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May 19, 2016
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The Peril of Power Without Status

Jobs that grant control over resources but lack respect can ignite conflict.

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People in the audience look on as U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an onstage interview | Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
April 4, 2016
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A Big Data Approach to Public Speaking

Key takeaways from analyzing 100,000 presentations.

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March 3, 2016
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Renee James: When You Should Turn Down the Money

The former Intel president talks dollars, risk, and the rewards of bidirectional mentorship.

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March 15, 2016
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Solving Silicon Valley’s Gender Problem

The authors of a survey on women in high tech answer the question: What now?

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Kathleen Eisenhardt
March 25, 2016
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Effective People Think Simply

Following a simple set of rules can bring clarity during chaos.
Insights into the way companies operate on a global scale throughout the world.

Latest Stories in Management

May 31, 2013
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Charles O’Reilly: Why Some Companies Seem to Last Forever

The survivors can both manage existing business lines and prepare for change.
May 31, 2013
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Myra Strober: How the Workplace Works — or Doesn't — for Families

We've made progress, says the economist, but the system and potential role models still sometimes fail us.
May 22, 2013
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New CEO and Board Research from Stanford and The Miles Group

In grading CEO performance, financials still dominate.
May 16, 2013
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Pablo Fuentes: Surviving the First Contact with Customers

The cofounder of a job-finding app talks about the pain entrepreneurs must experience if they are to discover their customers' pain points.
May 7, 2013
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Jessica Jackley: Stories of Poverty and Entrepreneurship

The cofounder of a microlending outfit says entrepreneurs need to “wake up each day and say, ‘Now what?’”
April 7, 2013
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A British Entrepreneur Builds a Music Business in Nigeria

Michael Ugwu explains the challenges, and opportunities, of building a company in Lagos.
February 22, 2013
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Save Your Teens, Save Your Marriage: Stanford’s Brief Interventions

Recent Stanford research reveals the benefits of brief interventions in both aggressive teens and antagonistic spouses.
February 19, 2013
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Simple Interventions Bridge the Achievement Gap Between Latino and White Students, Stanford Researcher Finds

A study shows how the effects of “stereotype threat” can be overcome by assignments that foster a more supportive environment.
January 15, 2013
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Are IPOs Good for Innovation?

A Stanford scholar says going public often slows innovation.
November 29, 2012
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Laura Ching: The Importance of Authenticity

A founder of custom stationery company Tiny Prints discusses corporate values and the enduring power of connecting beyond digital means.

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A woman uses the late afternoon sun to read while sitting on the High Line park in New York | Reuters/Lucas Jackson
December 15, 2015
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Nine Business Books to Read in 2016

Reading recommendations from alumni entrepreneurs.