The cofounder of a microlending outfit says entrepreneurs need to "wake up each day and say, 'Now what?'"
In his quarterly column, Francis Flynn examines why people give things away to strangers.
How Scholarship Can Help Alleviate Extreme Poverty
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.
An investment banker looks to build a sustainable model for alleviating poverty in a Middle East village.
Mountain Hazelnuts of Bhutan has set its sights on a triple bottom line: financial gain for investors, alleviating poverty among farm families, and restoration of an eroded, hilly landscape.
Social enterprises hold potential to "effect the kinds of changes our society needs right now," social entrepreneur Rupert Scofield told a Stanford student audience.
When it comes to gift giving, most people are simply not paying enough attention to what others want says Professor Frank Flynn. They miss the boat by ignoring direct requests, wrongly assuming that going a different route will be seen as more thoughtful than something the recipient specifically requested.
Creating a new annual tradition, the Stanford Graduate School of Business has named philanthropist and entrepreneur Jeff Skoll as its first graduation speaker. He will address business school graduates at Stanford June 12. Skoll, MBA '95, was the first president of eBay, and is the founder of the Skoll Foundation, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and Participant Media, which has produced feature...
For millions of people across Africa, motorcycles can be a key to effective health care. A well-maintained fleet of vehicles and motorcycles to connect patients, medical expertise, and medicine is sometimes the most vital link in the health delivery supply chain. A new case written for the Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum describes one successful program.