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Archive for 2009
December 02, 2009

How to Navigate the Leadership Pipeline

Will there be a leadership shortage in the near future? Professor Rita McGrath shares her insight on management and career strategy.

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November 30, 2009

Coke Brand Looks to Global Future

Anticipate the future structure of your industry, Coca-Cola's CEO Muhtar Kent advised students in a recent lecture at the School.

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November 25, 2009

First CSR Case Competition Considers Norway's Pension Fund

The First Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Case Competition, sponsored by IBM, looked at the Norwegian Government Pension Fund and its divestiture of Wal-Mart.

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November 24, 2009

Competition and Context

Are men or women more competitive? New research sheds light on an old debate.

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November 20, 2009

New Healthcare Paradigm: Technology, Value and Emergence

At the 6th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are focused on innovation, value-rich offerings and the emergence of new global markets and technologies.

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November 18, 2009

Opportunities in Alternative Energy

A group of Columbia Business School students attended the annual Net Impact Conference last weekend, where one topic of discussion was the future of energy. What business models have the greatest growth potential?

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November 17, 2009

Buffett's Most Important Investment?

At the community forum on November 12 with Warren Buffett '51 and Bill Gates, I began to realize that the event was less about teaching future business leaders about business and more about teaching them folksy home-grown values.

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November 16, 2009

Success the Buffett-Gates Way: Combining Passion, Mentors and Luck

While there is no secret recipe for success, a few of the necessary ingredients became evident on November 12 during the community forum with Warren Buffett, MS '51, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

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November 12, 2009

Buffett and Gates: Energy and Optimism

Warren Buffett, MS '51, and Bill Gates spent an hour answering students' questions in a community forum on November 12. A major theme of the conversation was optimism about U.S. economic prosperity in the long-term.

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