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Archive for January 2008
January 31, 2008

The Myth Behind Emergency Room Delays

Professor Linda Green clarifies a common misconception about emergency room delays.

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January 30, 2008

Reimagining Nigeria

From the moment we exited the airport, we knew we’d have to throw all preconceived notions about Lagos out the window.

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January 29, 2008

Case Study or Decision Brief?

What is the best way to teach students to handle tough, real-world decisions?

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January 28, 2008

Who’s Afraid of Sovereign Funds?

The most recent subject to provoke shivers of anxiety is the rise of sovereign wealth funds, notably the investment by a number of them during the past two months of nearly $20 billion in some leading U.S. financial institutions.

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January 25, 2008

On the Road: Singapore and Manila

One possible explanation for Asian stock market declines a few days ago is that market participants are realizing that Asia is not “decoupled” from economic performance in the United States and the rest of the industrial world.

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January 24, 2008

Report From Sundance

This year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, was so well attended that this normally quaint ski town was bursting at the seams: on Saturday night, at the height of the opening weekend’s hottest parties and screenings, the power went out on Main Street for about an hour.

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January 22, 2008

On the Road: The Dean in Asia

My road trip through Hong Kong, Singapore, and Manila is revealing continued opportunities for Columbia Business School in Asia.

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January 22, 2008

Frank Lichtenberg: When to Use the Word Recession

Professor Frank Lichtenberg was quoted in an Associated Press article on whether or not the recent economic downturn warrants using the word recession.

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January 17, 2008

Kill Your Sacred Cow

Pulling off bold strategies that change markets requires leadership through every step of strategy development, planning and implementation.

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