Organizational Behavior

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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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Glenn Carroll | Jason Henry
April 24, 2017
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Podcast: What Authenticity Means to Stanford Professor Glenn Carroll

The appeal of authenticity is spreading.

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An empty board room | iStock/Sopie_James
April 24, 2017
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How to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

New research shows that the fix is relatively simple: Add more females to the candidate pool.

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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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An illustration of a man standing on stilts with his head above the clouds, while others walk with umbrellas below | iStock/dane_mark
April 17, 2017
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The Value of Hope

Stanford research shows that lacking hope may cost you — and others around you.

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An applicant holds his resume at a hiring fair for job seekers | Reuters/Gary Cameron
April 11, 2017
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Can Job Referrals Improve Employee Diversity?

New research looks at how referrals impact promotions of minorities and women.
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Latest Stories in Organizational Behavior

March 7, 2017
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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.
February 15, 2017
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What Makes Us Slow Down When We’re Ahead in the Race?

Scholars reveal how to beat the thinking that causes late-stage motivation to flag.
January 31, 2017
Video

Why Hollywood and Silicon Valley Need Each Other

Sophisticated audiences want good stories and new ways to watch.
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.
January 18, 2017
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This Demographic is Creating Companies Faster Than Any Other

A new report surveys Latino entrepreneurs.
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.
January 9, 2017
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Where Do Advocates Come From?

A strong sense of conviction can both encourage and discourage people from speaking out.
December 19, 2016
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A Look Back at 2016

Read 10 Stanford Business stories from the past year, including pieces on work-life balance, power, and management.
December 14, 2016
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How to Build a Better Startup Team

Take time to ensure that your earliest hires fit your company culture.
December 12, 2016
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Top Business Podcasts of 2016

Long commute? Spend the time listening to these 10 Stanford Business stories.

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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.