October 12, 2011
Prof. McGrath writes about RIM’s failure to realize the need for a next generation competitive advantage.
October 11, 2011
The article features a paper by Prof. Beim that explains how inflation may be a future tool for the eurozone and finds the real costs of a Greek default to the ECB.
Correct: Update: ECB At Risk If Greece Defaults — Study
October 07, 2011
The article features a study co–authored by Prof. Morris that suggests charismatic leaders possess a managerial mystique.
September 26, 2011
The article discusses a study by Prof. Morris that examines the role of gender in workplace negotiations.
Women not as good as men at asking for money for themselves
September 19, 2011
Prof. Brett Gordon weighs in on Netflix’s decision to separate its DVD and streaming services. The below link will connect you to BloombergBusinessWeek’s pick–up of the original AP article.
Netflix says it’s sorry, then creates new uproar
September 14, 2011
The article highlights the popularity of Prof. Hitendra Wadhwa’s Personal Leadership & Success course at Columbia Business School.
The Church of B–school
August 19, 2011
Study by Prof. Sheena Iyengar finds that for high-end items, price can serve as a signal for quality, pertinent in a consumer’s decision–making process.
Why You Conspicuously Avoid the Cheaper Wine
August 17, 2011
Prof. Awi Federgruen explains that business consolidation is partly due to the nature of certain products.
July 29, 2011
In the Los Angeles Times, Prof. Laurie Hodrick explains why Apple and other U.S. companies amass cash, noting that “as the risk of a government default growsâ?¦the incentives for firms to finance with internally generated cash grows as well.”
Apple has more cash than the U.S. Treasury
July 22, 2011
Chicago Tribune discusses a study by Profs. Ran Kivetz and Oded Netzer that provides evidence on how consumers complicate choice when confronted with big decisions. Prof. Netzer explains that way of thinking can hurt consumers as “due diligence can be costly, especially if it’s a fake due diligence.”
Why we blunder when we buy
July 19, 2011
U.S. News & World Report discusses a study by Prof. Daniel Bartels that reveals why consumers opt for present consumption over long–term financial investments, noting the degree to which people feel connected to their future selves. Research by Prof. Ran Kivetz on the relationship between guilt and the consumption of luxury products is also featured.
The Secret to Saving for a Rainy Day
July 15, 2011
Forbes.com features a Columbia Business School press release that announces a study by Prof. Michael Morris that depicts how charisma can emerge from the psychology of followers. The release explores a well–known example of this phenomenon, Steve Jobs.