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Deborah Ancona

Deborah Ancona

Seley Distinguished Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 253-0568, ancona@mit.edu

Expertise: Leadership; Organizational change; Teams; Training programs

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

William Aulet

William Aulet

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 253-2473, aulet@mit.edu

Expertise: Accelerators; Action learning; Alternative energy; Angel investing; Apple; Apple; Apps; B-school; Blogs; Business education; Business education; Business plans; Business process modeling; Business school; Business-to-business marketing; Canada; Change management; Clean energy; Compensation; Compensation; Competition; Competition; Competitive strategy; Computer industry; Computers; Conflicts of interest; Conflicts of interest; Consumer behavior; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate incentives; Corporate strategy and policy; Crisis management; Crowdfunding; Crowdfunding; Crowdsourcing; Crowdsourcing; Cultural differences; Customer incentives; Customer satisfaction; Disclosure; Distributed leadership; Diversity; Economic development; Education; Electronic media; Elevator pitch; Emerging businesses; Employee motivation; Employee termination; Energy; Energy efficiency; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Environment; Environmental leadership; Environmental policy; Ethanol; European Union (EU); Executive education; Experimental design; Fracking; Gas; Global climate change; Global entrepreneurship; Global entrepreneurship; Global warming; Google; Hiring; Hybrid organizations; Hydraulic fracturing; Incentives; Incubators; Initial Public Offerings (IPOs); Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; International entrepreneurship; International marketing; Investor relations; Job creation; Lead users; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; LinkedIn; Management control; Management education; Managerial communication; Managing adversity; Managing diversity; Market research; Marketing; Marketing strategy; MBA; Medical devices; Mergers and acquisitions; Microsoft; Middle East; MOOCs; MOOCs; Motivation; Motivation; Natural gas; New venture development; New ventures; New Zealand; Non-linear dynamics; Nonlinear dynamics; Nuclear power; Oil; Online education; Open innovation; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Organizational communications; Organizational culture; Organizational design and performance; Organizational learning; Organizations; Patents; Positioning; Pricing; Product design; Product development; Product innovation; Product loyalty; Product management; Product strategy; Public utilities; Recruitment; Research and development; Robotics; Sales; Silicon Valley; Silicon Valley; Social entrepreneurship; Solar power; Startups / Start-ups; Stock options; Stock options; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Sustainability; System dynamics; System dynamics; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology transfer; Twitter; United Kingdom; United States; Valuation; Valuation; Venture capital; Water; Wind power

Kara Blackburn

Kara Blackburn

Department: Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communication

Contact: (617) 253-7479, kfb@mit.edu

Expertise: Communication; Communication practices; Education; International communication; Managerial communication; Organizational communications

Lori Breslow

Lori Breslow

Department: Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communication

Contact: (617) 253-3780, lrb@mit.edu

Expertise: Communication; Communication practices; Education; Education; International communication; Management education; Managerial communication; MOOCs; Online education; Online education

Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson

Schussel Family Professor of Management Science

Department: Professor of Information Technology

Contact: (617) 253-4319, erikb@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Artificial intelligence; Big data; Business intelligence; Business school; CEO compensation; Cloud computing; Competitive strategy; Computers; Crowdsourcing; Data assets; Data mining; Digital economy; Digitalization; Digitization; Dot-com; eBusiness; eBusiness; eCommerce; eCommerce; Economics; Economy; Electronic commerce; Electronic media; Electronic publishing; Enterprise information systems; Executive compensation; Future of work; Google; Information systems; Information technology; Innovation; Intellectual property; Internet; Job creation; Job creation; Labor market policy; Managerial economics; Microeconomics; Minimum wage; Mobile computing; MOOCs; MOOCs; Neural networks; Offshoring; Offshoring; Online feedback mechanisms; Online shopping; Open innovation; Political economy; Predictive analytics; Predictive analytics; Pricing; Privacy issues; Robotics; Robots; Sales force automation; Sharing economy; Sociotechnical system; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Unemployment; Unemployment; World Wide Web

Phil Budden

Phil Budden

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , pbudden@mit.edu

Expertise: Banking; Banking industry; Consulting; Economic development; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurship; Europe; European Union (EU); Foreign investment; Global business practices; Global entrepreneurship; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Government; Innovation; International communication; International entrepreneurship; Internationalization; Leadership; National security; United Kingdom; United States

