The Best of MIT Sloan Management Review
20+ most popular MIT Sloan Management Review articles, as voted by our community.
Transforming how people lead and innovate.
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Don’t Let Quiet Quitting Harm Your Career
Rather than quietly disengaging at work, employees should speak up, seek feedback, and strive for excellence.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Business Models
The Hard Truth About Business Model Innovation
Successful business model innovation requires an understanding of how business models evolve.
Changing Culture Is Central to Changing Business Models
Leaders need to examine their core beliefs if they want to prosper in a COVID-19 world.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Collaboration
Collaboration Is a Key Skill. So Why Aren’t We Teaching It?
New research points to the potential of professional development training for boosting teams’ collaboration skills.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Company Culture
Toxic Culture Is Driving the Great Resignation
Data analysis reveals the top reasons behind the Great Resignation and actions managers can take to reduce attrition.
Embrace Mistakes to Build a Learning Culture
Mistakes and critical incidents can serve as learning opportunities and help build a culture of growth and innovation.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Digital Leadership
The New Leadership Playbook for the Digital Age
As the digital economy continues to reshape work and business practices, leaders need to develop new approaches to guide their teams and organizations forward. But an authoritative 2019 study finds that leaders themselves are falling behind. MIT Sloan Management Review and Cognizant surveyed more than 4,000 leaders worldwide, conducted executive interviews and performed sentiment analysis – only to find that most leaders are holding their teams and organizations back by clinging to outdated leadership concepts and practices. Luckily, this report offers clear, actionable guidance to help leaders transform.
How Digital Leadership Is(n’t) Different
Leaders need a blend of traditional and new skills to steer their organizations into the future.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Digital Transformation
Strategy, not Technology, Drives Digital Transformation
The 2015 Digital Business Report by MIT SMR and Deloitte identifies strategy as the key driver in the digital arena.
The New Elements of Digital Transformation
The competitive advantages offered by digital technology have evolved. Here’s how to capture them.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Employee Engagement
Measuring the Benefits of Employee Engagement
Research suggests that high levels of employee engagement are associated with higher rates of profitability growth.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Leadership
Managing the New Tensions of Hybrid Work
Leaders are meeting employee demands for more flexible work arrangements amid culture and innovation concerns.
«The authors’ research into hybrid work originated from a series of online workshops with managers from 20 global companies that began in March 2020 and continued every three months for a year.»
Five Ways Managers Can Help Prevent Quiet Quitting
Advice for managers on addressing the “quiet quitting” phenomenon and increasing employee engagement.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Resilience
The Top 10 Findings on Resilience and Engagement
A global survey reveals the pandemic’s effect on employee resilience and engagement and points to ways to improve them.
Stop Telling Employees to Be Resilient
The authors suggest five actions leaders can take to create a workplace that supports employees and fosters resilience.
MIT Sloan Management Review on Supply Chain
Get Ready for the Next Supply Disruption
Supply chain risks have become nearly incalculable. Managing them requires a capabilities-driven mindset.
Is It Time to Rethink Globalized Supply Chains?
The COVID-19 pandemic underscores why disaster preparedness is vital for supply chain resilience.
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Relational Power Is the New Currency of Hybrid Work
Research shows that managers must incorporate relational power into their leadership approach in virtual work settings.
«Relational power is derived from the ability of an individual to wield influence on others without necessarily being in a formal hierarchical role»
Four Skills Tomorrow’s Innovation Workforce Will Need
The world is changing at a breakneck pace. Can you tell where your company will be in a year? Three years? Ten? You can’t predict the future, but an assessment of your staff’s skills can give you a good idea of how prepared you are for disruption from robotics, AI, virtual reality, and a host of other technological advancements. Cultivate four key aptitudes in your workforce to gain a competitive advantage.
Learning for a Living
Learning at work is work, and we can make it easier.
The Challenge of Scaling Soft Skills
Empathy and creative thinking are valuable skills in the workplace, but they’re hard to teach.
The Magic That Makes Customer Experiences Stick
Businesses are discovering the power of emotion to forge memorable customer experiences, inspire loyalty and influence purchasing decisions. Drawing from behavioral and quantitative research as well as marketing strategies from automaker Ferrari, watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne, and other high-performing companies, Harvard Business School professor Stefan Thomke delves into the psychology and power of emotional customer experiences in this insightful article for MIT Sloan Management Review.
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