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Can design change behavior? Ask the expert

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Although at times it can seem difficult to change just one person's behavior, Banny Banerjee, director of the Stanford Design Program, says it is possible for design to induce large numbers of people to change their lifestyle, including deeply ingrained habits, to cause them to do better by the environment.

Memorial service for G. Brant Walton planned for Jan. 19

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A service for Geoffrey Brant Walton, a clinical instructor in anesthesia at the School of Medicine, who died Dec. 17, is planned for Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Church. Walton's obituary is available on the School of Medicine's website.

Position, nuance key to effective negotiations for women

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Women who link their needs to the good of the organization tend to receive better performance reviews, are more likely to be offered leadership opportunities and are less likely to leave, says Deborah Kolb, a faculty research fellow at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.

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  • Executive Breakfast Briefings: The program resumes Jan. 13, with Jon Gordon, a consultant and author, who will talk about building a winning team. On Feb. 10, Linda Hill, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, will talk about leadership and innovation and creating collective genius.
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