Jeanne Ross, Marshall Van Alstyne, Geoff Parker, Hal Gregersen
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MIT Sloan researchers shortlisted for Thinkers50 awards

The Thinkers50 awards honor business thought leaders. Here’s a look at attention-getting insights from MIT Sloan researchers who made the shortlist.

Aug 1, 2019
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3 forces pushing on the platform economy

Experts weigh in on regulations, new technology, and inverted firms.

Jul 31, 2019
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Why ‘structured’ managers are better at hiring, firing

Research shows managers who adopt consistent hiring and incentive practices have better HR outcomes.

Jul 31, 2019
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Get ready for ‘organizational explosions’

How Jetblue, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Manulife navigate pitfalls on the path to digital transformation.

Jul 26, 2019
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How corporate buyer consolidation drives income inequality

Big retailers and tech companies can make price demands of suppliers. And that in turn affects what suppliers pay workers.

Jul 23, 2019
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4 ways of finding purposeful work

You don’t have to be a therapist to help someone reexamine their career. But it does require leading by example and hard conversations.

Jul 22, 2019
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This MIT startup is putting the ‘you’ back in user

Design research startup Human Element wants companies to stop selling to ‘users,’ start connecting as people.hu

Jul 19, 2019
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Industrial sector amped for digital transformation

Manufacturers are remaking their business propositions, aided by AI, machine learning, augmented reality, and the ‘industrial internet of things.’

Jul 17, 2019
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A little management attention can go a long way

Attentive managers move workers when their environments get too toxic, new research finds.

Jul 11, 2019
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Credit unions could be home to new “data cooperatives”

As consumers and workers assert ownership of their data, new cooperatives could help them band together to use it.

Jul 8, 2019
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