MIT Sloan Experts Archive
Research and commentary from MIT Sloan business and management thought leaders.
How sharing what we don’t know can build trust in medical research
The pandemic has revealed to a wide audience the uncertainty that is part of scientific discovery. While it may be uncomfortable to publicly disclose that our scientific findings are continually scrutinized and frequently amended as scientific discovery continues to advance, increasing transparency ...
Impactful leadership in the era of the remote team
MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Bob Pozen talks with Tate Ryan-Mosley, reporter at MIT Technology Review, during MIT Technology Review's EmTech Next conference. The discussion surrounds "Impactful leadership in the era of the remote team."
How credit cards activate the reward center of our brains and drive spending
As credit cards have become a popular form of payment method, researchers have noticed an interesting trend. People tend to spend more when using credit cards than cash. Not only are they more likely to buy something at a higher price, they also are likely to give larger tips and make more impulse b...
The next pandemic: It’s coming and we’re not ready
Pandemic defense requires a massive government program that engages the private sector; the public sector cannot and has not been able to handle health security problems of scale. However, relevant capabilities for invention, production, and distribution exist both in commerce and higher education. ...
How Massachusetts can address critical ongoing staffing shortages in long-term care
The state must amend state law to provide competitive wages and a path to CNA certification for frontline workers who stepped up to serve as nurse aides during the pandemic.
How sustainable energy becomes unsustainable
If one roof covered with solar panels is good, then two are twice as good, right? And 100 are 100 times as good? That isn’t true with a lot of good things...
Checkered flag for Tesla, white flag for the incumbents
When a startup disrupts incumbent market leaders and changes the basis of competition in an industry, as Tesla is doing in auto manufacturing, it’s the new problems they face and overcome that gives them the real advantage.
Professor Rosalind Picard discusses AI in healthcare
MIT Media Lab's Rosalind Picard will be a guest at "Live do Valor," hosted by Valor Econômico editor João Luiz Rosa, to discuss new developments in artificial intelligence applied to the healthcare industry.
'How Corporate America Can Advance Social Justice and Racial Equity'
MIT Sloan Lecturer Malia Lazu will discuss the role and responsibility of business to accelerate equity and inclusion.
Why there is no long-term tradeoff between lives and livelihoods in the pandemic
This counter-intuitive result emerges because countries actually have little choice in how much they must reduce contact levels to control the epidemic.
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