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August 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

In a Minute: Professor Laura Huang

Asst. Prof of Management Laura Huang talks about entrepreneurship and her research on the biases that founders often face.

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August 22, 2014 | In the News | CIO Insight

Prof. David Bell in CIO Insight

Prof. of Marketing David Bell is featured for an interview on how real worlds and virtual worlds can influence and affect each other.

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August 21, 2014 | In the News | City A.M.

Prof. Alex Edmans in City A.M.

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans writes an op-ed about his new research on the relationship between employee welfare and firm performance.

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August 21, 2014 | In the News | Newsworks

Profs. Joseph Simmons and Uri Simonsohn on WHYY’s Newsworks

Profs. of Operations and Information Management Joseph Simmons and Uri Simonsohn are cited for their research as the impetus behind better data disclosure in academic studies.

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August 20, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter explains how first-time homebuyers can help boost the entire housing market.

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August 19, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel discusses why he believes the Dow Jones will continue to climb higher before the end of the year.

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August 19, 2014 | Press Releases

The 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize

The editors of MIT Sloan Management Review announced that Hamid Bouchikhi and John R. Kimberly are the winners of the 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize.

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Why Businesses Should Serve Consumers’ ‘Higher Needs’

American psychologist Abraham Maslow is best known for his seminal research on the hierarchy of innate human needs, but his work also has a surprising application for businesses models and shareholder value....

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Using Pop Culture to Defeat Gender Inequality

Mallika Dutt, founder of human rights group Breakthrough, discusses how she’s using the arts and multimedia to transform the social and cultural norms that promote violence against women....

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How Physician Report Cards Can Improve Health Care

Research by Wharton health care management professor Jonathan Kolstad finds that showing physicians how they rate against peers is a powerful motivator for improving their game....

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Can Creativity Be Taught?

Can creativity be fostered in the workplace, and if so, how can it be managed?...

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Telecom Companies Tap Analytics for Growth

Telecom providers worldwide face an enormous challenge: Even as traffic is increasing, revenues and profits are not keeping pace. Analytics can help....

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The Role of Contagion in the Housing Boom (and Bust)

The housing boom of the mid 2000s spread from one neighboring locale to another in the U.S. Local fundamentals have only a limited ability to account for contagion, suggesting that non-rational forces also played a role, recent Wharton research finds...

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The Lovers, the Haters and How They Helped Drive Innovation at Kraft

Kraft Foods’ vice president Barry Calpino discusses how the company reinvigorated aging brands and introduced some category-busting new ones -- and why the firm can’t afford to rest on its laurels. ...

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