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
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
Sponsors can play a role in growing and strengthening the pipeline of women leaders in organizations.
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Incumbent manufacturing companies face four key challenges as they shift to circular business models.
Johan Frishammar and Vinit Parida
Companies can gain cooperative advantage by appointing community development and sustainability advocates to their boards.
Leon C. Prieto and Simone T.A. Phipps
Hear from coauthors of the 2021 research report, “Leadership’s Digital Transformation,” about the ways leaders must transform themselves to lead organizations today.