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  • MIT Sloan Faculty Directory - MIT Sloan
    Research Home News and Publications Research Spotlight Research Centers Academic Groups LearningEdge International Programs Office Faculty Openings Faculty Directory By Name By Academic Group By Research Center Retired Faculty 9051 Thomas J Allen Howard W Johnson Professor of Management Emeritus Professor of Organization Studies Biography Selected Publications Thomas J Allen is the Howard W Johnson Professor of Management Emeritus and Professor of Organizations Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management His long term research focuses on project management in the pharmaceutical and aerospace industries Specializing in organizational psychology and management Allen explores the relationship between organizational structure and behavior the role of technological gatekeepers in technology transfer and how a building s layout influences communication As a result of his research MIT Sloan s new building features faculty office clusters designed to promote a broad range of interaction among faculty and graduate students Allen is also a source for stories on international technology transfer reward systems for technical professionals and how organizational structure affects project performance He holds a BS in physics from Upsala College as well as an SM in electrical engineering and management and a PhD in management from MIT Thomas J Allen is the Howard W

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    News and Publications Research Spotlight Research Centers Academic Groups LearningEdge International Programs Office Faculty Openings Faculty Directory By Name By Academic Group By Research Center Retired Faculty 51409 Matthew Amengual Assistant Professor Biography Selected Publications Matthew Amengual is an Assistant Professor in Work and Organization Studies at MIT Sloan He is afiliated with the Institute for Work and Employment Research IWER and the Sustainability Initiative Broadly he investigates the politics of promoting economic development that is both equitable and sustainable His work focuses on the interactions between government bureaucracies societal organizations and firms in countries with weak institutions Amengual is currently conducting a study on the local developmental impacts of large scale mining operations in Latin America This project seeks to inform strategies employed by various actors to make extractives more likely to foster inclusive and sustained development In addition Amengaul has an active research agenda on the ways in which labor and environmental regulations are implemented in middle income and developing countries One area of study has focused on the interactions between international and state labor regulation in the garment industry This line of research began in the Dominican Republic and is now continuing with a study of an initiative of the International Labor Organization in Indonesia In addition through a detailed study of subnational differences in Argentina across a variety of industries Amengual has been conducting research on how politicized states enforce labor and environmental regulations His research has been published in Politics Society World Development Industrial and Labor Relations Review and Desarrollo Económico Amengual co teaches Strategies for Sustainable Business and the Laboratory for Sustainable Business S Lab an action learning class that gives students the opportunity to work on real world problems on business the environment and society Amengual received his AB in environmental studies from

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  • MIT Sloan Faculty Directory - MIT Sloan
    Name By Academic Group By Research Center Retired Faculty 41478 Deborah Ancona Seley Distinguished Professor of Management Professor of Organization Studies Director MIT Leadership Center Biography Selected Publications Deborah Ancona is the Seley Distinguished Professor of Management a Professor of Organization Studies and the Director of the MIT Leadership Center at the MIT Sloan School of Management Her pioneering research into how successful teams operate has highlighted the critical importance of managing outside as well as inside the team s boundary This research directly led to the concept of X Teams as a vehicle for driving innovation within large organizations Ancona s work also focuses on the concept of distributed leadership and on the development of research based tools practices and teaching coaching models that enable organizations to foster creative leadership at every level She is the author of the book X Teams How to Build Teams That Lead Innovate and Succeed Harvard Business School Press June 2007 and the related article In Praise of the Incomplete Leader Harvard Business Review Feb 2007 In addition to X Teams her studies of team performance also have been published in the Administrative Science Quarterly the Academy of Management Journal Organization Science and the Sloan Management Review Her previous book Managing for the Future Organizational Behavior and Processes South Western College Publishing 1999 2005 centers on the skills and processes needed in today s diverse and changing organization Ancona has served as a consultant on leadership and innovation to companies such as AT T BP Credit Suisse First Boston Hewlett Packard Merrill Lynch News Corporation and Vale Ancona holds a BA and an MS in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in management from Columbia University Deborah Ancona is the Seley Distinguished Professor of Management a Professor of Organization Studies

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  • MIT Sloan Faculty Directory - MIT Sloan
    Global Reach History Centennial Visit MIT Sloan Work At MIT Sloan Directory Faculty Research Faculty Research Home News and Publications Research Spotlight Research Centers Academic Groups LearningEdge International Programs Office Faculty Openings Faculty Directory By Name By Academic Group By Research Center Retired Faculty 51474 Evan Apfelbaum W Maurice Young 1961 Career Development Professor of Management Assistant Professor of Organization Studies Biography Selected Publications Evan Apfelbaum is the W Maurice Young 1961 Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management Prior to joining MIT Sloan he was the Team and Group Research Fellow at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University Evan s research has been featured in leading academic journals including Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Psychological Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences He has received the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize Among his other research and teaching awards Evan is also the recipient of the James H Ferry Jr Grant for Innovation in Research an Early Researcher Award from the American Psychological Association He received his BS in psychology and music from Union College and his PhD in social psychology from Tufts University Evan

