Nearly 70 MIT Sloan MBA students will take part in an intensive three-day course that will both explore the future of work and identify strategies business executives can use to support good jobs and careers for their employees.
The Ford Foundation has awarded the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative at MIT Sloan a grant in the amount of $100,000 to enable the Initiative to advance its mission to make work work for everyone in the 21 st century.
The Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative at MIT Sloan asked Elisabeth B. Reynolds, the Executive Director of the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future and one of the authors of that Task Force's recent report, to summarize some of the report's most important points.
On Labor Day and the days leading up to it, MIT Sloan Professors Thomas Kochan and Zeynep Ton each penned op-eds calling, in different ways, for better working conditions for U.S. workers as a route to economic prosperity for the nation.
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth has announced its latest round of research grants on topics related to inequality and growth, and a number of MIT researchers affiliated with the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative are among the grant recipients.