Tag: Graduate School of Business

books

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
Steven A. Denning

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
Jack McDonald

A lasting tribute to Jack McDonald

by Graduate School of Business on July 6, 2018 12:12 am
Nearly 500 Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) faculty, alumni, friends and family packed Memorial Church early last month for a two-part celebration of the life and legacy of JOHN G. “JACK” MCDONALD, the Stanford Investors Professor of Finance. McDonald, BS ’60, MBA ’62, PhD ’67, taught more than 10,000 MBA and Executive Education students over… Read more A lasting tribute to Jack McDonald
Darrell Duffie

GSB's Darrell Duffie awarded Amundi Pioneer Prize

by Graduate School of Business on May 9, 2018 2:29 pm
DARRELL DUFFIE, the Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business, is co-author of the paper “Benchmarks in Search Markets,” which has been awarded the Amundi Pioneer Prize by the Journal of Finance. The paper “shows that, among other purposes, robust financial benchmarks provide valuable price transparency to over-the-counter (OTC) markets. Whether… Read more GSB's Darrell Duffie awarded Amundi Pioneer Prize
David Kreps

David Kreps honored with 2018 Nemmers Prize

by Graduate School of Business on April 20, 2018 12:15 am
DAVID KREPS, the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, has been awarded the 2018 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics. The Nemmers Prize is awarded by Northwestern University for achievement and work of lasting significance in the field of economics. The prize recognizes major contributions to new knowledge or the… Read more David Kreps honored with 2018 Nemmers Prize
V. "Seenu" Srinivasan

New young scholar award honors V. “Seenu” Srinivasan

by Graduate School of Business on April 9, 2018 3:06 pm
The Marketing Research Special Interest Group of the American Marketing Association has created a new award in honor of V. “SEENU” SRINIVASAN, the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Emeritus. The V. “Seenu” Srinivasan Young Scholar Award in Quantitative Methodology is designed to encourage and reward research on new quantitative and empirical methodologies of interest to both academics… Read more New young scholar award honors V. “Seenu” Srinivasan
Carlos Brito

Alumnus Carlos Brito to give commencement address at Graduate School of Business

by Graduate School of Business Communications on March 4, 2018 11:49 am
Alumnus CARLOS BRITO, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, will deliver the commencement address at Stanford Graduate School of Business on Saturday, June 16. Brito helped transform the industry by building the world’s largest brewing company. He is the chief executive of a global company with 200,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. “Brito is a global business leader… Read more Alumnus Carlos Brito to give commencement address at Graduate School of Business
2018 John J. Carty Award

Stanford economists honored with 2018 John J. Carty Award

by Graduate School of Business on January 17, 2018 4:00 pm
Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty members DAVID M. KREPS and ROBERT B. WILSON, with Stanford economist PAUL R. MILGROM, have been honored with the 2018 John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science. Kreps, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, and Wilson, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Emeritus, provided a framework, known as sequential… Read more Stanford economists honored with 2018 John J. Carty Award
books

Business faculty suggest books to read over the holidays

by Steve Hawk on December 15, 2017 4:17 pm
Stanford Graduate School of Business professors recommend the one book they hope to read or reread during the winter break. They range from obscure biographies to beloved fantasies to a 44-year-old rumination on the psychology of death. Among the suggestions: DAVID BROOCKMAN, assistant professor of political economy: Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon… Read more Business faculty suggest books to read over the holidays
Mary Barth

GSB professor Mary Barth named a 2017 Outstanding Accounting Educator

by GSB staff on November 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Students at Stanford Graduate School of Business have long recognized MARY E. BARTH as a gifted teacher: MBA, MSx and PhD students have conferred on her the Distinguished Teaching Award triple crown, honoring her in 1996, 2017 and 2006, respectively. Now, word has spread beyond the GSB that Barth, the Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting, is… Read more GSB professor Mary Barth named a 2017 Outstanding Accounting Educator