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Engineer Buford Taylor sits on a couch as he works on his computer at Eventbrite headquarters in the South of Market area in San Francisco, California
July 28, 2015
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Yossi Feinberg: Lessons from the Real Silicon Valley

An economist says that beneath the region's veneer, there are business principles entrepreneurs can all learn from.

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Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson | Stacy Geiken Photography
July 14, 2015
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Jill Abramson: Learn Resilience and Don't Overcompensate

The former New York Times executive editor discusses the future of media and double standards.

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A visitor looks at a monumental sculpture by artist Robert Therrien in the Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast. Reuters/Cathal McNaughton
June 5, 2015
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Stereotyping Makes People More Likely to Act Badly

Even slight cues, like reading a negative stereotype about your race or gender, can have an impact.
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An illustration of a large fish swimming near a small fish
July 8, 2015
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In Technology, Small Fish (Almost Always) Eat Big Fish

Leslie’s Law shows how startups can own their markets.

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Illustration of a hand shake | Tricia Seibold
July 16, 2015
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Margaret Neale: Five Steps to Better Negotiating

Winning can mean more than dollar signs.

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March 1, 2008
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Encouraging Teamwork Can Boost Manufacturing Productivity

In a study of steel mills, rank-and-file workers in strategic teams were effective in tackling complex efficiency problems.
March 1, 2008
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Lee Scott: Criticism May Produce Innovation

The Wal-Mart president and CEO says with some issues, like sustainability, feedback can be used to get ahead of society's expectations.
February 1, 2008
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Carlos Brito: No Corporate Jets, No Executive Offices

The CEO of InBev, the world's second-largest brewer, explains how running a lean business leads to a high-performance culture — and greater profits.
February 1, 2008
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Pondering the Ethics of Global Business

The Stanford GSB Alumni Association's Lifelong Learning program and Stanford Law School sponsored the discussion led by Professor David Brady.
January 1, 2008
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Brian S. Lowery: How Framing Impacts Views on Affirmative Action

Concern about group position and well-being can tilt peoples' opinions against affirmative action policies, even if they want to help minorities.
January 1, 2008
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Unconscious Racial Stereotypes Can Be Reversible

Negative racial stereotypes affect even the most well-intentioned people, but research shows we can also be influenced for the better.
December 1, 2007
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Research: Corruption Causes Business Inefficiency

In countries where government corruption is higher, companies use significantly more employees to get the same job done.
December 1, 2007
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Steve Wozniak: First Your Create It, Then You Grow It

The Apple Computer cofounder explains how his passion for invention meshed with Steve Jobs' "vision of making companies."
November 1, 2007
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Carlos Ghosn: Global Alliances Critical for Any Company's Survival

The Nissan-Renault CEO says the more car manufacturers join forces, the more they can afford the technology expenses required for innovation.
October 1, 2007
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Infosys Leaders: We Aim to Benefit Stakeholders and Society

Narayana and Sudha Murthy explain that part of their business plan included large-scale job creation in India to help eradicate poverty.