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  • How we rank the world's most innovative companies 2015
    Published: August 19, 2015
    Outlet: Forbes Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen are the co-founders of the Innovator's DNA, an organization dedicated to helping individuals and companies realize their full innovation potential. Hal Gregersen is the Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center and a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Innovation at the MIT Sloan School.
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    Tesla's money problems are no surprise
    Published: August 18, 2015
    Outlet: MIT Technology Review (Opinion Piece)
    David R. Keith is an Assistant Professor in the System Dynamics Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management...Such has been the remarkable success of Tesla Motors that news of production and financing challenges came as a surprise for some.
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    Talk of the Nation
    Published: August 18, 2015
    Outlet: NPR (Audio)
    MIT Sloan Professor Andrew McAfee discusses the future of the workplace and "The Second Machine Age."
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    Testive, a test-prep startup, lands $1.15m
    Published: August 14, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston
    Testive was founded in 2011 by graduates of MIT's Sloan School of Management and went through the Techstars accelerator program in 2012. Last year, the company made its software-based SAT and ACT prep lessons free, potentially opening the company up to a much broader market.
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    La doctora que lucha contra el VIH/SIDA
    Published: August 14, 2015
    Outlet: El Tiempo Latino
    “Gracias al Obamacare se facilita el acceso a la prevención y se evita la discriminación; pero además el trabajo de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud, NIH, sigue aportando investigación y esperanzas”, apuntó la doctora Peralta quien se acaba de graduar del “MIT Sloan Program in Innovation and Global Leadership” y quien cuenta con una importante trayectoria en temas de salud en Maryland donde es Comisionada de Salud del estado.
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    The role of institutional investors in curbing corporate short-termism
    Published: August 14, 2015
    Outlet: Financial Analysts Journal (Opinion Piece)
    By: Robert Pozen....Across the world, a clamor is rising against corporate short-termism—the undue attention to quarterly earnings at the expense of long-term sustainable growth.
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    New overtime rules and the push for updating labor laws
    Published: August 12, 2015
    Outlet: Wisconsin Public Radio (Audio)
    In late June, President Obama's announcement of new overtime rules was welcomed by many economists and policy experts trying to close the wage gap. The proposal is estimated to affect over 5 million workers, with as much as 40% of them in white collar jobs. But Thomas Kochan, makes an argument that the rules don't go far enough.
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    Thinking machines, global business
    Published: August 6, 2015
    Outlet: BBC News (Audio)
    Contributors: Andrew McAfee, Associate Director, Center for Digital Business at the MIT Sloan School of Management and co-author – Second Machine Age.
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    Two Boston startups attend White House Demo Day
    Published: August 5, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston
    It's a device which uses radio waves to detect, predict, and prevent falls among seniors. A 2015 MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition finalist, Emerald can detect breathing, heart rate, and changes in gait to predict a fall.
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    Robo-sabotage is surprisingly common
    Published: August 4, 2015
    Outlet: MIT Technology Review (Opinion Piece)
    Matt Beane is a doctoral student in his final year at MIT's Sloan School of Management. He studies the implications of robotics for collaborative work.
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    An MIT and Harvard grad invented a nutrition bar to relieve nausea
    Published: August 4, 2015
    Outlet: BostInno
    The idea for the patent-pending bar came about when MIT Sloan alum Neheet Trivedi's sister became pregnant with her first child, and began experiencing extreme morning sickness.
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    Organized labor seeks a way forward in Silicon Valley
    Published: August 4, 2015
    Outlet: Buzzfeed
    Labor Exchange, a platform where low-income people of color can search for jobs, is the brain child of Yscaira Jimenez, who took the idea through MIT's Sloan School of Management and came out with some preliminary funding, contacts at companies like Yelp, Google and Facebook, and a new co-founder, Sheldon Trotman.
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    MIT professor ranks the best grocery stores for workers and customers
    Published: August 4, 2015
    Outlet: Boston.com |
    Zeynep Ton, a professor of operations management at MIT, and her students have developed an index that they hope will empower shoppers to “vote with their wallet.”
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    The five steps to successfully negotiating your salary
    Published: August 3, 2015
    Outlet: Forbes Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    This article is by Neal Hartman, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management who focuses on organizational communication issues.
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    Executive pay is a touchy but misunderstood subject
    Published: August 2, 2015
    Outlet: The Financial Times (Opinion Piece)
    Robert Pozen is a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution...Executive compensation is closely scrutinised by politicians and public investors. Oracle, the software company, was criticised last year for paying its three top executives more than $35m each.
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    Market Basket's beloved, quirky CEO is back and better than ever
    Published: July 31, 2015
    Outlet: Bloomberg News
    His stores' coalition of salaried managers, hourly non-union workers, suppliers and customers is unprecedented in U.S. labor history, says Professor Thomas Kochan of MIT's Sloan School of Management. Kochan now teaches the Market Basket saga in his classes with the help of his own 27-page case study written with two colleagues.
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    Brady, Patriots and NFL come out on top: Column
    Published: July 29, 2015
    Outlet: USA Today (Opinion Piece)
    Ben Shields is a lecturer in managerial communication at the MIT Sloan School of Management and co-author of The Sports Strategist: Developing Leaders for a High-Performance Industry.
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    Students succeeding with new standardized test prep program
    Published: July 29, 2015
    Outlet: NECN (Video)
    Tom Rose, a graduate of MIT's Sloan School of Management is CEO and co-founder of Testive. The company uses algorithm-based software that personalizes practice test questions based on students' goals and ability levels.
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    Julia Hu: Lark founder. Digital health maven. Hip-hop dancer.
    Published: July 27, 2015
    Outlet: TechRepublic
    After about four years in the startup world, Hu went to MIT's Sloan School of Management for her MBA. She was excited about starting a company, but she wasn't sure what yet. While there, she met a Stanford researcher who coached sports stars and Olympic athletes to break world records by using data to get them to sleep better.
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    Técnicas teatrales ayudan a los ejecutivos a desarrollar aptitudes
    Published: July 27, 2015
    Outlet: Clarín (Argentina)
    Tal es el caso de la asignatura “Improvisación e influencia: un laboratorio experimental de liderazgo” que dicta Daena Giardella en la escuela de negocios del MIT.
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    Mares: Wealth inequality
    Published: July 27, 2015
    Outlet: Vermont Public Radio (Audio)
    But MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson reminds us that technological advances alone can't guarantee societal benefits, and concludes, "if we build economies and societies that exclude many people from the cycle of prosperity shame on us!"
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    Relief for cities' budget-busting health-care costs
    Published: July 26, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal (Opinion Piece)
    Mr. Pozen is a senior lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution...The budgets of many cities and states will soon be disrupted by new accounting rules for retiree health plans.
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    When selling virtual products abroad, don't put prices on autopilot
    Published: July 26, 2015
    Outlet: TechCrunch (Opinion Piece)
    Catherine Tucker is the Mark Hyman Jr. Career Development Professor and Associate Professor of Management Science at MIT Sloan.
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    Tell the story of you in your b-school application
    Published: July 24, 2015
    Outlet: Beat The GMAT
    Submitted by Julia Yoo, MBA student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management...
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    Eyes inside
    Published: July 24, 2015
    Outlet: WORLD on campus
    Aguilar started working on the Explorer idea after the 2010 Haiti earthquake while he was an MBA student at MIT. He learned that search and rescue personnel were using cumbersome fiber-optic cameras that couldn't easily find survivors trapped in the rubble.
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    Four entrepreneurs, one question: What's the most helpful "no" you ever received?
    Published: July 23, 2015
    Outlet: BostInno
    It was while getting his degree at MIT's Sloan School of Management that Advani started the tech-infused business wear clothing line Ministry of Supply. He has also worked as business analyst and consultant for Deloitte.
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    MIT stealth spinout, Pi, charges up wireless power competition
    Published: July 23, 2015
    Outlet: Xconomy
    The company's co-founders include MIT Sloan School of Management grad John MacDonald, who is currently a research assistant in MIT's Wireless Center, and CSAIL PhD student Lixin Shi. Word on the street is Pi is about to close a funding round.
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    You can now take a free online MIT class on poker
    Published: July 22, 2015
    Outlet: Time Magazine
    Why is MIT teaching poker? The course comes out of MIT's Sloan business school, and the course description says poker theory and analysis can be applied to investment management and trading.
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    David Kiron of MIT Sloan Management Review's Big Ideas Initiative
    Published: July 22, 2015
    Outlet: REIT
    David Kiron is the executive editor of MIT Sloan Management Review's Big Ideas Initiative. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Rochester and a B.A. from Oberlin College.
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    Ten entrepreneurial must-read books to kick off your summer reading list
    Published: July 20, 2015
    Outlet: The Globe and Mail
    9. The Innovator's Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments Are Worth More Than Good Ideas by Michael Schrage... If you're a Lean Startup fan looking for more insights about how to “test and learn” effectively, look no further.
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    Drones: Taking off in the agriculture industry
    Published: July 19, 2015
    Outlet: PRI (Audio)
    Now, a team of MIT engineers has equipped flying drones with cameras to better monitor farms. Host Steve Curwood talks with inventor Nikhil Vadhavkar about his project's potential to increase crop yields and lessen the need for pesticides.
