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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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Renee James | Stacy Geiken Photography
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

November 18, 2011
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Kent Thiry: Developing Successful Leaders Takes a Village

The CEO of DaVita says management can be taught, but leadership is a skill that requires learning about yourself and other human beings.
November 17, 2011
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Women Making Inroads in Pro Sports Management

Participants in the Women in Sports Symposium agreed that prospects are bright for young women aiming for influential posts.
November 14, 2011
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Bill George: Leaders Need a High Emotional IQ to Succeed

The professor and author discusses the pitfalls of "chasing numbers" and the path to a satisfying career.
October 10, 2011
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Player Hierarchy in the NBA Can Lead to Victory

Unlike major league baseball, salary disparity in the NBA can make a positive difference on the court, says Nir Halevy, coauthor of a new study.
September 1, 2011
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Eliminating Sales Quotas May Stimulate Profits

A professor of marketing says eliminating sales quotas boosts company profits.
June 15, 2011
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Power Diffuses in Global Corporations, New Book Suggests

Today's global corporations are evolving towards networks of related affiliates, says Bruce McKern, faculty director of the Sloan Master's Program.
June 1, 2011
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7 Myths of Executive Compensation

Corporate governance experts from Stanford GSB say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
June 1, 2011
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Researchers: What Is the Structure of a Successful Startup?

Research shows that more formal management structures help young companies succeed.
May 1, 2011
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Broad Experience Gives Iger the Disney Touch

Iger and Disney Have Survived Singing Cops and Moms on Mars.
May 1, 2011
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Japanese Alumni Test Their Post-Disaster Leadership Mettle

As Japan shifts from disaster relief to rebuilding, GSB alumni see opportunities for change and renewal.

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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.