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October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Benjamin Cohen describes nonprofit venture TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Chris Librie describes Hewlett-Packard’s impact on the global social sector and the corporation’s commitment to social responsibility.
October 16, 2014
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Lawrence Wein: Five Disaster Scenarios — and What We Learn From Them

A professor tackles the most effective responses to some of the world’s most dangerous risks.
October 15, 2014
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Roadside MBA: Big Lessons From America’s Small Businesses

Three economists hit the road to learn about America’s small businesses. Here’s what they discovered.
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.
August 28, 2014
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How to Avoid a Space Catastrophe

Two scholars say the likelihood of a major space junk collision is low for now, but space-faring nations need to take responsibility for ensuring it remains so.
May 7, 2014
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Researchers: What Is the Value of Imagery in Marketing?

A group of scholars show why what you see isn’t always what you get.
May 5, 2014
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Mohsen Bayati: How Decision Software Can Improve Health Care

A scholar shows how data analysis can help lower patients’ risk of hospital readmission.
May 2, 2014
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Kostas Bimpikis: Are Global Supply Networks Too Interconnected?

How a company’s effort to decentralize its supply chain can increase risk of disruption.
May 1, 2014
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Hau Lee: A Surprising Formula for Improved Supply Chain Performance

Responsible supply chain practices are associated with lower operating costs and improved overall performance, according to a study by Prof. Hau Lee at the Stanford Value Chain Innovation Initiative.