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Sinan Aral

Sinan Aral

David Austin Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Information Technology and Marketing

Contact: (617) 324-7535, sinana@mit.edu

Pierre Azoulay

Pierre Azoulay

International Programs Professor of Management

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

Contact: (617) 258-9766, pazoulay@mit.edu

Expertise: Alliances; Applied microeconomics; Apps; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Clinical trials; Cloud computing; Cloud storage; Competitive strategy; Corporate strategy and policy; Employee motivation; Hi technology companies; Incentives; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property laws; Labor market policy; Mergers and acquisitions; MOOCs; MOOCs; Non-market strategy; Online education; Outsourcing; Patents; Pharmaceuticals; Product innovation; Research and development; Startups / Start-ups; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Technology transfer; Twitter; Yelp

Ernst Berndt

Ernst Berndt

Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-2665, eberndt@mit.edu

Expertise: Affordable Care Act (ACA); Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Applied probability; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Cancer; Clinical trials; Data analytics; Drug models; Econometrics; Economics; Education; Game theory; Health management; Healthcare; Healthcare industry; HIV; Industrial organization; Industrial organization; Industrial partnerships; Institutional partnerships; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Market research; Medicaid; Medical decision making; Medical devices; Medicare; Medicine; Microeconomics; Outsourcing; Pharmaceuticals; Pricing; Regulation and policy; Sampling; Statistics; Stochastic modeling

Alessandro Bonatti

Alessandro Bonatti

Department: Associate Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-7190, bonatti@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Game theory; Industrial organization; Microeconomics

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

Barbara Dyer

Barbara Dyer

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 715-7846, bdyer@mit.edu

Expertise: Branding; Business education; Business transformation; Career development; Changing workforce; Corporate social responsibility; Employee motivation; Entrepreneurial management; Future of work; Health management; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare operations management; Incubators; Job creation; Labor market policy; Leadership; Manufacturing management; New ventures; Non-market strategy; Operations management; Organizations; Social entrepreneurship; Social influence; Social responsibility; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Sustainability; Talent management; United States; Urban poverty; Workplace health

Robert Gibbons

Robert Gibbons

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-0283, rgibbons@mit.edu

Expertise: Alliances; Contracting; Game theory; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare operations management; Incentives; International corporate strategy; Management control; Mergers and acquisitions; Offshoring; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational design and performance; Organizations; Outsourcing; Outsourcing; Performance measurement systems; Productivity; Sales force management; Supply chain contracts

John Grant

John Grant

Department: Senior Lecturer, International Action Learning Programs (G-Lab, China/India Lab, GO-Lab)

Contact: (617) 324-4373, jcgrant@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Asia; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; China; Competitive strategy; Corporate diversification; Corporate finance; Corporate finance; Corporate strategy and policy; Cross-cultural awareness; Forecasting; France; Germany; Global business practices; Global business processes; Global entrepreneurship; Global entrepreneurship; Healthcare; India; International corporate strategy; International corporate strategy; International finance; International management; Japan; Medical devices; Medical devices; Mergers and acquisitions; New venture development; Performance measurement systems; Pharmaceuticals; Southeast Asia; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Taiwan; United Kingdom; United States; Valuation; Valuation; Vietnam

Bengt Holmstrom

Bengt Holmstrom

Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics

Contact: (617) 253-0506, bengt@mit.edu

Expertise: Alliances; Apple; Apple; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Bank capital; Banking; Business school; Capital market; Capital markets; Central banks; CEO compensation; CEO compensation; Compensation; Compensation; Competition; Competitive strategy; Contagion; Contracting; Corporate diversification; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate incentives; Debt; Debt ceiling; Debt contracts; Decision analysis; Deflation; Earnings manipulation; Economics; Economy; Education; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurship; Equities; Euro; European Union (EU); Eurozone; Executive compensation; Executive compensation; Executive pay; Family business; Federal Reserve; Finance; Financial markets; Financial regulation; Financial reporting; Future of work; Game theory; Global economics; Globalization; Great Recession; Hi-technology / Hi-tech; Incentives; Incubators; Information technology; Innovation; Investment analysis; Leadership; Liquidity; Managerial economics; Managerial economics; Managerial vision; Microeconomics; Microeconomics; Monetary policy; Motivation; Motivation; Organizational design and performance; Organizational studies; Organizations; Outsourcing; Performance measurement systems; Scandinavia; Securitization; Signaling; Smartphones; Stock market; Stock options; Strategy; Technological innovation; United States; Venture capital; Venture capital; Wireless communication

