Organizational Behavior

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It’s hard to find fault with the concept of equality. America’s founding fathers considered it such a universally desirable ideal that they built their fledgling democracy upon it. To this day, no one in his right mind would ever claim to prefer a stratified social structure to an egalitarian one...
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Renowned economist Susan Athey, the first female recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal, will be joining the faculty of the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) as a professor of economics starting in the 2012-2013 academic year. The GSB faculty will also be bolstered by economics professor...
Culture and Demography in Organization by J. Richard Harrison and Glenn R. Carroll Princeton University Press, 2006 Find it @ Business Library Buy this book (Amazon.com) How do corporations and other organizations maintain and transmit their cultures over time? Culture and Demography in...
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Over the years, as governments and investors have spent big money on renewable power, they have slashed the cost of many renewable technologies. But they have failed to fundamentally change the global energy mix. Now, with technologies such as wind and solar power having matured, it's time for the...
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The current entrepreneurial enthusiasm for innovation in health care is likely to continue regardless of the political fate of the Affordable Care Act, one of the nation's top doctors told a Stanford audience recently. Jack Cochran, the executive director of the Permanente Federation, the umbrella...
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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 — When it rains on the economy, it pours. Shocks to markets or industries, like the stock market crash of 2008, typically result in a flood of reports about firms’ individual woes. But the reverse is not true: Happy economic events do not lead to a similar...

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