Tory Higgins explains how different systems of motivation -- promotion versus prevention -- influence the way people make decisions and the intensity with which they pursue their goals.
From the archive: Men’s honest overconfidence — not overt discrimination — may play an important role in male domination of the C-suite.
What are entrepreneurs are doing, and what role can VCs play, to bring more women into the world of start-ups and venture capital?
Leaders maximize their influence when they balance speaking out with listening up.
Over the last two years, while the crisis continued out there, we were given the opportunity to learn from it in real time from our brilliant professors and from each other.
From the archive: Tory Higgins explains what managers and other leaders stand to gain by looking past simple carrot-and-stick tactics for motivating others.
What can Japanese businesses learn from the unprecedented crisis engulfing Toyota? It's a question that was raised over spring break on the Chazen Study Tour to Japan.
Build professional relationships slowly and consistently over time for stability, robustness, and value.
Diverse firms are perceived as more ethical — and less deserving of punishment when they do commit transgressions.
To be effective leaders, managers must offer employees the right amount of choice and flexibility.
What can firms learn from the Girl Scouts? Management professor Willie Pietersen examines how the organization developed a new strategy.
Are people more likely to discriminate against minorities and women when considering immediate events or future events?
For aspiring entrepreneurs, previous employer size can forecast performance and commitment.
Making a precise first offer in a negotiation makes you seem better informed, which leads your counterparty to concede greater value to you.
Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.
Immediate gain or long-term planning? New research shows what part of your brain is responsible for making executive decisions.
Daniel Ames, who coordinates the School’s Decision Making and Negotiations Cross-Disciplinary Area, discusses the program's impact and highlights the contributions the Columbia Business School scholars are making in this critical field.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
When are colleagues likely to report each other for lying, and what happens when they do?
What could be a better basis for determining your firm’s degree of customer orientation than the behavior of your CEO?
Cultural norms of deference to authority figures can inhibit Indian employees from challenging the status quo and sharing innovative ideas with managers.
Blackstone founder Pete Peterson spoke with students as part of the Silfen Leadership Series.
Columbia Business School remembers friend and former dean John C. "Sandy" Burton.
At the BRITE conference, a panel of faculty members discussed research collaborations that bridge practice and theory.
Executives assuming general management responsibilities face unique challenges of leading cross-functional teams, defining strategic directions, and...
Challenging times require outstanding executives who can lead with vision, courage, and inspiration. To do so, executives need to step back and have...
In today's rapidly changing business environment, innovation and creativity are critical to help a company survive and thrive.
In today's economy, when organizations become leaner, high-potential executives must broaden their business knowledge and develop leadership...
In today's fast-paced environment, developing breakthrough strategies is critical. Companies need tools and frameworks to accurately evaluate their...
In difficult times, successful organizations develop their high-potential leaders in order to remain competitive and grow over the long term.
Strong leadership defines the success of an organization during challenging times. Executives need to develop new leadership and interpersonal skills...
As organizations stretch to meet the demands of today's economic climate, negotiations take on an ever more importance for reaching business goals....
Digital technologies are transforming how marketers reach, engage, and deliver value to their customers. In a digital age, organizations must...
Today's challenging context requires organizations to find real solutions to drive growth and make new ventures successful.
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The GBA Commendations were created to recognize students, faculty members, and staff members for outstanding contributions to the Columbia Business School community.
The article features Ronald O. Perelman’s $100 million pledge to Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus.
Daron Acemoglu of MIT and James A. Robinson of Harvard were recognized for their book, Why Nations Fail, while Columbia’s Paul Tetlock was honored for his research on finance.
Held on Monday, May 6, at the Waldorf Astoria, the event drew 173 gifts in total, including gifts from 53 new donors.
Profs. Fisman and Usher, co-directors of the Social Enterprise Program, discuss the importance of equipping student entrepreneurs with the framework and ideas that will help them in innovating for social change.
In a live interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Dean Hubbard announces Ronald O. Perelman’s gift of $100 million. In recognition of Perelman’s generosity, one of the School’s two new buildings will be named the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Business Innovation.
Along with Class of 1969 alumnus Henry R. Kravis’s $100 million contribution, the gift is the largest in the School’s history.
Landmark gift to support development of new Business School facilities on Columbia’s Manhattanville Campus
With the help of 526 class committee volunteers, this year’s event drew a record crowd: 2,400 alumni and guests for the three-day weekend, April 19–21.
Prof. Kuziemko argues that while Americans are increasingly worried about income inequality, there’s a hesitation when it comes to government action.
As part of the annual initiative, alumni spoke at CBS Matters, a recurring student forum, for the first time.
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