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Prof. of Management John Kimberly
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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August 15, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Peter Cappelli on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli offers commentary on the scheduling software that more employers are beginning to use.

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August 14, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Susan Wachter in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses how higher down payments are preventing the younger generation from entering the housing market.

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August 8, 2014 | In the News | Strategy + Business

Prof. Katherine Milkman in Strategy + Business

Prof. of Marketing Katherine Milkman is interviewed about her research on using “fresh start” moments to motivate behavior changes.

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August 8, 2014 | In the News | The Week

Prof. Adam Grant in The Week

Prof. of Management Adam Grant provides tips for successful networking.

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August 8, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Recent Wharton Startup Success Story #1,001: Space Racers

Richard Schweiger, WG ’98, collaborates with NASA on Space Racers, a children’s television program that spreads the word on “why space is cool.”

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August 8, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School Risk Management Center Releases Report “TRIA after 2014”

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce release of the report, “TRIA after 2014” by the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.

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NIIT Technologies’ Sudhir Chaturvedi: Companies Have to Decide What They Need from Big Data

Big data and predictive analytics have become fashionable today. But the fact that big data is so big means you must be clear about what you want....

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Travel Industry Taps Technology to Win Over Customers

Technology is opening new ways for companies in the travel and hospitality industries to engage with customers and raise revenues....

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Why You May Not Be as Ready for Retirement as You Think

A new book by Wharton's Richard Marston dispels some common beliefs about what Americans need to save for retirement. ...

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Can India’s Modi Government Navigate the Tough Terrain of Labor Law Reform?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to revamp India's labor laws, as he has done while chief minister in Gujarat. But the process won't be easy, experts say....

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When Will the Economy Finally Bounce Back?

A recent survey from the Federal Reserve shows that a third of American households believe they are financially worse off than they were five years ago. Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, spoke with Knowledge@Wharton about what’s h...

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Why the New Labor Law Reforms Make India Fertile for Jobs

Recent changes to labor laws represent an important breakthrough in public policy for India, according to Teamlease founder Manish Sabharwal. ...

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An Innovative Way to Improve Care for Chronically Ill Patients

Adopting a new model to treat such illnesses as diabetes and hypertension can cut down on hospital ER visits, according to new research by Wharton professor Guy David and four others....


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