9 episodes

How do we get people back to the office? How and when can AI be a powerful decision-making tool? How will digital currencies transform payment systems?
On If/Then experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business share their research findings on a range of topics that intersect with business, leadership, and society. We’ll tackle practical, cutting-edge insights that will help you manage better, lead more confidently, and understand pressing issues affecting our lives.
Join GSB senior editor and host Kevin Cool as we hear about the latest research in technology, economics, marketing, politics, and several other areas.

If/Then: Research findings to help us navigate complex issues in business, leadership, and society Stanford GSB

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    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

How do we get people back to the office? How and when can AI be a powerful decision-making tool? How will digital currencies transform payment systems?
On If/Then experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business share their research findings on a range of topics that intersect with business, leadership, and society. We’ll tackle practical, cutting-edge insights that will help you manage better, lead more confidently, and understand pressing issues affecting our lives.
Join GSB senior editor and host Kevin Cool as we hear about the latest research in technology, economics, marketing, politics, and several other areas.

    Cashless: Is Digital Currency the Future of Finance? With Darrell Duffie

    Cashless: Is Digital Currency the Future of Finance? With Darrell Duffie

    If the US wants to future-proof banking, then a digital dollar could be a solution.

    • 19 min
    Is Money Really the Best Measure of Value? with Mohammad Akbarpour

    Is Money Really the Best Measure of Value? with Mohammad Akbarpour

    If we want a more equitable world, then we need to consider the different ways people value money.

    • 25 min
    More than a Feeling: The Power of Emotional Decision-Making, with Baba Shiv

    More than a Feeling: The Power of Emotional Decision-Making, with Baba Shiv

    Why emotion and intuition can be just as good a guide as rationality.

    • 24 min
    The Brain Gain: The Impact of Immigration on American Innovation with Rebecca Diamond

    The Brain Gain: The Impact of Immigration on American Innovation with Rebecca Diamond

    If the United States wants to remain a global hub of innovation, then we need to understand the role of immigrants.

    • 24 min
    So Crazy, It Might Just Work: How to Foster Innovation That Will Change an Organization, with Bill Barnett

    So Crazy, It Might Just Work: How to Foster Innovation That Will Change an Organization, with Bill Barnett

    If we want to seriously address the climate crisis, then we need to encourage foolish business ideas.

    • 24 min
    You're In Control: How and When AI Can Be a Powerful Decision-Making Tool, with Kuang Xu

    You're In Control: How and When AI Can Be a Powerful Decision-Making Tool, with Kuang Xu

    If we focus on the jobs rather than the emotions, then AI can be a powerful decision-making tool.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Mika_Montonen ,

Great listen for Data/AI Enthusiast College Students

Referred by the Me, Myself, and AI podcast team! Loved the connection. Thank you guys

Jenny Luna ,

Thought provoking

Fascinating concepts and interesting ways of pointing out how research applies to many facets of the business world. Great music

J Hankes ,

Applicable insights, refreshingly grounded in research

This podcast elegantly shares insights and implications drawn from the hard work of building new knowledge from the often-less-than-flashy world of tested research. This is a breath of fresh air to someone eager to be reminded of our capacity to study complexity and discover insights that transcend catchy narratives and myopic agendas. Such a fun listen!

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