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July 2, 2019
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What to Read This Summer

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors.

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Arizona delegate Wayne Monton gives a double thumbs up as he listens to speakers during the final session of the Democratic National Convention. Credit: Reuters/Adrees Latif
June 6, 2019
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The Power of Dressing Progressive Economic Policies in Conservative Clothes

In political messaging, values can be more persuasive than policies, a new study finds.

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May 15, 2019
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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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April 4, 2019
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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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March 29, 2019
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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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March 29, 2019
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Better If It’s Man-Made?

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Businesses Behaving Badly: The State of Corporate Scandal in 2019

Expert panelists put corporate wrongdoing in its broader context.
March 6, 2019
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Can a Giant Company Behave Like a Startup?

Stanford GSB faculty reveal the art of engineering entrepreneurialism within existing organizations.
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Networking Minds for Open Innovation

The spark needed to ignite your next idea may be half a world away.
February 22, 2019
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Startup Success Secrets

Many startups fail in the early stages. The reason? Often it’s people problems.
February 8, 2019
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Don’t Let Artificial Intelligence Pick Your Employees

A Stanford GSB scholar shares why algorithms aren’t sophisticated enough to make these strategic decisions ... yet.
January 9, 2019
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Solving Poverty Using the Tools of Silicon Valley

A Stanford research team will harness computer learning to root out the many causes of poverty — and suggest precise solutions.
December 19, 2018
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What Does “Value” Mean to You?

Stanford GSB faculty recommend books, articles, and movies related to the concept.
December 17, 2018
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What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.
December 14, 2018
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The Master Communicator’s Toolbox

These three skills will help you grab and keep your audience’s attention.