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    Marketing at the MIT Sloan School of Management His research focuses on social contagion product virality and measuring and managing how information diffusion in massive social networks such as Twitter and Facebook affects information worker productivity consumer demand and viral marketing This research has won numerous awards including the Microsoft Faculty Fellowship 2010 the PopTech Science and Public Leaders Fellowship 2010 an NSF Early Career Development CAREER Award 2009 the Best Overall Paper Award at the International Conference on Information Systems ICIS in both 2006 and 2008 the ICIS Best Paper in IT Economics Award 2006 the ICIS Best Paper in IT Business Value Research Award 2006 the ACM SIGMIS Best Dissertation Award 2007 and the IBM Faculty Award 2009 He has worked closely with Facebook Yahoo Microsoft IBM Cisco Intel the New York Times Oracle SAP and many other leading Fortune 500 firms on realizing business value from social media and information technology investments Sinan has been a Fulbright Scholar has served as chief scientist and on the board of directors of SocialAmp a social commerce company that enables targeting and peer referral in social media networks which was sold to Merkle in January 2012 He is currently chief scientist of Humin and an organizer of the Workshop on Information in Networks WIN http www winworkshop net He is a frequent speaker at such thought leading events as TEDxSiliconValley TEDxColumbia Engineering TEDxNYU Wired s Nextwork and PopTech He has been the keynote speaker at executive gatherings such as Omnicom s Global Emerge Summit His work has been published in leading journals such as the American Journal of Sociology Information Systems Research Management Science Marketing Science Nature the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences PNAS Science Organization Science the Harvard Business Review and the Sloan Management Review Hiw work

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  • MIT Sloan Faculty Directory - MIT Sloan
    Alumni Directory Get Involved Events Publications News Resources Give Contact Us Executive Programs MIT Executive MBA MIT Sloan Fellows Program MBA or SM Executive Education Corporate Connection Newsroom Articles Press Releases Media Highlights Expertise Guide Publications RSS Feeds About MIT Sloan Facts and Figures Campus Life Leadership Global Reach History Centennial Visit MIT Sloan Work At MIT Sloan Directory Faculty Research Faculty Research Home News and Publications Research Spotlight Research

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    at the Harvard School of Public Health and teaches intensive courses in sustainable development and European Iinternational environmental law at Cambridge University UK and at the Cyprus University of Technology Dr Ashford is the coauthor of two recent textbooks readers Technology Globalization and Sustainable Development Transforming the Industrial State 2011 Yale University Press and Environmental Law Policy and Economics Reclaiming the Environmental Agenda 2008 MIT Press He also authored a major policy work for the Ford Foundation Crisis in the Workplace Occupational Disease and Injury 1976 MIT Press He coauthored four additional books Public Participation in Contaminated Communities 2001 Chemical Exposures Low Levels and High Stakes second edition 1998 John Wiley Press Technology Law and the Working Environment second edition 1996 Island Press and Monitoring the Worker for Exposure and Disease 1990 John Hopkins University Press He has published several hundred articles in peer reviewed journals and law reviews Dr Ashford was a public member and chairman of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety Health served on the EPA Science Advisory Board and was chairman of the Committee on Technology Innovation Economics of the EPA National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology Dr Ashford is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and former chair of its Section on Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering He served as an advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme and is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Cleaner Production the Journal of Environmental Technology and Management the Journal of Environmental Policy Governance and Environmental Innovation Societal Transitions He has served as co chair of the US Greece Council for the Initiative on Technology Cooperation with the Balkans Dr Ashford s research interests include sustainability trade and environment regulatory law and economics the

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    Highlights Expertise Guide Publications RSS Feeds About MIT Sloan Facts and Figures Campus Life Leadership Global Reach History Centennial Visit MIT Sloan Work At MIT Sloan Directory Faculty Research Faculty Research Home News and Publications Research Spotlight Research Centers Academic Groups LearningEdge International Programs Office Faculty Openings Faculty Directory By Name By Academic Group By Research Center Retired Faculty 50040 Itai Ashlagi Assistant Professor of Operations Management Biography Itai Ashlagi is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Sloan School of Management He is interested in game theory mechanism design and market design In particular he is interested in both developing and applying economic and optimization cs tools for designing better marketplaces Ashlagi is the recipient of the outstanding paper award in the ACM conference of Electronic Commerce 2009 Before coming to MIT he spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard Business School He was also a consultant researcher in 2010 for Microsoft Research in New England Ashlagi holds a BA in mathematics and computer science from Haifa University and an MSc and PhD in operations research from Technion Israel Institute of Technology Itai Ashlagi is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Sloan School of

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