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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — In the United States, 60 million adults are obese and 9 million children and teens ages 6 to 19 are overweight. Being too heavy increases the risk of health conditions and diseases such as breast and colon cancer, coronary heart disease, diabetes, and stroke...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — As a rapidly-developing economy, as a potential market for American companies, and as a source of intellectual property challenges, China is one of the most commented-on topics in business. Kewen Jin is a serial entrepreneur in China with an extensive...
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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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