John Carrier

John Carrier

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , jfcarrie@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Applied probability; Automotive industry; Bankruptcy; Business education; Business process modeling; Business process modeling; Business process modeling; Business transformation; Canada; Case studies; Change management; Competitive strategy; Crisis management; Data analytics; Education; Employee motivation; Energy; Europe; Executive education; Executive education; Experimental design; Family business; Fracking; Gas; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare industry; Healthcare operations management; Hospital operations management; Hostile work environment; Hydraulic fracturing; Industrial organization; Industrial relations; Industrial relations; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Inventory; Italy; Job creation; Leadership; Leadership; Logistics; Management education; Managerial change; Managerial vision; Managing change; Managing change; Manufacturing education; Manufacturing management; Manufacturing systems; Mexico; MOOCs; MOOCs; Natural gas; Non-linear dynamics; Nonlinear dynamics; Oil; Oil industry; Online education; Online education; Online feedback mechanisms; Open innovation; Operations management; Operations research; Optimal control; Organizational behavior; Organizational culture; Predictive analytics; Private equity; Probability; Process control; Product innovation; Production; Productivity; Project management; Quality; Research and development; Russia; Sampling; Sociotechnical system; Startups / Start-ups; Statistics; Supply chain management; Sustainability; System dynamics; System dynamics; Teams; Total Quality Management (TQM); Training; Training programs; Turnaround; United Kingdom; United States; Virtual teams and organizations

John Carroll

John Carroll

Gordon Kaufman Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-2617, jcarroll@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Air safety; Change management; Distributed leadership; Experimental design; Health management; Healthcare; Leadership; Leadership; Managerial change; Managing change; Managing change; Medical decision making; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational learning; Organizational psychology; Organizational studies; Organizations; Social psychology; Sociotechnical system; Teams

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

Elaine Chen

Elaine Chen

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , eychen@mit.edu

Expertise: Business plans; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Hi technology companies; Hi-technology / Hi-tech; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Leadership; Leadership; Management of technology; Manufacturing management; Market research; New venture development; New ventures; Open innovation; Patents; Positioning; Product design; Product development; Product innovation; Research and development; Robotics; Robots; Software engineering; Startups / Start-ups; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology strategy

Court Chilton

Court Chilton

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 253-2212, cchilton@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Business education; Business school; Change management; Competitive strategy; Consulting; Customer relationships; Customer satisfaction; Customer service; Distributed leadership; Education; Employee motivation; Executive education; Executive education; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; Management education; Marketing communication; Motivation; Negotiation; Organizational communications; Organizational culture; Sales and sales processes; Social networks; Strategy; Training; Training programs

Zen Chu

Zen Chu

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 699-4036, zenven@mit.edu

Expertise: Accelerators; Action learning; Affordable Care Act (ACA); Alibaba; Alibaba; Alliances; Angel investing; Apple; Apps; Asia; Asia Pacific; B-school; Big data; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Business education; Cancer; China; Clinical trials; Cloud computing; Cloud storage; Competitive strategy; Conflicts of interest; Conflicts of interest; Consumer electronics; Convergence; Corporate social responsibility; Cross-cultural awareness; Crowdfunding; Cultural differences; Cyber security; Developing countries; Developing countries, economics; Digital economy; Digitization; eBusiness; eCommerce; eGovernment; Electronic commerce; Electronic media; Emerging businesses; Emerging markets; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Executive education; Genetics; Genome; Global entrepreneurship; Global entrepreneurship; Hacking; Healthcare; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare operations management; Hi-technology / Hi-tech; Hospital operations management; Incubators; India; Information technology; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Insurance; Intellectual property; International corporate strategy; International entrepreneurship; Internet applications; Internet security; Internet software; Internet strategy; Internet telephony; iPhone; Knowledge management; Knowledge sharing; Lead users; Lead users; Leadership; Leadership; Medical decision making; Medical devices; Medical devices; Medicare; Medicine; Mergers and acquisitions; MOOCs; Multi-drug models; Nanotechnology; New venture development; New ventures; Obamacare; Open innovation; Open source software; Patents; Pharmaceuticals; Predictive analytics; Private equity; Privatization; Product design; Product development; Product innovation; Research and development; Silicon Valley; Silicon Valley; Singapore; Smartphones; Social entrepreneurship; Social networks; Social responsibility; Software; Southeast Asia; Startups / Start-ups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Taiwan; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Technology transfer; Telecommunications; Thailand; United States; Venture capital; Venture capital; Vietnam; Virtual customer; Web-based marketing; Wireless communication; X-teams

Jake Cohen

Jake Cohen

Department: Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Master's Programs|Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Law