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    Christian Catalini talks crowdfunding and the power of the syndicate
    Published: July 19, 2015
    Outlet: Crowdfund Insider (Video)
    Christian Catalini, a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, is a prominent crowdfunding researcher and he believes he has discovered the “killer app” for crowdfunding in partnering professional investors with the crowd.
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    PeerTransfer opens Shanghai office, sets sights on next markets
    Published: July 16, 2015
    Outlet: Xconomy Boston
    It is something that MIT Sloan School graduate Iker Marcaide, a native of Spain, knew well, and that's why he founded PeerTranfser, a financial services startup based in Boston.
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    How small businesses can fend off hackers
    Published: July 16, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal (Opinion Piece)
    Mr. Shipley is a lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management...If you wanted to hack a business, which one would you pick: A Fortune 500 company with a large digital-security budget and a team dedicated to protecting its cyberassets?
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    You need to speak up for internet security. Right now.
    Published: July 16, 2015
    Outlet: Wired Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Katie Moussouris is a visiting scholar with MIT Sloan School and a New America Foundation Fellow. Katie is an ex-hacker, ex-Linux developer, and persistent disruptor.
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    Never tell someone they can't do something, it probably just means you can't do it
    Published: July 14, 2015
    Outlet: LinkedIn Pulse
    We had raised a modest amount of money (about a hundred thousand dollars) and by working nights and evenings to the early hours of the morning in the basement of MIT's Sloan school we were able to build a product that worked—phenomenally so.
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    Capturing the value of synchronized innovation
    Published: July 13, 2015
    Outlet: MIT Sloan Management Review (Opinion Piece)
    Jason P. Davis is an associate professor of technological innovation, entrepreneurship and strategic management at MIT's Sloan School of Management....For more than 30 years, Intel Corporation and Microsoft Corporation, two technology powerhouses, have closely synchronized many product development and launch activities in one of the most widely recognized corporate alliances.
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    To remain a superpower, the US must become inclusive and generous
    Published: July 13, 2015
    Outlet: Quartz (Opinion Piece)
    Gita R. Rao is a Senior Lecturer in Finance and Associate Faculty Director of the Master of Finance Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    How big data can be used to improve early detection of cognitive disease
    Published: July 13, 2015
    Outlet: The Health Care Blog (Opinion Piece)
    Cynthia Rudin is an associate professor at MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)...The aging of populations worldwide is leading to many healthcare challenges, such as an increase in dementia patients.
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    Students of IT security: Career advice from the masters
    Published: July 10, 2015
    Outlet: TechRepublic
    As my career path focused on IT security, I recognized the need to understand how businesses work. More specifically, what priorities drive non-IT professionals. That led me to complete the MBA program at MIT Sloan.
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    Obama should follow overtime plan with more unilateral moves to update labor laws
    Published: July 10, 2015
    Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
    Thomas Kochan teaches and study Work and Employment Relations at the MIT Sloan School of Management... Late last month, President Barack Obama took a step around the longstanding congressional gridlock over labor and employment policies by announcing a plan to boost the salary threshold governing overtime from US$23,600 to $50,440 and to index it to inflation.
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    Want engaged employees? It's easy--pay them
    Published: July 10, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine
    Zeynep Ton, an adjunct associate professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and the author of The Good Jobs Strategy, says that for many of those in low-paying sectors such as retail, who aren't lucky enough to work at a place like Costco, being fully engaged is simply unrealistic.
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    A summer reading list
    Published: July 9, 2015
    Outlet: Education Week
    The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. By far the best telescope you can get to see the future coming, specifically a glimpse of the way intelligent machines will change almost everything, especially work, income distribution and the kinds of skills that work will demand.
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    An MIT MBA co-founds health tech startup
    Published: July 7, 2015
    Outlet: Beat The GMAT
    MIT Sloan MBA Karan Singh opted to take a different path to launching a startup. Rather than spending red-eye nights and hernia-inducing days agonizing over business plans with his cofounder, Anmol Madan, he ate nutritious breakfasts, practiced yoga, and spent time hiking with his wife.
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    The good jobs strategy
    Published: July 7, 2015
    Outlet: The New York Times
    And then there was Zeynep Ton. A 40-year-old adjunct associate professor at the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T., Ton brought one of the most radical, and yet one of the most sensible, ideas to Aspen this year.
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    Spoiler alert app makes donating surplus food as easy as tossing it in a dumpster
    Published: July 6, 2015
    Outlet: TechCrunch
    That's unlikely to happen considering the enormity of the problem—food waste—the startup is tackling. Its founders, recent MIT Sloan graduates Emily Malina and Ricky Ashenfelter, however, hope to keep tons of food out of landfills by making it quick and simple for companies to donate or sell surplus inventory.
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    Dribbling with statistics, shooting with numbers
    Published: July 4, 2015
    Outlet: The Hindu (India)
    Examples such as the Houston Rockets (whose general manager, Daryl Morey, is a MIT MBA graduate with a computer science/ statistics degree) and the San Antonio Spurs come to mind immediately.
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    Europe's monetary cordon sanitaire
    Published: July 3, 2015
    Outlet: The Jordan Times (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson, a former chief economist of the IMF, is co-founder of a leading economics blog, http://baselinescenario.com/, a professor at MIT Sloan, and a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics....German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble likes to criticise other governments, including that of the United States, for their “irresponsible” policies.
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    How to race with–and not against–machines
    Published: July 2, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    The Great Decoupling, an interview with MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson and Andy McAfee in Harvard Business Review directly addresses these questions. Mssrs. Brynjolfsson and McAfee are the authors of two recent bestsellers, the 2011 Race Against the Machine...
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    Google Plus losing to Facebook: What it says about Internet privacy
    Published: July 2, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Catherine Tucker is a marketing professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management...When Google joined the social networking space in 2011 with Google+, more than 25 million people joined in the first month.
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    B-schools get a feel for virtual reality
    Published: July 1, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    “In the past, what we'd no doubt have to do is cancel” the weekend of programming, said Peter Hirst, executive director of Sloan's executive education program. Instead, Mr. Hirst said faculty members thought it would be a “perfect opportunity to try using this technology to enable people who couldn't attend because of the storm to attend virtually.”
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    MIT Sloan Management Review issues new case study
    Published: June 30, 2015
    Outlet: Individual.com
    A new case study released by MIT Sloan Management Review examines the data and analytics culture at Intermountain Healthcare and finds that data-driven decision making improves outcomes in cardiovascular medicine, endocrinology, surgery, obstetrics and care processes.
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    LiquiGlide signs deal with big European firm for mayonnaise out of bottles
    Published: June 30, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's BetaBoston
    When Smith took the idea to the MIT $100K business plan contest a few months in, his group instead decided to approach the vast consumer market first.
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    Working hard for the money -- will overtime help?
    Published: June 30, 2015
    Outlet: Marketplace (Audio)
    “Will this by itself make us walk away smiling and thinking that all is well with the labor market? No,” says Paul Osterman of the MIT Sloan School of Management. “But it'll contribute to that.”
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    The Hays Advantage
    Published: June 29, 2015
    Outlet: Bloomberg Radio (Audio)
    MIT Sloan Professor Athanasios Orphanides discusses the looming financial crisis in Greece and the possible fallout from default.
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    How to turn an internship into a job offer
    Published: June 28, 2015
    Outlet: The Financial Times (Opinion Piece)
    Sue Kline is the co-senior director of the MIT Sloan School of Management career development office...First and foremost, they want to see if you are able to accomplish the tasks put in front of you.
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    Throwable tactical camera gets commercial release
    Published: June 26, 2015
    Outlet: Phys.org
    Instrumental in Bounce Imaging's early development, however, was the VMS, which Aguilar turned to shortly after forming Bounce Imaging at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Classmate and U.S. Army veteran David Young MBA '12 joined the project early to provide a perspective of an end-user.
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    How robots are helping MIT employees work from home
    Published: June 26, 2015
    Outlet: Business Insider
    The idea came from Peter Hirst, Ph.D., the program's executive director, who first saw the technology used at a conference last fall.
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    Chinese manufacturing seeks a major upgrade
    Published: June 25, 2015
    Outlet: South China Morning Post (Opinion Piece)
    Thomas Roemer is a senior lecturer and executive director of the Leaders for Global Operations programme at the MIT Sloan School of Management...When Chinese officials recently announced plans to support investment in robots in China's manufacturing industries, the reaction in some US circles was one of astonishment, if not incredulity.
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    The hat whisperers: This Boston startup tracks shopper's habits to help brick-and-mortar stores make sales
    Published: June 24, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's BetaBoston
    MIT Sloan School of Management professor Vivek Farias and MIT computer science and engineering professor Devavrat Shah are the co-founders of Celect, which helps brick-and-mortar stores such as Bon-Ton broaden their offerings by learning more about their customers' purchasing decisions.
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    How asking tough questions could save your career
    Published: June 24, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Hal Gregersen is executive director of the MIT Leadership Center and a senior lecturer in leadership and innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management....At age four, we're fueled with curiosity, asking thousands of questions to better grasp what's going on around us.
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    Women in business school: Female clubs aid fight to recruit top women
    Published: June 23, 2015
    Outlet: Business Because
    MIT Sloan, for example, hosts women-specific admissions events on campus, including the Women's Ambassador's Day and Women's Week. “I believe gender parity is a self-fulfilling prophecy. The more women you have in the program, the more women you will attract,” says Dawna Levenson, director of MBA admissions at MIT Sloan.