Yasheng Huang

Yasheng Huang

International Program Professor in Chinese Economy and Business

Department: Professor of Global Economics and Management and Associate Dean for International Programs and Action Learning

Contact: (617) 253-9768, yshuang@mit.edu

Expertise: Asia; China; Developing countries; Emerging markets; Environmental policy; Foreign investment; Global economics; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Government; Hong Kong; India; International management; International trade; Korea; Political economy; Singapore; Southeast Asia; Taiwan; Thailand

William Isaacs

William Isaacs

Department: Senior Lecturer, MIT Leadership Center

Contact: (617) 576-7986, bisaacs@mit.edu

Expertise: Business education; Business ethics; Business process modeling; Change management; Changing work environments; Cross-cultural awareness; Distributed leadership; Global business practices; Global business processes; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; Managerial vision; Managing change; Organization development; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational design and performance; Organizational learning; Organizational psychology; Organizational studies; Organizations; Purpose-driven company; Social entrepreneurship; Social networks; Social responsibility; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; System dynamics; System dynamics; Talent management; Technological innovation; Technological innovation

Charles Kane

Charles Kane

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 921-2541, ckane@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting; Africa; Alliances; Analyst forecasts; Argentina; Asia; Auditing; Banking; Banking marketing; Brazil; Business education; Business ethics; Business intelligence; Business plans; Capital budgeting; Capital controls; Capital market; China; Competitive strategy; Component software technologies; Computer industry; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Data acquisition; Data storage; Derivatives; Developing countries; Disclosure; Distance learning; Downsizing; Earnings manipulations; eBay; eCommerce; Education; Elevator pitch; Emerging markets; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Executive education; Financial engineering; Financial services; Financial statement analysis; Foreign investment; Futures; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Google; High technology companies; Interest rates; International corporate strategy; International finance; International management; International trade; Internet security; Internet software; Internet strategy; Investment banking; Investor relations; Knowledge sharing; Logistics; MBA; Mergers and acquisitions; Microsoft; Monetary policy; Negotiation and conflict resolution; New ventures; Non-profits / Nonprofits; Online feedback mechanisms; Operations management; Options; Options pricing valuation; Price fixing; Private equity; Process control; Project management; Revenue management; Risk management; Sales force automation; Service industry; Software; Startups / Start-ups; Strategic planning; Supply chain management; Tax policy; Taxation; Turkey; Venture capital

Scott Keating

Scott Keating

Department: Senior Lecturer, Accounting

Contact: (617) 258-8947, skeating@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting; Activity Based Management (ABM); Asia; Auditing; Canada; Competitive strategy; Economics; Emerging markets; Financial reporting; Management control; Managerial accounting; Microeconomics; Optimal control; Performance measurement systems; Risk management; Taxation

Christopher Knittel

Christopher Knittel

William Barton Rogers Professor of Energy

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 324-0015, knittel@mit.edu

Expertise: Alternative energy; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Bank regulation; Banking; Banking industry; Banking regulation; Carbon footprint; Clean coal; Clean energy; Climate change; Climate policy; Coal; Competitive strategy; Computational economics; Consumer behavior; Corporate strategy and policy; Credit card industry; Data analytics; Drought; Econometrics; Econometrics; Economics; Economy; Electricity; Emissions trading; Emissions trading; Energy; Energy Economics; Energy efficiency; Energy finance; Environment; Environmental Economics; Environmental policy; Ethanol; Financial econometrics; Fracking; Gas; Global climate change; Global warming; Hydraulic fracturing; Industrial economics; Industrial Organization; Industrial organization; Managerial economics; Mergers and acquisitions; Microeconomics; Natural gas; Nonlinear optimization; Nuclear power; Oil; Oil industry; Optimization; Outsourcing; Outsourcing; Pharmaceuticals; Pricing; Product loyalty; Public utilities; Regulatory bodies; Solar power; Sports analytics; Subsidies; Sustainability; Tax reforms; Water; Wind power

