Tag Archives: leadership

MIT Sloan Alumna Judy Lewent on the future of finance

Recently MIT Sloan alumna Judy Lewent was inducted into the Financial Executives International Hall of Fame. A former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Merck, Lewent was recognized for her performance, leadership and integrity as a financial professional who has made significant contributions to the betterment of her organization and profession. The following […]

Deborah Ancona — Occupy Wall Street: Where are the leaders?

From CBS News The President of the United States, major news media, bloggers, bankers, stand-up comics, and people all around the world are shaking their heads and wondering what the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protest is all about. Is it a display of leadership or anarchy, revolution or Sunday in the park? And the answer […]

LinkedIn: When the party ends–MIT Leadership Center director discusses recent IPO

From the Washington Post LinkedIn’s recent IPO is generating tremendous buzz in the world of high-tech and the financial markets. Doubling your stock price doesn’t happen every day, so company euphoria is completely understandable. In fact, passing around the champagne and caviar is a good thing. Company employees should be able to party when good news […]

Palestine 3.0

In his speech outlining his Administration’s post-Arab spring policy, President Obama included several references to non-violent protest, among them “the dignity of Rosa Parks as she sat courageously in her seat.” The President also spoke of the need to “build on our efforts to broaden our engagement beyond elites, so that we reach the people […]

Running a rescue: Thad Allen on the BP oil spill, Haiti earthquake, the next big disaster — and how MIT Sloan helped him lead

Thad Allen, MIT Sloan Fellow ’89 and the former National Incident Commander for the unified response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will speak at the MIT Sloan Alumni Weekend, May 13-15, 2011, which is part of Building the Future, a school-wide event that includes the dedication of MIT Sloan’s […]