MIT Sloan

Former CFTC Chair Has Bitcoin on the Brain

After helping implement new oversight for the swaps market, Gary Gensler now lectures about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies at MIT<p>A decade after the financial crisis , The Wall Street Journal has checked in on dozens of the bankers, government officials, chief executives, hedge-fund …

Commodities

A guide to intrapreneurship

Entrepreneurship isn’t just for startups — corporations need it now more than ever.<p>By Meredith Somers | June 21, 2018<p>Unlike entrepreneurs, …

Innovation

Who Really Controls the Fed?

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors is the governing body that guides the U.S. central bank. The board consists of seven members who each serve …

Federal Reserve

How to deal with microaggressions in class (opinion)

Category: Conditionally AcceptedTyrone Fleurizard gives advice for reducing subtle yet discriminatory actions and comments in the classroom.Job Tags: …

Psychology

Congressional committees get mixed messages on cryptocurrency regulation

Two separate Congressional committees Wednesday got mixed messages on cryptocurrencies, hearing the full gamut of opinions ranging from banning them …

Congressional Committees

Developing and Managing a Successful Technology Strategy | Sloan School of Management

About the course<p>This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing …

Innovation

Illinois: Making State Government Work in The Land of Lincoln

<b>By Paul Taylor and Renata Pompeu Pividal, SAP</b><p>It isn’t just big companies that have IT complexity issues, or that need to undergo digital transformation in order to serve their customers better and fuel innovation.<p>Four years ago, the nationwide Digital States Survey in the US ranked the state of …

Bruce Rauner

How to turn a lousy job into a good one

Zeynep Ton talks bad jobs and better strategy on Retail Dive podcast.<p>By Tom Relihan | July 11, 2018<p>Zeynep Ton<p>Why It Matters<p>The retail industry boasts …

MIT

American industries, consumers to suffer from U.S.-China tariff battle

In 2001, U.S. spirits exports to China amounted to just 959,000 U.S. dollars. In 2017, the figure had jumped to 12.8 million dollars. But the ongoing …

News (China)

2 MIT grads built a second screen for your laptop

DUO has pulled in more than $600,000 on Kickstarter.<p>By Edward Mason | July 12, 2018<p>A dual-screen system that doesn't have to stay in the office.<p>Why …

MIT

Column: Beyond GE - U.S. workers own too much company stock in retirement plans

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The decision marked the end of an era: last month, the keepers of the Dow Jones Industrial Average removed General Electric Co, one of the original stocks included in the index when it was created in 1896.<p>The once-mighty GE had become the sixth-smallest member of the …

Law

The 4 areas digital innovation must cover

To remain competitive, you have to do them all.<p>By Tom Relihan | July 10, 2018<p>Why It Matters<p>Digital innovation will give your company the edge it …

Innovation

What Students Want Colleges to Know About How They Learn

There’s often a disconnect between what students expect from college teaching and what ends up happening in the classroom. And often students’ …

Education Technology

A new method for rooting out social media bots

Borrowing a model from statistical physics, an MIT professor finds a better way to detect online bots.<p>By Dylan Walsh | July 10, 2018<p>Illustration: Rob …

Social Media

Author Correction: Air quality co-benefits of carbon pricing in China

Author Correction | Published: 10 July 2018<p>Mingwei Li ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-1896-3484,<br>• Da Zhang,<br>• Chiao-Ting Li,<br>• Kathleen M. Mulvaney,<br>• Noelle E. …

Google Scholar

Waking Up Podcast #132 - Freeing the Hostages

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Chris Voss about his experience as a hostage negotiator for the FBI. They discuss …

Northwestern University

Granite Appoints Kenneth B. Olson to Vice President, Treasurer

Granite (NYSE: GVA) announced today that its board of directors appointed Kenneth B. Olson to the position of vice president, treasurer, assistant financial officer and assistant secretary, effective July 9, 2018. Olson succeeds, and will report to, Jigisha Desai who was recently appointed senior …

University of Washington

Oh no! Am I turning into a pundit?

I wonder if there’s a shot for that?<p>But seriously, some of you know that on the 4th I was on “All Things Considered,” on NPR. You can listen to it if …

Indiana University

Agile at scale, explained

Agile is all grown up and deployed throughout the enterprise. Is it right for your organization?<p>By Tom Relihan | July 6, 2018<p>Why It Matters<p>Taking …

Project Management

An MIT dean says this is the best perk to give employees

If you want employees who are less stressed, more productive and actively engaged, the No.1 perk you can offer them is the flexibility to work from …

The Workplace

Institute Archives spotlights pioneering women at MIT

A new MIT Libraries initiative aims to highlight MIT’s women faculty by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible their personal archives. The …

Women in Science

8 new business insights from MIT Sloan Management Review

Setting goals, superminds, and saying goodbye to structure.<p>By Meredith Somers | July 6, 2018<p>Why It Matters<p>Summer is meant for relaxing, but it’s also …

Management

Some Top Executive MBA Programs Now Cost More Than $200K

Executive MBA programs are not cheap, and they’re getting pricier than ever. A new analysis by <i>Poets&Quants</i> finds that three of these part-time MBA programs for more senior managers and executives now tops $200,000 at three prominent business schools.<p>The MBA program with the highest price tab on the …

College & University

InnoVen Capital invests Rs 16 crore in Mumbai-based Eruditus Executive Education

<i>Eruditus Executive Education, which offers global executive education programmes, will use the funds to add new programmes to its portfolio and scale</i> …

Startups (India)

How to give better feedback to employees

The art of delivering feedback may not be top of mind for IT leaders. But it's crucial to individual and team success – especially at times of rapid …

Leadership

How Reading ‘Corporate Body Language’ Can Boost Stock Returns

By<p>July 3, 2018 11:05 a.m. ET<p>In the age of big data, investors are looking at everything and anything that has the potential to help them make smarter …

Business

Pinpointing which firms fudge earnings numbers and why

It’s widely assumed that executives are less likely to inflate their earnings when they work at high profile companies that operate under a good deal …

University of Pennsylvania

Trump continues to undermine himself on trade

Illustration: Luo Xuan/GT<p>US President Donald Trump recently launched a tirade against Harley-Davidson, the iconic American manufacturer of …

News (China)

BBVA Compass appoints Allen Brinkman II to Tampa Bay Advisory Board

<b>- Allen Brinkman II, President of Lumina Analytics, added to BBVA Compass Tampa Bay Advisory Board</b><p>TAMPA, Fla., July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA …

Banking

New: Momentum, Mean-Reversion and Social Media: Evidence from StockTwits and Twitter

We analyze the relation between stock market liquidity and real-time measures of sentiment obtained from the social-media platforms StockTwits and …

Social Media