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John Akula

John Akula

Department: Senior Lecturer, Law

Contact: (617) 452-3619, jakula@mit.edu

Expertise: Law

Sinan Aral

Sinan Aral

David Austin Professor of Management

Department: Associate Professor of Information Technology and Marketing

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

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

Roberto Fernandez

Roberto Fernandez

William F. Pounds Professor in Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 253-7256, robertof@mit.edu

Expertise: Change management; Changing work environments; Gender issues; Hiring; Labor market policy; Managing change; Managing diversity; Organizational change; Organizational culture; Organizational studies; Recruitment; Social networks; Sociology

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

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

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

Ofer Sharone

Ofer Sharone

Mitsubishi Career Development Professor

Department: Assistant Professor of Work and Employment Research

Contact: (617) 253-7483, osharone@mit.edu

Expertise: Career development; Changing workforce; Conflict resolution; Discrimination; Downsizing; Hiring; Labor market policy; LinkedIn; Recruitment; Sociology; Talent management; Unemployment

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

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

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

Ezra Zuckerman Sivan

Ezra Zuckerman Sivan

Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy

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

Contact: (617) 253-1918, ewzucker@mit.edu

Expertise: Competitive strategy; Corporate diversification; Strategic management; Strategy

Interview with Professor Ofer Sharone, PhD on long-term unemployment — Ofer Sharone

From Online MSW Programs [Question] How did you get interested in researching long-term unemployment? What motivated you to write your book and start the Institute for Career Transitions (ICT)? [Professor Sharone] I got interested in this issue as a graduate student. I was doing a PhD in Sociology at UC Berkeley, and my initial research was actually about high-tech workers and long work hours. But at the time I was doing this research, the dot.com bubble burst around the year 2000. What was very surprising to me and to the people who got caught up in it more directly (that is, the workers), was the number of people who had done everything that society told them you need to do to be successful–they went to college, they sometimes had masters degrees or PhD degrees, and years of working experience. And yet these individuals saw themselves unemployed and sometimes unable to … Read More »The post Interview with Professor Ofer Sharone, PhD on long-term unemployment — Ofer Sharone appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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