MIT Sloan Professor Emeritus Thomas A. Kochan of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER) co-leads this executive education Course with MIT Professors David Autor and Sandy Pentland.
This 2019 MIT Sloan case by Zeynep Ton and Katie Bach describes how the executive team at Mud Bay, a privately held pet store chain based in Olympia, Washington, implemented a good jobs strategy by offering better wages and benefits and seeking to recoup the costs by increasing sales growth and lowe...
Bystanders play an important role in addressing unacceptable behavior in organizations & communities—but may understandably hesitate to intervene. In a new article, longtime MIT ombuds Mary Rowe offers ideas and options for hesitant bystanders and those who counsel them.
New Report on U.S. Workers' Organizing Efforts and Collective Actions
WorkRise has published a new report that reviews and synthesizes academic research on employer practices that foster economic mobility for disadvantaged workers. The report, "Employer Practices and Worker Outcomes: A Landscape Report," was coauthored by faculty affiliated with the MIT Institute for ...