Choices that make people happy are complex according to research coauthored by business school Professor Jennifer Aaker. Factors include how old the subject is, his or her view of time, and is she focused on the present or the future?
Social entrepreneurs, those organizations and individuals who work to improve major social issues, don't have the networks and financial systems of traditional entrepreneurs, Sally Osberg, president of the Skoll Foundation told a Stanford MBA audience. Like Ginger Rogers dancing in a 1940's musical, they face the same issues as traditional entrepreneurs, but must do it backwards in high heels
Supermarkets either advertise themselves as offering "everyday low pricing" or holding sales with special promotional pricing. New research coauthored by Stanford's Harikesh Nair says one model has lower fixed costs and the other produces higher revenues