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    This Boston-built app serves as a virtual bulletin board for local happenings
    Published: June 22, 2015
    Outlet: BostInno
    All of this means that you may be missing out on some interesting and inspiring stories and tidbits that are happening right around you. Spatter, the brainchild of MIT MBA grad Ori Spigelman, works like a virtual billboard to bolster the local voice.
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    Elad Shoushan, MBA '14
    Published: June 22, 2015
    Outlet: MIT Technology Review
    After five surgeries on one knee and two on the other, Elad Shoushan hung up his high-tops, leaving his Israeli professional basketball career for computer science. Now instead of making assists on the court, he helps students score more points on standardized tests.
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    Top ten USA b-schools: Choose the best; legacy of 100+ years makes MBA in USA preferred destination
    Published: June 20, 2015
    Outlet: MBAUniverse.com
    One of the world's leading business school, MIT Sloan School of Management is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT is the No.1 school for MBA Technology and Operations Management program. Ranked 8th in the world, the most distinguished feature of the Sloan MBA is action based learning- directly applying academic concepts to real world business challenges.
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    India's hottest business leaders under 40: LinkedIn India's Nishant Rao wants to live more in the present
    Published: June 19, 2015
    Outlet: The Economic Times (India)
    Nishant Rao is 36. He is the Managing Director at LinkedIn India. He has degrees from MIT Sloan (MBA) and University of Texas at Austin (Computer Science). His claim to fame is that he founded India's first voice-based call centre in the late 90s.
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    Technologists, in open letter, call for dialogue on building a better society
    Published: June 19, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal (Opinion Piece)
    Irving Wladawsky-Berger worked at IBM for 37 years and was then strategic advisor to Citigroup for 6 years. He is an advisor to MasterCard and HBO, is affiliated with MIT, NYU and Imperial College, and is a regular contributor to CIO Journal.
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    Inside MIT's virtual, robotic workplace
    Published: June 18, 2015
    Outlet: Fast Company
    "This all adds to the experience of being there, much more so than any of the other sort of more traditional technological approaches that we've all been using," says Peter Hirst, executive director of the executive education arm of MIT's Sloan School of Management.
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    The best training for entrepreneurship? Hint: she doesn't sleep through the night
    Published: June 18, 2015
    Outlet: WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog (Opinion Piece)
    Trond Undheim is senior lecturer in Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and leads the MIT Startup Exchange (STEX), connecting industry to startups.
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    The top MBAs name their favorite business school professors
    Published: June 18, 2015
    Outlet: Poets & Quants
    However, it is this passion, coupled with their experience and ingenuity, that makes certain professors so special. For MIT Sloan's Liat Kaver, Scott Stern was the total package as a faculty member.
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    The arrogance of the disciplinarians
    Published: June 17, 2015
    Outlet: The Hill (Opinion Piece)
    Roberto Rigobon is the Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management and a professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management...People love to use moral hazard as an excuse to inflict pain on others. So do governments, as we are seeing as the European Union once again threatens Greece with severe measures for that nation's failure to fully implement the EU's harsh austerity measures.
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    Will humans go the way of horses?
    Published: June 16, 2015
    Outlet: Foreign Affairs (Opinion Piece)
    By Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee...The debate over what technology does to work, jobs, and wages is as old as the industrial era itself.
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    The 'Gekko' effect: How Wall Street can manage risk ... in its own employees
    Published: June 16, 2015
    Outlet: Business Insider
    A recent paper out from Andrew Lo, a finance professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, suggests it might be a lot more about the corporate culture than the individuals themselves.
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    Video: Why banks are wary of bitcoins
    Published: June 16, 2015
    Outlet: Enterprise Innovation
    In the Fortune story “Why banks fear bitcoin”, Trond Arne Undheim, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management” said the “virtual currently is likely to decentralize banking services.” His view may well be a reflection on how money is created and controlled.
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    Thriving in an increasingly digital ecosystem
    Published: June 16, 2015
    Outlet: MIT Sloan Management Review (Opinion Piece)
    Peter Weill is chairman and senior research scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management's Center for Information Systems Research, where Stephanie L. Woerner is a research scientist.
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    Morning Edition: Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Published: June 15, 2015
    Outlet: NPR (Audio)
    MIT Sloan Professor Thomas Kochan discusses possible impact of the TPP trade agreement on the average American worker.
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    Powerful lessons from the careers of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs & Andy Grove
    Published: June 12, 2015
    Outlet: The Economic Times (India)
    However in their new book Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs, David Yoffie and Michael Cusumano point out that there is far more in common among the former CEOs of Microsoft, Intel and Apple than meets the eye.
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    The business concept that changed the way I think about parenting
    Published: June 11, 2015
    Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
    Monika has benefited from the wisdom of an amazing group of influencers, thought leaders and practitioners including former classmates and professors at MIT's Sloan School of Management, and former colleagues and clients at McKinsey and Company and beyond.
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    More consumers switching electricity suppliers, but good deals are rare
    Published: June 11, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe
    The number of good deals also are drying up, according to Andre Ramirez, who created a website for comparing electricity plans with a classmate from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Schlechte Umsetzung guter Handelsabsichten
    Published: June 11, 2015
    Outlet: Finanz und Wirtschaft (Germany) (Source: Project Syndicate) (Opinion Piece)
    Die Regierung Obama meidet eine innenpolitische Debatte um die Transpazifische Partnerschaft TPP. Das ist ein Fehler. Ein Kommentar von Simon Johnson.
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    Detention affects teenagers' education
    Published: June 10, 2015
    Outlet: Yahoo! India
    "We find that kids who go into juvenile detention are much less likely to graduate from high school and much more likely to end up in prison as adults," said co-author Joseph Doyle, an economist at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    NPR debates whether computers will crush entire career categories
    Published: June 9, 2015
    Outlet: NPR (Audio)
    National Public Radio has a fair-and-balanced piece about whether automation will put many millions of people out of work: Andrew McAfee, co-author of The Second Machine Age, says Yes and David Autor, an MIT economist, says No. The report is pretty good for less than four minutes of radio.
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    Prevent conflicting messages
    Published: June 9, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal's Livemint Blog (Opinion Piece)
    Charlie Kiefer teaches corporate entrepreneurship at the Sloan School of Management, MIT...We're all a little bit crazy—and at some point, most managers have certainly felt that way about their subordinates.
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    Meet the first female Apple executive to appear onstage at WWDC
    Published: June 8, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine
    A graduate of Middlebury College with a degree in math, Bailey also holds a business degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management, and spent a few years in the 90's at Netscape, the company credited for creating the modern Internet browser.
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    Would you miss voicemail?
    Published: June 8, 2015
    Outlet: CKOM-AM (Audio)
    After news that American bank JP Morgan is getting rid of voicemail for employees who don't directly serve customers, MIT professor Michael Schrage is predicting that voicemail will soon be a thing of the past.
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    Designer spotlight: Sundar modernizes textile sourcing for fashion industry
    Published: June 6, 2015
    Outlet: Forbes Magazine
    Prior to launching Sundar, MIT Sloan School of Management-grad Gill was a banker and advisor for several years to top business owners and companies in India. She was Vice President at Deutsche Bank's Private Wealth Management Division and Associate Director at USB's Wealth Management Global South Asia.
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    The blind spot: Uncovering the grammar of the social field
    Published: June 6, 2015
    Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
    Otto Scharmer is a senior lecturer at MIT and co-founder of the Presencing Institute. He chairs the MIT IDEAS Program and co-founded the Global Wellbeing Lab...My father is a farmer. As one of the pioneers of bio-dynamic farming in Germany, he devotes all his attention to cultivating the quality of the soil in his fields.
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    Trade: The experts go to war
    Published: June 6, 2015
    Outlet: Politico (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management. He was previously chief economist at the International Monetary Fund. He is co-founder of BaselineScenario.com and co-author of White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters To You.
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    What inspired the founder of the MassChallenge Accelerator to try to solve "world's biggest problems"
    Published: June 5, 2015
    Outlet: Forbes Magazine
    Educated at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2007 MIT $100k Business Plan Competition and the Patrick J. McGovern Award for Impact on Quality and Visibility of Entrepreneurship, Harthorne had taken up a position as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company just before the global stock market meltdown of 2008.
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    Your rolodex matters, but by how much depends on your gender
    Published: June 4, 2015
    Outlet: INSEAD Knowledge (Opinion Piece)
    Lily Fang is an Associate Professor of Finance at INSEAD and is currently a visiting Associate Professor of Finance at the Sloan School of Management, MIT.
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    Could a Baltimore happen in Chicago?
    Published: June 3, 2015
    Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
    Robert McKersie is Professor Emeritus of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management...Recently we have witnessed the unfortunate sequence of legitimate and responsible protest actions being hijacked by those who use the crowd effect of many marchers as a cover for their criminal activities of looting and burning.
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    PillPack raises $50 million
    Published: June 3, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston
    After the contest, Parker volunteered to help organize MIT's annual 100K entrepreneurship challenge, where he met his co-founder, Elliott Cohen, who was attending the university's Sloan School of Management and had just started a hackathon series called Hacking Medicine, which brought together Boston's academic and hospital communities to find new ways to rethink the delivery of heath care.
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    What happened to all those banks that failed in the crisis?
