Explore the Spring 2022 issue of Stanford Business — and see how people from all corners of the Stanford GSB community are coming together to change lives, organizations, and the world.
Navigating the line between opportunity and uncertainty in the ESG boom
When crises hit, cultures with less strict social norms may not respond quickly enough.
A “modest proposal” to give corporations a real incentive to cut emissions.
“People wrote me off as a kid from a broken home. I owe it to the people who invested in me to impact the lives of others.”
Andy Laats, MBA ’97, recalls Nixon’s dilemma: How to grow without bailing on its core partners
Years of patient collaboration generated insights that have narrowed the gap between economics and the real world.
Members of the FLI Club on what it means to be part of the Stanford GSB community.
Passengers hate mental math — and other lessons from one billion New York City cab rides.
VC expert Ilya Strebulaev is collecting the data on billion-dollar startups that everyone is looking for.
How your leftovers can spark a meaningful conversation.
Audio versions of case studies get high marks from students.
An artwork from Rapa Nui is a reminder of the importance of leaving home to learn about the world.
Back to Class
A new course pushes students (and instructors and guests) to question their assumptions and confront real-world challenges.
Jason Mayden, MS ’11
CEO & Co-founder, Trillicon Valley
Before he and his team hack together, say, a high-performance sneaker, Mayden asks “big questions,” looking for insights.
Mayden’s workspace is carefully curated for each project. He needs to surround himself with books, photographs, ephemera — a “physical mind map” where magic can happen.
Digging through old bank ledgers reveals the lasting impacts of financial crises.
Illustrations by Meredith Sadler