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Evan Apfelbaum

Evan Apfelbaum

W. Maurice Young (1961) Career Development Professor of Management

Department: Assistant Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 252-1427, epa1@mit.edu

Expertise: Cultural differences; Discrimination; Diversity; Experimental design; Gender issues; Gender issues; Leadership; Managing diversity; Organizational behavior; Organizational psychology; Race relations; Social psychology

Emilio J Castilla

Emilio J Castilla

NTU Professor of Management

Department: Professor

Contact: (617) 253-0286, ecastilla@mit.edu

Expertise: B-school; Benefits; Benefits; Business school; Career development; Changing work environments; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Compensation; Compensation; Conflict resolution; Consulting; Corporate incentives; Cultural differences; Customer incentives; Data analytics; Discrimination; Diversity; Education; Employee motivation; Employee termination; Employment relations; Employment relations; Family issues; Future of work; Future of work; Gender issues; Gender issues; Hiring; Incentives; Industrial relations; Industrial relations; Labor market policy; Labor relations; Managing change; Managing diversity; Motivation; Motivation; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational design and performance; Organizational studies; Organizations; Predictive analytics; Race relations; Recruitment; Social networks; Social networks; Sociology; Sociology; Statistics; Training; Training programs; Turnover; Unemployment; Work / family issues

Aleksandra Kacperczyk

Aleksandra Kacperczyk

Fred Kayne (1960) Career Development Professor of Entrepreneurship

Department: Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-6618, olenka@mit.edu

Expertise: Career development; Competitive strategy; Corporate diversification; Corporate social responsibility; Corporate strategy and policy; Discrimination; Diversity; Employee termination; Employment relations; Entrepreneurship; Gender issues; Innovation; New venture development; New ventures; Organizations; Product innovation; Social networks; Social responsibility; Startups / Start-ups; Strategic management; Strategy; Turnover; Work-life balance; Worker / management relations

Erin Kelly

Erin Kelly

Department: Professor of Work and Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 324-4116, ELKELLY@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Discrimination; Diversity; Family issues; Flextime; Future of work; Gender issues; Organizational change; Regulation and policy; Telecommuting; Virtual teams and organizations; Women in business; Work / family issues; Work environments; Work-life balance; Workplace health

Paul Osterman

Paul Osterman

Nanyang Technological University Professor

Department: Professor of Human Resources and Management

Contact: (617) 253-2667, osterman@mit.edu

Expertise: Changing workforce; Collective bargaining; Compensation; Compensation; Discrimination; Downsizing; Downsizing; Employment relations; Employment relations; Future of work; Future of work; Hiring; Industrial relations; Industrial relations; Job creation; Labor market policy; Labor relations; Labor standards; Minimum wage; Minimum wage; Organizations; Sociology; Spain; Training; Training programs; Unemployment; Unemployment; Urban poverty; Urban poverty; Worker / management relations

Mary Rowe

Mary Rowe

Department: Adjunct Professor of Management

Contact: (617) 253-5902, mrowe@mit.edu

Expertise: Conflict management; Conflict resolution; Conflicts of interest; Conflicts of interest; Corporate accountability; Discrimination; Dispute resolution; Dispute resolution; Diversity; Employment relations; Ethics; Family issues; Flextime; Gender issues; Gender issues; Harassment; Hostile work environment; Human rights; Intellectual property; Managing diversity; Negotiation; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Risk management; Sexual harassment; Women in business; Work / family issues; Work-life balance

#MITSloanExperts Twitter Chat: Ridesharing Services and Racial Discrimination

MIT Sloan’s Christopher Knittel, Professor of Applied Economics, and associate editor of The American Economic Journal—Economic Policy, The Journal of Industrial Economics, and the Journal of Energy Markets, spoke with reporter and author Josh Levs during an #MITSloanExperts Twitter chat. During this chat, the men spoke about Professor Knittel’s research on racial discrimination in the ride sharing industry and discussed how ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can better contend with this issue. Professor Knittel will continue this discussion on February 15th during a LiveStream event hosted by MIT Sloan. [View the story “#MITSloanExperts Twitter Chat: Ridesharing Services and Racial Discrimination” on Storify] The post #MITSloanExperts Twitter Chat: Ridesharing Services and Racial Discrimination appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

How ride-hailing apps like Uber continue cab industry’s history of racial discrimination – Christopher Knittel

From The Conversation From hailing taxis that won’t stop for them to being forced to ride at the back of buses, African-Americans have long endured discrimination within the transportation industry. Many have hoped the emergence of a technology-driven “new economy,” providing greater information and transparency and buoyed by an avowed idealism, would help us break from our history of systemic discrimination against minorities. Unfortunately, our research shows that the new economy has brought along some old baggage, suggesting that it takes more than just new technologies to transform attitudes and behavior. Our new paper, “Racial and Gender Discrimination in Transportation Network Companies,” found patterns of discrimination in how some drivers using ride-hailing platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, treat African-American passengers and women. Our results are based on extensive field studies in Seattle and Boston, both considered liberal-minded cities, and provide stark evidence of discrimination. Discrimination by taxi drivers has … Read More » The post How ride-hailing apps like Uber continue cab industry’s history of racial discrimination – Christopher Knittel appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

A conversation with Chris Knittel: Uber and racial discrimination

We hope you enjoy the latest installment of the MIT Sloan Expert Series See the conversation recorded Feb. 15, 2017 with Chris Knittel, professor of applied economics at MIT Sloan, who talks about his latest research on racial bias in the sharing economy—how Uber and Lyft are failing black passengers and what to do about it. Eva Millona, the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) also appears on the program to discuss ways Uber and Lyft can work on mitigating discrimination.   The post A conversation with Chris Knittel: Uber and racial discrimination appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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