Contact: (617) 324-8107, jcohen28@mit.edu

Jared Curhan

Jared Curhan

Sloan Distinguished Associate Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 253-5219, curhan@mit.edu

Expertise: Conflict management; Conflict management; Conflict resolution; Dispute resolution; Dispute resolution; Gender issues; Negotiation; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Organizational psychology; Organizational studies; Social psychology

Michael Cusumano

Michael Cusumano

Sloan Management Review Distinguished Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-2574, cusumano@mit.edu

Expertise: Accelerators; Angel investing; Apple; Apps; Apps; Big data; Blackberry; Business intelligence; Business plans; CEO compensation; China; Cloud computing; Competitive strategy; Computer industry; Computer privacy; Computers; Conflicts of interest; Consumer electronics; Corporate diversification; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Cultural differences; Digital economy; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Executive compensation; Executive pay; Facebook; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Google; Incubators; India; Initial Public Offerings (IPOs); Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; International corporate strategy; International entrepreneurship; International management; Internet; Internet applications; Internet software; Japan; Korea; LinkedIn; Mergers and acquisitions; Microsoft; Mobile computing; MOOCs; MOOCs; New venture development; New ventures; Offshoring; Product innovation; Research and development; Sharing economy; Silicon Valley; Silicon Valley; Smartphones; Software; Software engineering; Startups / Start-ups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Technology transfer; Telecommunications; Twitter; Venture capital; World Wide Web

Barbara Dyer

Barbara Dyer

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

Paul English

Paul English

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , PME@mit.edu

Daena Giardella

Daena Giardella

Department: Senior Lecturer, MIT Leadership Center

Contact: (617) 715-4842, daenag@mit.edu

Expertise: Communication; Innovative thinking; Leadership

Renee Gosline

Renee Gosline

Zenon Zannetos (1955) Career Development Professor

Department: Assistant Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 452-4303, rgosline@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Apps; Blogs; Brand management; Branding; Caribbean; Consumer behavior; Consumer marketing; Consumer packaged goods; Consumer psychology; Crowdfunding; Customer Relationship Management (CRM); Customer relationships; Electronic media; Elevator pitch; Facebook; Intellectual property; Leadership; Leadership; Luxury goods; Marketing; Medical decision making; Online education; Social media; Social networks; Startups / Start-ups; Strategy; Tumblr; Twitter; United States; YouTube

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

Joseph Hadzima

Joseph Hadzima

Department: Senior Lecturer, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Contact: (617) 475-6009, jgh@mit.edu

Expertise: Angel investing; Benefits; Business education; Business plans; CEO compensation; Compensation; Conflics of interest; Corporate governance; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Executive pay; High technology companies; Innovation; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property strategy; Law; Management of technology; New ventures; Non-profits / Nonprofits; Patents; Private equity; Research and development; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Software; Startups / Start-ups; Stock options; Venture capital

Leigh Hafrey

Leigh Hafrey

Department: Senior Lecturer, Communication and Ethics

Contact: (617) 258-0266, lhafrey@mit.edu

Expertise: B-school; B-school; Business education; Business education; Business ethics; Business school; Business school; Case studies; Change management; China; Communication; Communication practices; Conflict management; Conflict resolution; Conflicts of interest; Conflicts of interest; Corporate accountability; Corporate social responsibility; Crisis management; Cross-cultural awareness; Cross-sectoral collaboration; Cultural differences; Cultural differences; Distributed leadership; Diversity; Education; Education; Ethics; Ethics; Europe; Executive education; Executive education; Future of work; Future of work; Gender issues; Gender issues; Germany; Government; Human rights; International communication; International communication; Italy; Leadership; Leadership; Management education; Managerial communication; Managerial vision; Managing change; MBA; Non-profits / Nonprofits; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Organizational communications; Organizational culture; Social responsibility; Sustainability; Sustainable design; Tri-sector collaboration; United States; Work / Family issues; Work-life balance

Brian Halligan

Brian Halligan

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , bhalligan@alum.mit.edu

Expertise: Blogs; Business-to-business marketing; Changing workforce; Customer relationships; Database marketing; Employee motivation; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovative thinking; Leadership; Marketing; Marketing strategy; New venture development; New ventures; Sales; Sales force management; Social influence; Startups / Start-ups; Technological innovation; Venture capital; Venture capital; Web-based marketing

