Organizations

A t-shirt says "I love my job"
September 17, 2014
A marketing professor explains how workplace analytics can transform how companies hire, evaluate, motivate, and retain employees.
A message says "Move Fast and Break Things" in a Facebook HQ stairwell
September 12, 2014
If sudden wealth is not the likely outcome of starting a company, what motivates someone to take the risk?
Alibaba headquarters
September 3, 2014
Research shows it's more complex than mere crony capitalism.
A cook at his restaurant in Hong Kong.
September 2, 2014
When it comes to choosing a restaurant, consumers often value "the real thing" more than cleanliness.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
August 19, 2014
Stanford scaling experts Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton teach what it takes to create, spread, and sustain excellence as a venture expands and matures.
Google self-driving car.
August 18, 2014
An economics scholar examines ways firms create flexible structures and why some do not.
A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
Richard Nixon with NASA Administrator Dr. James C. Fletcher
July 31, 2014
A social psychologist explains why our brains sometimes jump to irrational, distrusting conclusions about leaders and organizations.
Kenneth “Hap” Klopp
July 30, 2014
The former head of the North Face discusses brands, teams, and a key insight from Buckminster Fuller.
Women waving scarves in Hong Kong
July 15, 2014
New research says start-up activity declined after the handover, compared to what it should have been had things remained the same.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
August 19, 2014
Stanford scaling experts Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton teach what it takes to create, spread, and sustain excellence as a venture expands and matures.
Kenneth “Hap” Klopp
July 30, 2014
The former head of the North Face discusses brands, teams, and a key insight from Buckminster Fuller.
Carlos Ghosn
July 9, 2014
The head of Renault-Nissan discusses the challenges of being a business leader in a foreign country and why adhering to cultural norms is not always the right strategy.
Ajay Banga
May 29, 2014
The payments technology executive discusses the cash economy, staying humble, and knowing when it's time to move on.
Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto
April 25, 2014
A Stanford GSB alumnus explains how chaos theory can help video game companies, hospitals, and the U.S. military.
Amanda North in Bolivia
April 10, 2014
An alumna of Stanford Graduate School of Business finds lessons in life and business after last year's tragedy.
David Pitt-Watson
March 6, 2014
The cofounder of Hermes Focus Asset Management discusses the value of tolerance, the difficulties of resilience, and the downside of aid.
Statue of Don Quixote
February 19, 2014
A scholar discusses literature, power, and "the two most important things to know about innovation."
Four men meeting around a computer
January 27, 2014
The chairman emeritus of advertising firm Young & Rubicam explains why practicing one's values "is a winning strategy in business."
Professor Margaret Neale
January 8, 2014
Course is part of the online Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate.
A t-shirt says "I love my job"
September 17, 2014
A marketing professor explains how workplace analytics can transform how companies hire, evaluate, motivate, and retain employees.
A message says "Move Fast and Break Things" in a Facebook HQ stairwell
September 12, 2014
If sudden wealth is not the likely outcome of starting a company, what motivates someone to take the risk?
Alibaba headquarters
September 3, 2014
Research shows it's more complex than mere crony capitalism.
A cook at his restaurant in Hong Kong.
September 2, 2014
When it comes to choosing a restaurant, consumers often value "the real thing" more than cleanliness.
Google self-driving car.
August 18, 2014
An economics scholar examines ways firms create flexible structures and why some do not.
A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
Richard Nixon with NASA Administrator Dr. James C. Fletcher
July 31, 2014
A social psychologist explains why our brains sometimes jump to irrational, distrusting conclusions about leaders and organizations.
Women waving scarves in Hong Kong
July 15, 2014
New research says start-up activity declined after the handover, compared to what it should have been had things remained the same.
Larry Ellison
July 14, 2014
New research explores why some CEOs have such big salaries.
Sanofi-Aventis CEO Chris Viehbacher and Genzyme CEO Henri Termeer
June 27, 2014
New research shows that companies with 65-year-old CEOs are more likely than others to attract acquisition offers.