System Dynamics

System Dynamics Seminars

MIT Sloan brings together industry and academic leaders to discuss how System Dynamics can help us better understand complex challenges, shape policy, influence decision-making, and yield lasting benefits for businesses and society.

System Dynamics Seminars are held every other Friday from 12:00-1:30pm in the Jay W. Forrester conference room, E62-450 (100 Main Street, 4th floor opposite of the elevators) throughout the semester, unless otherwise specified. Lunch will be provided.

The schedule and abstracts will be posted as they become available.

Current Seminars

  • February 22, 2019

    David Keith & Sergey Naumov (MIT Sloan)  

    Hailing Rides Using On-Demand Mobility Platforms: What Motivates Consumers to Choose Pooling?

  • March 8, 2019

    Constance Helfat (Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth) 

    Disentangling the Microfoundations of Dynamics Capabilities: Evidence from Microdata on Acquisitions 

  • March 15, 2019

    James Paine (MIT Sloan) & Lauren Taylor (Harvard Business School)

    Organizational Poverty in Poverty Organizations: Why Do Non-Profits Persistently Underinvest in Organizational Capabilities?

  • April 5, 2019

    Amy Edmondson (Harvard Business School)

    Joint Problem Solving in Fluid Teams

  • April 19, 2019

    Mahdi Hashemian (MIT Sloan)

    Needing More by Giving Less: Do Flexible Labor Strategies Actually Help Reduce Labor Costs?

  • May 3, 2019

    Jad Georges Sassine (MIT Sloan) 

    Saving Clustered Networks from Complex Contagion

  • May 17, 2019

    James Houghton (MIT Sloan) 

    Title TBA