The Personal Computing Industry Center (PCIC) is part of a network of Sloan Industry Centers that forms the core of large and growing professional association dedicated to research that addresses some of the most critical issues facing industry today. The Sloan Centers attract scholars from a number of disciplines, including economics, engineering, business administration, operations research, and labor relations. Their goal is to promote research cooperation between academics and industry in order to better understand the complex influences that shape industrial enterprises. Sloan Industry Centers encourage research that is based on a deep understanding of the institutions and markets that shape our modern competitive environment—research that is informed by primary data and observation based on direct interaction with people in their workplaces.

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