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I on Exceptional Living - The Exceptional Lives of Nikki Haskell, Mavis Staples, Cindy Crawford, Robert C. Merton, Catharine Hamilton & Marilyn Hoffman

Irene Michaels | Posted 11.23.2014 | Style
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. In September the world lost a truly exceptional person, Joan Rivers. She shared so many things with us....

Understanding the Implications of Consumer Empowerment in Health Care

Renée Richardson Gosline | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Renée Richardson Gosline

The days of the passive patient and omnipotent Marcus Welby-like physician are long gone. Since the 1990s, consumer empowerment in health care has bee...

Ukraine OS 2.0: Recent Events as Installation of a New Operating System

Andrei Kirilenko | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Andrei Kirilenko

What's needed is a fully functional Ukraine OS 2.0 -- a new operating system that could execute common software: free elections, representative government, tried and true laws and regulations. Without it, there is no way forward.

'Cultivating a Holistic, Integrative Approach': MIT Sloan School Reflects on new Enterprise Management Track

Sharmila Chatterjee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Sharmila Chatterjee

A few years ago, we here at MIT Sloan School of Management looked in to launching an MBA track to complement the existing tracks in Finance and Entrepreneurship.

Biggest obstacles to decent health care in the developing world are managerial

Anjali Sastry | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Anjali Sastry

Picture yourself going to the doctor. You arrive by car, park nearby, and when you enter a receptionist greets you and checks your information on a co...

Don't Be a 'Zombie' Organization!

Steven Spear | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Steven Spear

Leaders have a choice. Either they can complacently model and allow zombie like incuriosity and non inventiveness or they can model and encourage McGyver like ingenuity. With that choice about learning dynamic, they are choosing between failure and success.

What Is the True Cost of Government-Backed Credit?

Deborah Lucas | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Deborah Lucas

The government has a first-order effect on the allocation of capital and risk in the economy. And the question of what those commitments cost the public is important.

The Dean of MIT's Sloan School of Management on Social Impact, Collaborative Learning and More

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

MIT Sloan School of Management chooses a mission to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world, and to develop the ideas that improve management practice.

10 Ways Our Schools Can Build A Nation Of Entrepreneurs

Bill Aulet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Aulet

Entrepreneurs and educators agree on two fundamental points. The first is so obvious that it hardly bears repeating but let's restate it anyway: entre...

"Geekfest" Draws an A-List Crowd in Beantown

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Can an institute of higher learning like MIT find a way to create that Davos-like event for the sports industry on a global basis?

Dorkapalooza 2010

Jeff Ma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jeff Ma

The question shouldn't be, "What are the limits of Moneyball?"; it should instead be "How can we use a Moneyball-type approach to help make better decisions in all facets of sports?"

The Fallacy of Supply and Demand

Dan Ariely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Ariely

If I asked you for the last two digits of your social security number, then asked you whether you would pay this number in dollars for a particular bottle of wine, would the mere suggestion of that number influence how much you would be willing to spend on wine?