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Deborah Gruenfeld on how we’re hardwired for hierarchy

If we want to change power structures, Deborah Gruenfeld says, we need to understand the animal forces that drive our behavior.

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How to become a “friction fixer”

Tips for eliminating those annoying obstacles that get in the way of your best work.

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Personalizing policies to reach the right people

Machine learning algorithms have proven especially good at burrowing into data collected in the field and unearthing new details on not only how interventions work, but for whom.

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Jonathan Levav on why face-to-face meetings matter

If we want to generate better ideas, Jonathan Levav argues, we need to get people back to the office and into face-to-face meetings.

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AI can help personalize public policies

Combining the power of experiments with the potential of machine learning has tremendous implications for designing more effective public policy.

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What free apps are really worth

How much would someone have to pay you to stop using Facebook? An experiment to quantify what digital goods could add to the GDP found trillions in uncounted value.

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Fighting deforestation with game theory

Would community cooperation promote sustainable palm oil production in Indonesia? GSB researchers built a game theory model to test the premise.

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Michele Gelfand’s tips for successful negotiating

Organizational behavior Professor Michele Gelfand is “a little bit obsessed” with crafting win-win agreements.

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Chatbot assistant benefits less experienced employees

The first large-scale study of a ChatGPT-like assistant in the workplace finds that it can benefit less experienced employees — and make customers happier.

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Harnessing farming’s human capital

Shiro Wachira envisions a new form of agricultural education that could empower Africa’s rural communities to see farming not as an unchanging method of survival but as a dynamic entrepreneurial activity.

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