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How a Systems-Based Approach Can Help You Lead and Manage More Effectively—No Matter What Your Industry

How a Systems-Based Approach Can He...

2014 SDM Conference

Added 1 month ago | 00:55:37 | 313 views

High-tech and other innovative businesses function in an environment characterized by complexity, rapid change, and inherent uncertainty. Leaders and managers of such businesses therefore face particularly difficult challenges, including...

The Importance of Failure and the Incomplete Leader

The Importance of Failure and the I...

2014 SDM Conference

Added 1 month ago | 00:58:05 | 310 views

Failure provides a crucible—an experience so profound that it forces leaders at all levels to look at themselves; examine their character, values, and behavior in a new context; and come to grips not with who they think they are, but wit...

Keynote: Adopting Systems Thinking as a Standard Organizational Approach

Keynote: Adopting Systems Thinking ...

2014 SDM Conference

Added 1 month ago | 00:45:06 | 261 views

The numerous and diverse challenges facing society today have become more complex as people—and our institutions—become increasingly interconnected. Opportunities are plentiful, but only for those who can navigate the complexity, underst...

Hacking Leadership

Hacking Leadership

2014 SDM Conference

Added 1 month ago | 00:51:34 | 243 views

In today’s innovation economy, organizations face increasingly complex and difficult challenges. One of the most critical is how to develop a pipeline of impactful and profitable products and services while energizing employees and keepi...

Keynote: The Importance of a Systems-Based Approach to Leadership in Disruptive Companies

Keynote: The Importance of a System...

2014 SDM Conference

Added 1 month ago | 01:07:20 | 257 views

What do solar cars, fuel cell systems at the edge of space, and surgical robots have in common? They are fascinating systems problems, the products of disruptive companies, and part of the varied career of keynote speaker Dr. Catherine M...

A New Era in Project Management: Viewing Projects as Systems

A New Era in Project Management: Vi...

2014 SDM Conference

Added 1 month ago | 01:31:05 | 245 views

Traditional, structured, and detailed project management methods that worked in the past now present severe limitations for the increasingly complex challenges of today. At MIT, a new paradigm is emerging for understanding and addressing...

What Is Systems Thinking and Why Is It Important?

What Is Systems Thinking and Why Is...

2014 SDM Conference

Added 1 month ago | 01:33:56 | 237 views

Systems thinking is the core principle of the MIT System Design and Management (SDM) program. It is also the foundation of systems engineering, which is one of the core subjects in the SDM program. Both are essential to addressing today’...

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out: Contemplate, Imagine, Act…

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added 4 months ago | 01:42:20 | 3031 views

Art curator and professor Kazue Kobata will explore themes of political and personal transformation in connection with aspects of technology, medium, and experience as they unfold in Japanese cinema. In 1982, Kazue Kobata opened Plan...

SDM Alum, Andres Kütt, Estonia IT Architect speaks to SDM - July 25, 2014

SDM Alum, Andres Kütt, Estonia IT A...

MIT System Design and Management Program (SDM)

Added 5 months ago | 00:57:40 | 750 views

Andres Kütt, an SDM alum, is the chief architect of Estonia's national IT architecture. This informal presentation, given at an SDM Business Trip luncheon focuses on issues surrounding IT architecture as it relates to challenges and con...

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium

Added 6 months ago | 01:26:08 | 2310 views

In this session: Fred Moten The symposium took place March 6–7, 2014 and was designed as a series of critical conversations between artists, filmmakers, scholars, students, and audience members, centering on themes such as migration, ...

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Translations of Memory

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung ...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added 7 months ago | 01:50:56 | 1885 views

The starting point of Elvan Zabunyan’s talk is the work of Korean-born American artist and poet Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. In 1980, having left her native Korea seventeen years earlier, Cha returned to work on a film project she described as...

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Literacy, Expose, Inspire Change

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Lit...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 01:41:29 | 2412 views

Simin Farkhondeh is an award winning filmmaker, artist, educator, and activist. From 1995 to 2003 she produced and directed the acclaimed monthly TV show Labor at the Crossroads. Her films have been screened at the Whitney Biennial, Marg...

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