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08 May, 2017, 09:07 ET Keeping Secrets is Harmful to Your Health, According to New Research From Columbia Business School

Most people have a secret, whether it is a relatively minor one like faking illness to get a day off work, or something bigger like having an...


12 Apr, 2017, 13:33 ET New Research from Columbia Business School Shows How Power and Pressure Impact Performance

People react to pressure-filled situations in different ways. For many, too much pressure can lead to abject failure. New research from Columbia...


30 Mar, 2017, 10:07 ET High Corporate Taxes Obstruct Economic Growth, says Research from Columbia Business School

As the United States experiences another year of lackluster financial growth, economists are looking at corporate tax rates as a cause. But is a...


28 Mar, 2017, 13:46 ET Columbia Business School Hosts 2017 Klion Forum Focusing On The Future Of Energy With Geoffrey Heal And Jim Rogers

On Tuesday, April 4, Columbia Business School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics will host an impassioned discussion...


15 Mar, 2017, 09:52 ET All in the Family: New Research Explains How Family Members Can Impact an Autism Diagnosis

Early detection is critical for improving treatment efficacy for those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and it's often those closest to a child...


21 Feb, 2017, 13:42 ET Columbia Business School Convenes Industry Brand Leaders for 10th Annual BRITE Conference

On March 6-7, 2017, Columbia Business School's Center on Global Brand Leadership will host BRITE '17 its annual conference that focuses on emerging...


09 Feb, 2017, 14:46 ET Nancy-Ann DeParle and Dr. Scott Gottlieb Join Executives from Johnson & Johnson, Merck and Novartis to Shape the Future of Healthcare at Columbia Business School

On February 24, 2017, Columbia Business School's Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program will host the 13th Annual Healthcare Conference....


02 Feb, 2017, 15:30 ET Challenges Facing the New Administration - Commentary Available from Columbia Business School Professors

From governance and ethics to leadership style and potential conflict of interests, Columbia Business School professors are available to discuss...


18 Jan, 2017, 12:34 ET Research from Columbia Business School Says Harsh Feedback from a Manager May Inspire Creative Thinking

Businesses are constantly looking to find ways to motivate their employees. If you've tried a variety of incentives but still haven't found the...


11 Jan, 2017, 15:21 ET New Programs from Columbia Business School Executive Education Show How Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Data Can Be Used to Drive Business Success

If you have been wondering how to be more entrepreneurial at work, how to win that leadership role you've coveted, or even how to synthesize the...


13 Dec, 2016, 10:04 ET Five Steps To Become More Confident And Assertive

Multiple times every day, people in homes and offices across the country are faced with a daunting decision: do I speak up and risk being penalized...


19 Oct, 2016, 11:06 ET New Research from Columbia Business School Explains Why There Are So Few Whistle-blowers

New research from Columbia Business School helps explain the low number of corporate whistle-blowers: company stock options are often given to...


11 Oct, 2016, 10:07 ET New Research from Columbia Business School Shows Consumer Desire for Control Impacts Their Appetite Toward New Product Adoption

Marketers take note: new research from Columbia Business School shows that when new products are introduced into the marketplace, they should be...


29 Sep, 2016, 12:51 ET New Research Helps Doctors Deliver Bad News to Patients

 When doctors are forced to deliver negative and life-altering information to patients, they should deliver the news in a way that patients do...


23 Sep, 2016, 10:36 ET Annual Social Enterprise Conference At Columbia Business School Highlights Urbanization And Social Innovation

On September 30, 2016, the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School will host the annual Social Enterprise Conference. This...


29 Aug, 2016, 12:54 ET Research from Columbia Business School Reveals How to Shorten Emergency Room Wait Time

 According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, demand for emergency health care services is rapidly increasing, causing...


11 May, 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...


11 May, 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...


26 Mar, 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...


26 Mar, 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...


25 Mar, 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...


25 Mar, 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...


24 Mar, 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...


23 Mar, 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...


08 Mar, 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...