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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.
Insights and ideas on operations, information, and technology, including the management of systems, processes, and networks.

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Carlos Brito, right, in 2012
July 24, 2014
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Carlos Brito: “You Have to Treat People in Different Ways”

Anheuser-Busch CEO says a people-friendly company is a successful company.

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Lindred Greer (Photo by Amy Harrity)
May 7, 2014
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Lindred Greer: How Conflict Goes Viral

A scholar of organizational behavior explains how managers can contain the spread of disagreement in their team.

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David Bradford (Photo by Amy Harrity)
October 8, 2013
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David L. Bradford: How Do You Manage Up in the Workplace?

The co-author of Influencing Up describes how to build a more productive relationship with the boss.
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Worker in a metal warehouse.
October 6, 2014
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Nicholas Bloom: Decentralized Firms are More Recession-Proof

Research shows that flexibility wins in bad economic times.

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December 11, 2013
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Shai Bernstein: What Is the Value of Private Equity Buyouts?

A finance professor says private equity buyouts add value to companies' operations without decimating their workforces.
November 27, 2013
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Carole Robin: Feedback is a Gift

Seven tips for giving feedback to others.
November 21, 2013
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Francis Flynn: What Makes People Want to Help Others?

In his quarterly column, a Stanford professor of organizational behavior describes how group membership influences behavior.
November 11, 2013
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Frederico Finan: How to Attract More Qualified Employees

A Stanford scholar presents the first experimental evidence that employers get what they pay for.
October 28, 2013
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Mariam Naficy: Tech Startup Minted.com Crowdsources Artwork

A serial female entrepreneur advises women to take risks early in their careers.
October 14, 2013
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Jason Rosenthal: Going Against the Grain

A serial entrepreneur explains why he takes on huge markets with disruptive approaches.
October 8, 2013
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David L. Bradford: How Do You Manage Up in the Workplace?

The co-author of Influencing Up describes how to build a more productive relationship with the boss.
September 20, 2013
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Susan Athey: How Big Data Changes Business Management

The Stanford economist explains how troves of digital data will reshape competition.
July 16, 2013
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Joel Peterson: What Are the Most Common Hiring Mistakes?

The Stanford GSB lecturer and chairman of JetBlue airlines explains how to bring the best people on board.
June 21, 2013
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Laura Weidman Powers: Opening Doors for Minorities in Technology

Just one in 14 tech employees in Silicon Valley is black or Latino. Code2040 is working to change that.