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18 quotes for business and management from 2019

Top of mind at MIT Sloan this year: The future of work, climate change, digital transformation, and, above all, leadership.

Dec 9, 2019
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How Urban Innovation Fund picks and grows companies

To compete, the venture capital fund sticks to its thesis, searches for companies solving urban challenges, and customizes success metrics.

Dec 4, 2019
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The top 10 MIT Sloan news stories of 2019

Fixing a toxic work culture, the value of coaches, and other stories that caught readers’ attention this year.

Dec 3, 2019
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AFL-CIO president: Engage workers as tech evolves

“The instant you start treating people like an asset be invested in rather than a cost to be cut, you start to win.”

Nov 25, 2019
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The 2019 Inclusive Innovation Challenge grand prize winners

A job-seeking app and an online learning collaboration are among the winners.

Nov 22, 2019
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5 from MIT Sloan honored at Thinkers50 awards

Thinkers50 recognizes business thought leaders from around the world. Here are the MIT Sloan researchers honored this year.

Nov 20, 2019
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Libra co-creator explains, defends Facebook’s cryptocurrency

MIT Sloan’s Christian Catalini said Facebook will keep financial and social data separate.

Nov 13, 2019
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How a virtual mental health company survived and scaled a pivot

A mental health startup founder on solving new problems and asking for help.

Nov 12, 2019
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A new organizing model for IT

Running IT as a separate department prevents companies from reaching their digital goals. Here’s a better model.

Nov 8, 2019
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A tech YouTuber’s guide to building a brand

Jacklyn Dallas on time management, learning from feedback, and staying true to yourself.

Nov 4, 2019
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