Neal Hartman

Neal Hartman

Department: Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communication

Contact: (617) 253-8624, nhartman@mit.edu

Expertise: Asia; B-school; Business ethics; Change management; China; Communication practices; Conflict management; Corporate social responsibility; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Diversity; Electronic communication; Email; Ethics; Gender issues; Globalization; Hiring; International communication; International management; Korea; Leadership; Managerial communication; Managing change; Managing diversity; Motivation; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Organizational culture; Taiwan; Teams; United Kingdom

Virginia Healy-Tangney

Virginia Healy-Tangney

Department: Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communication

Contact: (617) 324-4021, vtangney@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Branding; Business education; Change management; Communication; Communication practices; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Distributed leadership; Executive education; Executive education; International communication; International communication; Leadership; Marketing; Marketing communication; Organizational change; Organizational communication

Nicolene Hengen

Nicolene Hengen

Department: Lecturer

Contact: , NHENGEN@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Communication; Healthcare; Healthcare industry; LinkedIn

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

Jason Jay

Jason Jay

Department: Senior Lecturer, Sustainability

Contact: (617) 253-0594, jjay@mit.edu

Expertise: Carbon footprint; Change management; Corporate social responsibility; Cross-sectoral collaboration; Distributed leadership; Education; Energy efficiency; Environment; Environmental leadership; Global climate change; Hybrid organizations; Non-market strategy; Organizational change; Organizations; Purpose-driven company; Social entrepreneurship; Social responsibility; Sustainability; System dynamics

Charles Kane

Charles Kane

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 258-6573, 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 coroparte 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

Ralph Katz

Ralph Katz

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-5085, rkatz@mit.edu

Expertise: Engineering management; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovative thinking; Knowledge management; Lead users; Lead users; Leadership; Leadership; Management of technology; Managing change; Motivation; Motivation; Networking; Open innovation; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational studies; Organizations; Product innovation; Teams; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology transfer; Technology transfer; Virtual teams and organizations; Work environments

Christine Kelly

Christine Kelly

Department: Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communication

Contact: (617) 452-3594, ckelly@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; B-school; B-school; Business education; Business school; Communication; Communication practices; Conflict resolution; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Diversity; Education; Education; Email; Gender issues; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; Management education; Managerial communication; Managerial vision; MBA; MOOCs; Online education; Organizational communication; Organizational communications; Organizational culture

Andrei Kirilenko

Andrei Kirilenko

Department: Professor of the Practice of Finance

Contact: (617) 324-7001, ak67@mit.edu

Expertise: Algorithms; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data mining; Data mining; Derivatives; Dodd-Frank Act; Financial information technology; Financial regulation; Futures; Government; Governmental financial institutions; High frequency trading; Liquidity; Market microstructure; Regulation; Regulation and policy; Regulatory bodies; United States; Wall Street

Janice Klein

Janice Klein

Department: Senior Lecturer, Organizational Change

Contact: (617) 253-8587, jklein@mit.edu

Expertise: Change management; Changing work environment; Employee motivation; Engineering management; Human resources; Leadership; Managing change; Operations management; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational design and performance; Teams; Virtual teams and organizations

Peter Kurzina

Peter Kurzina

Department: Senior Lecturer, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

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

Expertise: Action learning; China; Leadership; Turnaround; Women in business

Andrew Lo

Andrew Lo

Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-0920, andrew.lo@mit.edu

Expertise: Analyst forecasts; Angel investing; Applied economics; Applied mathematics; Applied probability; Arbitrage pricing theory; Artificial intelligence; Asset management; Asset pricing; Banking; Banking management; Banking operations and policy; Banking regulation; Bankruptcy; Bayesian networks; Bayesian statistics; Bayesian statistics; Big data; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Bond markets; Bond negotiations; Bond pricing; Business intelligence; Business plans; Cancer; Capital budgeting; Capital controls; Capital market; CEO compensation; Clinical trials; Consumer behavior; Contagion; Corporate diversification; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Currency; Cyber security; Data acquisition; Data analysis; Data mining; Decision making; Deflation; Derivatives; Disaster recovery; Distance learning; Dividend policy; Dot-com; Drug models; eCommerce; Econometrics; Economic crisis; Economics; Education; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Executive compensation; Federal Reserve; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Financial information technology; Financial information technology; Financial markets; Financial reporting; Financial services; Financial statement analysis; Foreign investment; Futures; Government; Healthcare; Healthcare industry; Hedge funds; Hurdle rates; Inflation; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Interest rates; International finance; Internet privacy issues; Intertemporal choice; Investment analysis; Investment banking; Investment risk; Investment strategies; Knowledge sharing; Macroeconomics; Mathematical programming; MBA; Medical decision making; Medicine; Mergers and acquisitions; Mobile banking; MOOCs; Mortgage funds; Mutual funds; Neural networks; New venture development; New ventures; Non-linear dynamics; Online banking; Online education; Online feedback mechanisms; Operations research; Optimal control; Optimization; Options; Patents; Pensions; Personal finance; Pharmaceuticals; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Private equity; Research and development; Retirement planning; Revenue management; Risk capital; Risk management; Sampling; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Security prices; Simulation; Software agents; Startups / Start-ups; Statistics; Stochastic modeling; Stock exchange; Stock exchange consolidation; Stock market; Stock options; Stock trading; Subprime lending; Trading decisions; Treasuries; Venture capital; Wall Street; Web-based marketing