Thomas Kochan

Thomas Kochan

George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Work and Employment Research

Contact: (617) 253-6689, tkochan@mit.edu

Expertise: Airlines; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; China; Collective bargaining; Conflict management; Conflict resolution; Corporate governance; Corporate social responsibility; Dispute resolution; Employment relations; Future of work; Future of work; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare industry; Human rights; Industrial relations; Industrial relations; Job creation; Labor market policy; Labor relations; Labor standards; Labor unions; Managing change; Minimum wage; Minimum wage; Negotiation; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Organizational design and performance; Organizations; Social responsibility; South Korea; Training; Tri-sector collaboration; Unemployment; Unemployment; Union busting; Unions; Worker / Management relations

Peter Kurzina

Peter Kurzina

Department: Senior Lecturer, Work and Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 715-4850, kurzina@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; China; Leadership; Women in business; Work-outs and turnarounds

Erik Loualiche

Erik Loualiche

Department: Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-6240, erikl@mit.edu

Expertise: Asset pricing; Capital market; Investment risk

Stuart Madnick

Stuart Madnick

John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor of Information Technology

Department: Professor of Information Technology and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-6671, smadnick@mit.edu

Expertise: Big data; China; Cloud computing; Cyber security; Data management; Digitization; Dodd-Frank Act; Enterprise information systems; Facebook; Financial information technology; Financial reporting; Global standards; Healthcare exchanges; Information technology; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Internet security; Legacy information systems; Management of information technology; MOOCs; Singapore; Social media; Social networks; Social networks; Sociotechnical system; Sociotechnical system; Technology security; United Arab Emirates

Andrey Malenko

Andrey Malenko

Jon D. Gruber Career Development Professor of Finance

Department: Associate Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 225-9301, amalenko@mit.edu

Expertise: Auctions; Bankruptcy; Capital budgeting; Contracting; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Investment analysis; Investment policy; Mergers and acquisitions; Private equity; Valuation

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

Sandy Pentland

Sandy Pentland

Toshiba Professor of Media Arts & Science

Contact: , pentland@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Algorithms; Applied microeconomics; Bitcoin; Computer privacy; Corporate governance; Cyber security; Data acquisition; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data assets; Data management; Data mining; Data mining; Developing countries; Digital economy; Economics; Elevator pitch; European Union (EU); India; Innovation; Innovative thinking; Optimal control; Optimization; Organizational communication; Organizational communications; Organizational culture; Organizations; Performance measurement systems; Predictive analytics; Social influence; Social media; Social networks; Social networks; Sociology; Sociology; Sociotechnical system; Sociotechnical system; Statistics; Stochastic modeling; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Teleconferencing; United States; Urban poverty

Robert Pindyck

Robert Pindyck

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd Professor in Finance and Economics

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-6641, rpindyck@mit.edu

Expertise: Alternative energy; Antitrust; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Climate change; Climate policy; Derivatives; Energy; Energy economics; Energy efficiency; Energy finance; Environment; Environmental economics; Environmental policy; Gas; Global climate change; Global warming; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Investment analysis; Investment policy; Managerial economics; Microeconomics; Natural gas; Optimal control; Optimization; Options; Options pricing valuation; Sustainability

William Pounds

William Pounds

Professor Emeritus of Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (781) 538-5798, wpounds@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Applied probability; Business education; Business education; Business ethics; Business school; Business school; Career development; CEO compensation; CEO compensation; Compensation; Compensation; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Education; Executive compensation; Executive compensation; Executive education; Executive pay; Heuristics; Hiring; Mutual funds; Operations management; Operations research; Probability, applied; United States

