To increase revenue, social networking sites need to give their most active users reason to post more information and make more friends, according to Harikesh Nair of the Graduate School of Business and his co-researchers.
Charles Horngren, credited with pioneering modern-day management accounting, was not only a well-loved member of the Stanford community, he was also regarded with the same admiration by his professional peers beyond the university.
Business school communication lecturer JD Schramm helps alumni develop the art and science of tight story-telling for social impact.
There's a silver lining to growing old, says Laura Carstensen of the Stanford Center on Longevity. The elderly tend to exhibit better mental health status than their younger and middle-aged counterparts.
More than 3,000 alumni of the Stanford Graduate School of Business volunteered in hundreds of school programs last year, Dean Garth Saloner told an Alumni Weekend audience as he presented awards to five outstanding alumni volunteers.
Nice guys may not finish first, according to research coauthored by Nir Halevy of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In fact, taking care of others in your group and even taking care of outsiders may reduce a nice guy's chance of becoming a leader.
Unlike major league baseball, salary disparity in the NBA can make a positive difference on the court, according to new research coauthored by Nir Halevy of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Elections sometimes give policy makers incentives to pander to implement policies that voters think are in their best interest even though the policy maker knows they are not, says Professor Kenneth Shotts. In general, an effective media reduces this tendency to pander, "but there are some exceptions to this general rule."
Today it's the nation's eighth-largest bank, but CEO Richard Fairbank, MBA '81, says Capital One is poised to take over ING's U.S. customers and become the nation's largest online banking network.