Tag Archives: entrepreneurship

Yasheng Huang: Does democracy stifle economic growth?

From TED MIT Sloan Prof. Yasheng Huang compares China to India, and asks how China’s authoritarian rule contributed to its astonishing economic growth — leading to a big question: Is democracy actually holding India back? Huang’s answer may surprise you. Yasheng Huang asks us to rethink our ideas about China and other large emerging economies. […]

MBA Craig Hosang answers questions about the 2012 Silicon Valley Tech Trek

From Thomson Reuters peHUB, January 12, 2012 An MBA on Becoming Relevant to an Industry “That’s Doing Fine Without You” Connie Lozios ‘Tis the season for MBA students to begin looking for summer internships, and students at the MIT Sloan School of Management are no exception. In fact, just last week they took their annual […]

Matthew Marx: Non-compete agreements and their impact on employees

For businesses that use them, non-compete agreements, which typically bar their employees from joining rival companies for one to two years, offer a clear benefit:  They prevent employees from going to a rival with the knowledge and skills they have acquired on the job. But these agreements also carry a high cost for the employees, […]

S.P. Kothari: India’s Faltering Boom, and How to Revive It

From Forbes.com  As the U.S. and Europe teeter on the edge of a devastating double-dip recession, India’s economic boom—once considered a bright spot in an otherwise bleak global financial landscape—is also showing signs of weakness. The International Monetary Fund recently cut its growth projection for India, warning that the country was perilously close to double-digit […]

MBA Interest in Sustainability Careers is on the Rise at MIT Sloan

Sustainability is a hot topic these days, especially on business school campuses. At MIT Sloan, we’re seeing a strong and increasing interest among our MBA students in this area. A recent survey of our incoming first-year MBA students showed that 15% of the class is interested in the social enterprise sector, including sustainable business, nonprofits […]