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Five warning signs that you need to change your digital business strategy

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 2 days ago

Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model

When a company has embarked on a digital transformation program, it can sometimes be hard to gauge the success of the transition. Individual digital project metrics, for example, may not provide a complete picture of progress. Stephanie Woerner, a Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research, recently spoke to The Enterprisers’ Project and shared five warning signs that it’s time to reorient a digital transformation for greater momentum.

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Steven Spear says to ensure success, plan for the worst-case scenario

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 10 days ago

Steve Spear says plan for the worst-case scenario

We’ve taught ourselves to avoid worst-case scenario thinking so we can live our lives freely and happily, with the least amount of anxiety. We cross the street and try not to think, “What if a car doesn’t stop?” We eat at a restaurant and don’t ask ourselves, “What if this food makes me sick?” But what if imagining the worst possible problem could be a good thing, especially at your job?

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Summer reading list recommendations: Great reads by our faculty

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 24 days ago

summer reading

Ready to dive into some trending business books this summer? Be sure to consider these titles by your favorite MIT Sloan Executive Education faculty. Learn how to ask better questions, find your path to the C-suite, succeed in a rapidly changing economy, and much more. Includes newly released titles by Tara Swart, Hal Gregersen, and Michael A. Cusumano!

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Q&A with AMP participant Yoni Dahan

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 26 days ago

Yoni Dahan

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Yoni Dahan, a recent participant in the MIT Sloan Advanced Management Program (AMP), to learn more about his experience at MIT. AMP is a month-long senior executive program designed for a diverse group of seasoned executives seeking a transformative learning experience among global peers.

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What’s your next move? A Systems Approach to Industry 4.0

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 7 days ago

John Carrier Speaking

In response to being asked the number of chess moves he looked ahead, World Chess Champion Jose Copablanca reportedly replied, “I only look one move ahead at a time, but I always pick the right move.” With respect to your organization’s transformation, how will you find the right next move? understanding your system—and training your people to be “system thinkers”— is the key to leveraging the power of Industry 4.0 and the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things).

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MIT Sloan welcomes the Ruderman Family Foundation and LEAD20@MIT Leadership in the Digital Age program participants

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 9 days ago

Ruderman Foundation LINK20 MIT program

You’d think MIT would be used to firsts, considering all the innovations coming out of our labs and centers. Yet here's a first that’s particularly exciting for us—a group of 27 disability inclusion advocates from around the world are meeting at MIT Sloan to take part in a digital advocacy and leadership program.

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Why some people are more productive than others

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 17 days ago

Bob Pozen explains why some people are more productive than others

You know that person at the office who always seems to be ahead of their deadlines, despite being swamped? Do you look at them with envy and wonder how they do it? This question prompted productivity guru and MIT Sloan Lecturer Robert Pozen, aided by MIT student Kevin Downey, to survey 20,000 people from six different continents. The survey focused on seven habits: developing daily routines, scheduling, coping with messages, getting a lot done, running effective meetings, honing communication skills, and delegating tasks to others.

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Coaching leaders to solve complex problems, build relationships, and spark creativity

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 20 days ago

Executive Coaching at MIT

Have you noticed how executive coaching seems to be everywhere suddenly? Professionals in different stages of their careers are working with coaches in and outside of their organizations. Some—like me and some of my colleagues—are going through formal coaching training to expand their capabilities. Why is it happening now and why is it important? And is coaching right for you?

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