    Published: June 3, 2015
    Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
    João Granja is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management...During the financial crisis and its aftermath, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) sold nearly 500 failed banks in the United States.
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    The road to lingerie company ThirdLove -- and the woman who helped Heidi Zak navigate it
    Published: June 2, 2015
    Outlet: Philadelphia Business Journal
    Kaplowitz also was a reference. And Zak got accepted to one of the nation's top MBA programs, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management.
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    Spoiler alert - New app helps businesses to reduce food waste
    Published: June 2, 2015
    Outlet: Circulate
    Two MIT Sloan MBA students, Ricky Ashenfelter and Emily Malina, have developed a new app that connects food that is about to be wasted with organisations and people that can use it. ‘Spoiler Alert' is a free, downloadable app, where stores can post available surplus food (vegetables to start with), it is also accessed by nearby food rescue organisations, who can pick up the surplus and distribute to those who need it.
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    Opinion: Good trade intentions gone bad
    Published: June 1, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson, a former chief economist of the IMF, is a professor at MIT Sloan, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and co-founder of a leading economics blog, The Baseline Scenario. He is the co-author of "White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You."
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    CEO corner
    Published: May 30, 2015
    Outlet: NECN (Video)
    MIT Sloan grad Elad Shoushan discusses his education company and how it helps students access higher education.
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    Develop your product before bringing it to market
    Published: May 30, 2015
    Outlet: Marketplace (Audio)
    MIT Sloan Professor Steven Eppinger discusses the challenges of designing, tweaking, and manufacturing a product.
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    Six ways to launch your start-up with no cash
    Published: May 29, 2015
    Outlet: Entrepreneur Magazine
    Brenton Hayden is the founder and chairman of the board of Renters Warehouse. A Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management graduate, Hayden leads a team of over 140 employees and franchises in 21 states with a portfolio of managed properties valued at just under $1 billion.
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    Congress moving to fair value accounting: Lucas
    Published: May 29, 2015
    Outlet: Bloomberg TV (Video)
    MIT Center for Finance and Policy Director Deborah Lucas discusses the U.S. economy and budget. She speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
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    Jobless? Blame corporate America's borrowing binge
    Published: May 27, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Xavier Giroud is the Ford International Career Development Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan School of Management.... What led to the Great Recession? Was it all the fault of consumers? Did they borrow recklessly because money was cheap and mortgages were too easy to get?
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    Send a robot to the office for you?
    Published: May 27, 2015
    Outlet: Fox Business Network (Video)
    MIT Sloan Executive Education Executive Director Peter Hirst on the use of iPad robots to help employees work remotely.
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    Who's the most attractive investment opportunity of all? Good-looking men
    Published: May 26, 2015
    Outlet: Knowledge@Wharton (Video)
    The paper was co-authored by Huang, Harvard professor Alison Wood Brooks, and Sarah Wood Kearney and Prof. Fiona E. Murray, both of MIT's Sloan School of Management.
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    Your financial adviser may want your money for the wrong reasons
    Published: May 26, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch (Opinion Piece)
    Antoinette Schoar is the Michael M. Koerner (1949) Professor of Entrepreneurship and head of the finance department at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    At MIT, mastering the science of working from home
    Published: May 26, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    A couple of years ago, Peter Hirst, who runs the executive-education arm of MIT's Sloan School of Management, wondered what might happen if his 35 employees could work wherever, and whenever, they wanted. The Cambridge, Mass., school had long offered flexible work arrangements to those who requested them, but “it had always felt a little like a very special benefit,” Hirst said.
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    The great decoupling: An interview with Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
    Published: May 26, 2015
    Outlet: Harvard Business Review
    Technological progress makes the world better but also brings new challenges, say Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, faculty members at the MIT Sloan School of Management, who have studied the impact of technology on economies for years.
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    Vuelven los 'search founds' para dar continuidad a pymes sin sucesores
    Published: May 25, 2015
    Outlet: Cinco Días (Spain)
    En 2010, Marc Bartomeus, natural de Barcelona, después de graduarse en la Sloan School of Management del MIT, no pensó en Silicon Valley o en abrir una consultoría.
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    Massive MIT study says solar is the future, but governments need to be supportive
    Published: May 22, 2015
    Outlet: ZME Science
    “What the study shows is that our focus needs to shift toward new technologies and policies that have the potential to make solar a compelling economic option,” said Richard Schmalensee, a Professor Emeritus of Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    The five strangest backgrounds of coaches and GMs working in professional sports
    Published: May 21, 2015
    Outlet: Stack
    Before he became the king of basketball analytics and the GM for a Rockets team bound for the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals, Daryl Morey was just a dude in an office. Armed with an MBA from the MIT Sloan School for Management...
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    Rate rigging in London affects U.S. consumers
    Published: May 20, 2015
    Outlet: Marketplace (Audio)
    “There are important amounts of borrowing for car loans and for credit cards that are absolutely tied to a variable rate, and that variable rate is often LIBOR,” says Simon Johnson, a professor of global economics and management at MIT's Sloan School of Management.
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    Boyhood
    Published: May 20, 2015
    Outlet: New York Magazine
    “We're in the midst of one of the greatest onetime events in history,” declared the MIT economist Erik Brynjolfsson. Attendees were asked to predict when machines would become better than humans at all human tasks; virtually all were willing to put a date on the event, and their median answer was 2050.
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    Can't picture the Boston 2024 Olympics? Maybe you need to experience it.
    Published: May 20, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston (Opinion Piece)
    Steven Spear is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and at the Engineering Systems Division at MIT... Boston 2024 has a persuasive hurdle to clear to win broad public support for hosting the Summer Olympics.
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    Possible to predict recidivism? Here's how...
    Published: May 19, 2015
    Outlet: MSNBC (Video)
    About two thirds of former prisoners are back in jail within 3 years of their release. MIT Sloan School of Management's Professor Cynthia Rudin discusses using machine learning to predict and prevent recidivism.
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    What work will look like in 2025
    Published: May 19, 2015
    Outlet: Fast Company
    The last billion people on the planet will be connected to the Internet over the next 10 years, says Erik Brynjolfsson, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, director of the MIT Center for Digital Business...
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    What does nuclear power cost? Old plants dispel easy answers
    Published: May 19, 2015
    Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
    John Parsons is a Senior Lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management and a member of its Finance Group. He heads the MBA Finance Track...What is the economic cost of nuclear power? That turns out to be a very difficult question to answer.
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    The branding of an American president
    Published: May 18, 2015
    Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
    Ellen Tave Glassman directs design for the MIT Sloan Office of Communications with a focus on the school's digital experiences...These days, a website, a YouTube video and a kickoff speech will often accompany each presidential campaign rollout.
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    Champions of rubbish - Wecyclers lead revolution of waste recycling in Lagos
    Published: May 18, 2015
    Outlet: Individual.com
    Like Alhaja Kudirat, the co-founder of Wecyclers had also been prepared for her new task as a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management. The 32 year-old mother of two possess a first and second degree in Computers Science from the same institution.
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    Sen Warren is right: Fast-track could help roll back Dodd-Frank
    Published: May 17, 2015
    Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson is the Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C., a co-founder of BaselineScenario.com, and a member of the FDIC's Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee.
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    New market entrants create competition for business schools
    Published: May 17, 2015
    Outlet: The Financial Times
    But the competition does not stop there, says MIT Sloan dean David Schmittlein. The number of business schools entering the executive education space is increasing, especially young, up-and-coming ones.
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    2015 best MBAs: Elena Mendez
    Published: May 16, 2015
    Outlet: Poets & Quants
    Every MBA student dreams of making an impact. At MIT Sloan, Elena Mendez-Escobar is changing hearts and minds. Armed with a Ph.D. in theoretical physics , Mendez-Escobar launched an educational program to help students understand how unconscious bias can poison their decision-making and relationships.
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    MIT lecturer explains 5 key skills that separate innovators from imitators
    Published: May 15, 2015
    Outlet: Business Insider
    According to Hal Gregersen, the executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, "all of us were quite good at [innovation] when we were 4 years old."
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    Raptor Maps drone plan snags $100K prize
    Published: May 15, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston
    The pitching has ended and the votes are in. Team Raptor Maps, which proposes to use camera-carrying drones to survey farmland and pinpoint damage before pests and diseases can decimate crops, beat out 193 contestants to win the judges' favor and a check for $100,000 at the 25th annual MIT 100K Entrepreneurship Competition Wednesday evening.
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    Study: Most car-related air pollution comes from only 25% of cars
    Published: May 14, 2015
    Outlet: Boston.com
    Valerie Jean Karplus, assistant professor of global economics and management at MIT's Sloan School of Management, said that when it comes to choosing a car, consumers should consider local as well as global pollutants.
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    MIT students integrate fiber optics for more energy efficient chips
    Published: May 14, 2015
    Outlet: Next Big Future
    Using light instead of electricity can drop energy usage by about 95 percent in chip-to-chip communications and increase bandwidth tenfold, team member Alex Wright, a graduate student in the MIT Sloan School of Management, said. Incorporating the technology into massive data centers, run by tech giants like Facebook, she added, could help cut energy usage in these centers by up to 10 percent.
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    Harnessing technology
    Published: May 13, 2015
    Outlet: Financial Times (Video)
    David Schmittlein, dean of MIT Sloan School of Management, discusses the effect of the digital economy on management education with FT Business Education Editor Della Bradshaw.
