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An illustration of trendy people watching a screen, eating exotic food. | Illustration by Stefani Billings
May 27, 2016
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Why the Most “Cultured” Among Us May Be the Most Resistant to Change

A professor finds that so-called cultural leaders aren’t leading at all.

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May 10, 2016
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Pedro Gardete: The Real Price of Cheap Talk

Do customers benefit from highly targeted online ads?

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April 25, 2016
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Nick Karnaze: “Life’s a Team Sport”

How the death of fellow Marine inspired a veteran to start his own business.
Learn to build management teams, encourage professional development, and create a productive culture within your corporation or business.

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Dale Miller: Why Go Nonprofit?

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Itamar Simonson: Why Do Consumers Ignore Personalized Offers?

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How the Digital Age Rewrites the Rule Book on Consumer Behavior

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Research: Too Many Choices Can Derail Success

Stanford marketing professor Szu-chi Huang finds that what motivates people to achieve a goal changes along the journey.