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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 we think of a typical leader, most of us picture a person who’s sociable and upbeat. But new research puts a wrinkle in that stereotype, revealing an unexpected sign of leadership potential: the tendency to feel guilty. “Guilt-prone people tend to carry...
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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...
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It is very difficult for shareholders to know detailed information about CEO succession planning among the companies they have invested in. Although CEO deaths are rare, the sudden death of a CEO can provide insight into the quality of succession planning and governance of a company. Whereas some...
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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — When Kenji Tateiwa applied to the Stanford Graduate School of Business, he described in the essay "what matters most" to him: his "dream of establishing a perfect energy world." He never thought he would have a chance to apply his expertise in nuclear...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Overconfident CEOs who overestimate their ability to generate value within their company systematically make distorted decisions about when, how, and how much to invest in new projects according to research. Ulrike Malmendier, assistant professor of finance at...
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Whether you're negotiating for your firm or for your position in it, you'll do better if you avoid some common pitfalls. Successful bargaining means looking for positives in every possible circumstance. "If I can trade off issues that I care about more and you care about less, then we've been able...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Negative stereotypes about various racial groups bombard us every day in the mass media and deposit their residue deep into our minds, often without our realizing it, says Brian Lowery. Even among the most well-intentioned and consciously egalitarian people,...

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