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Eric Schmidt, Condoleezza Rice, and Jared Cohen before their talk at Stanford GSB
What is the relationship between technology and democracy? In March, former U.S. Secretary of State and Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Condoleezza Rice sat down at the school with Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen to discuss their book, The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future...
Students working at a computer
At the core of most successful organizations are people who work well together. Happy collaborators are typically more productive and are less apt to look elsewhere for employment. But what are the circumstances that lead people to want to team up over and over again? Research by Stanford’s Daniel...
Jeffrey Pfeffer speaking in a classroom
In a world where a junior staffer can tweet to the CEO, the lines that traditionally delineated power and influence have been blurred. So much so, in fact, that when Jeffrey Pfeffer teaches about corporate America’s hierarchical power structure, his students often push back. That model of power...
Illustration of a plant and roots representing Renfrew's startup
When entrepreneur Gregg Renfrew set out to take on the traditional cosmetics industry by founding a company specializing in nontoxic beauty-care products, the biggest challenges didn’t come from her competitors in the $80 billion global industry. Surprisingly, they emanated from within her...
John Crean
John Crean is the CEO of Sonoma Creamery, which makes a variety of cheeses and cheese snacks under the Sonoma Jack, Sonoma Creamery, and Mr. Cheese O’s labels. Crean led an investor group that bought the company, which was founded in 1931, two years ago. He also co-founded Winery Exchange, which...

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