Is Stakeholder Capitalism Really Back?

Is Stakeholder Capitalism Really Back?

For four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the United States has been that corporations should maximize shareholder value — meaning profits and share prices — here and now, come what may, regardless of the consequences to workers, customers, suppliers, and communities. So the statement endorsing stakeholder capitalism, signed earlier this month by virtually all the members of … Continued

Education for Children Version 2.0: Coding as a Staple

Education for Children Version 2.0: Coding as a Staple

Reading, art, math, science — these are the familiar pillars of a child’s early education. But there is a new subject that parents and educators are starting to consider just as important — coding. To address that new demand, Charu Chaturvedi ’01 and Paul May ’01 — who met at the Business School in 1999 … Continued

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The Role of HR in Crisis Management

In this short video, Paul Ingram, the Kravis Professor of Business, explains that human resource departments are an essential part of the “invisible structure” of organizations as they help refine employee skills and prepare them for unexpected challenges.   Paul Ingram is the Kravis Professor of Business at the Columbia Business School, and Faculty Director … Continued

Why the Most Successful Executives Are Also Great Learners

Why the Most Successful Executives Are Also Great Learners

In this short video, Paul Ingram, the Kravis Professor of Business, says that leaders must make adjustments as the world changes, and lifelong learners are best poised to make a difference. Why Continuous Learning Is the Key to Effective Leadership   Paul Ingram is the Kravis Professor of Business at the Columbia Business School, and … Continued

How Can I Make My LinkedIn Use Next-Level?

How Can I Make My LinkedIn Use Next-Level?

LinkedIn is the go-to platform for recruiters and potential employers, but even experienced users may be overlooking valuable ways to harness LinkedIn’s potential. In January 2007, LinkedIn was less than four years old and far from the ubiquitous presence it is now; today, when used effectively and strategically, LinkedIn can help you land the job … Continued

From Childhood Favorite to Buzzing New Venture

From Childhood Favorite to Buzzing New Venture

A craving for a childhood favorite gave birth to a startup taking the refrigerator aisle by storm. Siggi Hilmarsson ’04 first visited New York City for his Columbia Business School interview in 2002. He instantly fell in love with the city, but as a student he would later find that he missed the products of … Continued

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