September 20, 2013
Prof. Katherine Phillips explains that CEOs and powerful companies often avoid admitting their mistakes in order to “save face” with clients.
August 12, 2013
Prof. Hitscherich comments on the delicate process of negotiating a buyout for companies such as BlackBerry and Dell.
August 05, 2013
Prof. Cohen argues that J.C. Penney has failed to realize that while marketing is an important position, it’s subordinate to merchandising.
J.C. Penney Stock Falls as New Marketing Chief Fails to Quiet Skeptics
July 26, 2013
Prof. Sicherman argues that the New York City restaurant industry and its patrons should abandon the social norm of tipping.
Don’t Forget to Stiff Your Waiter
June 14, 2013
Regina Resnick talks about the rise of MBA recruiting at Amazon.
With B–School Tech Jobs Growing, MBAs Flock to Amazon
June 07, 2013
TopMBA features Columbia Entrepreneurs Lab, the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center’s new collaborative workspace designed to support entrepreneurial ventures across the Columbia University community.
May 23, 2013
Prof. Cohen comments on an emerging business practice of struggling companies — rehiring former CEOs.
Rehiring the CEO: A Familiar Playbook
April 12, 2013
Prof. McGrath comments on Starbucks’ decision to cut prices on its bags of coffee sold in grocery stores.
The Game Theory Behind Starbucks’ Big Coffee Price Cut
March 04, 2013
Prof. Fisman addresses why organizations and bosses tend to give gifts instead of cash as a form of employee recognition.
March 01, 2013
The article covers final student presentations from the Design and Marketing of Luxury Goods Master Class taught by Prof. Maisonrouge.
January 10, 2013
The article discusses research by Prof. Galinsky that finds racial and gender stereotypes may influence hiring decisions.
How Racial Stereotypes May Influence Hiring for Top Jobs
January 06, 2013
The article covers research by Prof. Ross on how a male CEO’s children affect the wages of his employees.
How a Male CEO’s Kids Affect His Workers’ Pay