How cultural images from home can impair second-language skills.
New research shows that the relationship between income inequality and life satisfaction is not as simple as it seems.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
Professor Stephan Meier's research looks at the ways individuals behave with financial products. How can firms better help consumers make decisions?
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.
New research shows that stock-price jumps following hedge fund activism are the result of genuine productivity gains, not mere financial engineering.
The recent KPMG Peat Marwick/Stanley R. Klion Forum on Ethics focused on the growing role of corruption in international trade.
The mere act of writing about a past experience of power can lead us to appear more confident and powerful to others.
Skilled foreign workers who return home may find transferring knowledge to be surprisingly difficult — but there are remedies.
What can firms learn from Google’s Buzz launch? Professor Eric Johnson shares his insight on how to use defaults more strategically.
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?
In a new book, E. Tory Higgins shares the keys to understanding what motivates people — and how to unlock success and influence others.
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.
Does anonymity create a more honest selection process or increase the chances that corrupt elements can hide?
New research shows that subtle differences in implementation led to wide discrepancies in measured outcomes.
Research suggests that status influences performance and the ability to cope with stress.
The First Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Case Competition, sponsored by IBM, looked at the Norwegian Government Pension Fund and its divestiture of Wal-Mart.
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.
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.
What is the best way to experiment with your business model? Management professor Rita McGrath shares her insights.
Professor Ciamac Moallemi considers some of the unanswered questions regarding the May 6 stock market plunge.
New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.
At the BRITE conference, a panel of faculty members discussed research collaborations that bridge practice and theory.
Today's challenging context requires organizations to find real solutions to drive growth and make new ventures successful.
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Prof. Donna Hitscherich says that the strengthening economy, low interest rates, and high cash levels on balance sheets could indicate a strong year for mergers and acquisitions.
Prof. McGrath says that Blackberry, outcompeted by competitors Apple and Samsung in recent years, has an uphill battle reentering the smartphone industry it used to dominate.
The Career Management Center's Regina Resnick says that when it comes to work–life balance it’s not a matter of hard work but of “how one works.”
On March 7, leaders from a variety of industries took part in the second annual Future of Learning Forum held by Columbia Business School Executive Education.
Without an organization, a dream will end as a dream.
A Chat with the Organizational Management Guru, Professor Raymond Fisman, Columbia Business School.
Research by Prof. Katherine Phillips shows that office holiday parties often alienate minority coworkers by highlighting racial dissimilarities.
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?
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.
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