The pandemic and subsequent economic downturn have forced companies to readjust their business models and pivot quickly to adapt to new needs and constraints. Professor of Strategy & Innovation Siobhan O’Mahony and Research Assistant Veronica Escobar-Mesa discuss the importance of innovation, even during a downturn.
What does it take to go from the spark of an idea to founding a new company? This episode gives you insights from entrepreneurs who took a fresh approach to business-as-usual—and wound up launching start-ups in social-impact beverages, scan-based trading, outsourcing, and strategic consulting.
In this Insights@Questrom Q&A, Barbara Bickart, Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Marketing, explains how influencers shape information and ideas on social media. Her insights reveal how persuasive tactics can lead to drastic events such as the Capitol riots.
Pfizer and Moderna are working rapidly to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine. Insights@Questrom spoke with Marcus Bellamy, Assistant Professor, Operations & Technology Management, to learn how their supply chains are upscaling production to meet President Biden’s ambitious goal to distribute 100 million vaccines by his
Sit down with Marcus Collins, Senior Vice President for Social Engagement at the Doner Agency, as he shares his insights on the ways organizations can engage their consumers through the use of social media.
Investors will soon be able to trade water as other commodities over fears of a future scarcity of the resource. What is futures trading, and how does it differ from other forms of investing? What does the ability to trade water mean for the futures
MIT Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management Science Catherine Tucker takes viewers through her recent research looking at the ways algorithms appear to reinforce existing inequalities. She uncovers some surprising underlying reasons, including cost-minimizing, machine learning, and relying on economic history to categorize consumers.
What are key conflict management strategies that managers should know? Why is it important to manage conflicts in your organizations efficiently? Have these strategies changed at all with remote teams in the pandemic? Learn key conflict management lessons from Senior Lecturer Moshe Cohen.
Associate Professor of Management & Organizations Michael Anteby researches the role that ghostwriters play in creating "authentic" content for the people for whom they work. “We live in a society in which authenticity is hyper-valued, but what’s actually happening is we’re creating a labor market