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    For 25 years MIT's pitch contest has been making winners of its losers
    Published: May 13, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston
    “To me it is not surprising at all that the teams who don't win it end up doing as well or are better off than the ones who win it,” said Bill Aulet, managing director of the Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship at MIT.
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    How Richard Branson turned his passion into a tangible business
    Published: May 12, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Hal Gregersen is executive director of the MIT Leadership Center and a senior lecturer in leadership and innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators.
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    OptiBit's energy-efficient computer chip wins MIT's Clean Energy Prize
    Published: May 12, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston
    “Facebook's data centers use the same amount of energy as the City of Palo Alto,” said Alexandra Wright, a MBA student from the MIT Sloan School of Management, who was the presenter for the winning team.
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    Women in business Q&A: Shivani Garg Patel is co-founder, Samahope
    Published: May 12, 2015
    Outlet: The Huffington Post
    Shivani Garg Patel is Co-founder of Samahope, a crowdfunding site for doctors providing critical medical treatments for the world's poorest...She holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a B.A. in Cognitive Science from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Will the robots take over?
    Published: May 11, 2015
    Outlet: BBC (Audio)
    Eric Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee from MIT Sloan School of Management, on algorithms and artificial intelligence in the workplace.
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    Tom Brady's branding may offer peek at Patriots' future
    Published: May 9, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe
    Intertwined as Brady and the Patriots might be, the team's business side — like the mechanized football operations run by coach Bill Belichick — is too savvy to attach all of its fortunes to one player, said Ben Shields, a former director of social media and marketing at ESPN who now teaches managerial communication at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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    NAFTA legacy casts a shadow on new trade agreements
    Published: May 8, 2015
    Outlet: Marketplace (Audio)
    Those fears have colored many Americans' present-day perceptions of the agreement, but the reality is far less dramatic, says Simon Johnson, a professor of global economics at MIT. “NAFTA did not do as much as is claimed by people who are either for or against NAFTA,” he says.
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    Former NASCAR mechanic's social media app raises $100 million
    Published: May 7, 2015
    Outlet: Upstart Business Journal
    The Series C round was led by SoftBank, alongside BlueRun Ventures. Banjo founder and CEO Damien Patton, who attended MIT's Sloan School of Management, previously started a number of startups and was once a mechanic in a NASCAR pit crew, according to his LinkedIn page.
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    Make it OK for employees to challenge your ideas
    Published: May 6, 2015
    Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
    Hal Gregersen (@HalGregersen) is Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center and a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is coauthor of the book The Innovator's DNA, founder of the 4-24 project, and a frequent speaker on leading innovation and change.
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    After the Bell
    Published: May 5, 2015
    Outlet: Fox Business Network (Video)
    MIT Sloan Professor Andrew McAfee discusses the future of work, industrialization and the Second Machine Age.
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    China's robot revolution masks need to invest in people
    Published: April 28, 2015
    Outlet: Nikkei Asian Review (Japan) (Opinion Piece)
    Michael Schrage is a research fellow with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School's Initiative on the Digital Economy. He is also an author of "The Innovator's Hypothesis" (MIT Press, 2014).
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    What it takes to change your brain's patterns after age 25
    Published: April 28, 2015
    Outlet: Fast Company
    Simply put, when the brain is young and not yet fully formed, there's a lot of flexibility and plasticity, which explains why kids learn so quickly, says Deborah Ancona, a professor of management and organizational studies at MIT.
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    SAS Global Forum 2015: How data-oriented companies can close the analytics skills gap
    Published: April 27, 2015
    Outlet: CIO New Zealand
    "Technology is no longer the main barrier to creating business value from data: The bigger barrier is a shortage of appropriate skills," according a new global study from MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS.
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    MIT scientists hope 2016 presidential candidates hear their warning on U.S. 'innovation deficit'
    Published: April 27, 2015
    Outlet: WGBH (Audio)
    "Over the course of the last two and a half years, 27 new cancer drugs were approved by the U.S. [Food and Drug Administration]," said Andrew Lo, a professor of finance at MIT. "Over the course of the last decade, there have been zero Alzheimer's drugs approved."
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    Education just a starting point: US academic
    Published: April 27, 2015
    Outlet: The Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia)
    Deborah J. Lucas, the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the director of the new MIT Center for Finance and Policy, participated in the MASIC Annual Investment Forum 2015 in Riyadh.
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    MIT India Conference on May 2 attracts key speakers
    Published: April 24, 2015
    Outlet: INDIA New England
    "On this occasion, INDIA New England News conducted an interview via email with Arita Sehgal, an MBA student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and director of marketing for MIT India Conference. Here are unedited excerpts from the interview..."
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    As you were saying...Prosperity key to Mideast peace
    Published: April 24, 2015
    Outlet: Boston Herald (Opinion Piece)
    Aliza Landes is an MBA candidate at MIT's Sloan School of Management and a master's in public administration candidate at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. The Economic Prosperity for Peace conference takes place tomorrow at Harvard Business School and will include the participation of Maryam Faghih Imani.
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    'Simple Rules': How to simplify your everyday tasks
    Published: April 23, 2015
    Outlet: Bloomberg News (Video)
    MIT Sloan School of Management Lecturer Donal Sull discusses his book, co-authored with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, "Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World." He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
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    Study: Peer review predicts success
    Published: April 23, 2015
    Outlet: The Scientist Magazine
    "This is the most important science policy paper in a long time," said Pierre Azoulay of the MIT Sloan School of Management who was not involved in the research. When it comes to peer review, "most of the pontifications that you hear—most of the anger, editorials, suggestions for reform—have been remarkably data-free. So this paper, as far as I am concerned, is really a breath of fresh air."
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    How the sharing economy could make the labor movement more relevant
    Published: April 23, 2015
    Outlet: Vice News
    "I think this is part of the new ways of getting work done, and I think there are going to be many more of these kinds of arrangements, but the question in my mind is, Who will be able to guarantee the best quality and reliability of service and provide decent employment opportunities for people coming in to do the work?" said Thomas Kochan, co-director of MIT's Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research.
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    Strategy rules: Five key lessons from tech titans
    Published: April 21, 2015
    Outlet: CITY A.M. (UK)
    A new book by management experts David Yoffie and Michael Cusumano might help. Strategy Rules turns the experiences of Microsoft's Bill Gates, Apple's Jobs, and Intel's Andy Grove into five simple strategy lessons.
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    2015 best 40 under 40 professors: Cynthia Rudin, MIT Sloan School
    Published: April 20, 2015
    Outlet: Poets & Quants
    From the top persuasive words used in meetings to using data predict your future health, MIT Sloan School's Cynthia Rudin is an expert in using big data and machine learning to improve human decision making.
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    Women in business school: Courses make strides in closing gender divide
    Published: April 19, 2015
    Outlet: Business Because
    The US has made progress. Dawna Levenson, director of MBA Admissions at MIT Sloan School of Management, says women enrolled in MIT's two-year MBA comprise 40.7% of the student body – a record. MIT has been hosting women-specific recruiting events on campus, and networking events across the US, Dawna says.
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    Artie T.'s secrets for Market Basket success detailed
    Published: April 16, 2015
    Outlet: WCVB-TV
    Those principles are included in an MIT Sloan School of Management review of the epic feud that led to an historic worker walkout and customer boycott last summer. That dispute began when the company's board replaced Demoulas, who was beloved for his leadership but had long feuded with his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas, over control of the family-owned company.
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    Debt is dangerous, part 245925028508
    Published: April 16, 2015
    Outlet: The Financial Times
    A fascinating new paper by Xavier Giroud and Holger Mueller argues that many US companies went through a similar experience, and that this made the downturn about twice as worse as it otherwise would have been.
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    How Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs found success without business training
    Published: April 16, 2015
    Outlet: Fast Company (Opinion Piece)
    Michael A. Cusumano is the Sloan Management Review Distinguished Professor of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, with a joint appointment in the MIT Engineering Systems Division.
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    Timeless lessons from 3 top tech titans
    Published: April 15, 2015
    Outlet: CNBC (Video)
    Michael Cusumano, "Strategy Rules" co-author, and David Yoffie, "Strategy Rules" co-author, share insight on how Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Andy Grove were able to stand out above their peers and change the tech world forever.
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    The three pitfalls that trap sustainability leaders -- and how to avoid them
    Published: April 15, 2015
    Outlet: Green Biz
    That dilemma was the subject of a recent working paper, "Authentic Sustainability: Navigating Pitfalls, Paradoxes, and Pathways in Conversations toward a Better World," co-written by Gabriel Grant, a doctoral candidate in leadership and sustainability at the Yale School of Forestry and Environment, and Jason Jay, director of the sustainability initiative at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Erik Brynjolfsson: How to outsmart the robots in the next hiring boom
    Published: April 14, 2015
    Outlet: Wired Magazine
    But if MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson, co-author with Andrew McAfee of the bestselling book, The Second Machine Age, were addressing those grads, his speech wouldn't be all doom and gloom.
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    Como combater a manipulação cambial
    Published: April 14, 2015
    Outlet: Jornal de Negócios (Portugal) (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson é professor na Sloan School of Management do MIT e co-autor de White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, And Why It Matters To You... Nos últimos anos, Japão, Coreia do Sul e China manipularam as suas moedas para mantê-las subvalorizadas.
