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June 7, 2018

New Paper on Worker Voice to Appear in ILR Review

A new paper stemming from a worker voice research project supported by the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative will be forthcoming in the journal ILR Review in 2019. The paper, authored by Thomas A. Kochan, William T. Kimball, Duanyi Yang, and Erin L. Kelly, reports the results of a survey of the state of worker voice in the U.S.
June 4, 2018

How to Make Technological Innovation More Inclusive

"We need to ask what motivates technological innovation, and then discuss how to steer it towards creating greater economic prosperity and decent work for all," write Gudela Grote of ETH Zürich and Thomas A. Kochan of the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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June 13

RT @MITSloanAdcom: "There are no quick fixes for America's deep economic, cultural, and geographical divides," said MIT Sloan's @Bdyer_MIT.…

June 13

"When technology developers and designers proactively consider and engage the workforce as part of a collaborative-design process, the resultant solution is more likely to fit the needs of the business..."-- @TomKochan @MITSloan:

June 12

"Worker voice is important because it's a way of rebalancing power, particularly in this moment when wealth and income inequality are such pressing issues in the United States" -- @jennyweissbourd @MITSloan, in new #BostonFed article: