Writing in the Wall Street Journal, David Brady and Douglas Rivers say independent voters "hold the key" in the 2012 presidential election. Brady is the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science and Leadership Values in the Stanford Graduate School of Business
Officials from developing countries, the U.S. State Department, and the United Nations met on campus with tech-savvy entrepreneurs to discuss how fast-spreading connection technologies can foster sustainable economic growth, improve public health, support agriculture, and protect the natural environment in many countries.
Leadership is not something that can easily be taught. Management can be taught, but leadership is a human skill that requires learning about yourself and other human beings, Kent Thiry, CEO of DaVita, told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience.
Data, its uses, abuses, influence, and future possibilities--was the focus of attention for sold-out TEDx conference attendees who gathered at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
A new generation of medical "rock stars" are blending cutting-edge technology with reams of old-fashioned data to help drive innovation, said Todd Park, chief technology officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and one of the participants in the 2011 Healthcare Summit held at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
In a Stanford course, Jane Chen finds her passion is saving babies
Calling education "the most important problem that we have to solve in this country," an official of the U.S. Department of Education warned that other nations are doing a better job than the United States of educating their young people.
A program using cell phones to get anti-malaria drugs to the rural spots that need them most is one program that has helped lower deaths from malaria in Africa Silvio Gabriel, an executive with Novartis Pharma, told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience.
By 2040 Africa will have a larger workforce than China or India, speakers told a Stanford Africa Forum 2011 conference, exploring opportunities for business development in the 50-plus nations of that continent whose business opportunities are often overlooked.