A study of oil rigs shows that a different approach to male-dominated environments can change corporate culture.
An MBA student urges consumers, NGOs, and companies to end slavery in supply chains of everyday products.
Research shows that bolstering people’s sense of well-being can motivate them to slim down or exercise more.
Corporate governance experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
The aviation industry has to navigate through government regulations, natural disasters, economic storms, and labor negotiations, challenges that Jeff Smisek, president and CEO of the world's largest carrier, United Continental Holdings, says he finds fascinating.
As head of the world's largest beer marketer, Carlos Brito of AB InBev says success of a corporation hinges on hiring high-performing individuals, who bring passion and commitment to the job, and on building a company culture that keeps them.
Since taking over as CEO of Zappos, Tony Hsieh has vowed to do whatever it takes to keep his employees, customers, and vendors happy. He told a business school audience his strategy leads to profits in the end.
More than half of companies today cannot immediately name a successor to their CEO should the need arise, according to new research conducted by Heidrick & Struggles and Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University. The survey of more than 140 CEOs and board directors of North American public and private companies reveals critical lapses in CEO succession planning.
Hiring people who embrace the hotel's customer-focused credo has made the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts chain a success, Founder Isadore Sharp told the Entrepreneurship Conference at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. And giving the firm's front-line employees power to make decisions has added to that.
Pulin Sanghvi, MBA '97, has been named assistant dean and director of the Career Management Center which offers career counseling and placement services for business school students.