Why do many U.S. colleges give preference to applicants who are relatives of alumni? A new paper coauthored by MIT Sloan Professor Emilio J. Castilla sheds light on this question.
MIT Sloan Reunion offers a special opportunity to connect with your classmates and members of the MIT Sloan community virtually.
This report by Fei Qin, an Associate Professor in Management at the University of Bath, and Thomas A. Kochan, the George M. Bunker Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, describes what the authors believe to be a state‐of‐the‐art learning system at IBM Corporation and traces the effects of...
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.
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.
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 ...
In a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Clem Aeppli and MIT Sloan Associate Professor Nathan Wilmers find that a plateau in U.S. earnings inequality that started around 2012 was primarily due to rapid wage gains by workers at the low end of the labor market,