A roundup of MIT SMR articles to help business leaders navigate the uncertainty and volatility of an economic downturn.
Multinationals should cultivate local ties in the countries where they operate to counterbalance government power.
Quy Nguyen Huy, Caterina Moschieri, and Davide Ravasi
Semiconductor manufacturers must invest in alternative sources for key materials to mitigate supply chain risks.
Per K. Hong, Erik Peterson, Bharat Kapoor, and Drew DeLong
Strategists weigh in on the long-term effects of Russian sanctions on how companies respond to human rights abuses.
MIT SMR Strategy Forum
Digital globalization is transforming innovation, but opposing localization forces create risk that must be managed.
Satish Nambisan, Yadong Luo, and Elizabeth Heichler
Three trends are reshaping global strategy and operations for the world’s largest companies.
Africa needs more trainees with both tech and employability skills to support its booming digital economy.
Remi Abere and Panos Constantinides
Societies shaped by individualism may have an edge when it comes to growth through innovation.
Carl Benedikt Frey
Companies can and should take meaningful action in response to human rights abuses by governments.
Markus Scholz and N. Craig Smith
Past pandemics changed the course of history, but our knowledge economy may limit the impact of COVID-19.
A country’s mix of occupations, technology backbone, and demographics impacts its conditions for remote work.
Sarah H. Bana, Seth G. Benzell, and Rodrigo Razo Solares
Western organizations shouldn’t attempt to transplant what works in their own countries into developing economies, but instead should become familiar with the environments there and seize existing opportunities in-context.