Robert Pozen

Robert Pozen

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 715-4813, bobpozen@mit.edu

Expertise: 401K; Banking regulation; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate taxation; Dodd-Frank Act; Executive compensation; Financial institutions; Financial markets; Financial regulation; Financial reporting; Financial reporting; International tax; Investment policy; Pension funds; Pensions; Retirement finance; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Social Security; Tax policy; Tax policy; Tax reforms

Ray Reagans

Ray Reagans

Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 715-4154, rreagans@mit.edu

Expertise: Change management; Leadership; Networking; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational design and performance; Organizational learning; Social networks; Social networks; Sociology; Teams; Virtual teams and organizations

Nelson Repenning

Nelson Repenning

School of Management Distinguished Professor of System Dynamics and Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 258-6889, nelson@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Automotive industry; B-school; Business education; Business process modeling; Business process modeling; Business school; Change management; Changing work environments; Changing work environments; Competitive strategy; Competitive strategy; Corporate strategy and policy; Crisis management; Distributed leadership; Employee motivation; Engineering management; Executive education; Future of work; Future of work; Genome; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare operations management; Innovation management; Knowledge management; Leadership; Leadership; Managerial change; Managerial vision; Managing change; Manufacturing education; Manufacturing management; Manufacturing systems; Motivation; Motivation; Oil industry; Operations management; Organization development; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational design and performance; Organizational learning; Organizational psychology; Organizational studies; Organizations; Process control; Product innovation; Production; Production; Productivity; Project management; Purpose-driven company; Quality; Research and development; Sales and sales processes; Sociotechnical system; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; System dynamics; Total Quality Management (TQM); Training; Training programs

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

Otto Scharmer

Otto Scharmer

Department: Senior Lecturer, Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 253-0486, scharmer@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Africa; Asia; Asia Pacific; B-school; Banking; Brazil; Change management; China; Developing countries; Digitization; Distance learning; Distributed leadership; Economic crisis; Economic history; Economics; Economy; Emerging markets; Entrepreneurship; Environmental leadership; Ethics; Ethics; Europe; European Union (EU); Executive education; Future of work; Future of work; Germany; Global economics; Globalization; Government; Healthcare; Innovation; Innovative thinking; Japan; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; Managing change; Managing change; MOOCs; MOOCs; Organization development; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Organizational culture; Organizational learning; Organizations; Political economy; Scandinavia; Sharing economy; Social entrepreneurship; Social responsibility; Southeast Asia; Strategic management; Strategy; Tri-sector collaboration

Richard Schmalensee

Richard Schmalensee

Howard W. Johnson Professor of Management, Emeritus

Department: Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Contact: (617) 253-2957, rschmal@mit.edu

Expertise: Alternative energy; Antitrust; Applied economics; B-school; Business education; Business school; Clean energy; Climate change; Climate policy; Competitive strategy; Corporate strategy and policy; Credit card industry; Economics; Economy; Electricity; Emissions trading; Energy; Energy economics; Environment; Environmental economics; Environmental policy; Global climate change; Global warming; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Non-market strategy; Price fixing; Pricing; Privatization; Solar power; Strategy

Steven Spear

Steven Spear

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 281-7620, sspear@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Aerospace; Automotive industry; B-school; Business education; Business process modeling; Case studies; Competition; Competitive strategy; Competitive strategy; Consulting; Decision making; Disaster recovery; Executive education; Future of work; Healthcare; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare industry; Healthcare operations management; Hospital operations management; Industrial organization; Innovation; Innovation management; Insourcing; Insourcing; Knowledge management; Leadership; Leadership; Managerial change; Manufacturing education; Manufacturing management; Manufacturing systems; Operations management; Organizations; Process control; Product innovation; Production; Productivity; Project management; Quality; Service industry; Sociotechnical system; United States; X-teams

