The financial industry’s use of ownership and board membership statistics to measure diversity is insufficient.
Research points to ways companies can help employees of all ages thrive in today’s multigenerational workplace.
Noemi Nagy and Michael S. North
A global study of online hackathons offers best practices for designing virtual ideation sessions.
Tomoko Yokoi, Nikolaus Obwegeser, and Michela Beretta
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.
MIT Sloan Management Review
Evaluators can be nudged to make less biased decisions in hiring and other contexts.
Sean Fath, Richard P. Larrick, Jack B. Soll, and Susan Zhu
Early analysis suggests that three networking behaviors can drive inclusion in organizations.
Rob Cross, Kevin Oakes, and Connor Cross
Supplier diversity initiatives can drive positive change, boost earnings, and build resilience.
Karina Swette and Timi Boyo
New research on subtle gender bias highlights the anxiety underpinning biased behavior and suggests ways to defuse it.
Maryam Kouchaki, Burak Oc, and Ekaterina Netchaeva
Community partners can help companies create enduring skill strategies and training systems.
Nichola J. Lowe
Lyft’s Craig Martell talks education, eliminating bias, and cross-functional collaboration on machine learning projects.
Sam Ransbotham and Shervin Khodabandeh
Sponsors can play a role in growing and strengthening the pipeline of women leaders in organizations.