Mother of four. MIT Professor. Groundbreaking business researcher. Zeynep Ton doesn't believe in keeping these identities separate--she embraces them all and integrates them in the full picture of who she is and what she does. In the conclusion of the second season of #bizoba, Zeynep tells her full story from growing up in Turkey, playing volleyball at Penn State, and picking up her Ph.D. at Harvard Business School. She shares the inflection points along her path that led to changing her view of success and reprioritizing her life in favor of more time with her family and more meaningful work.
While most companies tend to focus just on satisfying investors or creating value for customers, in her courses at MIT and her book "Good Jobs Strategy," Zeynep's research supports that the most successful companies in the long-term are those committed to designing great jobs and investing in the training and development of great employees. In this interview, Zeynep shows just how much she, like