Organizations

Mitchell Elegbe, CEO of Interswitch Ltd
Where are the builders of tomorrow’s Africa? That’s a crucial issue for anyone interested in global economic development. It was also the specific question up for discussion at the daylong Stanford Africa Forum held March 2 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The answer, at least...
Fahd Al-Rasheed
On 65 square miles along the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, a new city rises in the desert. King Abdullah Economic City, expected to have 2 million residents by 2030, was announced by the king in 2005. It is being developed by KAEC, a publicly listed Saudi company that since 2008 has been headed by CEO...
Mana RUTF package
The findings may not sit well with humanitarian groups, as relief workers could be forced to make wrenching distinctions among children who are all undernourished. Northern Mali, wracked by drought and by the occupation of Islamic jihadists, now faces mass starvation. The United Nations...
Anat Admati, professor, Stanford GSB
"Many people are angry but they don’t know what to do. What we're hoping is to teach them what to ask for — to tell them what can be done." Anat Admati, professor of finance and economics, Stanford GSB One day in the spring of 2010, Anat Admati, a finance and economics professor at the...
Man working at home with child on his shoulders.
Across the industrialized world and across employers, there are huge variations in what Stanford economics professor Nick Bloom calls being-nice-to-people practices. These are policies that try to address the fact that men and women in today’s workforce are often struggling to balance their work...
Call center employee
Middle managers don't get lots of respect in the workplace. And for a variety of reasons, scholars have mostly studied the worth of CEOs and the efficacy of various management practices. But a new study suggests that front-line supervisors are far more important than many have thought. In fact,...

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