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Kathryn Shaw
October 6, 2016

A Data-Driven Guide to Becoming an Effective Boss

A good boss shares a vision, teaches well, and helps employees meet their career goals.


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July 27, 2016

The Dangers of Power

One scholar shows how you can gain more power, and why you should be leery.


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June 27, 2016

Removing Human Bias from Management

Research shows reducing discrimination is harder than we thought.


Tyra Banks, CEO of Tyra Banks Co. and founder of Fierce Capital | Reuters/Mike Blake
July 14, 2016

Eight Leadership Lessons from Beauty Magnate Tyra Banks

How the supermodel-turned-CEO found opportunities where others saw obstacles.
Learn the attributes and skills that make a strong leader, develop your own leadership style, and learn how organizations can empower others to do so.

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Steve Schwarzman: “You Can't Give Praise Unless It's Deserved”

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Charles O'Reilly: How to Be a Chief Culture Officer

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Lindred Greer: Why Virtual Teams Have More Conflict

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October 31, 2014

Lindred Greer: How to Manage Conflict

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October 10, 2014

Sarah Soule: How Activism Can Fuel Corporate Social Responsibility

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October 7, 2014

Introducing Insights by Stanford Business

Welcome to the new digital home for research, stories, and ideas from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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Nicholas Bloom: Decentralized Firms are More Recession-Proof

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