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September 17, 2014

Harikesh Nair: Human Resources’ Big Data Moment

A marketing professor explains how workplace analytics can transform how companies hire, evaluate, motivate, and retain employees.
Insights and ideas on operations, information, and technology, including the management of systems, processes, and networks.


Carlos Brito, right, in 2012
July 24, 2014

Carlos Brito: “You Have to Treat People in Different Ways”

Anheuser-Busch CEO says a people-friendly company is a successful company.


Lindred Greer (Photo by Amy Harrity)
May 7, 2014

Lindred Greer: How Conflict Goes Viral

A scholar of organizational behavior explains how managers can contain the spread of disagreement in their team.


David Bradford (Photo by Amy Harrity)
October 8, 2013

David L. Bradford: How Do You Manage Up in the Workplace?

The co-author of Influencing Up describes how to build a more productive relationship with the boss.
Executive Education

At Stanford, we're continually driven toward innovation. Our Executive Education programs — each one taught by our world-renowned Stanford GSB faculty — apply a research-based approach unique to Stanford education. Guided by this philosophy, you'll join peers from around the globe and across industries to evaluate the practical issues facing modern business and challenges faced by today's leaders.


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October 6, 2014

Nicholas Bloom: Decentralized Firms are More Recession-Proof

Research shows that flexibility wins in bad economic times.

Latest Stories in Management

November 1, 2009

The Right Decisions Aren't Always Easy, Says Avon's Jung

Andrea Jung stuck with a company she loved. Today, she's turning heads, as Avon's CEO. The firm is a success story in a brutal economic climate.
July 1, 2009

Services Market Is Key to Open Source Software

Researchers explore the key factors in the decision to create open source software.
June 1, 2009

Why Seeking Common Ground Can Backfire

Research shows that conversations between people seeking common ground can influence which ideas and people gain cultural prominence.
May 11, 2009

Management Values that Count

Stanford Graduate School of Business Dean Robert L. Joss recalls powerful lessons from his grandfather, a dairy farmer.
May 1, 2009

Jeff Epstein: Being Part of the Changing Business Landscape

The Oracle CFO explains his long career path—through booms and busts and times of struggle—to working in tech.
May 1, 2009

Leadership Is Responsibility, Not Power

Stanford GSB Dean Robert L. Joss delivers the year's last View From The Top lecture. He plans to continue teaching after leaving the dean's office.
May 1, 2009

Top Bottling Exec: "There's Still a Lot of Room for Local Breweries"

Jose Antonio Fernandez, head of the largest bottler in Latin America, explains the "Most Interesting Man" ads and other competitive strategies.
April 1, 2009

Jeffrey Pfeffer: Time to Detox the Work Environment

A professor of organizational behavior says companies spend too much time on polar bears and not enough on people.
March 1, 2009

Eric Schmidt: "Change Happens when Things are Hard"

The Google chairman and CEO explains why, even though the job market is ugly, 2009 is an excellent year to be a new graduate.
February 1, 2009

Brenda Barnes: We Must Support Women Returning to the Work Force

The CEO of Sara Lee Corp. explains why her company recruits mid-career talent that has been out of the workforce for a couple of years.