Thomas A. Kochan
George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management, Co-Director of the MIT Workplace Center and of the Institute for Work and Employment Research
MIT's Sloan School of Management
Thomas A. Kochan is the George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management at MIT's Sloan School of Management and Co-Director of both the MIT Workplace Center and of the Institute for Work and Employment Research. He came to MIT in 1980 as a Professor of Industrial Relations. From 1988 to 1991, he served as Head of the Behavioral and Policy Sciences Area in the Sloan School. He serves as a third-party mediator, fact finder, arbitrator, and consultant to a variety of government and private-sector organizations and labor-management groups. Professor Kochan's research focuses on the need to update America's work and employment policies, institutions, and practices to compete in a changing workforce and economy.