Organizational Behavior

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Stanford GSB senior associate dean for academic affairs, Sarah A. Soule, smiling outdoors. Credit: Nancy Rothstein
November 13, 2019
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Uncovering Stereotypes in Classroom Materials

How bias creeps into the language of leadership.

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An employee works on a computer terminal against the backdrop of a picture of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs at the Startup Village in Kinfra Hi-Tech Park. Credit: Reuters/Sivaram V
November 4, 2019
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Narcissistic CEOs Weaken Collaboration and Integrity

Some may be bold leaders, but they create a dangerous corporate culture.

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 Stanford GSB Professor Charles O’Reilly speaking with the Stanford Hoover Tower in the background. Credit: Mike Elwell
November 4, 2019
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Why Great Businesses Fail

Strong leadership makes a difference when a big company faces disruption.

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August 19, 2019
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Presence, Structure, Performance: 5 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking

Our experts’ tips on small changes that can make or break your next presentation.

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Men shown in the lobby with the Google logo reflected in the background. Credit: Reuters/Stephen Lam
September 17, 2019
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Do Investors Really Care About Gender Diversity?

Shareholders penalize tech and finance companies for not hiring enough women, new research shows.

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Women drink tea at a tea house in the Hongqiao Antique & Tea Center, downtown Shanghai. Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria
August 8, 2019
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What Kind of Product “Authenticity” Appeals in China?

Focusing on craftwork and tradition works better than talking about moonlight and tea gods.
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What Kind of Product “Authenticity” Appeals in China?

Focusing on craftwork and tradition works better than talking about moonlight and tea gods.
July 18, 2019
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It Takes More Than Mass Protests to Drive Change

Social advocacy organizations have greater impact on federal legislation when their experts get to testify.
July 2, 2019
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What to Read This Summer

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors.
June 6, 2019
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The Power of Dressing Progressive Economic Policies in Conservative Clothes

In political messaging, values can be more persuasive than policies, a new study finds.
May 29, 2019
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A Prognosis for Primary Care

With outpatient treatment on the rise, could better teamwork guard against error — and the accompanying malpractice suits?
May 29, 2019
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What Climbing Expeditions Tell Us about Teamwork

A new study mines decades of mountaineering data to measure how groupthink fares against top-down leadership.
May 15, 2019
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The Cersei Effect: How Businesses Turn Colleagues into Backstabbers

New research shows that people with shared goals can get lured into “pseudo competitions” that hurt all involved.
May 9, 2019
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Why Putting Yourself in Their Shoes Might Backfire

When our values don’t align, we struggle to see others’ viewpoints.
May 3, 2019
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Five Common Communication Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

Learn how to be more effective at your next meeting or presentation.
April 4, 2019
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How to Invest in Your Social Capital

Influencing others’ network ties shapes your status.