The Special Report in MIT SMR‘s Summer 2021 issue looks at how businesses can support a more inclusive workplace culture. Also in this issue: ways to communicate — and disagree — using candor and logic, business’s role in national emergencies, how volunteering helps workers’ skills, and changing the rules to suit turbulent times.
Tassilo Festetics shares how in-house technology innovation is helping AB InBev enhance its products and service.
Tassilo Festetics, interviewed by Chris Clearfield
The pandemic challenges managers to find a more productive way to meet with employees.
Leaders can take specific actions to sustain corporate culture despite a shift to remote working.
Virtual work arrangements can erode relationships. Here’s what can go wrong and how to bolster connections.
Daniel Z. Levin and Terri R. Kurtzberg
VR is being used for job training, but it also has the potential to reduce our need to commute.
Jeremy Bailenson, interviewed by Frieda Klotz
What’s happening this week at the intersection of management and technology.
Younger employees often have procedural understanding of social media but need strategic vision.
Gerald C. (Jerry) Kane
A cluttered email box can be as distracting as a cluttered office. One way to tame the email beast: “delete, delegate, respond, defer or do” each time you open a message.