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    MIT Sloan School of Management, Bank Negara Malaysia found business school in Kuala Lumpur
    Published: April 13, 2015
    Outlet: Bloomberg News
    MIT Sloan School of Management said it has agreed to a 10-year partnership with Bank Negara Malaysia to establish Asia School of Business (ASB). The school's two-year MBA program is scheduled to open in September 2016 with an inaugural class of up to 35 students.
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    Kenyan expat coming home to hold key Airtel position
    Published: April 13, 2015
    Outlet: Business Daily Africa
    Mr. Khamis, a Kenyan, holds an MBA from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts, USA and another from the University of Nairobi specializing in Strategy and Marketing. He also has a post-graduate diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing – UK and a Bachelor of Education in Science from Egerton University.
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    Podcast: On-call scheduling may violate state law
    Published: April 13, 2015
    Outlet: Marketplace (Audio)
    The question is, are they violating state law when they use a system known as "on-call" scheduling? For context, we turn to Thomas Kochan is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    How Blogs, Wikis and Social Networks add value in closing the books
    Published: April 12, 2015
    Outlet: CFO Innovation Asia
    A study conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review in collaboration with Deloitte found that only 14% of CFOs surveyed view social tools as important to their organizations, while 28% of CEOs, presidents and managing directors regard them as important.
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    Throwing haymakers for cancer research
    Published: April 11, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe
    "Don't fight a cancer survivor," said Myerson, who is about to complete his MBA at MIT's Sloan School and then join FKA Ventures. All fighters, who have ranged in age from 23 through 59, must wear protective headgear in the ring.
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    Big data: Trying to build better workers
    Published: April 11, 2015
    Outlet: Financial Review (Australia)
    "The heart of science is measurement," says Erik Brynjolfsson, director of the Center for Digital Business at the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. "We're seeing a revolution in measurement, and it will revolutionise organisational economics and personnel economics."
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    Top investors hold 'pitch competition' for women only
    Published: April 10, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Erica Swallow is a technology writer, startup entrepreneur, and status quo wrecker. She is currently an MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management and her work has been published in Forbes, Entrepreneur, The Wall Street Journal, and The Huffington Post, among others.
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    Automated captioning system processes hundreds of video-hours per day
    Published: April 9, 2015
    Outlet: Phys.org
    In 2008, four students at the MIT Sloan School of Management developed a system for captioning online video that was far more efficient than traditional methods, which involve pausing a video frequently to write text and mark time codes.
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    Bank Negara, MIT team up to form Asia business school
    Published: April 9, 2015
    Outlet: The Malaysian Insider
    MIT Sloan Dean, David Schmittlein, said the founding of ASB was viewed as an opportunity to help shape the next generation of leaders in this rapidly developing region.
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    Thomas Malone: Crowdsource the solution to Climate Change
    Published: April 9, 2015
    Outlet: The Weather Channel (Video)
    MIT Sloan Professor Thomas Malone joins the Weather Channel to discuss the Climate Co Lab at MIT and its new crowdsourcing plan to battle climate change.
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    Wealth adviser: Coming from a family of advisers, and going it alone
    Published: April 8, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal's MoneyBeat
    But Andrew Lo, a professor of finance at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, believes smart beta often carries some additional and unnecessary risks, which he calls "dumb sigma."
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    Can you learn to lead?
    Published: April 7, 2015
    Outlet: The New York Times
    John Van Maanen, a professor of management at M.I.T. Sloan who teaches a course named "Leading Organizations," isn't so sure it can. "Even today, three-plus decades in, there's no real definition of it," he says.
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    The right way to use compensation
    Published: April 7, 2015
    Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
    I was the fourth employee hired at HubSpot. I'd met the two cofounders when we were all pursuing graduate degrees at MIT's Sloan School of Management. They're smart guys with a big mission: to help companies transform their marketing by using online content to draw potential customers to their websites, a practice known as "inbound" marketing.
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    'Smart beta' funds might outsmart investors
    Published: April 7, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    Smart beta will make it more difficult for active managers who are "hiding behind beta," says Andrew Lo, a professor of finance at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.
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    Transcript: Why manufacturing standards are falling out of whack
    Published: April 7, 2015
    Outlet: The Globe and Mail
    This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to JoAnne Yates from MIT [the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management].
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    Best business schools for the tech industry
    Published: April 6, 2015
    Outlet: Beat The GMAT
    The MBA program: Housed in one of the foremost engineering schools in the country, 30% of Sloan MBAs have an engineering background. GMAT scores in the full-time MBA program range from 660 to 760, and successful applicants bring an average of four years of work experience.
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    One stop shopping for all your energy needs
    Published: April 6, 2015
    Outlet: Bloomberg Businessweek
    Wolfeboro native Christopher Gaudet, and his partner, Andre Ramirez, began working on the Shop Energy website in late 2013. The two met while attending the MIT Sloan School of Management, graduating with master's degrees in 2009.
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    MIT Climate CoLab asks all for impactful climate plans
    Published: April 6, 2015
    Outlet: CleanTechnica
    Says MIT Sloan Professor Thomas Malone, director of the Center for Collective Intelligence and principal investigator for the Climate CoLab project: "As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world are connected by the Internet and can work together to solve complex problems in very new ways."
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    Trademarks – Lessons of the blue dot
    Published: April 4, 2015
    Outlet: IP Watch Dog (Opinion Piece)
    Larry Kilham is from the third generation of a family, which has produced notable inventors who built successful businesses. The author, a Sloan School of Management graduate from MIT, has three patents and has founded two high-tech companies.
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    MIT alum hopes to spread tech-boom excitement in young, increasingly connected Middle East
    Published: April 3, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's BetaBoston
    Her interest in the Middle Eastern entrepreneurial scene, however, was born in Boston, while she was pursuing an MBA at MIT's Sloan School of Management. "Being in Boston in 1999 and 2000 at the time of the Internet bubble, when entrepreneurship was really booming and everyone on campus was starting a company, I caught the virus," she said.
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    This startup takes on bike seat thieves with theft-proof gadget with Kickstarter campaign
    Published: April 2, 2015
    Outlet: Boston Business Journal
    Local bike shops currently selling Fortified's products include Cambridge Bicycle, Hub Bicycle Co. and Back Bay Bicycles. Menn graduated with an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management in 2011.
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    Will the robots come and take our jobs?
    Published: April 2, 2015
    Outlet: The Financial Times
    The publication of "The Second Machine Age" by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson last year sparked a debate over the impact of technological change on the workplace.
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    Smart career strategy: Layoff self-defense
    Published: April 2, 2015
    Outlet: AOL Jobs (Opinion Piece)
    Susan P. Joyce is editor and chief writer at Job-hunt.org and and chief blogger at Workcoachcafe.com, websites devoted to helping job seekers find employment. She is also a visiting scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Why the Internet did not kill RadioShack
    Published: April 1, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Andrey Malenko is the Jon D. Gruber Career Development Assistant Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Attracting latina students to STEM careers, one role model at a time
    Published: April 1, 2015
    Outlet: WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog (Opinion Piece)
    With her daughter in tow, the author graduates from MIT in 2003. Cadena earned two more degrees from MIT: an MBA from the Sloan School of Management and a masters in mechanical engineering.
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    In-hospital care saves money -- and lives
    Published: March 31, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe (Opinion Piece)
    Joseph Doyle is a professor of management at MIT's Sloan School. John Graves is assistant professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Jonathan Gruber is professor of economics at MIT and the director of the NBER Health Care Program.
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    MassChallenge among top 20 accelerator programs in MIT study
    Published: March 30, 2015
    Outlet: Boston Business Journal
    The accelerator program was ranked No. 12 in the the Seed Accelerator Ranking Project, compiled by three researchers at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    What MIT is learning about online courses and working from home
    Published: March 30, 2015
    Outlet: Harvard Business Review
    But as Peter Hirst, director of the executive education program at the MIT Sloan School of management, told me, there's still something special about face-to-face interaction. "The richest experience [is still] being able to get together in person, face to face. There's millions of years of evolution behind that."
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    Entrepreneurs use business school tool to buy companies globally
    Published: March 29, 2015
    Outlet: The Financial Times
    Marc Bartomeus, an MBA graduate from MIT Sloan, returned to his native Spain to set up one of Europe's first homegrown search funds. "I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur, and I had thought of doing an MBA as a break that would enable me to think about my next move," he says.
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    'I was from Telangana, I didn't know English and was a reservation candidate at college.' How Venkat Maroju became leader of a global social enterprise
    Published: March 28, 2015
    Outlet: Social Story
    In 1994, Venkat started his career in the automotive industry and quickly joined the management sector. While working as a Divisional Information Officer for Global Automotive Division at Bose Corporation, his company sponsored him to do an MBA degree from the MIT Sloan Fellows Program.
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    MIT students show world what WeChat can do
    Published: March 27, 2015
    Outlet: China Daily
    Three students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management won a global business competition hosted by one of China's top business schools in partnership with Tencent's mobile networking platform WeChat in Shanghai on Sunday.
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    Why Apple's ResearchKit signals a Golden Age for health care
    Published: March 27, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Zen Chu is a Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and runs Accelerated Medical Ventures, partnering with physicians in Boston and China to found and fund digital health companies.
