Ray Reagans

Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management

Professor of Organization Studies

Ray Reagans

Ray Reagans is the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management and Professor of Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Reagans studies the origin and influence of social capital on knowledge transfer, learning rates, and overall team performance. More specifically, he examines how demographic characteristics such as race, age, and gender affect the development of network relations. He also considers how particular network structures affect performance outcomes, including the transfer of knowledge among individuals and the productivity of research and development teams.

Reagans holds a BA in sociology and economics from Brown University and a PhD in sociology from the University of Chicago.

General Expertise: Diversity; Knowledge management; Managing diversity; Organizational communication; Organizational learning; Social networks; Teams

    

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Office: E62-382

Tel: (617) 715-4154

Fax: (617) 253-2660

E-mail: rreagans@mit.edu

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