MIT Sloan

Executive Education Faculty

Tom Kochan

George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management
Professor of Work and Employment Research and Engineering Systems
Co-Director, MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research

Kochan focuses on the need to update America’s work and employment policies, institutions, and practices to catch up with a changing workforce and economy. His recent work calls attention to the challenges facing working families in meeting their responsibilities at work, at home, and in their communities... Read More»

Website: http://mitsloan.mit.edu/iwer

Group(s):
Institute for Work and Employment Research

Research Center(s):
MIT Center for Digital Business

General Expertise:
Benefits; Career development; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Compensation; Diversity; Employee motivation; Employment relations; Family issues; Flextime; Gender issues- workplace; Harassment; Human resource management; Incentives- corporate; Industrial relations; Labor relations; Management effectiveness- measuring; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Public policy- employment relations; Recruitment; Regulatory policy; Training programs; Tri-sector collaboration (business-government-civic sector); Unemployment; Working virtually; Work-life balance

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Contact Information:

Office: E62-334

Tel: (617) 253-6689

Fax:

Email: tkochan@MIT.EDU

Support Staff:

Name: Katherine Bertman

Tel: (617) 253-8515

Email: kbertman@mit.edu

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The role of employee satisfaction in successful airline mergers

Date Added: January 03, 2014
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Employees are the faces of the airlines. And, it was the airline industry that invented the first loyalty programs. Mergers upset those loyalties,... more

An on-call workforce at the markets mercy

Date Added: December 12, 2013
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The National Labor Relations Act, a 1935 law that protects the right of private sector employees to unionize, probably doesnt recognize them as... more

After PPS deadlock, what's next?

Date Added: December 12, 2013
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Interest Based Bargaining has become more common between organizations and their labor groups in the private and public sector across the country,... more


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