John Sterman

John Sterman

Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management

Department: Professor of System Dynamics and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-1951, jsterman@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Alternative energy; Automotive industry; Business ethics; Business process modeling; Carbon footprint; Clean energy; Climate change; Climate policy; Corporate social responsibility; Emissions trading; Emissions trading; Energy; Energy efficiency; Environment; Environmental economics; Environmental leadership; Environmental policy; Fishing industry; Fracking; Global climate change; Global warming; Hydraulic fracturing; Managerial change; Natural gas; Nonlinear dynamics; Oil; Project management; Simulation; Social responsibility; Solar power; Sustainability; Sustainable design; System dynamics; System dynamics; Total Quality Management (TQM); Wind power

Neil Thompson

Neil Thompson

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

Contact: (617) 253-7998, NEIL_T@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Artificial intelligence; Cloud computing; Competitive strategy; Computers; Corporate strategy and policy; Data analytics; Data mining; Developing countries, economics; Digital economy; Digitalization; Digitization; Economics; Hi technology companies; Hi-technology / Hi-tech; Information technology; Innovation; Innovation management; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Internet; Management of technology; Open innovation; Patents; Research and development; Robotics; Robots; Software; Statistics; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology transfer

Catherine Tucker

Catherine Tucker

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 252-1499, cetucker@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Amazon.com; Apple; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Big data; Computer privacy; Consumer marketing; Convergence; Customer incentives; Digital economy; Digitalization; Digitization; Dot-com; eBay; eBay; eBusiness; eBusiness; eCommerce; eCommerce; Econometrics; Economics; eGovernment; Electronic commerce; Electronic communication; Electronic media; Electronic publishing; Facebook; Financial information technology; Flickr; Foursquare; Genetics; Genome; Google; Google; Healthcare exchanges; Hi technology companies; Hi-technology / Hi-tech; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Industrial organization; Information technology; Instagram; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property strategy; Internet; Internet applications; Internet governance; Internet privacy issues; Internet security; Internet strategy; iPad; iPhone; LinkedIn; Marketing; Marketing communication; Marketing strategy; Microsoft; Mobile banking; MOOCs; MOOCs; Online banking; Online education; Online education; Online feedback mechanisms; Online media; Online shopping; Pinterest; Price fixing; Price fixing; Pricing; Pricing; Privacy issues; Regulation and policy; Skype; Social influence; Social media; Social networks; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology security; Technology strategy; Teleconferencing; Tumblr; Twitter; United Kingdom; United States; Web-based marketing; Web-based marketing; World Wide Web; Yelp

Catherine Turco

Catherine Turco

Theodore T. Miller Career Development Professor

Department: Associate Professor of Work and Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 715-4856, cturco@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Organizational culture; Sociology

Michael Whinston

Michael Whinston

Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Economics and Management MIT Sloan Applied Economics Group and MIT Department of Economics

Contact: (617) 258-8408, whinston@mit.edu

Expertise: Competition; Healthcare exchanges; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Microeconomics

Alan White

Alan White

Department: Senior Associate Dean Emeritus and Senior Lecturer Emeritus

Contact: (617) 253-7189, awhite@mit.edu

Expertise: Asia; Asia Pacific; Business education; Career development; China; Corporate governance; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Cultural differences; Executive education; Family business; Global business practices; Hong Kong; Japan; Korea; Singapore; South Korea; Southeast Asia

MIT competition addresses economic dislocation in the digital era — Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From The Wall Street Journal Few topics are as critical, and as challenging to anticipate, than the future of jobs in the digital economy. Along with its many benefits, the digital revolution has resulted in enormous dislocations in labor markets and a sharp polarization in job opportunities over the past several decades. Recently the Initiative on the Digital Economy, an effort at MIT started three years ago to better understand the broad changes brought about by the relentless advances of digital technologies, launched a competition inviting organizations to envision the future of work. The competition aims to identify, celebrate and award prizes to “organizations that are inventing a more sustainable, productive, and inclusive future for all by focusing on improving economic opportunity for middle- and base-level income earners.” The competition is open to for-profit and non-profit organizations of any size, age or type, in any nation around the world. It seeks creative solutions in four major categories: Skills: Prepare members of the workforce for … Read More »The post MIT competition addresses economic dislocation in the digital era — Irving Wladawsky-Berger appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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