Management

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A female college senior meets a company representative at a job fair | Reuters/Andrew Burton
February 22, 2017
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Are You Ready for the Talent Crunch?

How workforce development programs turn talent puddles into talent pools.

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A group of men in pinstripe suits | Reuters/Larry Downing
March 30, 2017
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When Harry Fired Sally: Punishment in the Financial Adviser Industry Has a Gender Bias

Male investment advisers commit misconduct at a much higher rate than women do, but women are more likely to get fired.

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LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner, speaking at the Stanford GSB View from the Top series. | Stacy Geiken
February 24, 2017
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Jeff Weiner: Manage Compassionately, and Prepare for the Next Worker Revolution

LinkedIn’s CEO discusses how company values mean more now more than ever.

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Two toucans resting together | Reuters/Jason Lee
January 17, 2017
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Turns Out That Opposites Don’t Attract After All

A study of “digital footprints” suggests that you’re probably drawn to personalities a lot like yours.

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Illustration of two people with opposing views | iStock/dane_mark
January 25, 2017
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Six Ways to Be a Better Manager

Kill consensus and beware the false negative, says one Stanford GSB professor.
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.

Latest Stories in Management

March 1, 2008
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Lee Scott: Criticism May Produce Innovation

The Wal-Mart president and CEO says with some issues, like sustainability, feedback can be used to get ahead of society's expectations.
February 1, 2008
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Carlos Brito: No Corporate Jets, No Executive Offices

The CEO of InBev, the world's second-largest brewer, explains how running a lean business leads to a high-performance culture — and greater profits.
February 1, 2008
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Pondering the Ethics of Global Business

The Stanford GSB Alumni Association's Lifelong Learning program and Stanford Law School sponsored the discussion led by Professor David Brady.
January 1, 2008
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Brian S. Lowery: How Framing Impacts Views on Affirmative Action

Concern about group position and well-being can tilt peoples' opinions against affirmative action policies, even if they want to help minorities.
January 1, 2008
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Unconscious Racial Stereotypes Can Be Reversible

Negative racial stereotypes affect even the most well-intentioned people, but research shows we can also be influenced for the better.
December 1, 2007
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Research: Corruption Causes Business Inefficiency

In countries where government corruption is higher, companies use significantly more employees to get the same job done.
December 1, 2007
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Steve Wozniak: First Your Create It, Then You Grow It

The Apple Computer cofounder explains how his passion for invention meshed with Steve Jobs' "vision of making companies."
November 1, 2007
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Carlos Ghosn: Global Alliances Critical for Any Company's Survival

The Nissan-Renault CEO says the more car manufacturers join forces, the more they can afford the technology expenses required for innovation.
October 1, 2007
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Infosys Leaders: We Aim to Benefit Stakeholders and Society

Narayana and Sudha Murthy explain that part of their business plan included large-scale job creation in India to help eradicate poverty.
September 1, 2007
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: How Employee Financial Incentives Can Backfire

Research shows bonuses and incentives are nice gestures of recognition, but aren't effective to drive behavior.