Stanford Business Matters - APR 2018 - Alumni Version

Future of economics; Political pursuits; Inside Executive Challenge
May 2018
Stanford Business Matters
News and perspectives from the GSB community around the world
  From the Dean  
Professor Rebecca Diamond | ToniBird Photography
The Social Science Revolution
Dean Levin explains how GSB facuilty will take advantage of two massive changes in the science of how we behave.
  Story of Impact  
From left, Robert Wilson, David Kreps, and Paul Migrom, received the 2018 John J. Carty Award in the field of economics. | Elena Zhukova
The Future of Economics
Award-winning GSB economists talk about where the field has been and where it’s heading.
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  Alumni Events Alumni Events  
Military Service Appreciation Dinner On Campus | May 16
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  Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning  
Are We There Yet? Diversity, Work, and Family in 2018 May 4 | Live Webstream
Rejection Proof: How to Overcome the Fear May 4 | Live Webstream
Marketing and Innovation: A Conversation on Research and Applications May 15 | Free Webinar
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  Career Resources Career Resources  
Jump-Start Your Job Search May 8 – 29 | Virtual Career Series
Webinar: Anticipating the Career Path That Includes a Career Break June 7 | Free Webinar
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  Giving Back Giving Back  
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Political Aspirations
Two first-time candidates discuss what compelled them to run, and how the GSB helped prepare them.
Behind the Scenes at Executive Challenge
See how one MBA student guides her squad through this intense test of leadership skills.
Stanford GSB in the News
MBA students push for more cryptocurrency and blockchain classes; see where the GSB ranks among most-loved MBA programs; be skeptical of companies’ unicorn valuations; and more.
  Voices of Stanford GSB  
Lauren Westrook, MBA ’12 | Toni Bird Photography    
“I make a point of consistently sharing tough experiences that I have learned from and things that I currently am working on, and then I ask questions that bring out the same in others.”

– Lauren Westbrook-McIntosh, MBA ’12
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​Katherine August-deWilde | Reuters/Neal Hamberg    
“Strong leaders involve their teams. Not only will decisions be better with input, but input leads to buy-in.”

– Katherine August-deWilde, MBA ’75
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