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The Test of a Firm’s Values

Ethics and Leadership News | April 3, 2019

When a corporate scandals occurs, business leaders should be able look to their organizational values to see them through.  

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Columbia Business and Law Schools Launch The Reuben Mark Initiative for Organizational Character and Leadership

Ethics and Leadership News | February 5, 2019

The Reuben Mark Initiative leverages the intellectual capital of Columbia Business School and Columbia Law School to develop and design curricula and programming which teach crucial leadership lessons and the skills and strategies necessary to create an optimal organizational culture.  

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From #Metoo To #Howto: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Corporate America

Ethics and Leadership News | January 18, 2019

A panel of industry leaders discussed gender equality, diversity, and inclusiveness in today’s corporate workplace at Columbia Business School in conversation with Professor Katherine W. Phillips.

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Leading For The Long-Term: How Kenneth Frazier Fulfills Merck’s Outsized Mission

Ethics and Leadership News | January 17, 2019

Kenneth Frazier, CEO of Merck & Co., Inc., broke away from the earnings guidance from shareholders and continued the core commitment to research, substantially refocusing the organization on the launch and growth of products that benefit the public for the long term.

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Bernstein Center Awards Faculty and Doctoral Research Grants

Ethics and Leadership News | August 21, 2018

The Bernstein Center Sponsors Faculty and Doctoral Grants to Promote Research on Leadership and Ethics

Topics: Accounting, Business Economics and Public Policy, Corporate Finance, Labor, Leadership | Read Article

Katherine W. Phillips Appointed Director of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

Ethics and Leadership News | August 3, 2018

Katherine W. Phillips, the Reuben Mark Professor of Organizational Character, has been appointed Director of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

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The Bernstein Center and the Military in Business Association Forms Affiliation to Strengthen Programming Concerning Military-Civilian Divide

Ethics and Leadership News | May 16, 2018

 

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New Research Finds Deceptive Negotiation Is Driven by Misperceptions of Others’ Ethics

Ethics and Leadership News | May 16, 2018

Columbia Business School scholars present a new framework for exploring why people are drawn into deceiving others in negotiation.

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Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global, Headlines 2018 Klion Forum at Columbia Business School

Ethics and Leadership News | May 9, 2018

Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO of Thrive Global; Founder of The Huffington Post, discusses her thoughts on women board member quotas with Professor Gita Johar, Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business in Marketing at the 2018 KPMG Peat Marwick/ Stanley R. Klion Forum.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article

Columbia Business School: Mandated Corporate Good Behavior Hurts Bottom Line & Reduces Efforts to “Do Good”

Accounting Press Release | May 1, 2018

NEW YORK—When government forces the business sector to “do good,” it hurts the bottom line and actually reduces voluntary efforts to be good corporate neighbors. Those are the findings of research unveiled today by Columbia Business School, which examines the viability of mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a business practice, finding that enforced activity –efforts by governments to make CSR spending mandatory by law– is a value-decreasing proposition for shareholders, and a disincentive for corporate good behavior.

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