Creating new management knowledge
For more than 50 years, MIT Sloan has been at the forefront of management education, with each generation of faculty breaking new ground in management research and adding it to the foundation others laid before them. In this issue, the MIT Sloan Alumni Magazine highlights the latest cutting-edge management research by five of the School’s newest faculty.

Alumni Engagement Study
In 2009, MIT Sloan solicited alumni feedback with the goal of garnering data-driven information to help the School design programs and activities that create the greatest value for alumni. The responses from 2,500 alumni helped shape a new approach to alumni engagement.

The Principles of “Staying Power”
In this excerpt from his new book, Sloan Management Review Professor Michael A. Cusumano identifies fundamental principles of management to help managers create competitive advantage and “staying power.”