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The disturbing reality that an estimated 1 billion people in the world live on less than $1.25 a day—and another 2.5 billion on less than $2 a day—has for decades fueled efforts from governments and nonprofits to help tackle global poverty. Businesses, large and small, are getting on board, too,...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Conventional wisdom about showing anger in negotiations is sometimes contradictory: You should hide your true feelings behind a poker face, some say. Others recommend acting angry even if you’re not, as lawyers often do. New findings from negotiation...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Business and government leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, and students gather this week at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for the 2012 Healthcare Innovation Summit to examine the forces shaping the future of health care and discuss practical...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — When global banker Robert L. Joss became dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1999, the school’s current tagline — Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. — did not exist. By the time he stepped down from that position in 2009, it...
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In this Closer Look, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan at the Corporate Governance Research Program and researcher Sarah M. Larcker examine this issue in detail. Read the complete Closer Look Series research piece Explore More Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance via...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Among the most complex contributors to poverty in developing nations are  lack of access to savings and credit by individuals, poor management practices in industry, operational inefficiencies among entrepreneurs, and bribery throughout  supply...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Social entrepreneur Rupert Scofield says people in the world's poorest nations can relate to what's driving Occupy Wall Street demonstrators to the streets of the United States. "Their basic message is: 'This system doesn't work for us anymore. It's not...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — For a CEO who speaks often about leadership, DaVita Inc.'s Kent J. Thiry says it's not something that can easily be taught in business school. Management, yes, but leadership is a human skill. "If you want to learn more about leadership, learn more about...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Appointed commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command in 2003, General Stanley A. McChrystal was officially the leader of the U.S. counter-terrorism organization. Yet, because of the composition of the group, the now-retired four-star general told...

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