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 currently held every other Friday from 12:30-2:00pm ET in the Jay W. Forrester conference room (E62-450) and via Zoom this semester, unless otherwise specified. Please email Jocelyn Climent at to be added to our mailing list and receive updates.

The schedule and guest speakers will be posted as information becomes available.

Current Seminars

  • September 9, 2022

    Brent Moritz (Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University)

    Unraveling Behavioral Ordering: Relative Costs and the Bullwhip Effect

  • September 23, 2022

    James Paine (MIT Sloan School of Management)

    Simpler is (Sometimes) Better: A Comparison of Cost Reducing Agent Architectures in a Simulated Behaviorally-Driven Multi-Echelon Supply Chain

  • October 7, 2022

    Kyle Hyndman (University of Texas at Dallas)

    A Replication Study of Operations Management Experiments in Management Science

  • October 21, 2022

    Vicky Chuqiao Yang (MIT Sloan School of Management)

    Scaling and the Universality of Function Diversity Across Human Organizations

  • October 28, 2022

    Kawika Pierson (Willamette University)

    A Dynamic Model of Corporate Social Innovation as Strategic Advantage

  • November 4, 2022

    Blair Flicker (Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina )

    On People's Utility Over Wait Fundamentals and Information

  • November 11, 2022

    No Seminar |  MIT Holiday

  • November 18, 2022

    Ryan Buell (Harvard Business School)

    Improving Customer Compatibility with Tradeoff Transparency

  • November 25, 2022

    No Seminar | MIT Holiday

  • December 2, 2022

    Speaker TBD 

    Title TBD