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    How a technology-push process led to the reboot of Google Glass
    Published: March 27, 2015
    Outlet: Wired Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Elaine Chen is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management...Google Glass exploded into the tech scene in 2012 with the pomp and circumstance of an Apple product unveiling.
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    The brain in the supermarket: Simple 'index strategy' helps consumers make choices
    Published: March 26, 2015
    Outlet: Phys.org
    "The advantage of making a slightly better decision wouldn't be worth it," says John Hauser, the Kirin Professor of Marketing at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a co-author of the new study.
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    MIT's Climate CoLab puts big money up for big climate concepts
    Published: March 25, 2015
    Outlet: Triple Pundit
    "As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world — connected by the Internet — can work together to solve complex problems in very new ways," said MIT Sloan professor Thomas Malone, director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and principal investigator for the Climate CoLab project.
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    Despite flurry of tragedies, air crashes are rare
    Published: March 24, 2015
    Outlet: USA Today
    In more developed countries such as the U.S., Spain and Germany, the risk calculation is one death per 23.9 million passengers carried, according to a report by Arnold Barnett, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology statistics professor who assessed the period from Jan. 1, 2008, to July 25, 2014.
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    Currency manipulation by countries must end
    Published: March 24, 2015
    Outlet: The Gulf Times (Qatar) (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and the co-author of White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, And Why It Matters To You.
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    Mittel gegen Währungsmanipulationen
    Published: March 24, 2015
    Outlet: Capital (Germany) (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson ist Professor an der Sloan School of Management des MIT und Mitverfasser von White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You.
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    Million-dollar suitcase: Interview with Brian Chen of Bluesmart
    Published: March 23, 2015
    Outlet: Under 30 CEO
    Before joining Bluesmart, Brian served as the director of business operations for Daily Secret, a digital media brand, and he also worked with entrepreneurial nonprofit Endeavor and as a portfolio management analyst for Hall Capital Partners. Brian is currently pursuing an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management.
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    'Suits and geeks:' A local matchup for startups
    Published: March 23, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe's BetaBoston
    Paul English is the founder of three companies — including Kayak.com — a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, and the brains behind Blade, which helps technology startups get off the ground.
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    Bitcoin: MBA entrepreneurs exploit tech behind cryptocurrencies
    Published: March 22, 2015
    Outlet: Business Because
    "The underlying blockchain technology has the potential to impact the global economy on the scale of the internet," says Dan Elitzer, an MBA student at MIT Sloan who worked at Circle, a leading bitcoin start-up in the US.
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    Guest viewpoint: From China to America
    Published: March 20, 2015
    Outlet: Ithaca Journal
    In 2007, Enying embarked on a Ph.D. program in the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. There, her research refocused on industrial relations and conditions, and she wrote her Ph.D. thesis on labor standards in China.
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    Why it's vital that you google yourself before you apply for a job
    Published: March 20, 2015
    Outlet: Next Avenue (Opinion Piece)
    Susan P. Joyce is editor and chief writer at Job-hunt.org and chief blogger at Workcoachcafe.com, websites devoted to helping job seekers find employment. She is also a visiting scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Success, introversion, and taking naps: What I learned from Brian Halligan
    Published: March 20, 2015
    Outlet: Business 2 Community
    Brian Halligan. He's the CEO and co-founder of HubSpot, teaches a class at MIT Sloan, and is the author of several books. He's done countless interviews with the New York Times, Forbes, Inc.com, and more. And I had the privilege of meeting him last week in Naples.
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    Thomas A. Kochan: Teachers unions, districts find a better way
    Published: March 20, 2015
    Outlet: Wisconsin State Journal (Opinion Piece)
    Thomas A. Kochan is a professor in the MIT Sloan School of Management...This poetic statement lamenting the lack of a powerful response to attacks on specific groups and individuals comes to mind as I watch with sadness attacks on workers and their unions in my native Wisconsin.
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    Collaboration, from the Wright Brothers to Robots
    Published: March 20, 2015
    Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
    Michael Schrage, a research fellow at MIT Sloan School's Center for Digital Business, is the author of the books Serious Play (HBR Press), Who Do You Want Your Customers to Become? (HBR Press) and The Innovator's Hypothesis (MIT Press).
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    How branding 101 can make leaders more mindful of diversity
    Published: March 18, 2015
    Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
    Renée Richardson Gosline is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the MIT Sloan School of Management...A few years ago, I overheard two of my MBA students talking after class about their "personal brands."
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    MIT's Madnick, Coden on 'I-C-Cube' cyber security group
    Published: March 18, 2015
    Outlet: Bloomberg Radio (Audio)
    MIT Sloan Professor Stuart Madnick joins 'Bloomberg Advantage' on Bloomberg Radio to detail MIT's new ventures into cyber security.
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    MIT says cancer drug costs have outpaced quality increases
    Published: March 18, 2015
    Outlet: Boston Business Journal
    "I think the value of good health has really increased enormously over the last few decades," says Ernst Berndt, the Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and co-author of a new paper detailing the study's findings.
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    Six hot jobs for MBA graduates
    Published: March 17, 2015
    Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
    Given IT managers' liaison role between the tech and business worlds, Jeanne Ross, director and principal research scientist at Sloan's Center for Information Systems Research, advises hopefuls to take classes about business process design, enterprise requirements, project management and change management.
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    Putting the TPP on the right track
    Published: March 17, 2015
    Outlet: Politico Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management and was chief economist of the IMF...With negotiations reported to be entering the final stages, it is critical that Congress focus at this point not on how to “fast track” approval of an agreement — through passing Trade Promotion Authority — but on making sure the TPP itself is on the right track.
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    Meet the coolest college startups of 2015
    Published: March 17, 2015
    Outlet: Inc. Magazine
    Foxtrot, which was founded by two brothers from MIT and Tufts University, is currently halfway through its seed round of $500,000, with angel investors such as the founder of Google Shopping Express. The company also landed first place at the 2013 MIT 100k Pitch Competition.
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    MIT Sloan launches Cybersecurity Consortium
    Published: March 16, 2015
    Outlet: Civ Source
    “The cybersecurity of our critical infrastructure is a serious national security challenge. This new consortium will help MIT Sloan to make a deep and lasting impact in this area through interdisciplinary research and industry partnerships,” says MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein.
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    Can treating low-wage workers well become the hot new business strategy?
    Published: March 16, 2015
    Outlet: Fast Company
    When she was doing work towards her PhD more than a decade ago, Zeynep Ton, now a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, didn't study jobs—she studied efficient supply chains in the retail sector.
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    Winter weather adds stress for Boston's struggling workers
    Published: March 12, 2015
    Outlet: PBS NewsHour (Video)
    Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management: Every dollar that's lost by a low-wage worker is one that, you know, makes it harder and harder to meet the month's rent or to put food on table or to make the car payments. And so all of that adds stress.
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    MIT shares progress on innovation initiative
    Published: March 12, 2015
    Outlet: Campus Technology
    Six months after kicking off its "Innovation Initiative," MIT recently revisited the school-wide effort to hear about progress. The initiative launched as a result of a report released last year that pondered the future of education at the Cambridge-based institute.
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    How bank stress tests are like restaurant inspections
    Published: March 12, 2015
    Outlet: American Public Media (Audio)
    But while these kinds of offenses might shut down a local restaurant, Simon Johnson, professor of entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management, says that because banks are so systemically important, regulators tend to treat them with "kid gloves" — but that complexity also means their risks are very difficult to accurately "grade."
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    MIT alum raises $180,000 for microwavable notebook
    Published: March 11, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe
    Rocket Innovations, a Medford-based company co-founded by MIT Sloan School alum Joe Lemay, has raised over $180,000 for a paper notebook whose contents can be saved with a smartphone app and erased by microwaving it.
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    MIT spinout's electric-propulsion system improves maneuverability of small satellites
    Published: March 11, 2015
    Outlet: Wireless Design & Development
    Entrepreneurs-in-residence at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship helped them work through mistakes they'd made regarding legal support, funding, and operations. “We had a lot of holes to dig out of, and they were helpful,” Brikner says.
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    With $7 million in funding, LiquiGlide announces new office and lab space in Cambridge
    Published: March 10, 2015
    Outlet: Beta Boston
    At the MIT 100K Entrepreneurship Competition three years ago, a ragtag MIT crew with a wild idea won the audience choice award and the Internet with a video of ketchup gliding out of a bottle, as if defying the laws of physics.
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    Obama strikes important blow for retirement savers
    Published: March 10, 2015
    Outlet: Global Times (English Edition) (China) (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management...For the past six years, US President Barack Obama's administration has, more often than not, sided with the interests of big banks on financial-sector policy.
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    Founders of women's iLab seek to close the gender gap in tech
    Published: March 9, 2015
    Outlet: Boston.com
    Chang is also an alum of MIT's Media Lab and Sloan School of Management, and Melesciuc earned her MSA at Northeastern.
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    MIT advisor paves way for students' tech startups
    Published: March 8, 2015
    Outlet: Boston.com
    “The only common theme is that there is no common theme,” MIT entrepreneur-in-residence Christina Chase said of her typical day at work.
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    Fixing the T: Anticipate problems, then practice responses
    Published: March 7, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe (Opinion Piece)
    Steven Spear is a senior lecturer at MIT in the Sloan School of Management and the Engineering Systems Division. He is author of “The High Velocity Edge,'' 2010...The MBTA was walloped by January's and February's snow, and capital, technological, and urban planning ideas are being floated to prevent future disruptions.
