Tag: Graduate School of Business

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
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