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Managing in the Digital Economy

Whether you’re a traditional conglomerate embracing digital transformation for the first time or a cutting edge tech startup looking to scale, managing in the digital economy lends a whole set of new managerial challenges (as well as some age old ones).
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8 Questions About Using AI Responsibly, Answered

How to avoid pitfalls around data privacy, bias, misinformation, generative AI, and more. While the question of how organizations can (and should) use AI isn’t a new one, the stakes and urgency of finding answers have skyrocketed with the release of ChatGPT, Midjourney, and other generative AI tools. Everywhere, people are wondering: How can we use AI […]

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Mike Luca on the role experiments play in addressing discrimination

In this episode, we speak with Harvard Business School Professor Mike Luca about the role of platform design choices in reinforcing discrimination, how data experiments offer insights for managers, and what the future could hold if organizations continue to pay attention to these issues.

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Laura N Montoya on the global cultural lens of AI

In this episode, we speak with Laura N Montoya from Accel.AI about the inherent correlation between underrepresentation and bias, the need to support communities building tech systems, plus advice for young people looking to get into the tech space.

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Lumumba Seegars on inequality and agency in ERGs

In this episode, we speak with Lumumba Seegars from Harvard Business School about the challenges and limitations employees face when participating in Employee Resource Groups, how organizational leaders can be more effective allies, and the critical importance of intersectional approaches to any work involving change.

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Christine Marie Ortiz Guzman on how we are all “designers”

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Christine Marie Ortiz Guzman from Equity Meets Design about equity design and designers, organizational responsibilities to change, and the relationship between capital and lowercase “d” designers.

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Candice Morgan on navigating inclusive strategy in tech

In this episode, we speak with Candice Morgan from GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) shares how to navigate inclusive strategies in organizations; how the “summer of protest” has moved the dial of accountability; and how the venture space can better practice antiracism.

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Ifeoma Ajunwa on the limitless boundaries of employee surveillance

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Ifeoma Ajunwa from the University of North Carolina School of Law about the legal and ethical implications of workplace surveillance in the age of remote work, wearable tech, and DNA testing.

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The coauthored brand story

The way to mitigate the effects of negativity about a brand is to try to tip the balance towards the voices of more positive brand allies.

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Impossible burgers won’t make men grow breasts (and other lies about your brand)

When seemingly ridiculous rumors become talking points, it’s time to focus on brand-building.

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What fairness can learn from AI

By requiring us to determine what we count as “fair,” machine learning puts the burden on us to choose which values we deem relevant.

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