Leadership

General Stanley McChrystal
April 15, 2014
In a Stanford GSB presentation, the retired general explains how to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
Stanford Closer Look Series -
April 2, 2014
In a new paper in their Closer Look series on corporate governance, Stanford experts explore the process companies use to identify and develop future leaders.
Phil Knight
March 26, 2014
Distinguished alum will share his experience with graduating students as they embark on new paths.
Statue of Don Quixote
February 19, 2014
A scholar discusses literature, power, and "the two most important things to know about innovation."
Professor Sarah Soule
February 18, 2014
Their goal: to speed the flow of research results and open access to ideas and knowledge.
The Washington Post -
February 12, 2014
Writing in the Washington Post, two political scientists explore how media coverage of political polarization shapes public opinion.
Stanford GSB on Tumblr -
February 6, 2014
Stanford GSB alumni open up about failure and how to move forward after difficult times.
A group of students talking and laughing
February 5, 2014
A study shows that talking about people behind their backs and voting others "off the island" may actually be good for society.
World Economic Forum -
January 29, 2014
At the 2014 World Economic Forum, a Stanford GSB finance professor discussed actions to improve the safety of the international financial system.
U.S. Social Security checks
January 28, 2014
Game theory shows why "discretionary" spending programs lead to more self-interested behavior by politicians than "mandatory" spending programs.
General Stanley McChrystal
April 15, 2014
In a Stanford GSB presentation, the retired general explains how to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
Phil Knight
March 26, 2014
Distinguished alum will share his experience with graduating students as they embark on new paths.
Statue of Don Quixote
February 19, 2014
A scholar discusses literature, power, and "the two most important things to know about innovation."
Four men meeting around a computer
January 27, 2014
The chairman emeritus of advertising firm Young & Rubicam explains why practicing one's values "is a winning strategy in business."
Maeve L.J. Richard
January 21, 2014
Maeve Richard, MBA ’84, appointed assistant dean and director of Stanford Graduate School of Business Career Management Center, which offers career counseling services for business school students.
Book cover of "Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Economics I Learned From Online Dating"
January 7, 2014
In an excerpt from his new book, Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Economics I Learned From Online Dating, an economist explains why it's important to show you really mean what you say.
Andy Dunn
December 11, 2013
The founding CEO of the clothing company Bonobos discusses authentic leadership, his biggest failure, and the value of data and intuition.
A group of students working at a computer
November 27, 2013
Seven tips for giving feedback to others.
Stanford GSB faculty
September 25, 2013
A total of 10 new tenure-line faculty and 14 new lecturers will enrich the student experience.
George P. Shultz
September 24, 2013
The scholar, diplomat, and businessman discusses America's role in the world.
Professor Sarah Soule
February 18, 2014
Their goal: to speed the flow of research results and open access to ideas and knowledge.
A group of students talking and laughing
February 5, 2014
A study shows that talking about people behind their backs and voting others "off the island" may actually be good for society.
U.S. Social Security checks
January 28, 2014
Game theory shows why "discretionary" spending programs lead to more self-interested behavior by politicians than "mandatory" spending programs.
Students meeting
January 16, 2014
New research shows how companies can minimize conflicts within their top teams.
Disaster relief efforts
January 14, 2014
A new study shows how corporations with tarnished reputations can regain their financial value by undertaking broad-based goodwill efforts.
Securities and Exchange Commission building
January 13, 2014
Two experts on corporate governance say the firms' "influence may not be for the better, as far as shareholder value is concerned."
Professors Hayagreeva Rao and Robert Sutton
January 7, 2014
Two Stanford professors discuss their new book, Scaling Up Excellence, which reveals how the best leaders and teams develop, spread, and instill the right growth mindset in their organization.
Hands exchanging a dollar bill
January 6, 2014
New research by Stanford GSB Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shows that the more money we earn, the more money we want.
U.S. Treasury Building
December 12, 2013
New research from Stanford suggests stricter capital regulation is needed to prevent another financial crisis.
Mall food court restaurants
December 11, 2013
In spite of negative portrayals in the news media, Shai Bernstein finds that private equity buyouts add value to companies' operations without decimating their workforces.