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What to Read This Summer

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors.

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The Power of Dressing Progressive Economic Policies in Conservative Clothes

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The Cersei Effect: How Businesses Turn Colleagues into Backstabbers

New research shows that people with shared goals can get lured into “pseudo competitions” that hurt all involved.

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How to Invest in Your Social Capital

Influencing others’ network ties shapes your status.

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Counter-protester Sean Mullin speaks with protester Scott Bannister, of the Liberty For All group, as Bannister demonstrates against the United States’ acceptance of Syrian refugees at the Washington State Capitol in Olympia. Credit: Reuters/David Ryder
May 9, 2019
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Why Putting Yourself in Their Shoes Might Backfire

When our values don’t align, we struggle to see others’ viewpoints.

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Better If It’s Man-Made?

Gender bias can negatively affect what we think about products made by women, especially in male-oriented markets.
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