Explore all of the stories from the Autumn 2018 issue of Stanford Business magazine.
In an ideal world, consumers would control the rights to their data but would also be able to sell it broadly.
Three alumni share what led them to take a chance on a less conventional job change.
New research shows that streaming music subscribers listen to a more diverse array of artists — and more music in general — on digital platforms.
Good intentions and gut instinct won’t take you far enough, say two Stanford GSB professors.
Companies headed by overconfident, self-centered risk-takers are more likely to end up in court.
Why corporations need metrics that quantify how decisions affect things beyond the bottom line.
The problem isn’t just the pipeline. Companies struggle to attract women through bad recruiting practices.
While most business research in the developing world focuses on finance, a Stanford professor is testing a different set of interventions: marketing.
A study of 19th-century marital laws shows banks are better off when managers are held liable for bad investments.
A study finds that companies have come up with a new variant on backdating stock options to reap windfall profits.
How an uncle’s battle with cancer helped Nisa Leung become one of Asia’s most successful VCs.
In Panama, a new study finds that kids are more likely to drink healthier beverages if you speak the truth — subtly.
Identifying and promoting talented technocrats outside traditional hierarchies can catalyze local economic development.
As businesses go global, it pays to understand the beliefs underpinning behaviors that might seem strange.
Most of these kids live in inner-city neighborhoods and some have never even been to the ocean, let alone visited true wilderness. We’re teaching them that life can be different from what they’ve had. —Lee Zimmerman, co-owner and operator of Evergreen Lodge
Students take the lead in Stanford GSB Impact Fund to manage investments in mission-driven startups.
Confidence equals competence. Learn how great leaders handle a crowd.
Artisans who find meaning in their masterpieces are more likely to charge less to connoisseurs.
One of the school’s first female faculty members talks about that uninviting climate — and how she’s built the field of feminist economics.
The Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative is amassing a huge database and network to nourish the fast-growing sector.