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July 21, 2014 | Press Releases

Will Video Kill the Classroom Star?

New research by Christian Terwiesch, Andrew M. Heller Professor and Co-director of the Mack Institute, and Karl Ulrich, CIBC Endowed Professor and Vice Dean of Innovation at the Wharton School, examines the emergence of the Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) and its impact on business schools.

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July 14, 2014 | Feature Stories | The Pennsylvania Gazette

The Accidental Oscar Nominee

MBA student Patrick Burns never saw the Oscars before being a nominee.

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July 11, 2014 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Alex Edmans in the Associated Press

Assoc. Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans shares an updated look at his research on how the results of sporting events can impact financial markets.

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July 10, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. David Robertson in the Financial Times

Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management David Robertson discusses what the future holds for toymaker Lego.

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July 10, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. Adam Grant in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management Adam Grant offers advice to banks looking to retain young talent.

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July 8, 2014 | In the News | Philly.com

Prof. David Asch on Philly.com

Prof. of Health Care Management David Asch co-authors an op-ed on ways to improve Healthcare.gov.

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July 7, 2014 | In the News | The Week

Prof. G. Richard Shell in The Week

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics G. Richard Shell is featured for research that provides steps for becoming more confident.

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It’s Not Just the Experts: Crowds Can Pick a Winner, Too

New Wharton research on the prowess of the crowd in selecting successful arts projects finds the first evidence that crowdfunding is just as adept as traditional funding models at picking a winner. ...

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It’s Worth What!? Pressure-Testing Companies with Sky-High Valuations

Sky-high valuations for start-ups have become commonplace. But are these companies really worth it? Entrepreneur Derek Lidow offers a four-step test to find out. ...

(Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:25:28 +0000)

India’s Union Budget Builds Slowly Toward Reform

The first budget of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration was expected to usher in a new era of reform -- but it was surprisingly devoid of sweeping changes. Has Modi’s government made a misstep or are these the first steps toward ...

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Can Companies Adapt to Changes in the IPO Environment?

Initial public offerings, once the Holy Grail for growing companies, are less popular as investors show more interest in alternate capital sources....

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Kicking the Tires on Uber’s $17 Billion Valuation: Is It Worth That Much?

Private car service Uber’s valuation of at least $17 billion is raising quite a few eyebrows -- and renewing speculation that the market is experiencing a tech bubble....

(Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:30:41 +0000)

Disruption Ahead: What MOOCs Will Mean for MBA Programs

New Wharton research examines the impact that massive open online courses (MOOCs) will have on business schools and MBA programs....

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Bill George: Authentic Leadership and Letting Your Strengths ‘Bloom’

Best-selling author Bill George discusses his former leadership role as CEO of Medtronic and offers advice for aspiring leaders. ...

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