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Research at Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School in conjunction with the Office of the Dean provides its faculty, PhD students, and other research staff with resources and cutting edge tools and technology to help push the boundaries of business research.

Specifically, our goal is to seamlessly help faculty set up and execute their research programs. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Providing a state-of-the-art high-performance grid computing environment

  • Acquisition of data sets and access to various databases

  • Access to funding and external grants to support research activities

  • Highly skilled staff of part-time research assistants and full-time research coordinators/associates

All these activities help to facilitate and streamline faculty research, and that of the doctoral students working with them.

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Is Australia on the Wrong Track?

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended many of his government’s reforms by invoking the American model of cutbacks on spending.

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Taking Flight

Serial entrepreneur Drew Patterson ’06, who served on the founding teams of Kayak, Jetsetter, and Checkmate, and now runs hotel search site Room 77, offers advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.

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What Makes an Idea Creative?

If you want your idea to be innovative, you need to hit the right mix of novelty and familiarity, a new study shows.

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To Reap Innovation’s Rewards, Team Up

Why does new technology spread so slowly in many industries?

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Alumni Support Helps Business School Reach New Heights

Alumni and School supporters came together to set a new fundraising record for the Columbia Business Fund and EMBA Fund in fiscal year 2014.

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Savvy Risks, Sustainable Rewards

How—and why—to take smart chances on renewable energy.

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Wounded Warrior Project: Leading from the Front

As the WWP entered its second decade, what governance policies and practices would ensure its continued success?

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Wei Jiang Named Director of Chazen Institute

Wei Jiang, the Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise in the Finance and Economics Division, has been appointed Director of the School’s Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business.

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Sharp Electronics in 2013

In 2013 Sharp Electronics shareholders expressed their outrage in the face of the company’s unmet technological challenges, plunging share price, and governance missteps. To turn Sharp around, President Kozo Takahashi would be forced to undo decisions that his predecessors had made and break with past traditions concerning Sharp’s corporate governance. Would Takahashi be successful in steering Sharp away from insolvency and towards a more competitive position in the worldwide consumer electronics industry?

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