Management

Denise Brosseau
Denise Brosseau is the CEO of Thought Leadership Lab, an executive talent agency. Previously she was cofounder and CEO of Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (now Watermark, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year) and cofounder of Springboard Enterprises, both organizations for women-led startups....
speakers at the Stanford Africa Forum
The siren-like lure of making a business out of online digital music transcends national boundaries. Just ask 32-year-old Michael Ugwu, who, five years ago, was working in a secure and well-paying job in the U.K. finance industry, as befitting a graduate of University College London. Ugwu, though...
Stanford Ignite students collaborating on a project
The Stanford Graduate School of Business will offer its first Europe-based Stanford Ignite program in September in partnership with École polytechnique, one of Europe’s finest schools of engineering and science and one of the leading grandes écoles in France. The online application for the 9-week...
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath & Dan Heath Crown Business, 2013 heathbrothers.com : Chapter 1 Amazon.com Research in psychology has revealed that our decisions are disrupted by an array of biases and irrationalities: We’re overconfident. We seek out...
"Allowing firms to focus on the risks they are in business to take, while hedging against risks that they are not in business to take, can add value." Francisco Pérez-GonzálezAssistant Professor of finance, Stanford GSB Financial derivatives have been in the doghouse of public opinion ever...
Pitch Johnson, lecturer in Management at Stanford GSB
Perched on Franklin “Pitch” Johnson’s desk is a four-inch steel ingot, a silent reminder of his first civilian job out of business school: a melter foreman in charge of several open-hearth furnaces in a steel mill in East Chicago, Ind. In 1962 Johnson left behind the grit and swelter of the mill...
Students with Stanford GSB alumni at the Executive Challenge
Wearing black suits and chanting "we will rock you," as if to overwhelm opponents, nearly 400 first year MBA students start their day on a mission. They soon meet their match, however — nearly 200 high-ranking executives come from near and far to test the younger men's and women's leadership...

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