The Stanford Graduate School of Business opens the Knight Management Center, a new facility of eight buildings around three quads designed to support an innovative MBA curriculum. The center is expected to achieve the highest LEED Platinum® rating for environmental sustainability from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Stanford Graduate School of Business opens its new home, the $345 million Knight Management Center, one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable business school facilities. The new center is an inflection point for the school, which will serve as a launch pad for new courses and programs, as well as cutting edge research. Nike founder Philip H. Knight, MBA ’62, gave the $105 million...
Recognized for "shaping the very way that organizational behavior scholars and practitioners look at the impact of social process," Charles O'Reilly received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Management.
Calling education "the most important problem that we have to solve in this country," an official of the U.S. Department of Education warned that other nations are doing a better job than the United States of educating their young people.
Korean entertainment mogul Lee Soo Man has introduced some of the biggest names in pop music to the world. His SM Entertainment is helping Korean pop music make waves internationally.
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.
Arab nations rocked by popular uprisings in recent months face complex, precarious, and often divergent paths toward establishing democracy, says Stanford democracy expert Larry Diamond.
In the business world, women who are aggressive, assertive, and confident but who can turn these traits on and off depending on the social circumstances get more promotions than either men or other women, according to a recent study by Olivia O'Neill and Charles O'Reilly.
A program using cell phones to get anti-malaria drugs to the rural spots that need them most is one program that has helped lower deaths from malaria in Africa Silvio Gabriel, an executive with Novartis Pharma, told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience.
Silicon Valley isn't the only area in which technology companies can flourish, says Niklas Zennström, who founded the high-flying internet communication firm Skype in Luxembourg. Populations and internet use are growing fastest outside of the United States.