Research and insights about the coronavirus from MIT Sloan.
What bananas can tell us about supply chains
In a new book, MIT professor Yossi Sheffi examines supply chain complexity, artificial intelligence, and the future of work.
New study quantifies occupational distress among physicians
A new study links physician well-being to the perception that bystanders will intervene when someone is being mistreated in a workplace.
Study: Firms equipped for remote work fare better
Remote work practices help companies hedge against operational risk, and are tied to more IT investment in general.
How auto companies are adapting to the global chip shortage
The global shortage of semiconductor chips has upended the car industry. The response, from retrofitting to reshoring, could help guide other sectors.
To amplify the impact of science, add access and equity
“We need technological innovation to get us out of the holes we’re in,” WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala tells MIT graduates.
15 assumptions leaders should reconsider
Time to take a fresh look at what customers want, how people work, and how to drive innovation.
Supply chain resilience amid steady disruption
Supply chain irregularities are the new normal. To stay prepared, invest in relationships and reconsider just-in-time strategies.
Study: Most Americans put their pandemic checks in the bank
New research shows that few people spent their economic impact payments in the early days of the pandemic. Those who did spend really needed the money.
How to keep remote workers from feeling disconnected
Update conference rooms to support “mixed reality meetings,” and adopt more transparent information sharing between managers, teams, and employees.
A 4-step framework for returning to the office
How shorter meetings and key metrics can help managers as they consider their return-to-work models.