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A ward at St Thomas' Hospital in central London | Reuters/Stefan Wermuth
June 9, 2015
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Stephan Seiler: Can Hospital Competition Save Lives?

Why market forces in healthcare are good for patient care.

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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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Two individuals talking | Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon
June 11, 2015
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Carole Robin: How to Create a Feedback-Rich Environment

Giving and receiving constructive criticism takes practice.
Insights into the way companies operate on a global scale throughout the world.

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 Officials at a vote-counting center in Nairobi, Kenya | Reuters/Karel Prinsloo
June 10, 2015
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Sangick Jeon: How Do You Manage Diversity?

In Kenya, a Stanford researcher shows that ethnic diversity can spur productivity.

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An electronic ticker is seen inside a Bank of America branch in New York | Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
May 19, 2015
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Anat Admati: Are Banks Safe Now?

A scholar and a former regulator both warn that safeguards are lacking to prevent another financial crisis.

Latest Stories in Management

February 1, 2007
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Michael Ducker: Our Global Network is Growing

The president of International FedEx Express says the new Asia Pacific hub will have a $60 billion impact on China's economy over the next 20 years.
January 15, 2007
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Negotiation Strategy: Seven Common Pitfalls to Avoid

A professor of organizational behavior explains the path to a successful negotiation.
January 1, 2007
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Ed Catmull: We Constantly Seek Out Small Crises

Pixar's president and cofounder explains that a company runs best when it's continually solving small problems in hopes of avoiding big ones.
January 1, 2007
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Michael Hannan: Startups Need to "Think Employees" from the Get-Go

How companies manage their employees turns out to be critical to their long-term success.
October 1, 2006
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Glenn Carroll: How Do You Successfully Merge Two Corporate Cultures?

A scholar explains why it is critical to understand companies' norms, beliefs, and values.
August 1, 2006
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Diverse Backgrounds and Personalities Can Strengthen Groups

"The worst kind of group for an organization that wants to be innovative and creative is one in which everyone is alike and gets along too well."
August 1, 2006
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Time is Money When You're Paid by the Hour

Studies show that those who are paid hourly think of time as a commodity.
May 1, 2006
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Meg Whitman: How We Grew eBay from 30 to 13,000 Employees

The eBay CEO discusses smart acquisitions and what it takes to keep 193 million passionate users happy.
April 1, 2006
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Herb Kelleher: Manage in Good Times So You'll Do Well in the Bad Times

The Southwest Airlines chairman and former CEO explains the business philosophy that has his company thriving in the brutal airline industry.
November 1, 2005
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Colin Powell: "Never Show Fear or Anger"

The former U.S. secretary of state says effective leadership is about getting the most out of people.