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A t-shirt says "I love my job"
September 17, 2014
A marketing professor explains how workplace analytics can transform how companies hire, evaluate, motivate, and retain employees.
A message says "Move Fast and Break Things" in a Facebook HQ stairwell
September 12, 2014
If sudden wealth is not the likely outcome of starting a company, what motivates someone to take the risk?
Men walking outside a bank
September 10, 2014
A finance professor explains what it will take to fix the problem.
A faculty member speaking in front of class
September 9, 2014
Stanford GSB welcomes seven tenure-line faculty and 17 lecturers from a range of disciplines who will infuse the school’s curriculum with fresh perspectives.
Christine Su
September 8, 2014
The founder of a business focused on sustainable ranching discusses the value of listening, learning, and understanding your personal vision of happiness.
Man walking by an advertisement for the 2012 Democratic National Convention
September 8, 2014
A study shows that political identity often trumps a voter's desire for compromise.
A woman standing near a Salesforce sign
September 6, 2014
A professor of organizational behavior says it requires focusing on anatomy, psychology, and physiology.
Stanford Ignite-Bangalore classroom
September 3, 2014
Applications are due by October 7, 2014 for Stanford Ignite-Bangalore. Financial assistance is available for exceptional, self-sponsored applicants with need.
Alibaba headquarters
September 3, 2014
Research shows it's more complex than mere crony capitalism.
A cook at his restaurant in Hong Kong.
September 2, 2014
When it comes to choosing a restaurant, consumers often value "the real thing" more than cleanliness.
Men walking outside a bank
September 10, 2014
A finance professor explains what it will take to fix the problem.
A faculty member speaking in front of class
September 9, 2014
Stanford GSB welcomes seven tenure-line faculty and 17 lecturers from a range of disciplines who will infuse the school’s curriculum with fresh perspectives.
Christine Su
September 8, 2014
The founder of a business focused on sustainable ranching discusses the value of listening, learning, and understanding your personal vision of happiness.
A woman standing near a Salesforce sign
September 6, 2014
A professor of organizational behavior says it requires focusing on anatomy, psychology, and physiology.
Stanford Ignite-Bangalore classroom
September 3, 2014
Applications are due by October 7, 2014 for Stanford Ignite-Bangalore. Financial assistance is available for exceptional, self-sponsored applicants with need.
Gina Bianchini (MBA '00)
August 25, 2014
The founder of Mightybell discusses fear, intuition, and War and Peace.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
August 19, 2014
Stanford scaling experts Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton teach what it takes to create, spread, and sustain excellence as a venture expands and matures.
August 15, 2014
A hedge fund entrepreneur and professional singer shares lessons he's learned from his dual careers.
Portraits of Mark Zuckerberg hanging on a wall.
August 7, 2014
The founder of Garage Technology Ventures says grabbing the attention of investors requires crafting a succinct and compelling story.
Illustration of a tree with roots.
August 6, 2014
A cosmetics company CEO faces a tough choice as her team members disagree.
A t-shirt says "I love my job"
September 17, 2014
A marketing professor explains how workplace analytics can transform how companies hire, evaluate, motivate, and retain employees.
A message says "Move Fast and Break Things" in a Facebook HQ stairwell
September 12, 2014
If sudden wealth is not the likely outcome of starting a company, what motivates someone to take the risk?
Man walking by an advertisement for the 2012 Democratic National Convention
September 8, 2014
A study shows that political identity often trumps a voter's desire for compromise.
Alibaba headquarters
September 3, 2014
Research shows it's more complex than mere crony capitalism.
A cook at his restaurant in Hong Kong.
September 2, 2014
When it comes to choosing a restaurant, consumers often value "the real thing" more than cleanliness.
The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft and International Space Station's Canadarm2
August 28, 2014
Two scholars say the likelihood of a major space junk collision is low for now, but space-faring nations need to take responsibility for ensuring it remains so.
Statue in a museum
August 19, 2014
Stanford GSB researchers find that sometimes it is better not to sweat the small stuff.
Google self-driving car.
August 18, 2014
An economics scholar examines ways firms create flexible structures and why some do not.
A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
Richard Nixon with NASA Administrator Dr. James C. Fletcher
July 31, 2014
A social psychologist explains why our brains sometimes jump to irrational, distrusting conclusions about leaders and organizations.