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February 23, 2015
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Why Your Workplace Might Be Killing You

Stanford scholars identify 10 work stressors that are destroying your health.

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Business reports
February 17, 2015
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How to Write the Ideal Proxy

Stanford scholars explain what investors need in order to understand companies’ annual statements.

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Flight attendant walking down the aisle in an airplane
February 6, 2015
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Pedro M. Gardete: Fellow Airline Passengers Influence What You Buy

Seeing someone make a purchase makes us more likely to do the same.

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Office table and workers shaking hands
February 20, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why Companies No Longer Reward Loyal Employees

Repaying favors is the norm in our personal lives, but not in the workplace.

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Young guys on skateboards and an older man on a bike
February 11, 2015
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Six Reasons to Rethink Aging and Retirement

Researchers at the Stanford Center on Longevity explain that what we think about mental health, exercise, and financial stability is wrong.

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A streetcar in Istanbul, Turkey
February 24, 2015
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Roys Gureli: “What Matters Most Is Having a Support System”

A businesswoman from Turkey discusses the value of cofounders, empowering women, and the growth of mobile.

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Illustration of a man and a woman looking at financial reports
February 17, 2015
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Even the Experts are Dissatisfied with CEO Pay Disclosure

Investors say proxy statements are too long and too difficult to read.

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The U.S. Federal Reserve building
February 10, 2015
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Kenneth Singleton: New Research Could Give Policymakers More Tools to Foresee Economic Calamity

A better way to measure risk premiums in bond markets and, maybe, understand the links between economic activity and yields.

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A man standing at the edge of a pond
February 10, 2015
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How to Bring Your Spiritual Side to Work Every Day

Many successful business people integrate religion into their careers.

Latest Stories

June 1, 2011
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Researchers: What Is the Structure of a Successful Startup?

Research shows that more formal management structures help young companies succeed.
June 1, 2011
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Stanford Finance Forum Debates Bank Capital and Equity Levels

Boston Fed CEO Eric Rosengren says money market mutual funds are vulnerable to the European debt crisis.
June 1, 2011
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The Positive Effect of Negative Information

Researchers say news about a company or product blemish may actually strengthen consumers’ positive impressions.
May 20, 2011
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Laura Chinchilla: Costa Rica Strives for High Tech Future

The president of Costa Rica looks to broaden her country's economic base.
May 19, 2011
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Corporate Governance Book Explores How Boards Can Govern Better

"Corporate Governance Matters" by Professor David Larcker and Brian Tayan provides a practical framework for organizational decisions.
May 1, 2011
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Broad Experience Gives Iger the Disney Touch

Iger and Disney Have Survived Singing Cops and Moms on Mars.
May 1, 2011
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Conference Explores Innovations Transforming Health Care

A new generation of medical "rock stars" are blending cutting-edge technology with reams of old-fashioned data to drive global chance in health care.
May 1, 2011
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Embracing a Way to Change the World

In a Stanford course, Jane Chen finds her passion is saving babies
May 1, 2011
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Japanese Alumni Test Their Post-Disaster Leadership Mettle

As Japan shifts from disaster relief to rebuilding, GSB alumni see opportunities for change and renewal.
May 1, 2011
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TEDx Conference Attendees Explore the Future World of Data

Data, its uses, abuses, influence, and future possibilities — was the focus of attention for sold-out TEDx conference attendees.