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December 17, 2018
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What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.
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October 6, 2017
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Is Your CEO Irreplaceable?

A new survey highlights a tough CEO talent pool and which business leaders would be nearly impossible to replace.
September 18, 2017
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Is Capitalism Killing America?

Young & Rubicam Chairman Emeritus Peter Georgescu says it’s time to end the era of shareholder primacy.
July 25, 2017
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How to Stop White-Collar Crime

A federal judge says fear of prison is the best way to deter bad behavior.
April 24, 2017
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How to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

New research shows that the fix is relatively simple: Add more females to the candidate pool.
January 6, 2017
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Do Corporate Boards Pick the Best CEOs?

Research shows what happens to succession winners and losers.
December 12, 2016
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Top Business Podcasts of 2016

Long commute? Spend the time listening to these 10 Stanford Business stories.
November 7, 2016
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How Bankers with Political Connections Benefited from TARP

Researchers find connected bankers benefited by trading shares in their banks before government cash infusions.
February 17, 2016
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Are CEOs Overpaid?

A new survey shows Americans find flaws with executive compensation.
January 27, 2016
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Who Runs Silicon Valley Boards?

It’s an insular group, but with a couple surprises.
December 3, 2015
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How to Create a Better Board of Directors

A serial board member explains why even young companies need strong directors.