The New York Times describes how Stanford is on the vanguard of business schools offering interdisciplinary and inter-cultural perspectives on issues. Includes quotes from Dean Garth Saloner and a few representative courses that Stanford's business school offers.
Published: December 01, 2009
Myra H. Strober began teaching her Work and Family course at Stanford in 1972. Since then, it's provided MBA students with perspective on how to balance the rest of their lives with their professional lives.
In a recent interview with Rediff, Vinod Khosla (MBA '80) elaborates his perspective on future green technologies, the Obama administration, and the importance of clean technology in developing countries like India and China.
Jessica Jackley, Kiva Co-Founder and recent Stanford GSB graduate, spoke at the kick-off event for this year’s YouthBridge Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition (SEIC) held at Washington University in St. Louis. The SEIC is the largest competition of its kind in the country; it will provide over $450,000 to young entrepreneurs over the next three years.
Published: August 31, 2009
Among the growing number of business schools incorporating social responsibility and innovation into their curricula, the Stanford Graduate School of Business ranks as the premier institution according to Ode. Within the school, the Center for Social Innovation runs creative and impactful programs for today's world. Kriss Deiglmeier, executive director of the center, explains: "We have global problems that need to be addressed, and MBA programs have the responsibility to educate leaders so that they can be. Stanford is trying to lead the way."