Ideas Made to Matter Labor

4 ways to respond when workers want to organize

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MIT Sloan’s Thomas Kochan shares insights and actions to help executives better understand the employee organization landscape.

Sep 29, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

New courses at MIT Sloan include ‘Pursuing happiness’

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Before it’s in the boardroom, it’s on the syllabus at MIT Sloan — including a new course on pursuing a meaningful life.

Sep 27, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

From The Bias Cut: More female representation in boardrooms, STEM

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Boardrooms, conference panels, digital health, and more. Here are areas where women say they are seeing more representation.

Sep 19, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Behavioral Science

To improve compliance with regulations, engage employees

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New research finds a connection between compliance with workplace regulations and the hazards they’re meant to prevent.

Sep 13, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Entrepreneurship

21 MIT startups to watch

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An MIT startup showcase featured smart underwear, social networks for women, and a law enforcement collaboration tool.

Sep 12, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

Triumph of the underdog: How to beat the odds as a startup

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Nike, Netflix, and Amazon are global powerhouses, but they all were once the new business on the block. Here’s how they beat the odds as startups.

Aug 31, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Supply Chain

Midcareer advice from 4 supply chain professionals

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Four MIT Sloan alumni share their executive-level insights on the future of supply chain, the unexpected aspects of the industry, and what advice they’d offer rising professionals.

Aug 25, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

Doing the math on emotional, financial costs of menopause

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Digital health executive Alessandra Henderson wants to talk about the emotional and financial burden of menopause.

Aug 22, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

3 reminders for managers in a hybrid work environment

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Hybrid work offers flexibility and opportunity, but without clear expectations and employee resources, managers risk a divided and disadvantaged workforce.

Aug 18, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Behavioral Science

10 smart — not soft — skills for leaders

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In her new book, MIT Sloan international faculty fellow Loredana Padurean shares 10 smart skills to help leaders manage the most complex of variables: people.

Aug 15, 2022
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