Management

Bloomberg View -
April 22, 2014
Writing in Bloomberg View, Stephen Comello and Stefan J. Reichelstein propose an alternative to an Environmental Protection Agency plan to curb emissions.
General Stanley McChrystal
April 15, 2014
In a Stanford GSB presentation, the retired general explains how to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
Stanford GSB -
March 13, 2014
Research reveals the critical stumbling blocks in CEO succession planning processes.
Stanford GSB -
March 6, 2014
Only 25% of survey respondents said there was an adequate pool of ready successor candidates for the CEO position at their companies.
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."
Argentine Politicians
October 2, 2013
How Fundación RAP builds bridges across party lines.
Businessmen shaking hands
September 20, 2013
David Larcker and Brian Tayan explain why building trust in an organization pays off.
May 22, 2013
In grading CEO performance, financials still dominate.
Jamie Dimon, the chairman and chief executive officer at JPMorgan Chase & Co
May 16, 2013
Whether shareholders benefit from a separate chairman and CEO depends more on context than on corporate structure, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan find.
Stanford Closer Look Series -
April 30, 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan l. McCall, and Brian Tayan explore the policy development process and its role in corporate governance.
General Stanley McChrystal
April 15, 2014
In a Stanford GSB presentation, the retired general explains how to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
Argentine Politicians
October 2, 2013
How Fundación RAP builds bridges across party lines.
Businessmen shaking hands
September 20, 2013
David Larcker and Brian Tayan explain why building trust in an organization pays off.
May 22, 2013
In grading CEO performance, financials still dominate.
Jamie Dimon, the chairman and chief executive officer at JPMorgan Chase & Co
May 16, 2013
Whether shareholders benefit from a separate chairman and CEO depends more on context than on corporate structure, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan find.
photo of faculty and student
July 11, 2012
Award-winning economist Susan Athey, noted econometrician Guido Imbens, corporate finance expert Joshua Rauh, and others to join Stanford GSB faculty.
President of Portugal
December 2, 2011
Portuguese President Aníbal Cavaco Silva was in the Bay Area to meet with representatives of business, finance and education to encourage the establishment of closer connections with the institutions of his country. Not surprisingly, attention was focused on the European debt crisis and recent political events in Greece and Italy.
June 1, 2011
Corporate governance experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
May 19, 2011
New book (Corporate Governance Matters by Professor David Larcker and Brian Tayan) from Stanford Graduate School of Business showcases research into how boards can govern better.
May 1, 2011
As Japan shifts from disaster relief to rebuilding, GSB alumni see opportunities for change and renewal.
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."
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.
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?
Anat Admati photo
March 14, 2012
In a Reuters oped, Professor Anat Admati argues that bank dividend payouts to shareholders expose "the economy to unnecessary risks without valid justification."
David Larcker photo
March 13, 2012
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan at the Corporate Governance Research Program examine succession plans, what a board can do if the market reacts positively to the death of its CEO, and whether the board should revise its succession plan if its CEO engages in risky hobbies or lifestyle habits.
Stefan Nagel photo
March 8, 2012
After analyzing repurchase agreements by money-market funds and security lenders, these researchers believe that banks off-balance-sheet collateralization of commercial paper is more likely to have prompted the run on short-term debt financing in the recent financial crisis.
Darrell Duffie
January 17, 2012
Finance professor Darrell Duffie of the Stanford Graduate School of Business proposes alternative capital requirements for banks to eliminate potential unintended consequences of financial reform.
January 1, 2011
Permissive bankruptcy laws, not bad business downturns, seem to be the greatest cause of corporate bond defaults, according to Professor Ilya Strebulaev, co-author of a study that researched 150 years of figures.