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August 19, 2015
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Andrew Meade: “A Firm With Great Teamwork Will Eventually Outrun Its Competition”

The founder of a U.S. construction company spent a year coaching West African business leaders. Here’s what he taught them.
July 23, 2015
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Victor Koo: Venture Capital Firms are Proliferating in China

Youku Tudou CEO on micro movies and other ways Chinese directors are leveraging the internet.
July 10, 2015
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Darrell Duffie: China’s Risky Effort to Prop Up Stocks

The country could be creating false confidence that hurts the market later.
July 9, 2015
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Margaret Neale: Analyzing Greece’s High-Stakes Negotiation Tactics

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras used a common strategy, but scholars are skeptical about whether it will pay off.
July 7, 2015
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Lessons from a North Korean Defector

Hyeonseo Lee escaped a despotic regime in a harrowing trek filled with near disaster. Here’s what she learned.
July 1, 2015
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Solving Solar’s Logistical Headaches

Installing a solar project is easy. Designing it takes months. Aurora Solar wants to offer a possible solution.
June 22, 2015
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Shaping Tomorrow’s Breakthrough Materials

Citrine Informatics brings big data to materials discovery.
June 18, 2015
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Ken Shotts: How to Understand (and Avoid) Political Risk

Political risk is inevitable, but there are ways to mitigate it.
June 16, 2015
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Taking on the Challenges of Health Care in Africa

As the types of illnesses change throughout the continent, half the population still lacks adequate health services.
June 10, 2015
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Sangick Jeon: How Do You Manage Diversity?

In Kenya, a Stanford researcher shows that ethnic diversity can spur productivity.