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Jan 18, 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...


Jan 11, 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...


Dec 13, 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...


Oct 19, 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...


Oct 11, 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...


Sep 29, 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...


Sep 23, 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...


Aug 29, 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...


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...


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...