Companies must carefully weigh potential outcomes before taking a public stance on important but controversial issues.
The next wave of social innovation is coming from employee-led initiatives.
Debbie Haski-Leventhal and Ante Glavas
Increasing visibility into supply chain practices takes work but can lead to new market opportunities.
Tim Kraft and Yanchong Zheng
Companies are setting big goals on climate change. Why don’t more advocate for climate policies?
Andrew Winston and Paul Polman
The financial industry’s use of ownership and board membership statistics to measure diversity is insufficient.
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.