Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

How training for new tech threatens worker hierarchies

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New technologies are upsetting status structures in the workplace. How can managers introduce them without driving a wedge between coworkers?

Jun 1, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

Digital business needs new KPIs. Here’s why they matter

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Companies like Slack and Adidas use machine learning and predictive algorithms to boost their key performance indicators. Here are seven traits of advanced users.

May 11, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

Strategic leadership for the digital economy

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Here are the skills and behaviors you need to be an effective manager of digital business, and the four weak spots standing in your way.

May 5, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Operations Management

How Sam’s Club made good jobs for frontline employees

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A good job requires more than higher pay; employees want to be challenged and to contribute to problem-solving.

Jan 4, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Communications

Our top 5 ‘Working Definitions’ of 2020

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Data storytelling, the Beer Game, and three more popular ideas.

Dec 2, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

Designing employee experience in the remote work era

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Frequent check-ins, a redesign mindset, empathetic leadership, and empowered teams are a few keys to employee success during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 3, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Labor

Glimpsing the future of work in warehouses

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MIT Sloan doctoral candidate Alex Kowalski is researching practical ways to improve warehouse jobs.

Aug 26, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Operations Management

A 4-step process for recovering from business disruption

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Firms disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic must position themselves for recovery. The military’s OODA process can help.

Jun 23, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Operations Management

4 urgent problems telemedicine can solve right now

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Hospitals are becoming overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases. Here are four ways telemedicine can remake the triage process to better manage patient flow.

Mar 25, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

What does remote work mean for you?

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Remote work isn’t just a way to keep employees physically healthy, it also encourages mental well-being and improved work-life balance.

Mar 16, 2020
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