Innovation

Insights

The Tech Crunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, California.  | Reuters/Beck Diefenbach
March 7, 2017
Written

Why You Don’t Understand Disruption

It’s not that big companies are bad at inventing; it’s that they’re bad at organizational shifts.

Insights

Students eating pizza | iStock/franckreporter
March 3, 2017
Written

Changing the Pizza Paradigm, One Pie at a Time

How robots, “smart” ovens, and old-fashioned cooking skills might challenge a $40 billion industry.

Insights

"Why Hollywood and Silicon Valley Need Each Other" | Reuters/Brian Snyder
January 31, 2017
Video

Why Hollywood and Silicon Valley Need Each Other

Sophisticated audiences want good stories and new ways to watch.
Programs for Executives

Upcoming Programs in Innovation

Dates TBD
In-person|Stanford GSB
Full-time
Dates TBD
In-person|Stanford GSB
Full-time
Fall 2018
In-person|Stanford GSB
Full-time
Learn the attributes and skills that make a strong leader, develop your own leadership style, and learn how organizations can empower others to do so.

Doctors don’t necessarily have all the skills to manage the broader process of innovation.


Stefanos Zenios, Professor of Operations, Information & Technology

Insights

Man with surprised look on his face | Reuters/Lucas Jackson
January 23, 2017
Written

Is Tech Disruption Good for the Economy?

An analysis of 85 years’ worth of patents shows that technological innovation boosts total wealth.

Latest Stories on Innovation

January 26, 2016
Written

Managers Are Not Always the Best Judge of Creative Ideas

A professor turns to circus acts to determine how to predict the success of ideas.
January 22, 2016
Written

Should Employees Design Their Own Jobs?

A scholar who studies job crafting says you may be less stuck in your job than you think.
January 11, 2016
Written

How the World Bank President Plans to Eradicate Poverty by 2030

Jim Yong Kim talks about how audacious goals bring real change.
December 17, 2015
Written

Can Companies Make Public Services More Efficient?

How a coin exchange company helped the federal government, and charities too.
December 15, 2015
Video

What's the Next Big Thing?

Which new tech opportunities have Silicon Valley buzzing? Six insiders tell the rest of us what they think the future holds.
December 14, 2015
Written

Ten Popular Business Videos of 2015

Faculty, alumni, and guest speakers share insights on leadership, innovation, and more.
November 6, 2015
Written

Charles Holloway: How to Create an Impactful Company

It’s not just about the product.
October 21, 2015
Written

How Much Does Venture Capital Drive the U.S. Economy?

Two scholars measure the economic impact of VC-funded companies.
October 5, 2015
Written

How to Mitigate the Downside of Success

Innovative companies often see creativity dwindle over time.
September 22, 2015
Written

Are Management Practices Changing in Developing Economies?

Workers who feel a sense of belonging stay in their jobs longer.