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    Hi-tech and low-tech mesh to bring recycling to Lagos slums
    Published: March 6, 2015
    Outlet: Engineering.com
    Images of these trash piles remained vivid in Adebiyi's mind in 2010, when she was a graduate student at the MIT Sloan School of Management. So when she took the D-Lab course MAS.665 (Development Ventures), which focuses on launching ventures in developing countries, “Something awoke in me to help solve the issue,” Adebiyi says.
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    An exclusive interview with Bernard Horn of Polaris Global Value Fund
    Published: March 6, 2015
    Outlet: Forbes Magazine
    “As an undergrad, I gained strong finance and accounting skills, with a good dose of legal courses. My knowledge was expanded with the capital market theory training at MIT's Sloan School. I think this combination, along with experience at a real company to learn about cash flow creation, was the foundation for my career."
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    The promise of a systems approach to sustainability
    Published: March 6, 2015
    Outlet: Sustainable Brands (Video)
    In this webinar, MIT Sloan's Jason Jay will give an overview of the PROMISE framework, that analyzes sustainability at Personal, Relational, Organizational, Market, Institutional, Social, and Environmental levels.
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    Dynamic scoring forum: The dangers of dynamic scoring
    Published: March 6, 2015
    Outlet: TAXVOX Blog (Opinion Piece)
    Simon Johnson is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a member of CBO's panel of economic advisers; and author, with James Kwak, of White House Burning, a book on US fiscal policy.
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    Hal Gregersen, MIT Leadership Center Executive Director & a GTS guest speaker
    Published: January 22, 2015
    Outlet: TAG TV (Video)
    The Georgia Technology Summit in March will feature this senior lecturer in leadership and innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management and author of The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators.
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    Greater Boston's one thing
    Published: January 21, 2015
    Outlet: Xconomy (Opinion Piece)
    Aurélie Thiele is a Visiting Associate Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and an Associate Professor at Lehigh University. She is at work on a book about higher education and innovation, and enjoys looking at the Boston area with fresh eyes after a decade-long absence.
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    Ben Shields talks "deflategate"
    Published: January 21, 2015
    Outlet: New England Cable News (Video)
    MIT Sloan professor Ben Shields discusses the scandal surrounding the Patriots in advance of the Superbowl.
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    La Voz de la Gente
    Published: January 21, 2015
    Outlet: Radio Sucesos 101.7 FM (Ecuador)
    Además dijo que, MIT considerada una de las mejores universidades del mundo tiene el proyecto G-LAB y Laarcourier aplicó para ser parte de este proyecto, el cual une a cuatro estudiantes candidatos al MBA con una empresa pequeña-mediana a nivel global generándose una consultoría en equipo durante varios meses.
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    Fortified wins $150K grant to build a community center for Boston bicycling
    Published: January 21, 2015
    Outlet: BostInno
    "When we applied for the grant, we said we were going to do certain things with the money and certain things for the community," said Fortified Co-founder and CEO Slava Menn, an MIT Sloan School of Management alum, acknowledging that although they could have just put the grant toward the company's profits, they opted to stay true to their intentions.
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    Behind the hype over Aetna's minimum wage boost
    Published: January 20, 2015
    Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
    Barbara Dyer is president & CEO of The Hitachi Foundation and senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Social Media technology powers alumni career connections
    Published: January 20, 2015
    Outlet: Business Because
    "Folks are figuring out ways to collaborate for free, without having to drop a million dollars on a massive development effort," says Sean, an MBA alumnus of MIT's Sloan School of Management, who also worked as its director of alumni relations.
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    INSEAD leads B-Schools' Asian expansion with $44M Singapore campus
    Published: January 20, 2015
    Outlet: Business Because
    Other top US and European schools, including the Fuqua School of Business, Cornell's Johnson School, MIT Sloan School of Management, BI Norwegian, ESADE Business School and London Business School, have partnerships with Chinese business schools.
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    Making paternity leave pay
    Published: January 20, 2015
    Outlet: WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog (Opinion Piece)
    Leigh Hafrey has worked in professional ethics, with a focus on ethical leadership, since 1991. At MIT Sloan School of Management, he teaches in the MBA program and Leaders for Global Operations.
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    Why some teams are smarter than others
    Published: January 16, 2015
    Outlet: The New York Times (Opinion Piece)
    Thomas W. Malone is a professor at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and the director of the M.I.T. Center for Collective Intelligence.
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    Older job seekers find ways to avoid age bias
    Published: January 16, 2015
    Outlet: The New York Times
    "In my research, the first thing I hear from older workers looking for a job is that they need to work," said Ofer Sharone, an assistant professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, author of "Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences" and founder of the nonprofit Institute for Career Transitions.
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    Too much, too little, just right: Stress at work, and the Goldilocks principle
    Published: January 15, 2015
    Outlet: WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog (Opinion Piece)
    Andrew Yap is a lecturer and postdoctoral associate at MIT Sloan School of Management...Stress used to be a dirty word. Study after study has shown that stress makes workers less productive, less satisfied, less healthy — and, therefore, more likely to call in sick.
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    MIT MBA students tour Silicon Valley as tech campuses expand
    Published: January 15, 2015
    Outlet: Xconomy (Opinion Piece)
    Shany Alon is an MBA student at MIT's Sloan School of Management. She was previously an IT consultant at Accenture (Israel). She is also a co-founder of RestCloud, an online messaging solution for the food delivery industry.
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    Patrick to become visiting fellow at MIT
    Published: January 14, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe
    L. Rafael Reif, MIT's president, praised Patrick in a statement for taking the time as governor "to educate himself about how fundamental science produces world-changing technologies" and said the school is "delighted that he will join us." Fiona Murray, codirector of the Innovation Initiative, said "enlightened government" can play a critical role in the innovation economy.
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    Dollar's rise is good news for the U.S., for now
    Published: January 14, 2015
    Outlet: NPR (Audio)
    But Simon Johnson, former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, emphasizes that the dollar's climb is relative. The dollar is being measured against the currencies of other countries.
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    Why Nordstrom's Digital Strategy Works (and Yours Probably Doesn't)
    Published: January 14, 2015
    Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
    Jeanne W. Ross is the director of and a principal research scientist at the Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) at MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    Opinion: Stocks get an 'F' when kids go back to school
    Published: January 13, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch (Opinion Piece)
    Lily Fang is a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management and an Associate Professor of Finance at INSEAD.
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    Tech companies woo MIT students with laid-back vibe and perks
    Published: January 12, 2015
    Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle
    The students were on a westward pilgrimage, an annual three-day "Tech Trek" made by first-year MBA candidates from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management to scope out the Bay Area hiring scene.
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    Anjali Sastry & Kara Penn: Making a success of failure
    Published: January 11, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal's Livemint Blog
    Sastry is a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and lecturer in the department of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School, US. Penn is co-founder and principal consultant at Mission Spark, a Colorado, US, headquartered consultancy for non-profits and social enterprises.
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    Is the skills gap real?
    Published: January 9, 2015
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    In an attempt to quantify hiring difficulties in the manufacturing sector, Mr. Osterman and Andrew Weaver, an MIT graduate student, asked a large sample of manufacturing firms a detailed series of questions about their vacancies, the duration of vacancies and the skills they were looking for.
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    San Diego tech firm Seismic will expand in Boston following $20M investment
    Published: January 8, 2015
    Outlet: Boston Business Journal
    "We're looking to grow quickly in Boston and we're excited to be part of the vibrant startup scene," said Winter, a graduate of MIT's Sloan School of Management.
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    How one local entrepreneur taught Lagos, Nigeria to embrace recycling
    Published: January 8, 2015
    Outlet: Fast Company
    "People in the U.S. are very careful about taking care of waste. I thought, Why not Nigeria?" says Adebiyi-Abiola. She conceived Wecyclers in 2011, while earning her MBA at MIT. But when she went home, she found that few locals were motivated by talk of helping their environment.
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    Free fall fluid flow
    Published: January 8, 2015
    Outlet: Food Engineering
    We filmed the ketchup bottle video, entered LiquiGlide into the MIT 100K Entrepreneurship Competition and took home the Audience Choice Award. The ketchup bottle video went viral, and we quickly received more than 2,000 inquiries about our technology from across industries. That's what helped us launch the company.
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    MIT Sloan School professor honored by Queen Elizabeth
    Published: January 8, 2015
    Outlet: The Boston Globe
    The honor is in recognition of Murray's services to the United Kingdom in entrepreneurship and innovation. According to her bio on the MIT website, Murray, the associate dean of innovation at the Sloan School...
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    What businesses can learn from sports analytics
    Published: January 7, 2015
    Outlet: MIT Sloan Management Review
    The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, for example, has grown from about 175 attendees in its first year in 2007 to more than 2,000 in 2014. Called the "Super Bowl of sports analytics" and "TED talks in cleats," the conference has catalyzed academics...
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    After the job interview, what's taking so long?
    Published: January 7, 2015
    Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
    Susan P. Joyce is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Susan is also a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management. In addition to HuffingtonPost.com, Susan also contributes to AOL Jobs, LinkedIn, YouTern.com, NextAvenue.org, and BrazenCareerist.
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