Organizational Behavior

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June 6, 2017
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Can You Spot Diversity? (Probably Not)

New research shows a “spillover effect” that might be clouding your judgment.

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June 29, 2017
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Act Like the Leader You Want to Be

Great leaders are great communicators. Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer in Management Richard Cox says using some tricks of the acting trade can make you great, too.

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May 24, 2017
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Why Do Some Innovations Stick? Quite Simply, Because They’re Better

Patent gatekeepers require truly original ideas to be stronger, but there’s a downside.

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Twelve wall clocks close together. | Reuters/Brian Snyder
April 18, 2017
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How the Ticking Clock Kills

A new study reveals spikes in stress when employees are told to think of time as money.

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Person standing on directional arrows. | iStock/Olaser
June 1, 2017
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Why Uncertainty Makes Us Less Likely to Take Risks

Whether it’s now or later, people opt for guaranteed gains or losses when ambiguity reigns.

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A homeless man reads a paper saying "You are beautiful, you are valuable, you are loved" | Reuters/Brian Snyder
May 5, 2017
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When Nonprofits Act Like Businesses, Transparency Improves

A 12-year study reveals that charities that adopt modern strategies are more likely to share and collaborate.
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Latest Stories in Organizational Behavior

July 20, 2017
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How Your Perception of Health May Extend Your Life

Stanford researchers found that U.S. adults who believed that they were less active than their peers died younger than those who believed they were more active.
July 20, 2017
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What Do We Really Want?

A new study examines the battle between idealized attitudes and those we actually have.
July 11, 2017
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Humor Is Serious Business

You are not as funny as you should be, and your company is suffering because of it.
June 29, 2017
Video

Act Like the Leader You Want to Be

Great leaders are great communicators. Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer in Management Richard Cox says using some tricks of the acting trade can make you great, too.
June 19, 2017
Management Today
Genuine cultural change starts at the top, argues Stanford professor Brian Lowery.
June 13, 2017
Written

Are We What We Buy?

A new study examines the role self-expression plays in online buying decisions.
June 6, 2017
Written

Can You Spot Diversity? (Probably Not)

New research shows a “spillover effect” that might be clouding your judgment.
June 1, 2017
Written

Why Uncertainty Makes Us Less Likely to Take Risks

Whether it’s now or later, people opt for guaranteed gains or losses when ambiguity reigns.
May 24, 2017
Written

Why Do Some Innovations Stick? Quite Simply, Because They’re Better

Patent gatekeepers require truly original ideas to be stronger, but there’s a downside.
May 17, 2017
Written

Focus on Small Steps First, Then Shift to the Larger Goal

Research shows that incremental achievements are good early motivators, but their effect wanes as the finish line nears.

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A Bundeswehr soldier casts his shadow on the ground | Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch
October 1, 2015
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Gil-li Vardi: Can Businesses Learn from Military Strategy?

A military historian says organizational assumptions are rarely correct.