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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 | 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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April 8, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes the Vanguard Group as Senior Partner

The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the Vanguard Group has rejoined the Council as a Senior Partner of the Council for 2014.

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April 8, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Huffington Post

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach writes an op-ed about the battle for marginal-cost connectivity.

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April 8, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Profs. Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick in Business Insider

Profs. of Management Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick are highlighted for their study on the difference between good and bad gamification in the workplace.

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April 7, 2014 | Press Releases

BREAKTHROUGH WINS THE $125,000 LIPMAN FAMILY PRIZE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA AND THE WHARTON SCHOOL

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced the winner of the third annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize is Breakthrough, a global human rights group.

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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 innovative 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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Venturing into ‘Private’ Social Media

A leading venture capital firm -- First Round Capital -- discovers synergy and new value when its more than 200 portfolio companies swap knowledge....

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The Hiring Advantage of High-status Firms

Do high-status firms have a hiring advantage in the labor market? Wharton management professors Matthew Bidwell and Ethan Mollick show that they do -- but it’s not based on pay....

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Why Huayi Brothers Wants to Become the Disney of China

Until recently, Huayi Brothers was primarily focused on film production. Chairman and founder Wang Zhongjun discusses the firm's growth strategy, including recent expansions into mobile games and theme parks....


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