Asia-Pacific

Kenneth Singleton
It was the wildest of wild rides. In mid-January of 2007, crude oil futures on the NYMEX Exchange closed at $52 a barrel. Eighteen months later, a relentless climb had pushed prices to an all-time, inflation-adjusted high of $145 a barrel. World markets panicked, and analysts predicted that we'd...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—One need look no further than Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's use of interest rates to manage the stock market and the economy to realize that expectations play a key role in economic well-being. In recent years, economists have learned a great deal...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—"What is a tenured professor going to teach me about the market economy?" asked Scott McNealy, MBA '80, chairman and chief executive officer of Sun Microsystems, when he spoke before students at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. Notably skeptical of...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—The following release describes research by Professor Robert J. Flanagan of the Stanford Graduate School of Business that will be presented at the International Labor Standards Conference at the Stanford Law School on May 20. The broadest survey of its kind,...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Borders restrict the free flow of people, goods and ideas, confining small nations with relatively fewer resources or markets while benefiting large countries with access to greater pools of capital, ideas, and buyers. Redrawing maps has affected economic...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—What will it take for major world powers to move toward environmentally friendly technology such as electric cars and clean coal? Professor Robert A. Burgelman and Andrew S. Grove, a lecturer in management and former chairman of Intel, have been researching —...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Developing a cohesive corporate culture that trains leaders from the ground up and rewards strong performers based on merit is an important ingredient in financial success said Carlos Brito, chief executive officer of the Belgium-based company InBev, the world’...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Failure is an essential part of the innovative process, Azim Premji, chairman of the Indian outsourcing giant Wipro Technologies, told a Business School audience. "It is impossible to generate a few good ideas without a lot of bad ideas. Failure should be...
Seenu Srinivasan
His first doctoral student, Barnett Parker, calls him a “guru,” and the Pfeffer University professor doesn’t use the term lightly. Indeed, for Seenu Srinivasan, the Indian-born professor who has become a legend and a beloved mentor in the field of marketing science, the much-overused Sanskrit...
Five compelling individuals from diverse regions throughout India have been selected as the first-ever class of Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows. They will receive full financial support during their two-year MBA studies at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, starting in September 2009. The...

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