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Archive for 2009
November 11, 2009

Buffett, Gates Join Students in Conversation

On November 12, Columbia Business School students will join Warren Buffett, MS '51, and Bill Gates in a special community forum, which will be filmed by CNBC for global broadcast.

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November 09, 2009

Pssst, Have You Tried This?

What do brand managers need to know about viral marketing? New research from Professor Olivier Toubia featured in the current issue of Columbia Ideas at Work demonstrates the power of viral programs.

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November 06, 2009

Live on the Web: 'Ideas Worth Spreading'

Professor William Duggan, author of "Strategic Intuition", and Naif Al-Mutawa '03 are speakers at the inaugural TEDxEast event today. Watch live streaming video from the event.

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November 04, 2009

What If They Held a Bailout and Nobody Came?

Monday, November 9, is the deadline for banks to apply for the Treasury's Capital Assistance Program. Chances are, none will sign up.

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November 02, 2009

Ayn Rand: Prophet or Scapegoat?

Professor Ray Horton will host a book talk next week with Jennifer Burns, author of a new Ayn Rand biography and professor of history at the University of Virginia.

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October 30, 2009

Teaching for a Small Business Sector

In a Community Forum on October 29, Dean Glenn Hubbard, professors Bill Duggan and Gita Johar, and Eric Tienou '03 of Burkina Faso discussed economic development in Africa. Learn more about the School's partnership with the University of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania.

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October 28, 2009

When Should a Founder Find a CEO?

"You need to know when to get out of the way," Craig Newmark told students about his decision to select a CEO for Craigslist. So how does a founder know when? Entrepreneurship professor Brendan Burns shares his insight.

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October 26, 2009

High and Mighty: Behind the Vision of the City's Newest Park

High Line visionaries, architects, developers and city planners gathered for a panel discussion on October 13 about the 75-year-old elevated railroad that reinvigorated West Chelsea.

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October 23, 2009

Revisiting Board Strategy

A big shift in the world of strategy today is not necessarily reflected in board-level conversations. What do board members need to be asking?

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