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Sue Desmond-Hellmann
January 23, 2015
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Gates Foundation CEO: Good Intentions Aren't Enough

Sue Desmond-Hellmann shares what she's learned as the leader of the world's largest charitable organization.

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Business man walking in an office
January 23, 2015
Infographic

Should Your Board's Audit and Compensation Committees Overlap?

Researchers show the pros and cons to this arrangement.

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A man's silhouette in front of Facebook and Twitter logos
January 23, 2015
Written

Michal Kosinski: Computers Are Better Judges of Your Personality Than Friends

Artificial intelligence can draw inferences about a person as accurately as a spouse, according to one Stanford postdoctoral fellow.

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January 23, 2015
Written

How Berkshire Hathaway Can Survive Beyond Warren Buffett

A Stanford panel discusses life after Buffett.

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Someone's hands moving while talking during a meeting.
January 14, 2015
Written

Zakary Tormala: Why Certainty Matters in Business

A psychologist explores what makes our attitudes change over time.

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Huggy Rao
January 21, 2015
Video

Huggy Rao: How to Lead Change Within Your Organization

Professor Huggy Rao provides a practical framework for changing your company from the inside out.

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March 20, 2012
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Behavior Lessons for Leadership and Teamwork

Body language is critical to your effectiveness in working with other people, says social psychology researcher Deborah Gruenfeld
March 19, 2012
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Field Research as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation

Researchers share results and ideas for tackling extreme poverty through innovations in institutions, management, and technology
March 14, 2012
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Professor Anat Admati argues that bank dividend payouts to shareholders expose "the economy to unnecessary risks without valid justification."
March 14, 2012
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How Big Data is Going to Change Entrepreneurship

At the 2012 Conference on Entrepreneurship, executives from three startups explore the rise of big data and the size of the opportunity
March 8, 2012
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The Role of "Repo" in the Financial Crisis

Researchers look at the effect of banks' off-balance-sheet collateralization of commercial paper in the recent financial crisis.
March 2, 2012
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David Brady Forecasts the 2012 Election at D.C. Alumni Event

Professor David Brady explained to an alumni audience how the "Guns and Butter" model of predicting elections tells just part of the story.
March 1, 2012
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Laurent Demuynck: Changing Lives through Farming in Rwanda

An entrepreneur hopes to increase the yield of mushrooms for Rwandan farmers to make them a staple in the country.
February 29, 2012
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West Bank Program for Children Takes Holistic Approach

An investment banker looks to build a sustainable model for alleviating poverty in a Middle East village.
February 24, 2012
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How Entrepreneurs Can Get Rest — and Have Fun

Kleiner Perkins' Chi-Hua Chien discusses Facebook, the future of mobile, and the one-and-only reason to start a new company.
February 24, 2012
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Stanley McChrystal on Leading in Tough Situations

The retired four-star general discusses six ways to manage those who report to you — and influence those who don't.