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Jesper B. Sørensen | Beth Rimbey
May 22, 2015
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Jesper Sørensen: How to Be a More Strategic Leader

A professor of organizational behavior explains why strategic thinking is key to taking an idea to the next level.

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Protestors on a platform in the middle of a street | Reuters/Vincent West
April 23, 2015
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Robb Willer: The Powerlessness Paradox

Researchers find that feeling powerless can lead people to support systems that disadvantage them.

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 Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman| Doug Peck
April 22, 2015
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Meg Whitman: Don’t Fixate on What Is Wrong with a Company

HP CEO discusses turning around a struggling technology company.

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A doctor with his right hand over his heart reciting the Hippocratic oath
May 22, 2015
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Kate Bundorf: What Really Drives Medical Treatment Decisions?

Money matters, but it’s only one part of a complex system of influences.

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Two boxers sparing outside at dusk
March 26, 2015
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Negotiating the Big Deal: Cooperation Can Beat Confrontation

A scholar says being ambitious doesn’t necessarily mean being aggressive.
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February 4, 2015
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Kristin Laurin: People Calculate Rewards and Punishments in Different Ways

What is more important: your behavior or your intentions?
January 30, 2015
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Studying Social Networks in Developing Worlds: Five Key Insights

Stanford scholars discuss their experiences in the field.
January 21, 2015
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Huggy Rao: How to Lead Change Within Your Organization

Professor Huggy Rao provides a practical framework for changing your company from the inside out.
January 12, 2015
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William Barnett: Beware of VCs Who Claim to Know What’s Next

Most disruptive changes in markets are not predicted by experts.
January 6, 2015
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J.D. Schramm: How Leaders Communicate Effectively

Audience research, a tailored message, and building confidence are key.
January 5, 2015
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Sarah Soule: How Corporate Activism Alters Companies

Companies that are targeted by activists become more socially-responsible over time.
December 19, 2014
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Margaret Neale: Negotiate to Get (More of) What You Want

How to avoid common mistakes, create less adversarial interactions, and get better outcomes in any business negotiation.
December 15, 2014
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Risk: The Recommended List

Learn more about risk and other related topics.
December 11, 2014
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A Look Back at 2014

Explore 10 Stanford Business stories from 2014, including pieces on happiness and networking.
December 11, 2014
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Five Things You Should Know About Risk

From outer space to the boardroom, risk is all around us.