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U.S. President Donald Trump exits the stage.
July 6, 2017
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Trump and the GOP — Can this Marriage Work?

Will Republican leaders continue to tolerate the outlier President? David Brady, Professor of Political Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business says yes... for now.

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One Stanford study shows Europeans support a proportional allocation of refugees. | Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis
July 3, 2017
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Europeans Favor Fairness in Allocating Asylum Seekers

Stanford scholars surveyed citizens of 15 European countries and found that they support allocating asylum seekers proportional to each country’s capacity.

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Sean Hinton speaking at the Global Speaker Series | Kiefer Hickman
July 11, 2017
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Sean Hinton: Consider the Nonlinear Career Path

From yurt to boardroom, the CEO of the Soros Economic Development Fund discusses his unconventional path and the reasons impact investing often fails.

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woman looking out window at city skyline | iStock/PeopleImages
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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Tracey Turner | Drew Kelly
June 27, 2017
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Bringing Online Shopping to Rural Africa, One Shopkeeper at a Time

The founder of Copia Global uses a century-old model to reach the world’s poorest people.

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A young woman works at her home office. | iStock/Izabela Habur
June 22, 2017
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Why Working From Home Is a “Future-looking Technology”

A Stanford GSB expert shows how companies and employees benefit from workplace flexibility.

Latest Stories

November 16, 2015
Written

Robb Willer: What Makes People Do Good?

How external factors pressure people to cooperate.
November 13, 2015
Written

Do You Have a Contrarian on Your Team?

A divergent opinion can lead to more creative and better decisions.
November 11, 2015
Written

Latino-Owned Business Survey Shows $1.4 Trillion Left on the Table

More Latinos are starting businesses than the general population, but they aren’t growing as large or making as much money.
November 10, 2015
Wall Street Journal
A study by Stanford GSB faculty members Ed deHaan and Joseph Piotroski suggests that those 'clouds on the investment horizon' are real.
November 9, 2015
Written

Jack Ma: How Entrepreneurs Can See China Through its Growing Pains

The Alibaba chairman discusses Chinese consumerism, philanthropy, and the future of small business.
November 6, 2015
Written

Charles Holloway: How to Create an Impactful Company

It’s not just about the product.
November 3, 2015
Written

A Film Explores What it Means to Be a Man

The dominant culture of masculinity in America encourages men to hide their pain.
November 2, 2015
Forbes
Companies in Silicon Valley seek to improve the diversity of their workforces by tackling unconscious bias.
November 2, 2015
Written

The Serious Side of the Donald Trump Phenomenon

Immigrant resentment has built among Americans who feel left behind.
October 29, 2015
Written

What Is It Like to Be Owned by Warren Buffett?

A new survey reveals Berkshire’s management style.