Thomas Malone

Thomas Malone

Patrick J. McGovern (1959) Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Information Technology

Contact: (617) 253-6843, malone@mit.edu

Expertise: Artificial intelligence; Business process modeling; Business process modeling; Changing work environments; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Climate change; Climate policy; Cross-sectoral collaboration; Crowdsourcing; Digital economy; Digitalization; Digitization; eBay; eBay; eBusiness; eCommerce; eGovernment; Electronic commerce; Electronic communication; Future of work; Gamification; Global climate change; Global warming; Google; Groupware; Industrial organization; Information systems; Information technology; Internet; Knowledge management; Leadership; MOOCs; MOOCs; Online education; Online education; Open source software; Organizational communications; Organizational design and performance; Organizational psychology; Organizations; Social networks; Social networks; Social psychology; Teams; Telecommuting; Virtual teams and organizations; Wikipedia; Wikipedia

Fiona Murray

Fiona Murray

William Porter Professor of Entrepreneurship

Department: Associate Dean for Innovation & Co-Director MIT Innovation Initiative

Contact: (617) 253-3681, fmurray@mit.edu

Expertise: Accelerators; Business plans; Competition; Crowdfunding; Entrepreneurial management; Gender issues; Global entrepreneurship; Global entrepreneurship; Government; Incubators; Innovation; Innovation management; Intellectual property; International entrepreneurship; New venture development; Open innovation; Patents; Research and development; Social entrepreneurship; Startups / Start-ups; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology transfer; United Kingdom

Robert Nachtrieb

Robert Nachtrieb

Department: Senior Lecturer, System Dynamics

Contact: , nacht@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Bayesian statistics; Business plans; Business process modeling; Business process modeling; China; Competitive strategy; Consulting; Corporate strategy and policy; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data mining; Decision analysis; Decision making; Decision support; Energy Efficiency; Enterprise architecture; Executive education; Experimental design; Global standards; India; Management education; Medical decision making; Medical devices; Negotiation; Negotiation and conflict resolution; New venture development; New ventures; Non-linear dynamics; Non-market strategy; Nonlinear dynamics; Nuclear power; Product innovation; Strategic management; System dynamics; System dynamics; United States

Sinead O'Flanagan

Sinead O'Flanagan

Department: Senior Lecturer, Leadership

Contact: (617) 253-5703, sof@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Business education; Change management; Education; Leadership; Leadership; Organizational learning

Roberta Pittore

Roberta Pittore

Department: Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communications

Contact: (617) 258-7253, rpittore@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Blogs; Business plans; Case studies; Channels; Communication; Communication practices; Conflict management; Conflict management; Conflict resolution; Corporate social responsibility; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Dispute resolution; Dispute resolution; Electronic communication; Elevator pitch; Email; Email; Executive education; International communication; International communication; Investor relations; Knowledge management; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; Management education; Managerial communication; Media; Negotiation; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Organizational communication; Organizational communications; Organizational culture; Public relations; Teams; Training

William Pounds

William Pounds

Professor Emeritus of Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (781) 538-5798, wpounds@comcast.net

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

Douglas Ready

Douglas Ready

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , dready@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; B-school; Change management; Distributed leadership; Executive education; Leadership; Leadership; Managerial change; Managerial vision; Managing change; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Organizational culture; Organizations; Strategic management; Strategy

