Organizations

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.
Larry Ellison
July 14, 2014
New research explores why some CEOs have such big salaries.
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.
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.
employees and managers talking
June 18, 2014
New research shows how keeping your distance, or not, can play a role.
Ajay Banga
May 29, 2014
The payments technology executive discusses the cash economy, staying humble, and knowing when it's time to move on.
Bill Barnett on Strategy Blog -
May 16, 2014
A professor of business leadership, strategy, and organizations explains why leaders should strive to change the most difficult things.
Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant
May 7, 2014
A scholar of organizational behavior explains how managers can contain the spread of disagreement in their team.
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 helpful student
September 19, 2013
Why the people you least expect to help you are the ones you should approach.
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.
employees and managers talking
June 18, 2014
New research shows how keeping your distance, or not, can play a role.
Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant
May 7, 2014
A scholar of organizational behavior explains how managers can contain the spread of disagreement in their team.
Students meeting
January 16, 2014
New research shows how companies can minimize conflicts within their top teams.
Professors Hayagreeva Rao and Robert Sutton
January 7, 2014
Two Stanford professors discuss their new book, Scaling Up Excellence, which reveals how the best leaders and teams develop, spread, and instill the right growth mindset in their organization.
Professor Baba Shiv walking with Stanford GSB students
October 15, 2013
What neuroscience tells us about getting the best out of yourself, your colleagues, and the boss.
illustration of happy ladies in water
June 10, 2013
Scholars explain why a culture of caring and compassion must be cultivated.