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August 2, 2021
How One Startup Is Approaching Its Return to the Office
Employees have moved out of state. Job responsibilities have changed. Bringing teams back will be complicated.
July 1, 2021
Do Diverse Hiring Committees Choose More Diverse Leaders?
The answer comes down to organizational culture.
Justus A. Baron, Bernhard Ganglmair, Nicola Persico, Timothy Simcoe and Emanuele Tarantino
July 1, 2021
6 Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Diversity in Your Organization
“Trainings are only the beginning.” Here’s what to consider next.
Ivuoma Ngozi Onyeador, Sa-kiera T.J. Hudson and Neil A. Lewis Jr.
June 1, 2021
Laws Requiring Board Diversity Are Becoming More Common. Here’s What to Know.
“Companies want to be ahead of the curve on this.”
May 11, 2021
4 Ways Leaders Can Defend Their Organizations Against Cybersecurity Threats
Former NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers on why your company could be a target—and what you should do about it.
May 3, 2021
Why Highly Esteemed Leaders Are Surprisingly Likely to Fumble Their Next Project
Organizations should be leery of putting high-status leaders beyond scrutiny.
Balazs Szatmari, Dirk Deichmann, Jan Van Den Ende and Brayden King
May 3, 2021
Companies Are Adding More Women to Their Boards. What’s Driving the Change?
“When your largest shareholders create a ruckus, you listen.”
Todd A. Gormley, Vishal K. Gupta, David A. Matsa, Sandra Mortal and Lukai Yang
April 14, 2021
How Leaders Can Truly Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Their Organizations
Two professors share research-backed tips for rethinking your recruiting efforts and getting the most out of diversity training.
Ivuoma Ngozi Onyeador and Lauren Rivera
March 30, 2021
How Does a Polarized U.S. Move Beyond Its Current Conflicts?
A discussion about the psychology of group conflict, the risks of rampant misinformation, and the importance of resilient institutions.
Cynthia S. Wang and Brian Uzzi
January 4, 2021
5 Ways to Improve Diversity Training, According to a New Study
All too often, these programs are ineffective and short-lived. But they don’t have to be.
Evelyn R. Carter, Ivuoma Ngozi Onyeador and Neil A. Lewis
December 2, 2020
Don’t Let Your Company Culture Falter During the Pandemic
Changes to work routines offer opportunities to rethink and shore up your organization’s ethos.
Cynthia S. Wang
November 9, 2020
One Way to Create Better Workplace Incentives and Protocols: Codesign Them with Your Employees
New practices are more likely to be embraced if they aren’t dictated from the top.
October 12, 2020
What Companies Can Do to Encourage Compliance with COVID Safety Measures
Tips for thinking through “friction points” and making new habits stick.
October 5, 2020
How Family Business Owners Can Step Up During a Crisis
In uncertain times, businesses need to adapt. Their owners may have to as well.
August 7, 2020
Why Well-Meaning NGOs Sometimes Do More Harm than Good
Studies of aid groups in Ghana and Uganda show why it’s so important to coordinate with local governments and institutions.
Erika Deserranno, Aisha Nansamba, Nancy Qian, Katharine Baldwin, Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and Ernest Appiah
August 3, 2020
Here’s the Best Way to Rotate Workers (or Students) into Buildings to Curb the Spread of Covid-19
Should groups be staggered daily? Weekly? Monthly? A new model helps organizations decide.
Jeffrey Ely, Andrea Galeotti and Jakub Steiner
August 3, 2020
Why Are Social Media Platforms Still So Bad at Combating Misinformation?
Facebook, Twitter, and users themselves have few incentives to distinguish fact from fiction.
July 29, 2020
What Astronauts Can Teach Us about Working Remotely
Space: the final frontier—for learning how to keep your team motivated during extended periods of isolation and confinement.
Noshir Contractor and Leslie DeChurch
July 6, 2020
You’ve Worked Hard to Earn Your Team’s Trust. What Happens If Layoffs Are Necessary?
Layoffs are brutal. But the news is easier to accept from leaders who consistently display honesty, competency, and concern for their employees.
Kent Grayson and Sanjay Khosla
July 1, 2020
How to Do Design Thinking Better
Experts from Kellogg and IDEO explain the psychology behind this creative approach to problem solving.
Leigh Thompson and David Schonthal
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