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Two tiny workers at the huge feet of their boss. Credit: iStock/Diane Labombarbe
July 31, 2018
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Narcissistic CEOs Can Mean Big Legal Bills

Companies headed by overconfident, self-centered risk-takers are more likely to end up in court.

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Professor Aruna Ranganathan with factory workers| Courtesy of Aruna Ranganathan
June 20, 2018
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The Secret Sauce in Workplace Training

First-time workers do better when trainers focus on “unwritten skills,” such as how to talk to strangers.

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Kenneth Frazier. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
July 6, 2018
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Merck CEO: Expect Economic Inequality, Refuse Political Inequality

Kenneth Frazier talks free market, drug prices, and board diversity.

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San Marcos student Amaris Gonzalez takes a selfie with "Pepper" an artificial Intelligence project utilizing a humanoid robot. | Reuters/Mike Blake
May 23, 2018
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Susan Athey: Why Business Leaders Shouldn’t Have Blind Faith in AI

Telling cats from dogs is easy. It’s the what-ifs that get problematic.

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An illustration of a crowd of multiracial people reading magazines with covers showing others in the crowd. | Illustration by Jorge Colombo
April 19, 2018
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How Do You Define “Culture”?

Stanford GSB professors recommend their favorite books and articles related to the concept.
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.

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January 16, 2018
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Reducing Gender Inequality at Work, One Small Step at a Time

Modest, daily actions that target bias are the “building blocks to larger change.”
January 10, 2018
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If Diversity is So Important, Why Don’t We Have More of It?

Despite huge culture shifts in the workplace, the best and brightest are still failing at diversity.
November 28, 2017
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Jamie Dimon: Regulations Hurt Business, Bitcoin is ‘Stupid’

The candid CEO of JP Morgan Chase discusses the bank’s technology investments, competitive tax reform, and the political landscape.
October 20, 2017
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Four Lessons for New CEOs

Stanford GSB faculty and industry leaders help young executives of search fund companies navigate their new roles.
October 9, 2017
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A Better Way to Track Shoppers Offline

Associate Professor Stephan Seiler shares how online tools can help track consumers in the real world.
September 26, 2017
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Why You Really Got That Raise

Managerial pay may be influenced by social connections as much as performance.
September 8, 2017
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Beware of Workplace Policies That Kill Motivation

Research explains why and how brevity often beats specificity in employee contracts.
August 30, 2017
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How a Marketing Tool Can Help Cancer Patients Make Better Treatment Choices

Using consumer preferences and big data to analyze treatment options can create value for all.
August 21, 2017
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What Does the Word “Intelligence” Really Mean?

Stanford GSB professors suggest a reading list of articles and books related to the concept.
August 9, 2017
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How Digital Nervous Systems Can Raise Your Organizational IQ

As technology accelerates the flow of information, businesses have a new role model: computer networks.