Winning Now, Winning Later with David Cote

Ethics and Leadership News | June 16, 2020

Former CEO of Honeywell International, David Cote, discusses his new book Winning Now, Winning Later and opens up about becoming the leader of a company that was on the verge of failure.

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Pharmaceutical Titan, Dr. Roy Vagelos, Discusses Leading Through Crisis in the COVID Era

Ethics and Leadership News | May 28, 2020

Dr. Roy Vagelos ’54PS shares his perspective on the current pandemic as well as leadership insights from his long-storied tenure as CEO of Merck & Co.

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Evolving Ethics and the Covid Pandemic

Ethics and Leadership News | May 18, 2020

Angela Rossetti ’80, a guest lecturer at Columbia’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, brings to light businesses’ evolving ethical compass by comparing the dishonorable business decisions of the 1918 flu pandemic with the collaborative, moral commitments made by today’s business leaders in the time of Coronavirus.

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The Balancing Act of Leading Through a Crisis

Ethics and Leadership News | May 15, 2020

Top executives discuss leading through the COVID-19 crisis while striking the proper balance between personal and professional.

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Networking in the Lockdown Era

Ethics and Leadership News | April 29, 2020

Bernstein Faculty Leader and David W. Zalaznick Associate Professor of Business, Dan Wang, explores the power behind creating, maintaining and leveraging meaningful relationships in today’s altered social climate.


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Colgate Leaders Discuss the Importance of a Strong CEO-General Counsel Relationship for Organizational Culture

Ethics and Leadership News | April 27, 2020

“I have always thought that the relationship between the CEO and the General Counsel is the most important partnership that exists,” said Reuben Mark, former CEO of Colgate-Palmolive for nearly two and a half decades. 

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Leadership and Ethics Week 2020 Video Vault

Ethics and Leadership News | April 16, 2020

The Bernstein Center looks back at this year's Leadership and Ethics Week. 

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Three Lessons Learned While Leading Through Crises

Ethics and Leadership News | April 10, 2020

James Keyes '80, Chairman of Wild Oats Marketplace and member of the Board of Overseers at Columbia Business School, cycles through his greatest professional wins and learnings to provide three key pieces of advice for leading through a crises.

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Scaling the Revolution: Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario Charts Path for Sustainable Business

Ethics and Leadership News | April 4, 2020

President and Chief Executive Officer of outdoor apparel company Patagonia discusses leading a company at the forefront of strong social change and environmental activism.

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As the Leader, "You Have to Communicate to Everyone That We’re in This Together"

Ethics and Leadership News | March 31, 2020

Reuben Mark, former Chairman and CEO of Colgate-Palmolive, shares a specific set of leadership lessons around steering a company through uncertainty and change and explains how an established culture makes it easier to navigate any crisis situation.

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