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GSB's Matt Abrahams teaches us to 'Think Fast, Talk Smart' in podcast series

by Kate Chesley on February 25, 2020 3:59 pm
MATT ABRAHAMS, a lecturer of strategic communication at the Graduate School of Business, has sat down with communication experts from across campus to discuss public speaking anxiety, speaking off the cuff, nailing a question and answer period and more. The resulting podcast series, “Think Fast, Talk Smart,” is available on the Graduate School of Business… Read more GSB's Matt Abrahams teaches us to 'Think Fast, Talk Smart' in podcast series
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Alumnus Orlando Bravo to give GSB commencement speech

by Graduate School of Business Communications on February 4, 2020 2:44 pm
ORLANDO BRAVO, JD/MBA ’97, a pioneer in software investing and philanthropist, will deliver the commencement speech at the diploma award ceremony at the Graduate School of Business on Jun. 13. Bravo is a founder and a managing partner of Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm where he and his partners have led more than… Read more Alumnus Orlando Bravo to give GSB commencement speech

GSB faculty suggest 10 books to share for the holidays

by Jenna Garden on December 11, 2019 3:04 pm
Several Stanford Graduate School of Business professors picked a book that they would likely give to a friend for the holidays. Their suggestions would make an eclectic gift basket, ranging from classic fantasy to modern comedy to a history of genetic sequencing. Among the suggestions: JENNIFER AAKER, the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing: Give and… Read more GSB faculty suggest 10 books to share for the holidays

Professor George Foster receives one of Australia’s highest honors

by Graduate School of Business on September 15, 2019 10:41 am
GEORGE FOSTER, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business, was recently named to the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List for his significant service to education. The Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, a title bestowed by the governor-general, recognizes the outstanding service and contributions of Australians.… Read more Professor George Foster receives one of Australia’s highest honors

J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars

by Kathleen J. Sullivan on August 28, 2019 2:15 pm
J. D. SCHRAMM, a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, has been named the inaugural director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars, which aims to develop an interdisciplinary community of future global leaders to address the world’s most complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. “We are delighted to welcome J.… Read more J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors

by Steve Hawk and Jenny Luna on July 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Stanford Graduate School of Business professors reveal what one book they would most like to read this summer and why. Their choices range from a classic 1945 political fable to a search for sunken treasure to a survivor’s guide for time travelers. If you are still in search of summertime reading, here are just a… Read more Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors

Lord Browne of Madingley named GSB’s 2019 commencement speaker

by GSB Communications on February 4, 2019 2:21 pm
JOHN BROWNE, Lord Browne of Madingley, former CEO of BP plc, will deliver the commencement speech at the diploma award ceremony at Stanford GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (GSB) on June 15. Lord Browne was a Class of 1981 Sloan Fellow and received an MS in management. (The Sloan Fellows program was renamed the Stanford MSx Program in… Read more Lord Browne of Madingley named GSB’s 2019 commencement speaker
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Stanford MBA Class of 2018 chose careers where they could make a difference

by Graduate School of Business Communications on December 14, 2018 2:29 pm
The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money. “Our graduates pursued roles where they can make a difference in the world and have [a] positive impact on the greater economy, regardless of salary,” said YOSSI FEINBERG, senior associate dean… Read more Stanford MBA Class of 2018 chose careers where they could make a difference
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Business faculty members have reading recommendations for the break

by Steve Hawk and Jenny Luna on December 9, 2018 10:54 am
Looking for a good book to read in front of the fireplace during the upcoming holidays? Stanford Graduate School of Business professors suggest their favorite books. Pour yourself some eggnog and read on. For instance, SUSAN ATHEY, the Economics of Technology Professor, recommends Prediction Machines, by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans and Avi Goldfarb. She explains,… Read more Business faculty members have reading recommendations for the break
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Steven A. Denning, Arbuckle Award recipient: look outside yourself for the answers

by Graduate School of Business on July 9, 2018 4:30 pm
The magnitude of the challenges facing the world today could make it tempting to “protect and maintain what we have,” said Steven A. Denning, MBA ’78, to the attendees at the 2018 Arbuckle Award Dinner on May 3. But, he warned, this incremental thinking “might be inadequate to meet the scale of the challenges we… Read more Steven A. Denning, Arbuckle Award recipient: look outside yourself for the answers