Toilet paper out of stock at a Boston area supermarket, March 16, 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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Erin Kelly's "Overload" book cover.
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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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MIT Sloan Experts

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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MIT Sloan Experts

Open letter to Congress regarding the coronavirus stimulus package

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MIT Sloan finance faculty write in support of a stimulus package that focuses on combating the Coronavirus pandemic directly as well as helping economically vulnerable households and small businesses which are most affected by the pandemic. However, unrestricted cash injection into large corporation...

Mar 24, 2020
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COVID-19 and antifragility: 4 key guiding principles

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"We must be antifragile," writes Bill Aulet. "This is at the core of what we strive to do as entrepreneurship educators: create antifragile humans and teams."

Mar 18, 2020
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