The Benefits of Framing Culture as a Management System

Companies that take culture seriously perform better than those that ignore it. | Continue reading


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Choose Charts Everyone Understands

A classic bar, line, or pie chart is often the best choice for communicating information. | Continue reading


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Navigating the Contested Rise of Fintech

Fintech adoption carries threats as well as opportunities. Managers’ decisions must evaluate both. | Continue reading


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Digital Transformation Should Start with Customers

Major makeovers should benefit — and be noticed by — those who buy a company’s products and services. | Continue reading


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MIT SMR is unlocked today through Thursday

We’ve unlocked our site and curated reading lists to help you solve your key business problems. | Continue reading


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Unleashing the Power of Blockchain in the Enterprise

If companies want to compete with blockchain, they must first cooperate to develop standards. | Continue reading


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How to Survive Digital Disruption

How you manage your culture — not your tech — during a transition to digital is the key to success. | Continue reading


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The Right Way to Regulate the Tech Industry

Some want big tech companies broken up. Others call for stiffer industry oversight. Who’s right? | Continue reading


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Can We End the Crisis of Agency?

In the face of feeling powerless, doing small things can make a huge difference. | Continue reading


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Collaborate Smarter, Not Harder

Through analytics, companies can reduce the costs of collaboration — and reap its rewards. | Continue reading


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It’s Time to Tackle Your Team’s Undiscussables

Taboo or undiscussable topics can make it impossible for teams to function. But they can fix that. | Continue reading


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Three People-Centered Design Principles for Deep Learning

To avoid bias, people-centered design principles must be the foundation of deep-learning algorithms. | Continue reading


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Timeless shortcuts to inefficiency, courtesy of a pre-CIA field manual

Timeless shortcuts to inefficiency, courtesy of a pre-CIA field manual for destroying enemy organizations from the inside. | Continue reading


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How to (Inadvertently) Sabotage Your Organization

Members of organizations often can’t help getting in their own way. We’re all vulnerable. | Continue reading


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Self-Driving Companies Are Coming

Automation can go far beyond cars. Self-driving company capabilities are closer than we realize. | Continue reading


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Just Enough Piracy Can Be a Good Thing

Small-scale piracy sometimes offers surprising benefits for IP rights holders. | Continue reading


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Yes, I’m Feeling Bad About Climate Change. Let’s Discuss

How do we talk about the state of our planet when the news is so scary? | Continue reading


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Algorithms Can Diversify the Startup Pool

Data and algorithms can mitigate gender bias in venture capital funding. | Continue reading


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Hacking Inequality at Home

Apps can help working couples share household labor more equitably if they’re used the right way. | Continue reading


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The Magic That Makes Customer Experiences Stick

The most memorable experiences are suffused with emotion — not extra features or value for money. | Continue reading


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Why Teams Still Need Leaders

While hierarchy can impede innovation, handled well it can provide important benefits. | Continue reading


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How Managers Can Help Workers Tackle Digital Distractions

Managers can improve productivity by helping their teams avoid digital distractions. | Continue reading


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Casting the Dark Web in a New Light

A value chain lens reveals a growing cybercrime ecosystem and new strategies for combating it. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 3 months ago

Why Sports Is a Great Proving Ground for Management Ideas

Five essential management practices illustrated through the lens of sports analytics. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 3 months ago

New Frontiers in Re-Skilling and Upskilling

Companies are experimenting in how to help employees learn the skills to stay competitive. | Continue reading


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Don’t Let ‘Busy’ Be Your Status

Work martyrdom seldom makes you more productive. Take a vacation instead. | Continue reading


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Ranking Corporate Culture with AI and Machine Learning

An interactive corporate culture index ranks and compares top U.S. companies using AI and machine learning. | Continue reading


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Imaginary Time Travel as a Leadership Tool

Leaders can help employees manage problems by harnessing their capacity to think beyond the moment. | Continue reading


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Pathways to Progress for Women Entrepreneurs

Women face similar challenges in entrepreneurship as in management. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 4 months ago

Why Personalization Matters for Consumer Privacy

Consumers’ concerns about data privacy are offset by a desire for personalized service. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 4 months ago

NFL Pass Blocking Is Even More Important Than You Think

Analytics from ESPN have shown just how important the offensive line is in the NFL. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 4 months ago

Older and Wiser? How Management Style Varies with Age

As managers get older, they are more likely to work through others and focus on the big picture. | Continue reading


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Building Digital-Ready Culture in Traditional Organizations

Here’s a pragmatic framework for blending the best of the past with your ambitions for the future. | Continue reading


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What Should We Do to Prevent Software from Failing?

There’s no oversight on coders who write critical software that runs key systems. That must change. | Continue reading


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Learning to Love the AI Bubble

Unlike the housing bubble, the effects of a bursting AI bubble wouldn’t cause great harm. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 5 months ago

Make Gender Equality a Value, Not a Priority

To make gender equality a reality, organizations need to look at values, not priorities. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 5 months ago

Digital Platforms Have Become Double-Edged Swords

The authors of The Business of Platforms outline the myths and pitfalls of platform strategy. | Continue reading


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The World in 2030: Nine Megatrends to Watch

Nine fast-moving megatrends are shaping where our world will be in 11 years. | Continue reading


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Do these three key activities to become a better strategic leader

Do these three key activities to become a better strategic leader. | Continue reading


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Counterpoints Podcast: The Economic Impact of Sitting NBA Superstars

A star’s absence, even if it’s just a night off, can mean big financial losses for NBA teams. | Continue reading


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Does AI-Flavored Feedback Require a Human Touch?

Companies must choose whether humans or machines should get the last word on employee performance. | Continue reading


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Leadership Lessons from Your Inner Child

Leaders can blend the bold thinking and actions of childhood while maintaining responsibility to the bottom line. | Continue reading


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The False Choice Between Business and Ethics

Should there be a moral imperative to consider what’s fair when making a business transaction? | Continue reading


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Trial and Error and Our God Complex

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Agile Is Not Enough

Three impediments in particular work against agile adoption in most organizations. | Continue reading


@sloanreview.mit.edu | 6 months ago

Train Your People to Think in Code

Organizations need algorithmic smarts to excel in the future of work. | Continue reading


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The First Law of Digital Innovation

Technology changes quickly, but organizations change much more slowly. | Continue reading


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The Problem with Big Data

We’re in the midst of a big data revolution, but not all companies are flourishing in this new era. | Continue reading


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