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India needs to attract foreign direct investment to accelerate growth
Published: Tue, 23 Sep 2014
Outlet: The Economic Times (Opinion Piece)
By S P Kothari: It's clear what India's next step should be to achieve growth: Make foreign direct investment (FDI) a top priority.
Where urban innovators go to grow
Published: Mon, 22 Sep 2014
Outlet: Cisco
Tumml—a Yiddish word meaning “a commotion”—was started in 2012 by Clara Brenner and Julie Lein, former classmates at MIT's Sloan School of Management who created the program after seeing a void in the market for programs addressing civic ventures.
You cannot demand patriotism from foreign investors: S P Kothari
Published: Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Outlet: Business Standard
The role of a government is to enhance infrastructure and let the people of the country who have immense business acumen build manufacturing, S P Kothari tells Rohit Nautiyal.
Stop searching for that elusive data scientist
Published: Fri, 19 Sep 2014
Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
In This Story: MIT Sloan; Michael Schrage, a research fellow at MIT Sloan School's Center for Digital Business, is the author of Serious Play, Who Do You Want Your Customers to Become?, and The Innovator's Hypothesis (forthcoming).
Ukraine: Strategic considerations
Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post (The Opinion Piece)
Andrei Kirilenko is the Professor of the Practice of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Why child care is the economy's 'invisible' driver
Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Outlet: Wharton Journal
This has big economic implications,” says Lotte Bailyn, emerita professor of management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She notes that the vast majority of people paying for child care are families who are typically at the beginning of their earnings trajectory, which makes the financial burden all the harder to manage …
This Boston startup can make you a cultural insider in your city
Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Outlet: BostInno
So, Stetson went about starting her own business that would bring hard-to-find cultural events to to light. She enrolled at MIT Sloan for her MBA, teamed up with high school friend and designer Katy Harris, and in January 2014, Trill was born.
¿Ha desaparecido la relación entre empleo, innovación y un nivel de vida más alto?
Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Outlet: El Mundo (Spain) (Opinion Piece)
Irving Waldasky-Berger es exdirector de la Academia de IBM, profesor en el MIT Sloan School of Management and Engineering Systems Division y experto de la Fundación de la Innovación Bankinter.
The 2064 respite mosque
Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Outlet: The Islamic Monthly (Opinion Piece)
Imran Sayeed is part of the entrepreneurship faculty at MIT Sloan School of Management, where he teaches in the MBA program. He is also the founding president of OPEN, a global entrepreneurship and leadership organization with 5000 members in 11 chapters around the world.
MIT's Roberto Rigobon on the true rate of inflation
Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Outlet: InvestmentWatch (Video)
Cris Sheridan welcomes Roberto Rigobon, Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT's Sloan School of Management. They discuss the Billion Prices Project, started at MIT by Rigobon and fellow professor Alberto Cavallo.
Garbage in, money out: My stroll with Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola
Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post
After 13 years in the US; with university degrees, an MBA from MIT, and work experience from Fortune 500 companies, Bilikiss decided to do the unexpected. She returned home to Nigeria to co-found a waste recycling company, Wecyclers, and her vision is enormous.
Why menswear startups are taking to Fashion Week
Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Outlet: Fashionista
Skerritt isn't a designer. He graduated from MIT's Sloan School of Management and went on to found Proper Cloth, an online startup specializing in custom tailoring for men's shirts.
Seven habits of highly effective job seekers
Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
Susan P. Joyce is president of NETability, Inc. and the editor and chief technology writer for and A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Susan is also a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Two Kenyan-based businesses among finalists in global competition
Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Outlet: Business Daily Africa
When they went back home, the three cofounders—all 33 years old—wrote the business plan for Sanergy and its brand of Fresh Life toilets, which they submitted to the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition and won the $100,000 (Sh8.9 million) Diamond Prize at the 2011 MassChallenge Startup Competition and Accelerator.
Women in business: Q&A with Shereen Shermak, CEO & Fund Manager, Launch Angels
Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post
Shereen Shermak is the CEO of Launch Angels…She holds her M.B.A. from MIT’s Sloan School an M.P.A. from Harvard’s Kennedy School.
The China wave
Published: Sat, 13 Sep 2014
Outlet: The Economist
There are, however, signs that these are now getting the attention they deserve. The MIT Sloan Management Review devotes much of its current issue to examining innovation and management lessons from China.

“One of MIT's strengths is to advance science and technology, but also to transform these discoveries into new products and services — the Sloan School has been a vital part of this tradition.”

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Charles M. Vest