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

Anjali Sastry

Anjali Sastry

Department: Senior Lecturer, System Dynamics

Contact: (617) 253-0965, sastry@mit.edu

Expertise: Sustainability

Imran Sayeed

Imran Sayeed

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 281-5197, isayeed@mit.edu

Expertise: Angel investing; Apps; Apps; Business plans; Competition; Crowdfunding; Distance learning; Employee motivation; Entrepreneurship; Facebook; Gamification; Global entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; International entrepreneurship; Intranet; Leadership; Middle East; Mobile banking; Mobile computing; MOOCs; MOOCs; Offshoring; Online banking; Online education; Online education; Organizational learning; Outsourcing; Pakistan; Sharing economy; Smartphones; Social entrepreneurship; Startups / Start-ups; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology security; Training; United Arab Emirates

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

Edgar Schein

Edgar Schein

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus

Department: Professor Emeritus

Contact: (617) 864-7540, scheine@comcast.net

Expertise: Career development; Change management; Changing work environments; Consulting; Corporate governance; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Cultural differences; Health management; Healthcare; Leadership; Organizational change; Organizational communications; Organizational culture

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

Peter Senge

Peter Senge

Department: Senior Lecturer, Leadership and Sustainability

Contact: (617) 253-1575, psenge@mit.edu

Expertise: Africa; China; Organization learning; Organizational change

Jeffrey Shames

Jeffrey Shames

Department: Senior Lecturer, Finance

Contact: (617) 253-6033, jshames@mit.edu

Expertise: Sustainability

Lou Shipley

Lou Shipley

Department: Lecturer

Contact: , shipley@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Angel investing; Asia; Asia Pacific; B-school; Bank regulation; Banking industry; Banking operations and policy; Banking regulation; Big data; Blogs; Blogs; Business education; Business intelligence; Business plans; Business school; Business-to-business marketing; Career development; CEO compensation; Change management; China; Cloud computing; Cloud storage; Compensation; Competition; Competitive strategy; Competitive strategy; Component software technologies; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Cross-cultural awareness; Customer incentives; Customer Relationship Management (CRM); Customer relationships; Customer satisfaction; Customer service; Cyber security; Data analysis; Data assets; Data management; Data mining; Data mining; Database marketing; Economic history; Email; Emerging markets; Employee motivation; Enterprise information systems; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Europe; European Union (EU); Financial information technology; Financial information technology; Global business practices; Global entrepreneurship; Hi technology companies; Hi-technology / Hi-tech; Hiring; Incentives; Information systems; Information technology; Initial Public Offerings (IPOs); Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property strategy; International communication; International corporate strategy; International entrepreneurship; International management; Internet security; Internet software; Inventory; Investment policy; Investor relations; Japan; Job creation; Job creation; Knowledge management; Knowledge management; Knowledge sharing; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; Legacy information systems; LinkedIn; Logistics; Macroeconomics; Management control; Management of information technology; Management of technology; Managerial economics; Managerial vision; Marketing; Marketing communication; Marketing strategy; Mergers and acquisitions; Mobile banking; Mobile computing; Motivation; Networking; Online banking; Open innovation; Open source software; Optimization; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Organizational communications; Organizational culture; Product innovation; Product loyalty; Product management; Product strategy; Productivity; Recruitment; Regulation; Regulation and policy; Reporting; Risk management; Risk management; Sales; Sales and sales processes; Sales force automation; Sales force management; Sharing economy; Sharing economy; Silicon Valley; Silicon Valley; Social business; Social influence; Social media; Social networks; Social networks; Social networks; Social networks; Software; Software engineering; South Korea; Startups / Start-ups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Supply chain management; Talent management; Teams; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology security; Technology strategy; United Kingdom; United States; Venture capital; Venture capital; Virtual customer; Web-based marketing; Web-based marketing; World Wide Web

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

Roger Stein

Roger Stein

Department: Senior Lecturer and Research Affiliate

Contact: , steinr@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied probability; Applied probability; Bankruptcy; Big data; Business intelligence; Data analytics; Data management; Data mining; Data mining; Data mining; Data mining; Decision making; Decision support; Econometrics; Econometrics; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Financial information technology; Financial information technology; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Knowledge management; Knowledge management; Leadership; Machine learning; Predictive analytics; Predictive analytics; Product development; Product innovation; Product management; Product strategy; Risk capital; Risk management; Risk management; Social entrepreneurship; Social responsibility; Strategic planning; Strategy; Talent management; Technology transfer

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

Trond Undheim

Trond Undheim

Department: Senior Lecturer in Global Economics and Management

Contact: , tundheim@mit.edu

Expertise: European Union (EU); Knowledge management; Leadership; New Ventures; Scandinavia; Strategic management

