Tag: Graduate School of Business

Six book recommendations for your summer staycation from the Graduate School of Business

by Jenny Luna & Steve Hawk on August 18, 2020 3:42 pm
The Graduate School of Business asked its professors to reveal what they’ve been reading this summer. Their responses range from insights into the neurological origins of human behavior to a debunking of the belief that businesses exist only to make money. As the closing weeks of summer approach, carve out some quiet time and dive… Read more Six book recommendations for your summer staycation from the Graduate School of Business

Stanford grad student wins top prize at Merck Innovation Cup

by Alex Kekauoha on August 2, 2020 1:24 pm
MBA student JOSHUA YANG is part of an international team of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who won this year’s Merck Innovation Cup for an invention that could lead to treatments for cancer and other diseases. Now in its 10th year, the week-long competition is for graduate students and postdocs from around the world who… Read more Stanford grad student wins top prize at Merck Innovation Cup

Office artifact: GSB's Sarah Soule and her refrigerator whiteboard

by Steve Hawk on July 28, 2020 5:00 pm
  SARAH SOULE, the Morgridge Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, has been using her refrigerator during Zoom conferences as a whiteboard, much to the confusion of her car, Lorraine.Soule recently shared her story with STEVE HAWK, senior editor at the Graduate School of Business, in a highly amusing article about… Read more Office artifact: GSB's Sarah Soule and her refrigerator whiteboard

Stanford business students present awards for teaching and service

by Catherine Falge on July 27, 2020 4:42 pm
Students from the MBA, MSx and PhD programs have recognized two Graduate School of Business faculty members and one lecturer for their teaching and service. GLENN KRAMON has won the MBA Distinguished Teaching Award. Students presented Kramon, lecturer in management, the award in a celebratory Zoom meeting. Kramon, who has been an editor with the New… Read more Stanford business students present awards for teaching and service
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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