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How multicultural experience makes effective leaders
Their ‘communication competence’ helps them influence and guide others toward shared goals. They also get better marks from the people they lead.
The cultural psychology behind mask-wearing
New research from MIT Sloan assistant professor Jackson Lu shows a link between collectivistic cultures and higher rates of mask usage.
Post-pandemic, supply chains retool for a new (ab)normal
Supply chain guru Yossi Sheffi identifies post-COVID-19 trends, including blockchain, robotic process automation, IoT, dark stores, and “China plus one.”
Cash-on-hand can raise worker productivity
A new working paper details an average 6.2% boost in productivity when workers were paid earlier in a project.
2 from MIT Sloan make Thinkers50 Radar list
Researchers explore working with intelligent machines and what happens when culture meets globalization.
4 trends in property technology
COVID-19 hasn’t slowed proptech in its quest to remake real estate through big data, artificial intelligence, platforms, and virtual reality.
The future of supply chains — and the China dilemma
Supply chain restructuring has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But don’t expect companies to completely abandon China.
COVID-19 cases are 12 times higher than reported
New research reveals the true scope of COVID-19’s global spread. But don’t bank on herd immunity.
What keeps supply chain execs up at night? Lots of things
Leaders at Converse, Cinépolis, and more on managing new technology, supply chain visibility, and customer expectations in 2020.
How climate change affects supply chain resilience
Climate risks are mounting. Here are 5 steps to harden your supply chain and master climate change adaptation.