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April 14, 2015
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Conquering Complexity With Simple Rules

A Stanford professor offers a better way to make decisions.

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April 17, 2015
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Preet Bharara: A Culture of Silence Can Hurt a Firm

A U.S. Attorney gives tips for following your moral compass.

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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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Jeffrey Pfeffer
March 19, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Power (and How to Get More of It)

A professor of organizational behavior describes how you can increase your influence at work.

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March 27, 2015
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Benoît Monin: Moral Stigma Spreads Down From Top Brass

A CEO’s ethical transgressions can harm the careers of subordinates.
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March 13, 2013
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Margaret Neale: Negotiation: Getting What You Want

Negotiation is problem solving. The goal is not to get a deal; the goal is to get a good deal.
February 4, 2013
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A Fine Wine: Do Labels Make a Difference?

Research from Stanford’s Michael Hannan examines how consumers perceive the value of organic and biodynamic Alsatian wines.
December 17, 2012
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“The Gifts We Keep on Giving”

Professor Francis Flynn discusses research on giving away a present you don’t really want.
November 19, 2012
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Benoit Monin: How Word Choice Can Affect Our Moral Boundaries

New research shows that subtle changes in language can lead to more ethical behavior.
November 1, 2012
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Crisis Management: The Art of Damage Control

In a new book, Stanford GSB lecturers share political survival tactics in a 24/7 news cycle.
October 9, 2012
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Researchers: Flexibility May Be the Key to Increased Productivity

A study reveals that working from home boosts employee happiness and productivity.
September 28, 2012
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Putting the Customer First

Hayagreeva Rao explains why innovation is about more than just new technology.
August 1, 2012
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Building Organizations That Work

New research shows we sometimes prefer hierarchical relationships over equal ones.
July 27, 2012
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Francis Flynn: Why Do People Give Things Away to Strangers?

In his quarterly column, a scholar examines the social value of no-cash exchanges on Freecycle and Craigslist.
July 13, 2012
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Jennifer Aaker: How to Feel Like You Have More Time

New research shows that experiencing moments of awe can change perceptions of our most valued commodity.