In a new book, E. Tory Higgins shares the keys to understanding what motivates people — and how to unlock success and influence others.
How cultural images from home can impair second-language skills.
Was Exxon's decision to pull out of Venezuela a smart one? Can Facebook challenge Orkut in Brazil? The new issue of Chazen Web Journal takes a look.
Research suggests that status influences performance and the ability to cope with stress.
Does anonymity create a more honest selection process or increase the chances that corrupt elements can hide?
Professor Ciamac Moallemi considers some of the unanswered questions regarding the May 6 stock market plunge.
New research shows that stock-price jumps following hedge fund activism are the result of genuine productivity gains, not mere financial engineering.
What can firms learn from Google’s Buzz launch? Professor Eric Johnson shares his insight on how to use defaults more strategically.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.
The recent KPMG Peat Marwick/Stanley R. Klion Forum on Ethics focused on the growing role of corruption in international trade.
The First Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Case Competition, sponsored by IBM, looked at the Norwegian Government Pension Fund and its divestiture of Wal-Mart.
New research shows that the relationship between income inequality and life satisfaction is not as simple as it seems.
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.
What is the best way to experiment with your business model? Management professor Rita McGrath shares her insights.
In a new book, Damon Phillips dives deep into the history of jazz to share often surprising lessons about how new markets rise and fall.
At the BRITE conference, a panel of faculty members discussed research collaborations that bridge practice and theory.
New research shows that subtle differences in implementation led to wide discrepancies in measured outcomes.
When are colleagues likely to report each other for lying, and what happens when they do?
Skilled foreign workers who return home may find transferring knowledge to be surprisingly difficult — but there are remedies.
What could be a better basis for determining your firm’s degree of customer orientation than the behavior of your CEO?
The mere act of writing about a past experience of power can lead us to appear more confident and powerful to others.
Professor Stephan Meier's research looks at the ways individuals behave with financial products. How can firms better help consumers make decisions?
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.
Today's challenging context requires organizations to find real solutions to drive growth and make new ventures successful.
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A biennial report from Columbia Business School and the Women’s Executive Circle of New York shows that the number of women leading New York’s top companies has flatlined in recent years.
Principles before profit that sums up Citigroup’s emphasis following the financial crisis, said Co-President James Forese during a talk with students on September 24.
Research from Columbia Business School warns that management’s attempt to build closer bonds among colleagues through office gatherings fails to help among racially dissimilar employees
Columbia University and Business School alumni, faculty members, students, and staff came together on Friday, November 8, to answer a “big, big question,” per the symposium title: Can my company, university, or organization change?
H. Fisk Johnson, chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, and Paolo Rocca, chairman and CEO of Tenaris S.A., are the winners of the fourth annual Deming Cup awards, given by the School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness.
Columbia Business School’s new branding campaign focuses on its location in a major business hub, its practical curriculum, and the strength of its global network.
Annual award recognizes Paolo Rocca and H. Fisk Johnson for their achievements in operational excellence
Prof. Damon Phillips says that the brand Chipotle has built around organic, locally–sourced ingredients may become a point of tension as the company starts to grow.
“Reinventing Innovation,” Prof. Abrahamson’s Executive Education program, draws on collaborative workshops, project–based learning, and jazz improvisation to teach innovative thinking.
The article features Matthew Hill ’09, who says MBA skills like communication, strategic thinking, and negotiation are well suited to business development positions in major league sports.
Prof. Katherine Phillips explains that CEOs and powerful companies often avoid admitting their mistakes in order to “save face” with clients.
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