Affiliated Researchers

Through our affiliates, the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative seeks to facilitate the cross-fertilization of ideas among researchers who are exploring the future of work.


Zeynep Ton of the MIT Sloan School, conversing with the Dalai Lama

The Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative works with researchers across MIT and beyond. We seek to facilitate the cross-fertilization of ideas and research about the challenges of the working future and to make those ideas more accessible to business leaders and policy makers.  

AFFILIATED FACULTY, RESEARCHERS, AND STAFF:

  • Matthew Amengual, Associate Professor in International Business at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School 

  • Deborah Ancona, the Seley Distinguished Professor of Management and a Professor of Organization Studies at MIT Sloan

  • David H. Autor, Ford Professor of Economics and Associate Head of the MIT Department of Economics, as well as Co-Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Labor Studies Program and a leader of the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future

  • Lotte Bailyn, the T Wilson (1953) Professor of Management, Emerita at MIT Sloan 

  • Erik Brynjolfsson, Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Schussel Family Professor of Management Science at MIT Sloan, and research associate at NBER

  • John Carroll, the Gordon Kaufman Professor of Management and a Professor of Organization Studies and Engineering Systems at MIT Sloan

  • Emilio J. Castilla, the NTU Professor of Management at MIT Sloan and a member of the faculty steering committee for the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative

  • Dayna Cunningham, Executive Director of CoLab (the MIT Community Innovators Lab) and Lecturer in the MIT Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP) 

  • Greg Distelhorst, the Mitsubishi Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor in Global Economics and Management at MIT Sloan 

  • Barbara Dyer, Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative at MIT Sloan

  • Roberto M. Fernandez, the William F. Pounds Professor in Management and a Professor of Organization Studies at MIT Sloan  

  • Catherine Gamon, Director of the Student Life Office at MIT Sloan

  • Amy Glasmeier, Professor of Economic Geography and Regional Planning at the MIT Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP)

  • Leigh Hafrey, Senior Lecturer in Communication and Ethics at MIT Sloan

  • Simon Jäger, the Silverman (1968) Family Career Development Assistant Professor of Economics in the MIT Department of Economics

  • Jason Jay, Senior Lecturer in Sustainability at MIT Sloan and Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan

  • Simon Johnson, the Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship and head of the Global Economics and Management group at MIT Sloan

  • Katherine Kellogg, the David J. McGrath jr (1959) Professor of Management and Innovation and a Professor of Business Administration at MIT Sloan

  • Christine Kelly,  Senior Lecturer in Managerial Communication at MIT Sloan

  • Erin L. Kelly, the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Work and Organization Studies at MIT Sloan and a member of the faculty steering committee for the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative

  • Thomas Kochan, the George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management and a Professor of Work and Organization Studies at MIT Sloan, as well as the Co-Director of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research and a member of the faculty steering committee for the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative

  • John J. Leonard, the Samuel C. Collins Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering in the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering and a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)

  • Retsef Levi, the J. Spencer Standish (1945) Professor of Management and a Professor of Operations Management at MIT Sloan and Co-Director of the MIT Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) Program

  • Thomas W. Malone, the Patrick J. McGovern (1959) Professor of Management at MIT Sloan, as well as a Professor of Information Technology and the Founding Director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence 

  • Robert McKersie, Professor Emeritus of Management at MIT Sloan

  • Paul Osterman, the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Professor of Human Resources and Management at MIT Sloan, as well as a member of the Department of Urban Planning at MIT,  the Co-Director of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research, and a member of the faculty steering committee for the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative at MIT Sloan

  • Michael J. Piore, David W. Skinner Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus at the MIT Department of Economics 

  • Anne Quaadgras, Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at MIT Sloan and Director of the MIT Sloan Initiative for Health Systems Innovation

  • Fei Qin, Associate Professor at the University of Bath School of Management

  • Hazhir Rahmandad, the Albert and Jeanne Clear Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of System Dynamics at MIT Sloan

  • Agustín Rayo, Associate Dean of the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and Professor of Philosophy in the MIT Department of Linguistics and Philosophy

  • Ray Reagans, the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management and Professor of Organization Studies at MIT Sloan

  • John Van Reenen, the Gordon Y Billard Professor in Management and Economics at MIT Sloan and Professor of Applied Economics at both MIT Sloan and the MIT Department of Economics

  • Elisabeth B. Reynolds, Executive Director of the MIT Industrial Performance Center and Lecturer on Innovation and Economic Development in the MIT Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP), as well as a leader of the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future

  • Hye Jin Rho, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Economic and Policy Research

  • Mary Rowe, Adjunct Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management at MIT Sloan

  • Daniela Rus, the Andrew (1956) and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT

  • Scott Stern, David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology at MIT Sloan

  • John Sterman, the Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management at MIT Sloan and a Professor in the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, as well as Director of the MIT System Dynamics Group and the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan

  • Kathleen Thelen, Ford Professor of Political Science at MIT and President of the American Political Science Association

  • Zeynep Ton, Professor of the Practice at MIT Sloan and Co-Founder and President of the Good Jobs Institute

  • George Westerman, Principal Research Scientist with the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

  • Nathan Wilmers, Assistant Professor of Work and Organization Studies at MIT Sloan and a member of the faculty steering committee for the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative

  • JoAnne Yates,  the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management and a Professor of Work and Organization Studies and Managerial Communication at  MIT Sloan

  • Ezra Zuckerman Sivan, Deputy Dean and the Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan

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