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Pioneered at MIT Sloan
Business today is complex, fast-moving, and global, and MIT Sloan is uniquely positioned to provide the thought leadership and management solutions necessary to successfully navigate this complex landscape. Since its inception over 50 years ago, MIT Sloan has pioneered theories and practices that have changed the way business is done — for the better. More >>
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Balanced teams

4-player modelDeborah Ancona, faculty director of the MIT Leadership Center, and MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer William Isaacs say structural balance is vital to the success of teams. Their “Four-player model” asserts that, applied appropriately and in the proper sequence, four core acts — Move, Follow, Oppose, and Bystand — are the building blocks of an effective team.
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