If more women are to be promoted into leadership posts in the financial services industry, a cultural change is needed.
Fostering a sense of belonging among employees can help organizations improve retention and performance.
In a Q&A, author and consultant Ruchika Tulshyan discusses her work toward opening the lens of inclusion for leaders.
Ruchika Tulshyan, interviewed by Chris Clearfield
New research identifies three focus areas for leaders who want to bring more justice and joy to their organizations.
Alex Liu, Beth Bovis, and Kim Fulton
When political strife threatens workplace relationships, managers can take specific actions to help maintain civility.
When leaders recognize the perspectives of overlooked populations, it opens up opportunities for innovation and change.
Employers can better retain workers experiencing long COVID and other chronic illnesses by creating supportive policies.
Deepa Purushothaman discusses the challenges women of color face in the workplace and ways everyone can champion equity.
Deepa Purushothaman, interviewed by Deborah Milstein
To build diverse and inclusive business ecosystems, companies must move beyond performative allyship.
Leon C. Prieto, Simone T.A. Phipps, and Henry C. McKoy Jr.
Vans’s Doug Palladini discusses how the future of work is playing out at the global sports lifestyle brand.
MIT SMR Editors
The story of the first Black woman granted a medical patent underscores the value of novel perspectives for innovation.
Jean-Louis Barsoux, Cyril Bouquet, and Michael Wade
Well-formulated performance feedback can dramatically improve relationships, job commitment, and employee engagement.
Maria Hamdani and Shannon Biagi
Workers’ creativity will provide job security — even as robots take on parts of their roles.
Work assignments can be powerful tools to propel employees’ growth when assessed and used deliberately.
Erin Macke, Gabriela Gall Rosa, Shannon Gilmartin, and Caroline Simard
MIT SMR’s expert contributors weigh in on the skills and strategies managers should embrace in the year ahead.