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April 16, 2014 | Press Releases

CEOs of Lucky Brand, Warby Parker, Alice + Olivia and Triumph Motorcycles Are Among Speakers at Knowledge@Wharton’s Retail and Consumer Goods Summit April 28-29 in NYC

Industry executives and Wharton faculty will discuss how to achieve high-velocity growth in the highly competitive retail and consumer goods industries.

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April 14, 2014 | Press Releases

How to Succeed In Business While Doing Good

The Wharton School announced that the inaugural Wharton Business Plan Competition Social Impact Prize has been granted to Susli Lie WG’14, team leader of Dana Cita, a loan platform targeting Indonesian youth.

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April 10, 2014 | In the News, Spotlight

You Will Be Missed, Len!

You Will Be Missed, Professor Lodish! It is no exaggeration to say that Leonard Lodish’s 45-year career has shaped the face of the Wharton School, from innovation and entrepreneurship to …

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April 9, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Diagnosing Four Pros and Four Cons of Obamacare

At a recent panel discussion Wharton professors and Penn policymakers diagnosed the Affordable Care Act as the federal insurance exchange ended its first sign-up effort.

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April 9, 2014 | In the News | CMSWire.com

Prof. Barbara Kahn on CMSWire.com

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is interviewed about her new Wharton Digital Press book, Global Brand Power, and how brands can stay relevant as times change.

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April 9, 2014 | In the News | Quartz

Prof. Adam Grant in Quartz

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is noted for his research on helping companies avoid hiring selfish employees.

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April 9, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Washington Post

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains why employers and employees view discussing pay information as taboo.

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The Truth about Quotas: ‘You Get What You Pay For’

While quotas have proven to be a successful method for motivating employees in some situations, they also tend to spur a host of unintended consequences. ...

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Sovaldi: Who’s to Blame for the $1,000 a Day Cure?

The eye-popping price tag for the hepatitis C drug Sovaldi has insurers and patient advocates up in arms. The fault doesn't rest with drugmaker Gilead, Wharton experts say, but with the U.S. health care system as a whole....

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China’s Ticking Debt Bomb

Amid predictions that China’s GDP growth rate will slow to 7.5% this year, a recent report by Morgan Stanley suggests that the country will soon experience a “disorderly unwind” of private sector and local government debt. ...

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High-frequency Trading: Profiting from News

Technological advances are changing the playing field for investors, allowing for high-frequency trading that can skirt the spirit or letter of the law. But they also allow for practices that can make the market more efficient, new Wharton research s...

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How to Solve the Jobs Dilemma: Attract and Retain More Entrepreneurs

Companies are missing opportunities to innovate by overlooking the ideas of their entrepreneurial-minded employees, according to business strategist and best-selling author Kaihan Krippendorff....

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Arianna Huffington on How to ‘Thrive’

A fall caused by exhaustion led Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, on a journey toward redefining success. The result is her new book, Thrive. ...

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India’s Sun Pharma Takes Over a Beleaguered Ranbaxy Labs

Indian generic drugmaker Ranbaxy has struggled since its acquisition by Japan’s Daiichi Sanyko. Will the firm fare any better following its purchase by India’s Sun Pharmaceutical Industries?...

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