Ideas Made to Matter
Sara writes about management issues affecting global business leaders, with an emphasis on management science. Areas of interest include artificial intelligence, the digital economy, marketing, operations management, platforms, system dynamics, and supply chain.
Prior to MIT Sloan, Sara was a reporter and editor at the Vineyard Gazette on Martha's Vineyard. She has written for The Boston Globe and Martha's Vineyard Magazine, among other publications. She is a master's degree in journalism from Boston University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington.
Before it’s in the boardroom, it’s on the syllabus at MIT Sloan. Here are six emergent ideas students are studying in 2021 – 2022.
Employee analytics are being used by organizations in new ways. A focus on dignity improves data management and reinforces leaders’ respect for workers.
Organizations need to create a culture in which all employees see data as their business.
2021 Thinkers50 award nominees include MIT Sloan professors and alumni studying social media, intelligent machines, and digital body language.
Integrating robots into a manufacturing system is often prohibitively expensive. A new approach could change that.