Management

Stanford Closer Look Series -
December 13, 2012
David Larcker and Brian Tayan ask whether union pension plans act solely in the interest of beneficiaries.
Stanford Closer Look Series -
November 29, 2012
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan examine shareholder lawsuits over executive compensation.
Jeff Fluhr, CEO of Spreecast
November 21, 2012
The CEO of Spreecast discusses the "fundamental alignment around integrity, working hard, and delivering."
Seated shareholders
June 28, 2012
A new paper says shareholder voting on executive pay doesn't improve compensation practices.
John Morgridge photo
May 3, 2012
Stanford GSB lecturer and philanthropist John P. Morgridge will be the third alumni speaker at the school’s June 16 graduation ceremony. As head of Cisco Systems, he established a culture of innovation, empowerment, and giving back that reflects the school’s mission to inspire transformational business leaders.
photo of man receiving bad news
April 18, 2012
Executives quickly report good news — but hold the bad for a flood of it. 
Robert Joss photo
April 16, 2012
In March, Robert L. Joss became the 42nd recipient of the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award conferred by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association. The distinction recognizes major changes during his 10 years as dean, including increased collaboration with other schools at Stanford, construction of a new business school complex, and a retooled MBA curriculum.
David Larcker photo
April 10, 2012
Given the pervasiveness of social media, should the board of directors pay closer attention to the information exchanged on these sites?  Can this information be used to improve oversight and risk management?
David Larcker
June 1, 2010
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.
Jeff Fluhr, CEO of Spreecast
November 21, 2012
The CEO of Spreecast discusses the "fundamental alignment around integrity, working hard, and delivering."
John Morgridge photo
May 3, 2012
Stanford GSB lecturer and philanthropist John P. Morgridge will be the third alumni speaker at the school’s June 16 graduation ceremony. As head of Cisco Systems, he established a culture of innovation, empowerment, and giving back that reflects the school’s mission to inspire transformational business leaders.
Robert Joss photo
April 16, 2012
In March, Robert L. Joss became the 42nd recipient of the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award conferred by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association. The distinction recognizes major changes during his 10 years as dean, including increased collaboration with other schools at Stanford, construction of a new business school complex, and a retooled MBA curriculum.
David Larcker
June 1, 2010
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.
Seated shareholders
June 28, 2012
A new paper says shareholder voting on executive pay doesn't improve compensation practices.
photo of man receiving bad news
April 18, 2012
Executives quickly report good news — but hold the bad for a flood of it. 
David Larcker photo
April 10, 2012
Given the pervasiveness of social media, should the board of directors pay closer attention to the information exchanged on these sites?  Can this information be used to improve oversight and risk management?