Glen Urban

Glen Urban

David Austin Professor in Management, Emeritus

Department: Professor of Marketing, Emeritus

Contact: (617) 253-6615, glurban@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Automotive industry; B-school; Bayesian statistics; Brand management; Branding; Consumer marketing; Customer relationships; Customer satisfaction; Customer service; Database marketing; Dot-com; eCommerce; Electronic publishing; International marketing; Internet; Internet privacy issues; Internet strategy; Knowledge management; Lead users; Management of technology; Market research; Marketing; New ventures; Online feedback mechanisms; Online media; Onlne shopping; Positioning; Product loyalty; Statistics; Telecommunications; Trust-based marketing; Web-based marketing; World Wide Web

John Van Maanen

John Van Maanen

Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 253-3610, jvm@mit.edu

Expertise: Career development; Change management; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Conflict management; Conflict resolution; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Cultural differences; Disney theme parks; Distributed leadership; Diversity; Education; Employee motivation; Employment relations; Employment relations; Executive education; Family issues; Flextime; Future of work; Future of work; Gender issues; Globalization; Human rights; Incentives; Labor relations; Leadership; Leadership; Managing change; Managing change; Motivation; Motivation; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational psychology; Organizational studies; Organizations; Social networks; Social psychology; Sociology; Sociology; Teams; Training; Training programs; Turnover; Work / family issues; Work environments; Work-life balance; Worker / management relations

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

Janet Wilkinson

Janet Wilkinson

Department: Senior Lecturer Director of the Initiative for Health Systems Innovation

Contact: (617) 253-7418, jwilkin@mit.edu

Expertise: Action learning; Entrepreneurship; Government; Healthcare; Healthcare delivery; Startups / Start-ups; System dynamics

Darcy Winslow

Darcy Winslow

Department: Senior Lecturer, MIT Leadership Center

Contact: (503) 227-8820, dwinslow@mit.edu

Expertise: Change management; Climate change; Consumer behavior; Corporate social responsibility; Emissions trading; Environment; Executive education; Experimental design; Future of work; Global warming; Green industries; Leadership; Managing change; Marketing; Non-profits / Nonprofits; Organizational culture; Product development; Sustainability; United States

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Department: Visiting Lecturer, Information Technology

Contact: (203) 856-4915, irving@irvingwb.com

Expertise: Cloud computing; Competition; Competitive strategy; Computer industry; Digital economy; Digitalization; Digitization; eBusiness; Electronic commerce; Emerging businesses; Information systems; Information technology; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Internet; Internet strategy; Leadership; Management of technology; Open innovation; Open source software; Product innovation; Research and development; Sociotechnical system; Strategic planning; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Technology transfer; World Wide Web

Maurizio Zollo

Maurizio Zollo

Contact: (617) 253-7474, zollo@mit.edu

Expertise: Alliances; Corporate diversification; Corporate diversification; Corporate social responsibility; Europe; European Union (EU); Hybrid organizations; Italy; Mergers and acquisitions; Organizational learning; Social responsibility; Strategy; Sustainability

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Intellectual Capital: Professor Deborah Ancona on the MIT Leadership Center

The mission of the MIT Leadership Center is to develop leaders who make a difference in the world. But the center is also committed to a great deal more. As the Center's Faculty Director Deborah Ancona explains, it's critical to the center to make contributions in how the world thinks about leadership. Through research, education, and practice, the center generates and tests ideas on leadership, and then sends them out into the world. One such idea, The Distributed Leadership Model, is a response to the changing nature of business and the chaotic nature of the world, and it's a model that's taking hold.

In Action: MIT Sloan Veterans Club

Making the move from a career in the military to management school starts with one critical step: leaving the military. That decision is more complex than a civilian might think, particularly given the intense commitment and teamwork that bonds soldiers so strongly. As they get ready to embark on the next phase of their lives and careers, Veterans Club members Ryan Gilchrist and Victor Mroczkowski talk about transitioning from fatigues to business suits and compare the leadership philosophies of the military and MIT Sloan.

Distributed Leadership in the Obama Campaign

The Obama campaign owes its victory not to a single charismatic candidate, but to the efforts of a disciplined and motivated organization whose roots go back to landmark movements of the 1960s. Marshall Ganz describes how the principles and practices he learned around organizing and leadership played out in the most recent presidential election.

Values-Based Leadership

A West Point start, army career, and a disciplined approach to distilling key life experiences has guided Robert McDonald through his 20 years at Procter & Gamble. He shares his insights on leadership and values.

