New research from Professor Ray Fisman and his colleagues shows that linking a product with a charity donation is an effective way to boost sales.
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?
More than 55 MBA students in the Social Enterprise Program participated in the Summer Fellowship Program. Read more about their experiences.
What are entrepreneurs are doing, and what role can VCs play, to bring more women into the world of start-ups and venture capital?
Established businesses can reinvigorate their products and services, says Rita McGrath, if they are willing to cast aside assumptions that impede the development of new business models.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
For aspiring entrepreneurs, previous employer size can forecast performance and commitment.
Take a risk early in your career or go to an organization where you can learn the ropes? On our annual trip to Silicon Valley, MBA students gained insights on both schools of thought.
Dean Glenn Hubbard talks about why progressive tax rates tend to deter new entrepreneurs and how far governments should go to create a favorable environment for entrepreneurship.
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.
Professor Geoff Heal says there are two actions that can mitigate the effect of greenhouse gases on the planet.
Entrepreneurs who launch new ventures away from industry hubs find that knowledge is portable.
What is the best way to experiment with your business model? Management professor Rita McGrath shares her insights.
"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.
In his new book, Bill Duggan reveals how to cultivate strategic intuition to drive innovation, solve problems and capitalize on unforeseen opportunities.
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.
Innovative, upstart ventures have a crucial role to play in economic recovery, says Michael A. M. Keehner, who suggests it may be time to give entrepreneurs a stimulus package of their own.
New financial tools and technologies are poised to change the way microfinance is practiced, says Suresh Sundaresan.
Should we really be encouraging students to start businesses early in their careers?
Bill Duggan explains how innovations are made, from idea to implementation.
Despite all the fuss about offshoring to Bangalore, Amar Bhide claims it can't transform India's economy. Here, he explains the reforms needed to spur business growth and put India on the fast track.
Dozens of students took part in the annual A. Lorne Weil Outrageous Business Plan Competition. What was the winning idea?
In a new book, Rita Gunther McGrath discusses how taking calculated risks, while learning along the way, can pave the road to success.
In a new book, Rita McGrath explains how companies can thrive in what she calls the 'transient advantage economy'.
In today's rapidly changing business environment, innovation and creativity are critical to help a company survive and thrive.
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