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September 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton@Work

New CEO Learns Essential Leadership Lessons at Wharton

Darren Mass became CEO of his own company at age 28, but the new role required new leadership skills. He turned to Wharton Executive Education, where he is honing his “strategic edge.”

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September 19, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Wharton Business Radio in Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek highlights the unveiling of the new Wharton/Sirus XM studio devoted to Wharton Business Radio.

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September 19, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Adam Grant in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Adam Grant provides five tips for overcoming the fear of public speaking.

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September 17, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fast Company

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is featured for the research he co-authored with PhD candidate Emma Levine on when lying can be considered moral.

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September 17, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the trend of companies and employees “co-investing” in retraining programs.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell offers commentary on CalPERS shedding their hedge fund investments.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard writes an op-ed on how start-of-day moods impact work performance.

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Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders

New research by Wharton’s Alex Edmans shows that high levels of employee satisfaction benefit shareholders, especially in countries that have flexible labor policies. ...

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Intel in Israel: A Fab Relationship Faces Criticism

One of the biggest players in Israel’s growing tech sector, U.S.-based Intel has drawn considerable controversy because of the subsidies it has received over the years to build and expand its presence there....

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China’s Mixed-ownership Enterprise Model: Can the State Let Go?

China wants to make its state enterprises more efficient by leveraging more private capital in a mixed ownership model. The question, according to Wharton’s Marshall W. Meyer, is whether the state will loosen its control. ...

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UAE Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash: ISIS Should Be Fought in the Realm of Ideas

UAE Ambassador to Russia Omar Saif Ghobash speaks about ISIS, Ukraine and Western education in the Middle East....

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Hospital Advertising: Good Business, or Time to Pull the Plug?

Free-commerce advocates say that hospitals should be able to advertise just like any other business, while others argue that the proliferation of health care advertising raises serious ethical issues that need to be addressed....

(Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:02:53 +0000)

Right-sizing Support Functions Part I

Support function inefficiencies are not “laying around on the shop floor” for all to see. So how can you find and purge them?...

(Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:52:25 +0000)

When Fewer Choices Are Worth More

When it comes to matching platforms like online dating sites, sometimes less choice is better -- and worth paying for. ...

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