting of first-year orientation events and optional workshops available to all B-school students, PSI helps students learn to work in teams, to speak persuasively, to read clients' needs, to coach and mentor employees, and to build personal networks"
Kelly, John F. “When Smart Isn’t Enough.” HERMES, Winter 2007. “In nurturing ‘Social Intelligence,’ a new initiative at the School brings the concept full circle.”
“Columbia’s Redefined MBA” video interview with Dean Glenn Hubbard. BusinessWeek Online, December 18, 2006. Dean Hubbard discusses PSI, among other initiatives.
Walker, Peter. “The modern, socially-intelligent executive.” CNN.com, November 17, 2006. “The new Program on Social Intelligence (PSI) aims to arm Columbia students with all the necessary techniques and guidelines for effectively managing individual co-workers and teams in the modern business world.”
“Columbia Gets Personal.” BusinessWeek, October 18, 2006.
“A new ‘Social Intelligence’ program uses classes, clubs, and extracurricular activities to give MBAs some special skills for interpersonal relationships.”
Kitchen, Patricia. “Separating stars from so-sos.” Newsday, October 15, 2006. “Columbia’s MBA school has launched a Program on Social Intelligence that features courses and extracurricular opportunities designed to help students learn to manage themselves as well as teams and develop good judgment and decision-making.”