Organizations tend to downplay or ignore how hard it is to be a good manager. Here are the skills that can turn the tide.
Strategy experts weigh in on the future of the traditional classroom-based MBA versus online and specialized degrees.
MIT SMR Strategy Forum
New research points to the potential of professional development training for boosting teams’ collaboration skills.
Katia Walsh discusses how Levi Strauss is upskilling and motivating employees to help drive its digital transformation.
Sam Ransbotham and Shervin Khodabandeh
Northeastern University’s Curtis Odom shares ways to develop coaching, mentoring, and sponsorship in today’s workplace.
MIT SMR Editors
Businesses can boost retention when they help employees align their work to their sense of purpose.
Aaron Hurst and Kathrin Belliveau
Cognitive budgeting can help employees at all levels be more intentional about where they direct their mental energy.
World-changing innovations are grounded in a culture of optimism and team learning.
Leaders need to recognize workplace hierarchies to create an effective learning environment for employees.
Katherine C. Kellogg
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
As hiring begins to accelerate, companies may need to retrain workers whose skills stagnated while they were unemployed.