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January 23, 2015
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How Berkshire Hathaway Can Survive Beyond Warren Buffett

A Stanford panel discusses life after Buffett.

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August 4, 2014
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Peter DeMarzo: Some Corporate Crises Require Big Executive Bonuses

Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.

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November 20, 2014
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Three Reasons Outgoing CEOs Shouldn’t Pick Their Replacements

Not every CEO can spot a winner. Here’s what a board should consider.

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January 23, 2015
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Should Your Board's Audit and Compensation Committees Overlap?

Researchers show the pros and cons to this arrangement.

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March 21, 2013
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Elizabeth Blankespoor: How Twitter Can Improve Your Market Liquidity

Elizabeth Blankespoor explains how smaller firms can use Twitter to deliver company news directly to investors, improve market liquidity and compete with bigger companies.

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February 17, 2015
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How to Write the Ideal Proxy

Stanford scholars explain what investors need in order to understand companies’ annual statements.
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March 27, 2015
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February 17, 2015
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Even the Experts are Dissatisfied with CEO Pay Disclosure

Investors say proxy statements are too long and too difficult to read.
February 17, 2015
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How to Write the Ideal Proxy

Stanford scholars explain what investors need in order to understand companies’ annual statements.
January 23, 2015
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How Berkshire Hathaway Can Survive Beyond Warren Buffett

A Stanford panel discusses life after Buffett.
January 23, 2015
Infographic

Should Your Board's Audit and Compensation Committees Overlap?

Researchers show the pros and cons to this arrangement.
December 11, 2014
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A Look Back at 2014

Explore 10 Stanford Business stories from 2014, including pieces on happiness and networking.
November 20, 2014
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Three Reasons Outgoing CEOs Shouldn’t Pick Their Replacements

Not every CEO can spot a winner. Here’s what a board should consider.
August 4, 2014
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Peter DeMarzo: Some Corporate Crises Require Big Executive Bonuses

Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
July 14, 2014
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Charles O’Reilly: Narcissists Get Paid More Than You Do

New research explores why some CEOs have such big salaries.
January 14, 2014
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Ed deHaan: How to Rebuild Trust After a Scandal

A new study shows how corporations with tarnished reputations can regain their financial value by undertaking broad-based goodwill efforts.