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How to accelerate scientific innovation and end the COVID-19 pandemic

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Based on prior research on life-science breakthroughs, the government should espouse two broad principles for orchestrating innovation activities dedicated to bringing the pandemic to an end.

Aug 3, 2020
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30 track winners crowned in MIT Latin America vs. COVID-19 hackathon

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The event gathered approximately 1,400 participants and 300 mentors from 73 different countries to work on solutions that have a meaningful impact in Latin America.

Jul 23, 2020
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It is time to build a new economy. Digital data and artificial intelligence can help

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The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis have revealed many ways in which American society isn’t working.

Jul 13, 2020
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3 things great leaders are doing right now

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The current health emergency is laying bare problems of cultural intransigence, narrowmindedness, and inflexibility at organizations around the world.

May 29, 2020
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'Return to Sports': How the industry can survive and adapt in a post-pandemic world

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Sr. Lecturer Ben Shields discusses the effects of the COVID-19 health crisis for teams, leagues, players and fans in this installment of the MIT Sloan Experts Series.

May 26, 2020
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What the Beer Game can teach us about hoarding toilet paper

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Panic buying and hoarding are once again in the news, as fear induced by the pandemic strikes across the world. Why is this happening and what can we do about it? Is hoarding a rational, if anti‐social, response to scarcity, or an emotional reaction driven by fear and panic?

May 18, 2020
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Join the #Overload Twitter chat with Erin Kelly on May 6 to discuss workplace burnout and what we can do about it

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To learn more about how companies can adopt healthier practices, tune into the Overload Twitter Chat on Wednesday, May 6 at 11 a.m. ET. Use the hashtags to ask your questions and share your experiences and ideas on how to combat workplace burnout.

Apr 29, 2020
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MIT Sloan Experts

The bigger some platforms get, the more money they lose

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Why do companies with such high demand lose so much money?

Apr 21, 2020
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Reimagining what it takes to lead

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Working together with Cognizant and colleagues at the Sloan School at MIT, we recently set out to better understand what defines great leadership in this turbulent time.

Apr 21, 2020
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The dark side of 5G

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There has never been a highly touted technology that didn’t come with unexpected ill-effects. Still, that hasn’t stopped tech-hounds from glorifying the possibilities of 5G even while they ignore the potential downsides and multiple risks.

Apr 21, 2020
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