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Bias alert: Attractive men most likely to win funds
Published: Wed, 02 Apr 2014
Outlet: Bloomberg TV (Video)
Fiona Murray, associate dean of innovation at MIT, explains how the gender gap plays into venture capital funding and steps to get young females more involved...
In pursuit of team chemistry
Published: Tue, 01 Apr 2014
Outlet: Financial Review (Opinion Piece)
...essential ingredient to getting hired and a mission-critical skill worth measuring. I recently spent a weekend at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management's annual Sports Analytics Conference. And I realised that the concept of quantifying group chemistry—identifying the...
Behind Facebook and Google's random acquisitions
Published: Tue, 01 Apr 2014
Outlet: CNN Money (Opinion Piece)
Catherine Tucker is a marketing professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. A lot of attention has been paid lately to big tech companies buying...
Pergulatan melahirkan pengusaha kakap "High-Impact"
Published: Tue, 01 Apr 2014
Outlet: SWA (Indonesia)
...positif bagi lingkunganya. Dan kini, ekosistem bagi mereka untuk dapat naik kelas juga sudah mulai dibangun bersama. Apa lagi tip bagi mereka? Shari Loessberg, dosen senior dari sekolah bisnis terkemuka di Amerika, MIT Sloan School of Management, memaparkan, untuk menjadi high-impact entrepreneur...
IMF's own dullness may push reforms off course
Published: Tue, 01 Apr 2014
Outlet: Global Times (China) (Opinion Piece)
Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and the co-author of White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National...
Launching a successful startup, part 3
Published: Mon, 31 Mar 2014
Outlet: Quality Digest
In his book, Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup, Bill Aulet, managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, stresses the importance of searching for the holy grail of specificity:...
Financial standards lost in translation
Published: Mon, 31 Mar 2014
Outlet: Finextra (Video)
Andrei Kirilenko, professor of the practice of finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management and former chief economist at the CFTC, explains how to...
A mighty contest
Published: Sat, 29 Mar 2014
Outlet: The Economist
...sure that human ingenuity will generate new jobs, just as it created vast new industries to counteract the decline in agricultural employment. Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, both at MIT, also have high hopes for the long-term effect of robots and similar technologies. But in a recent...
All public comments are welcome. Then what?
Published: Sat, 29 Mar 2014
Outlet: The New York Times
...areas as diverse as the environment, the food supply or the financial markets. It all sounds fairly straightforward — except that it isn't, says Andrei Kirilenko, a finance professor at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. Rules and proposed rules — and, in many cases, public comments — are...
Oculus' Palmer Luckey: Living in the future
Published: Thu, 27 Mar 2014
Outlet: Forbes Magazine (Opinion Piece)
Bill Fischer is the co-director of IMD-the MIT Sloan Driving Strategic Innovation program. He is the co-author of Reinventing Giants (with Umberto Lago & Fang Liu) (Jossey-Bass, 2013), The...
To cure cancer, provide a profit motive
Published: Thu, 27 Mar 2014
Outlet: Scientific American (Opinion Piece)
About the author: Andrew Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris professor of finance at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, director of the M.I.T. Laboratory...
The top 25 business schools based on academic excellence and business research ranking
Published: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
Outlet: CEOWorld Magazine
...the table, educate, equip and inspire leaders who build strong organizations and wisely leverage the power of markets to create lasting value. 10) MIT Sloan School of Management based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the world's leading business schools — conducting cutting-edge research...
A global action leadership school in the making
Published: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at MIT, and founding chair of the Presencing Institute. He co-founded the Global Wellbeing and GNH Lab and is Vice Chair...
Why claims of skills shortages in manufacturing are overblown
Published: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
Outlet: Economic Policy Institute (Opinion Piece)
About the authors: Paul Osterman is the NTU Professor of Human Resources and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Department of Urban Planning....
New Apple app makes the grade
Published: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
Outlet: Boston Herald
... Gradeable began piloting the system last fall in New York City schools. But Singh began building Gradeable in 2012, while she was a student at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Since then, she and members of her team, which now includes six full-time and six part-time employees, have spent...
The economics of limiting Russia's expansion
Published: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
Outlet: The New York Times - Economix Blog (Opinion Piece)
...Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Simon Johnson is a professor at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund. In the...
Why mutual trust matters in investor-startup relationships
Published: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
Outlet: Forbes Magazine
...complicated process. Much like a marriage, it depends on trust and honesty. “If you don't have trust then you can't generate long-term value,” says Bill Aulet, managing director for the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. “The relationship will be temporary.” Aulet spent 25 years...
These first-year MBAs are trying to solve America's food waste problem
Published: Tue, 25 Mar 2014
Outlet: Bloomberg Businessweek
...landfill-bound waste to people in need and to businesses that can do something productive with it. My classmate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, Emily Malina, and I are trying to do just that with a mobile application and enterprise software platform built on the...
Pay higher wages, earn more profit
Published: Fri, 21 Mar 2014
Outlet: The New York Times - DealBook
...finishing reading called “The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits.” The author is Zeynep Ton, an adjunct associate professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. The book deserves our attention — above all because it makes such...
