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May 12, 2016, 12:34 ET Deans from Top Business Schools Discuss the Future of Management Education at Columbia Business School's Centennial Symposium

 Deans from the country's top business schools gathered recently to share their perspectives, for the first time publicly, on the future of...


May 11, 2016, 14:28 ET Yes, There's Now Science Behind Naming Your Baby

 New parents are usually asked two questions: "is it a boy or a girl?" and "what name did you choose?" Your name is usually the first thing...


May 11, 2016, 09:24 ET New To Investing? Here's How To Get Started

 Professor Stephen Penman of Columbia Business School offers tips for the beginner investor.     - Understand your...


Mar 26, 2016, 13:00 ET Building The Right Global Team Requires Understanding Cultural Differences

Understanding how to build and sustain a collaborative work environment is an important piece of the management puzzle for international companies...


Mar 26, 2016, 09:30 ET New Startup Offers NYC Foodies Authentic Dishes Cooked and Delivered by Refugees

 When Manal Kahi moved to New York City to attend the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, she immediately set...


Mar 25, 2016, 13:32 ET Columbia Business School Announces Launch of First Student-Run Portfolio Fund

 Columbia Business School announced the launch of its first student-led value investing portfolio, the 5x5x5 Student Value Investment Fund. The...


Mar 25, 2016, 09:00 ET On Payday, Consumers Feel A License To Spend

 If the line at Starbucks seems extra long on certain days of the month, it could mean that people share more than a collective craving for...


Mar 24, 2016, 17:12 ET Mom-And-Pop Vs. The Big Box: New Research Suggests Both Can Win In Emerging Markets

 Over the past two decades, so-called "big box" stores have transformed the retail landscape in emerging markets, but not in the way many local...


Mar 23, 2016, 09:00 ET Deans from Top Business Schools Gather at Columbia to Explore the Future of Management Education

 As business changes, so must business education. This underlying sentiment will serve as the foundation for a landmark discussion between the...


Mar 08, 2016, 12:28 ET Can Too Much Talent Harm Your Team's Performance?

 Every organization wants to hire the best of the best, but research from Columbia Business School shows that teams with the most talent don't...


Feb 25, 2016, 12:55 ET Predicting The Future Of Technology And Branding At Columbia Business School

On March 7-8, 2016, Columbia Business School's Center on Global Brand Leadership will host BRITE '16 (http://www.briteconference.com ), an annual...


Feb 24, 2016, 12:00 ET Diversity in the Workplace Can Be a Reality, Says New Study

The current outcry for more diversity in the entertainment industry has fueled interest in how to increase diversity in the workplace.  Amidst...


Feb 18, 2016, 15:19 ET Leading Private Equity Experts Gather At Columbia Business School

 For more than 20 years, highly respected leaders in the private equity and venture capital community gather at Columbia Business School to...


Feb 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Trusting A Book By Its Cover

 Swipe left or swipe right? The new norm in dating comes down to a split-second decision based solely on a face and maybe one question: does...


Feb 09, 2016, 10:00 ET Unemployment Benefits Actually Help the Economy - And the More Generous the Better

 With current arguments debating the inherent value of unemployment insurance benefits and its effect on job-searchers, new research from...


Jan 27, 2016, 09:00 ET Why Risky Shadow Banking is Unlikely to Go Away

 From the Federal Reserve's inception over a century ago, there have been banking free-loaders that enjoy the benefits of the Central Bank...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:00 ET Expecting Bad News? New Research Shows That Investors Tend To Put Their Heads In The Sand

 Even with 24/7 access to financial data, investors avoid looking at their financial portfolios when markets are down, according to new...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:00 ET Expecting Bad News? New Research Shows That Investors Tend To Put Their Heads In The Sand

 Even with 24/7 access to financial data, investors avoid looking at their financial portfolios when markets are down, according to new...


Nov 19, 2015, 10:00 ET CEOs and CFOs Share How Corporate Culture Matters

 The corporate culture of firms is credited when they succeed and blamed when scandal hits. But what is corporate culture and what effect does...


Nov 02, 2015, 11:07 ET Study Shows That Consumers Are Willing To Share Personal Data If The Benefits - And Brand - Are Right

It is seemingly impossible today to go through a checkout line without being asked for some piece of personal information.  With more and more...


May 07, 2015, 10:31 ET Study by Columbia Business School and U.S. Trust Uncovers Financial and Emotional Challenges of Business Succession Planning

 There has been significant sale activity seen in the private company space over the last few years as baby boomers head into retirement, yet...