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Eric Knight et al.
Biomarkers Consortium, a public-private partnership in the health industry, presents five lessons in managing collaboration.
Yossi Sheffi (MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics)
In an archived webinar, MIT's Yossi Sheffi offers insights on preparing for and coping with disruption.
Secrets are a casualty of analytical prowess, and companies have new incentives to act honorably.
November 17, 2015 | Ning Su, Natalia Levina, and Jeanne W. Ross
No longer just a cost-saving measure, IT outsourcing has emerged as an important strategic tool for acquiring cutting-edge ideas. Many companies are expanding their portfolios of IT suppliers to include smaller, highly innovative companies. But this expansion increases the complexity of managing supplier portfolios. To take full advantage of the innovations that diverse suppliers provide, organizations need to reimagine their strategies to be dynamic, diversified, and still disciplined.
Mark Pagell et al.
Companies aiming to be competitive in the long term do not see safety and productivity as trade-offs.
Martha E. Mangelsdorf
"If there are human operators in the system, they are most likely to be blamed for an accident," writes MIT professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics Nancy Leveson.
Michael Useem et al.
A look at key leadership decisions made during the 2010 mine cave-in crisis.
Erica Plambeck et al.
Leading companies are working with their Chinese suppliers to improve environmental performance.
David Fogarty and Peter C. Bell
Outsourcing analytics can offer benefits, but it requires a carefully constructed relationship.
David Simchi-Levi et al.
For a decade, China was automatically the answer to many manufacturing questions. That’s changing.
Francesco Zirpoli and Markus C. Becker
Managers must understand which competencies they can safely outsource and which they should manage internally.
Evgeny Kaganer et al.
Tapping a virtual, on-demand workforce requires new management models and skills.
Mary C. Lacity and Leslie P. Willcocks
Many companies pursue business process outsourcing to trim costs. But it can evolve into much more.
Kunsoo Han and Sunil Mithas
Research suggests that outsourcing IT helps reduce sales expenses and general and administrative costs.
March 18, 2014 | Timothy Keiningham, Sunil Gupta, Lerzan Aksoy and Alexander Buoye
No company can last for long without satisfied customers. But misguided attempts to improve satisfaction can damage a company’s financial health. Research finds that the relationship between customer satisfaction and customer spending behavior is very weak, and that the return on investments in increasing customer satisfaction is often trivial or even negative. What matters is how customers rank your brand in satisfaction relative to your competitors.
Strategies in Project Management
Tyson R. Browning and Ranga V. Ramasesh
A project’s “unknown unknowns” can be reduced through both product design approaches and behavioral approaches.
Timothy J. Kloppenborg and Debbie Tesch
The role of project sponsors is often overlooked, but actively engaged executives are crucial to a project’s success.