Modi story now grows into a breezy read for children
Published: Fri, 21 Mar 2014
Outlet: The Hindu (India)
...Modi by a client or the animation company has launched it as its own product. The copyright for the comic is with Blue Snail. Mr. Mehta, a Cornell and MIT Sloan alumni, who worked for Dell computers and Amazon.com before returning to Gujarat, has acquired through his e-commerce venture, Infibeam,...
Move back to Nigeria: Through her MBA project she found a way to revolutionise recycling at home!
Published: Fri, 21 Mar 2014
Outlet: Bella Naija (Nigeria)
...in the US? Yes. I did my BS in Computer Science from Fisk University, my MS in Computer Science from Vanderbilt University and I got my MBA from MIT, Sloan School of Management. The reason I chose to study Computer Science was because at the time, everything was getting computerised, so I thought...
Wind industry's new technologies are helping it compete on price
Published: Fri, 21 Mar 2014
Outlet: The New York Times
...left) as the two were completing graduate programs at M.I.T., Mr. Glass in aeronautical and astronautical engineering and Mr. Rein in business at the Sloan School of Management. Mr. Glass, whose father had been a pilot in the Israeli Air Force, planned to pursue rocket science but strayed from that...
I had been fired and evicted, and still retired at 27
Published: Thu, 20 Mar 2014
Outlet: Entrepreneur (Opinion Piece)
...the CEO and founder of Renters Warehouse USA and the chairman of the board of Renters Warehouse, the Minnesota Brokerage. A Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Business graduate, Brenton leads a team of over 100 employees and franchisees in nine states with a portfolio of managed properties...
AudioCommon's founder on why business school is worth it
Published: Wed, 19 Mar 2014
Outlet: Bloomberg Businessweek
...The co-founder of AudioCommon, a new online platform that gives artists tools to work with collaborators and helps fans find new music, enrolled at the MIT Sloan School of Management after a seven-year tour as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. Before that, he had designs on a career in professional...
Six hot jobs for MBA grads
Published: Tue, 18 Mar 2014
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
...and systems. According to the BLS, prior experience in a related field is usually a prerequisite, and companies prefer to hire those with an MBA. MIT's Sloan School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business are top-notch programs for studying information systems. ...
#DigitalSkeptic: Sorry, but books will be like Netflix, with revenue as cliffhanger
Published: Tue, 18 Mar 2014
Outlet: The Street
...International Data Group, Harvard University and The Industry Standard -- back when that rag was actually printed on rag stock paper. And after a stint as an MIT Sloan Fellow in 2012, he launched i30 Media as an e-book and print publishing house for fast-to-market, easy-to-digest In 30 Minutes guides that...
In Kenya, selling human waste could revolutionize sanitation
Published: Mon, 17 Mar 2014
Outlet: Christian Science Monitor
...“We need to get it right in the community we're serving first,” Auerback said. The project has won widespread recognition. It took first in the 2011 MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition and has received awards from MassChallenge, MIT's Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, and...
How Amazon transforms investor tension into creative tension
Published: Mon, 17 Mar 2014
Outlet: Forbes Magazine (Opinion Piece)
This article is by Lou Shipley, who is a lecturer at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management and is president and chief...
After Target data theft, hackers' next target is you
Published: Mon, 17 Mar 2014
Outlet: The Wall Street Journal - MarketWatch (Opinion Piece)
Stuart Madnick is the John Norris Maguire professor of information technology at the Sloan School of Management and professor of engineering systems...
Avoid stagnation: Acceleration trumps incubation
Published: Sat, 15 Mar 2014
Outlet: TechCrunch (Opinion Piece)
Bill Aulet is the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management....
BP signs deal to get back in the game
Published: Fri, 14 Mar 2014
Outlet: Marketplace
...then, the company has paid more than $3 billion in fines and penalties. “After the oil disaster, BP's bottom line was hit quite hard,” says Christopher Knittel, the William Barton Rogers Professor of Energy Economics at MIT's Sloan School of Management. According to Knittel, the timing...
Relax, robots won't take every job: 'The Second Machine Age'
Published: Fri, 14 Mar 2014
Outlet: The Daily Beast
...digital skeptics and the wide-eyed utopians sit the authors of The Second Machine Age, two MIT scholars with an interest in consensus and moderation. Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, both at the university's Center for Digital Business, realized that things were moving way faster than even...
Here's proof that Wall Street regulators listen to you
Published: Thu, 13 Mar 2014
Outlet: The Wall Street Journal - MarketWatch (Opinion Piece)
Andrei Kirilenko is professor of the Practice of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a former chief economist of the Commodity Futures...
A profound and consistent sex gap
Published: Wed, 12 Mar 2014
Outlet: BBC Radio - NewsHour
Fiona Murray, associate dean of innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management, describes her study published in the Proceedings of the National...

Once named “Asian Businessman of the Year” by Fortune Magazine, MIT Sloan alumnus Keiji Tachikawa is the former president and CEO of global powerhouse NTT DoCoMo.