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Dec 12, 2017, 11:07 ET New Tool Assesses the Creative Value of Any New Idea

In the worlds of business in general and marketing in particular, creative ideas are the most valuable currency. Ideally, they lead to great...


Nov 29, 2017, 12:40 ET Do Consumers Know Exactly How Much They Are Paying? New Research From Columbia Business School Shows The Impact Of Hidden Fees On The Shopping Experience

Airline baggage fees, fuel surcharges, hotel resort fees, online shipping options and cell phone service fees are just a few examples of discrete...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:48 ET New Research From Columbia Business School Sheds Light On Factors Affecting Luxury Versus Practical Purchases

With the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, many retail businesses are hopeful for an influx of consumers bearing shopping lists and...


Oct 24, 2017, 11:08 ET Gender-Based Double Standards Persist Even In A Performance Driven Industry, According To New Research From Columbia Business School

Many people argue that women are held to unfairly high standards and must outperform men with similar qualifications to receive equal evaluations....


Oct 18, 2017, 12:36 ET Innovation Isn't Enough: Employees Need the Right Incentives to Adopt New Technologies

Your company has devised an improved manufacturing technique and left it up to employees to put it into practice. But, if there is no obvious...


Oct 11, 2017, 12:58 ET How We Size Up Whether Someone Is a Good Judge of People Has a Lot to Do with Whether They Agree with Us

How do you know when someone is a good judge of people, and can you tell who is accurately able to read others' character, attitudes, and...


Oct 03, 2017, 12:38 ET Congestion can allow Blockchains to Finance their Infrastructure and is Vital to Bitcoin, According to New Research from Columbia Business School

With its value more than tripling in price in the second quarter of 2017, Bitcoin has emerged as the most prominent cryptocurrency on the market....


Sep 27, 2017, 14:30 ET Words Used On Loan Applications Can Predict Likelihood Of Default, According To New Research From Columbia Business School

Financial lending institutions use a variety of measures, such as personal demographics and financial and career history to make decisions on loan...


Sep 19, 2017, 13:45 ET Columbia Business School and Biz2Credit to Host Frontiers of Digital Finance Conference in New York on October 2-3

Columbia Business School and Biz2Credit will host the inaugural Frontiers of Digital Finance conference on Monday, October 2nd and Tuesday, October...


Sep 18, 2017, 14:01 ET Fake News More Likely to Thrive Online Due to Lowered Fact-Checking, According to Research from Columbia Business School

The power and proliferation of fake online news stems not only from its apparent ubiquity but also from a sense of the presence of others that...


Sep 13, 2017, 11:07 ET Researchers at INSEAD and Columbia Business School Explain How Musicians Can Craft their next Chart-topping Song

People like to say that mainstream music all tends to sound similar. While this is true to an extent, an analysis of more than 26,000 songs by...


Aug 22, 2017, 11:07 ET Bad Air Hurts Health And Productivity, According To New Research From Columbia Business School

Poor air quality can damage not only your health but also your productivity as measured by your willingness to sit down and trade in the stock...


Aug 15, 2017, 13:42 ET Trusting Your Gut in Uncertain Situations Proves to Be More Than Just a Feeling, According to New Research from Columbia Business School

While many people are prone to conduct research or evaluate all potential outcomes when making a decision, new research from Columbia Business...


Jul 19, 2017, 10:07 ET News Helps Drive the Stock Market, But Not in Ways You Might Think, Says New Research from Columbia Business School

A commonly held belief is that media coverage helps drive the stock market, and this belief is bolstered whenever prices leap or swoon in response...


Jul 06, 2017, 14:41 ET New Research Shows Lacking Power Experiences Can Make It Difficult To Act Powerfully

The simple act of thinking back to a time when you felt powerful is linked to better performances in job interviews, presentations and exams. A new...


Jun 28, 2017, 17:19 ET New Research Shows that Close Intercultural Relationships Can Enhance Individual Creativity and Innovation Potential

Building close connections with a person from another culture, whether through relationships based in romance or friendship, can help enhance...


May 08, 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...


Apr 12, 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...


Mar 30, 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...


Mar 28, 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...


Mar 15, 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...


Feb 21, 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...


Feb 09, 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....


Feb 02, 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...


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...