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January 9, 2015
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How Do You Get More Women into Technology?

Top executives discuss workplace diversity, leadership, and Silicon Valley.

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A t-shirt says "I love my job"
September 17, 2014
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Harikesh Nair: Human Resources’ Big Data Moment

A marketing professor explains how workplace analytics can transform how companies hire, evaluate, motivate, and retain employees.

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Steve Schwarzman
December 19, 2014
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Steve Schwarzman: “You Can't Give Praise Unless It's Deserved”

Blackstone Group CEO shares eight lessons about entrepreneurship, hiring, and management.
Insights into the way companies operate on a global scale throughout the world.

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A man working at his computer.
November 7, 2014
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Lindred Greer: Why Virtual Teams Have More Conflict

A professor of organizational behavior explains why disagreements among virtual teams can escalate more quickly than in face-to-face encounters.

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Charles O'Reilly
December 5, 2014
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Charles O'Reilly: How to Be a Chief Culture Officer

Advice for managers on creating a culture of adaptability.

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Research: Why Some Workers Fear Virtual Teams

Remote collaboration can increase efficiency, but some fear that freely pooling their knowledge may make them obsolete.
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Too Much Management Can Block Innovation

Even some well-established practices may be counterproductive
June 15, 2003
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Stereotypes Do Reinforce the Status Quo

Research establishes cause and effect between exposure to certain stereotypes and subsequent agreement with statements that support current social norms.
June 1, 2003
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Research: When is it Smart to Outsource?

A series of new papers suggests that outsourcing manufacturing may stifle innovation, and that a different model might be better.
August 1, 2002
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The Rise of the Mighty Microbrew

Researchers explain how industries dominated by large firms actually create an environment where smaller specialists can thrive.
August 1, 2002
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Why Do Some Companies Thrive While Others Fail?

Researchers in the growing field of organizational ecology say it's vital to look at the entire life cycle of the business, including the failures.
February 1, 2002
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Robert Joss: Beware the Shortcut to the Top

In a seminar, the Stanford GSB dean explains that many organizations don't properly think through when to put certain employees in top jobs.
October 15, 2001
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Robert Sutton: How to Promote, Manage, and Sustain Innovation

In his new book, a scholar offers "weird" ideas for managers to boost creativity and performance, each backed by research and real-world success.
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Game Theory: A New Tool for Economists

In the last 25 years, many if not most significant innovations in economics have been driven by this methodological innovation.
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The Knowing-Doing Gap

Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert Sutton explore how companies can turn talk into action, and why promoting internal competition may not help.