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From the C-Suite to the Classroom

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SFMBA student, Anh Vu '21, humbly refers to herself as a generalist who specializes in “cleaning up and setting up organizations across industries to grow.” Read more about her journey from CFO to student at MIT Sloan.

Mar 16, 2021
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The World Will Only Get Faster

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If the pace, abruptness, and unpredictability of change during the global pandemic has you hoping for a chance to catch your breath, MIT Sloan Professor of the Practice Bill Aulet has a word of caution. “The world never will be slower than it is today,” he says. “That’s a fundamental state of affair...

Mar 11, 2021
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A Data-Driven Tool for Successful Reopening

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With vaccine rollouts projected to take many months, and a new, more contagious strain of the coronavirus appearing around world, gasping economies are desperately in need of their own shot in the arm.

Mar 2, 2021
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Have We Entered the Era of the Activist Scientist?

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The name Angela Davis has been synonymous with radical activism since the 60s. In the intervening years, Davis has channeled those efforts for change into an equally impactful academic career. Now 76, she is a professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the author of several in...

Feb 5, 2021
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MIT CSAIL Researchers Set Ridesharing Afloat

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Some of the most tragic ferry accidents in recent years have been the result of pilot error. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have found a solution—remove the pilot. Their new autonomous vessel, Roboat II, relies on algorithms, similar to those in ...

Dec 16, 2020
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Introducing Humanness to the Work We Do

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As the executive director of an incubator that develops youth and adult programs at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Ye-Her Wu, SF ’14, has had a sweeping vantage point on how the pandemic has accelerated change for students, staff, and faculty.

Nov 30, 2020
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Managing through a Pandemic on a Global Scale

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“You cannot drill oil from home.” The quip from Monday Okoro, SF ’07, vice president of Schlumberger Production Management, sums up the complexity of the issues facing companies like his whose operations require the physical presence of a vast workforce.

Nov 30, 2020
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Can Remote Learning Democratize an Organization?

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In Japan, where workplace practices have been rooted in generations of tradition, pandemic-driven changes feel tectonic. But some of them are welcome and long overdue, says Shihoko Kato, SFMBA ’19, director of the global business office at Japanese telecom giant NTT in Tokyo.

Nov 30, 2020
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Navigating the Hairpin Turns of the Motorcycle Industry

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“I shrug when people lament these changing times. When, in the last 2,000 years, haven’t we been living in changing times?” laughs Costantino Sambuy, SF ’06, CEO of Peugeot Motocycles, the world’s oldest manufacturer of scooters.

Nov 30, 2020
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