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Oct 29, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Why Hiring Creative Directors With Experience Abroad Can Lead Fashion Houses To New Creative Heights

 The role of creative director or head designer, or artistic director—the actual title varies —is one of the most coveted in the...

Oct 28, 2014, 12:30 ET
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One Extra Day In The Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates And Reduces Patient Deaths

With penalties rising in 2015 for hospitals with high Medicare readmission rates, Columbia Business School research offers important new evidence...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes In Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies Of Tomorrow

 Many businesses in places such as Latin America, and Asia are struggling right now to obtain bank financing due to lack of sufficient...

Sep 24, 2014, 11:00 ET
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New Research On The Impact Of Financial Deregulation Catches The Eye Of The Federal Reserve

 As the US slowly emerges from the Great Recession, policymakers are still debating what needs to be done to make the financial system more...

Sep 17, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Power Isn't Enough: Study Reveals The Missing Link For Effective Leadership

 With the National Football League in full damage-control mode, there are many questions about how the NFL's leader handled the Ray Rice case....

Aug 25, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Organic vs. Paid Advertising? Inside The Mind Of An Online Browser

The keyword term a consumer uses in their search engine query can predict the likelihood that they will click on an organic or paid advertisement....

Aug 18, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Borrowers Beware! When It Comes To Business Loans And Defaults, Not All State Laws Are Created Equal

Businesses seeking bank loans need to carefully consider the different state laws that may apply to their commercial debt contract, or risk greater...

Jul 31, 2014, 09:50 ET
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For Some CEOs, No Price Is Too High To Retain Control In A Proxy Battle

 Would you pay $120 for shares valued at $100? Irrational as this financial decision may seem, some CEOs of U.S. companies are doing just that....

Jul 15, 2014, 10:48 ET
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Smarter Ads For Smartphones: When They Do And Don't Work

 Brands spent $8.4 billion on mobile advertising in 2013, and that number is expected to quadruple to $36 billion by 2017, according to...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Are You Seen As A Jerk At Work? A New Study Reveals That Many People Are Oblivious To How They Come Across To Counterparts And Colleagues

Jill Abramson was recently ousted from her position as the executive editor of the New York Times for being, among other things, too "pushy." But...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:00 ET
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New Insights On The Factors That Intensified The 2008 Financial Crisis

 Widespread finger-pointing in the fallout from the 2008-2009 financial crisis is only exacerbated by the continuing legal battles between the...

May 28, 2014, 08:30 ET
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World's Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund Should Follow Canada's Model

A new in-depth review of the world's commonly accepted top sovereign wealth fund is being told to take a page out of the Canadian playbook. ...

May 27, 2014, 12:18 ET
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Policymakers Take Heed: Your Visiting Professional Isn't The Key To Spreading American Business Practices Overseas

As the United States Department of Homeland Security proposes new rules to attract and retain foreign skilled workers, a new Columbia Business...

May 21, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Financial Fraud Detection Now As Simple As 1, 2, 3

In an era of financial scandal headlines, has a reliable, cost-effective way to identify financial reporting fraud, as seen by the likes of Enron...

Apr 22, 2014, 16:20 ET
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Columbia Business School Startup Gurus To Offer 'Speed Mentoring' To Budding Entrepreneurs At NY TechDay 2014

 Have a brilliant idea, but unsure how to take it to the next level? Get answers to your most pressing business questions from leading startup...

Mar 31, 2014, 08:30 ET
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All-Star Pitchers Will Hate Instant Replay, According To New Research From Columbia Business School

 It is a historic year for Major League Baseball (MLB) as the organization introduces its expanded use of instant replay, allowing umpires to...

Mar 27, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Columbia Business School Community Gives Back To Local Community Through Inaugural Day Of Impact

 On Friday, April 4th, hundreds of the Columbia Business School community members will join together for the School's inaugural Day of Impact....

Mar 20, 2014, 11:00 ET
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New Research Proves Gender Bias Extraordinarily Prevalent In STEM Careers

With everyone from the federal government to corporate America working to encourage more women to pursue careers in science, technology,...

Feb 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Columbia Business School Appoints Henry Swieca to Board Of Overseers

 Columbia Business School today announced that Henry Swieca, a 1983 graduate, has been appointed to its Board of Overseers.  An advisory...

Feb 18, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Two Columbia Business School Professors Awarded 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships

Columbia Business School is pleased to announce that two distinguished economists, Ilyana Kuziemko and Emi Nakamura, have been selected as 2014...