Leadership Amidst Crisis

In thirty years, S. D. Shibulal has seen his share of economic crises, three to be exact. But in thinking hard about the role of crises in the future for today's students, he predicts: they will occur more frequently, and will be less predictable, longer lasting and more costly.

Distributed Leadership in the Obama Campaign

The same institutional tenets guiding innovative management during good times needn't waver during a downturn, even the present one, says Emmanuel Maceda. After two decades at Bain, Maceda feels confident in his company's practices and principles, which have guided both Bain and its clients through earlier economic booms and busts.

Insights on Leadership at United Technologies Corporation

Key to such successes is flow optimization, says George David, and simultaneous work: short assembly lines with quality checks along the way. "There is no force more powerful in modern business than productivity," he says.

A Policy on Leadership

Ted Kelly walks a Sloan audience through the process of turning around a failing company. His formula? Develop two key things: a fact based analytical organization, and great management teams that value people.

A year to grow as a leader

The fast-moving global fashion industry leaves little time for reflection, according to Ruth Sommers, executive vice president of Victoria's Secret Direct and a 2001 graduate of the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership. In fashion, instinct can trump analysis, and cross-disciplinary teams demand leaders. For Sommers, a year as an MIT Sloan Fellow was a rare opportunity to pause and focus on growing as a leader and a person. Learn more about the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership at http://mitsloan.mit.edu/fellows.

Student stories: Jason Jay

MIT Sloan PhD student Jason Jay recently joined the ranks of Switzer Fellows, a prestigious group focused on environmental research and leadership. Long dedicated to environmental scholarship, Jay specializes in the organizational dimensions of sustainability (i.e., how companies manage their environmental performance and why companies undertake sustainability issues). Here, Jay talks about what it means to be a Switzer Fellow, the trends in sustainability that have him most hopeful, and what he wants to achieve with his doctorate.

Intellectual Capital: Jeanne Ross on the Center for Information Systems Research

It may have been around for 35 years, but the central question facing MIT Sloan's Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) hasn't changed: How can companies get value from IT? As CISR's Director Jeanne Ross explains, the answer to this question is not just about technology. Taking a more holistic view of business, the center delves into issues of leadership, architecture, talent development, and relationship building, among others. In the end, CISR hopes to bring people and machines together to make businesses more competitive.

Forging Fellowship: Tanya Bodell, SF '08

Tanya Bodell believes joining the MIT Sloan Fellows Program was a leap of faith -- a leap that has paid off tenfold in professional opportunities and personal growth. As a vice president at CRA International, Tanya was looking to the Fellows program to prepare her for increasing leadership responsibilities, expand her skill set, and establish international relationships. What she also got was lifelong connections with classmates and an expanded perspective on the world. She also became an expert juggler: In her two years in the Fellow's flex format, she continued her duties at CRA, gave birth to her third child, and bought and renovated a new home.

Running a small business while at MIT Sloan

MIT Sloan alum Hiram Samel runs Merida Meridian, a Boston-based manufacturer of distinctive textiles. It's a small company, but a global company, with operations in 20 countries. A 2006 graduate of the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership, Samel chose the program's two-year flexible schedule option. It was a great option for a small business owner, he says -- not only because he could accommodate both school and a dynamic business but also because the learning didn't stop when he was back tending to the company.

From Relief to Reconstruction -- Practical and Policy Challenges

As the United Nations and worldwide NGOs face the challenges of providing basic services to the survivors of the January 2010 Haitian earthquake, Oxfam's Raymond Offenheiser scrutinizes what will ultimately be "crucial to the outcome, in the Haitian context, of a successful recovery and rehabilitation by the Haitian people and for the Haitian nation--distributed leadership."

Intellectual Capital: Professors Tom Kochan and Paul Osterman on IWER

The Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER) at MIT Sloan studies issues that are of importance to a great many people—particularly these days. For over 70 years, IWER has explored work and employment issues in both the public and private sectors, and from the perspective of individuals and governments. Professors Tom Kochan and Paul Osterman sat down to explain the myriad areas of IWER’s expertise—from teaching HR management, negotiations, entrepreneurship, and leadership to their long tradition of focusing on labor and employment policy. Through its research and teaching, IWER hopes to help individuals, businesses, and policy makers adapt to the changing nature of work.

Bill Porter in Conversation with Howard Anderson

Bill Porter shares his own "light bulb moment" when he discovered that a simple Apple computer could give him stock quotes, hours before the morning newspaper arrived. This moment in the early 1980's led to the creation of E-Trade. Howard Anderson hosts this lively conversation on leadership.

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