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March 26, 2015

Negotiating the Big Deal: Cooperation Can Beat Confrontation

A scholar says being ambitious doesn’t necessarily mean being aggressive.


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January 14, 2015

Zakary Tormala: Why Certainty Matters in Business

A psychologist explores what makes our attitudes change over time.


Scotty McLennan | Beth Rimbey
April 2, 2015

Scotty McLennan: The Benefits of Mixing Spirituality With Work

Stanford’s former Dean for Religious Life says there’s no need to check your religion at the door on Monday.
Insights into the way companies operate on a global scale throughout the world.


Sean Koffel, left, and Pat Dillingham | Courtesy
April 6, 2015

Patrick Dillingham and Sean Koffel: “Do What You Love and What You’re Good At”

The cofounders of Windy Hill Spirits discuss entrepreneurship, career management, and the best advice they’ve ever received.


A sign on a light in a startup office that reads, "Sorry for the inconvenience, but we are trying to change the world." Reuters/Thomas Peter
March 11, 2015

How to Preserve a Startup Culture as a Company Grows

The intense atmosphere at startups can make conflicts difficult to resolve.

Latest Stories in Management

March 12, 2004

Leonard Lauder: "We're a Family in Business, Not a Family Business"

The second-generation leader of Estee Lauder Companies explains why taking the business public was key to global expansion.
February 1, 2004

Paul Oyer: New CEOs Don't Always Mean Executive Turnover

Research shows that CEOs promoted from within are much more likely to retain the senior management team.
January 1, 2004

What We're Missing When We Study Success

A researcher argues that a research gap in understanding failure skews how we understand success.
October 1, 2003

Research: Why Some Workers Fear Virtual Teams

Remote collaboration can increase efficiency, but some fear that freely pooling their knowledge may make them obsolete.
September 15, 2003

Jeffrey Pfeffer: Too Much Management Can Block Innovation

Even some well-established practices may be counterproductive
June 15, 2003

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

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

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

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.