Management

Students and teacher in a school
November 11, 2013
A Stanford scholar presents the first experimental evidence that employers get what they pay for.
illustration of happy ladies in water
June 10, 2013
Scholars explain why a culture of caring and compassion must be cultivated.
Bill Gates
April 22, 2013
Research shows that some popular conceptions about the sources of U.S. wealth may be incorrect.
Seated shareholders
June 28, 2012
A new paper says shareholder voting on executive pay doesn't improve compensation practices.
Image of stock trader
May 14, 2012
Why bankers like leverage—and what that could mean for the global financial system.
September 1, 2011
Eliminating sales quotas boosts company profits says Professor Harikesh Nair. In one case, the new sales compensation plan without quotas resulted in a 9% improvement in overall revenues, which translates to about $1 million of incremental revenues per month.
June 1, 2011
Corporate governance experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
January 1, 2011
Observers of Silicon Valley have always assumed that the most successful companies get their competitive edge by paying their star employees more than the competition to fuel innovation. Now research, co-authored by Professor Kathryn Shaw, and using the academic field of insider econometrics, has been able to prove that this assumption is indeed true.
March 1, 2010
In some manufacturing environments, having workers engage in just-in-time production—maintaining production quotas without any inventory stockpiling or project overhang to the next day—can actually cause motivational problems and increase costs. The answer is to make sure employees' pay is tied to their actual productivity—and that means allowing for bad days and, consequently, some inventory...
June 1, 2009
June 1, 2011
Corporate governance experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
Students and teacher in a school
November 11, 2013
A Stanford scholar presents the first experimental evidence that employers get what they pay for.
illustration of happy ladies in water
June 10, 2013
Scholars explain why a culture of caring and compassion must be cultivated.
Bill Gates
April 22, 2013
Research shows that some popular conceptions about the sources of U.S. wealth may be incorrect.
Seated shareholders
June 28, 2012
A new paper says shareholder voting on executive pay doesn't improve compensation practices.
Image of stock trader
May 14, 2012
Why bankers like leverage—and what that could mean for the global financial system.
September 1, 2011
Eliminating sales quotas boosts company profits says Professor Harikesh Nair. In one case, the new sales compensation plan without quotas resulted in a 9% improvement in overall revenues, which translates to about $1 million of incremental revenues per month.
January 1, 2011
Observers of Silicon Valley have always assumed that the most successful companies get their competitive edge by paying their star employees more than the competition to fuel innovation. Now research, co-authored by Professor Kathryn Shaw, and using the academic field of insider econometrics, has been able to prove that this assumption is indeed true.
March 1, 2010
In some manufacturing environments, having workers engage in just-in-time production—maintaining production quotas without any inventory stockpiling or project overhang to the next day—can actually cause motivational problems and increase costs. The answer is to make sure employees' pay is tied to their actual productivity—and that means allowing for bad days and, consequently, some inventory...
June 1, 2009