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MIT Sloan faculty insights: 11 books from 2017

Explore our digital future, changing urban mobility, entrepreneurship, and more.<p>By Rebecca Linke | November 17, 2017<p>Graphic: Mimi Phan<p>Why It …

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The best business schools of 2017, according to Bloomberg - MarketWatch

The Bloomberg Businessweek list of best business schools for 2017 is out, and Harvard Business School tops the list for the third straight year.<p>The …

MBA

These are the top MBA programs in New England, Bloomberg Businessweek says - Boston Business Journal

By David L. Harris <br>– Associate Managing Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 16, 2017, 2:34pm EST<p>For the third straight year, Bloomberg Businessweek …

MBA

How to ensure that companies don’t waste their money on training interventions

ACROSS the world, companies are spending more and more on leadership and management development. According to Forbes, spending on corporate training …

Business (South Africa)

Boston biotech has a woman problem

Boston’s biotechnology industry is envied and emulated around the world, and is poised to grow explosively in coming decades. It should continue to …

Management

6 from MIT Sloan named to Boston 50 on Fire list

Winners include a metal 3-D printing company and the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.<p>By Zach Church | November 13, 2017<p>BostInno 50 on Fire …

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African Economic Growth Rides on Wireless Rails

A telecommunications boom is lifting an industry and a continent.<p>In Kenya, hundreds of thousands of people are rising out of poverty as mobile-money services turn subsistence farmers into businesspeople. A similar dynamic drives Ethiopia, the fastest-growing economy in Africa, where the gross …

Africa

8 Hidden Costs of Starting and Running a Business

If you aren't prepared for hidden costs, you'll find yourself in a compromising situation much sooner than you ever thought possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless of what anyone else tells you, running a business isn’t cheap or easy. In addition to the expenses you probably know …

Small Business

13 of the best business books of 2017

You know you want to sharpen your business acumen, but there are so many business books published each year it can be a bit overwhelming to try to …

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Education in the Innovation Economy

<i>By John Eger</i><p>The world has undergone dramatic changes due to the spread of the Internet, the marriage of computers and telecommunication, and the …

Education

3 from MIT Sloan named to top women-led businesses in Massachusetts list

They run companies in the economic consulting, semiconductor manufacturing, and video marketing industries.<p>By Rebecca Linke | November 9, 2017<p>From …

MBA

Solving the Disappearing Women Problem

November 2017<p>Lessons from companies that prioritize diversity<p>Gender diversity continues to be a hot topic: The hiring and firing of female CEOs, …

Diversity

Shred Unveils Boost Sunglasses Collection

Press Release<p>Shred is proud to unveil a Kickstarter campaign for its Shred Boost sunglasses, performance shades that combine high-tech lenses and …

Mountains

A student kills himself — should MIT be put on trial for it?

For years, Han Duy Nguyen struggled with depression. As an undergraduate at Stanford, he tried to kill himself twice.<p>When he arrived at the …

Boston

Fuze Chief Financial Officer Brian Day Selected to Speak at MIT Sloan CFO Summit

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications platform provider for the modern global enterprise, today announced that Chief …

Management

Best Business Books 2017: Innovation

This year's best business books on innovation offer insights into the way big data and new technologies are upending how we consider consumer needs …

Innovation

When and How Long Should Your Work Breaks Be?

When you work somewhere like a retail store or restaurant, when you take breaks and for how long are often dictated by your employer. When you work …

Time Management

Is a college responsible for a student's suicide? Massachusetts SJC to decide

Can a college be held responsible if one of its students dies by suicide?<p>That question is at the heart of a court case that the Supreme Judicial …

Mental Health

At Ayar Labs, optical chips borne of MIT research

Ayar Labs wants to make computing more energy efficient by using light to move data between chips.<p>By Dylan Walsh | November 3, 2017<p>Ayar Labs is …

Innovation

Get free updates on The Strategic Agility Project from MIT SMR

<b>ABOUT THIS INITIATIVE</b><p>This new series from MIT SMR addresses the most serious challenge facing corporate leaders today: how to improve the execution …

Management

AI-enabled Klarity helps companies identify risks in contracts

New software out of MIT uses artificial intelligence to speed up and reduce the cost of contract review for companies. Klarity is taking on …

Management

Spreading the word: How to promote your online business

<b>Online businesses now have a wealth of digital tools and techniques at their disposal to help them get noticed in the global marketplace.</b><p>Geeta Sidhu-Robb, founder of juice and health food delivery service, Nosh Detox, was using social media to promote her business long before it became fashionable …

Social Media Marketing

Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Analytics—How MBA Campus Recruiting Is Changing

<b>By</b> <b>Jean Ann Schulte</b><i>, director of employer relations & recruiting services at the MIT Sloan School of Management</i><p>Traditionally, recruiting is an …

Management

Why Financial Scandals Keep Happening (and How We Can Prevent Them) | Heleo

“If you don’t change the underlying structure of motivation, you’re not going to change the outcomes.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The “super-citizen” who</i> …

Management

Opinion | After slamming Wall Street, Trump cozies up to big banks

Second, the key regulators and supervisors have all been replaced or are going to be replaced — including at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Commodity Futures Trading Corporation and the Securities …

Economy

'Ebitda' Is Center Stage in Tax Plan's Move to Curb Corporate- Interest Deduction

That House Republicans proposed to limit the deductibility of interest payments on corporate debt wasn’t a complete surprise. But the way they did it raised some eyebrows.<p>The proposal, part of the GOP tax plan issued Thursday, would place a cap on how much in interest a company could deduct on its …

Business

The future of American jobs is taking care of the elderly

The future of work in the US is uncertain. Artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and the move away from full-time employment are all factors that make it increasingly unpredictable.<p>Yet there is one thing we do know. The US population is getting a lot older, and that means more jobs caring for …

Health Care

‘Ebitda’ Is Center Stage in Tax Plan’s Move to Curb Corporate- Interest Deduction

Ebitda isn't a metric that's recognized under standard accounting rules, but Congress wants to use it in its rewrite of the corporate tax code<p>That House Republicans proposed to limit the deductibility of interest payments on corporate debt wasn’t a complete surprise. But the way they did it raised …

Business

Detecting Customer-To-Customer Trends (Without Social Media Data) To Optimize Promotions

Every year, there are a few items of clothing that become hot. For example, last fall, a Zara coat seemed to become a “must have” item. The coat even had its own Instagram page with more than 8,000 followers. Many factors contribute to this phenomenon like celebrities ― and people with large social …

Management

Reading list: Applying analytics

Ideas and examples from leading companies and researchers.<p>By Rebecca Linke | October 31, 2017<p>Why It Matters<p>Executives and managers in all types of …

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