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March 20, 2015 | In the News | The Guardian

Prof. Adam Grant in the Guardian

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is noted for his research on “givers” and “takers” at work.

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March 19, 2015 | In the News | The Conversation

Prof. Kevin Werbach in The Conversation

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach explains how gamification can be used to increase motivation.

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March 19, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is cited for her study on why helping others can make us feel more “time affluent” and less time constrained.

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March 18, 2015 | Press Releases

Knowledge@Wharton’s Cuba Opportunity Summit April 1 in New York to Convene Wharton School Faculty, U.S. Government Experts and Business Leaders

Knowledge@Wharton’s Cuba Opportunity Summit: High-Velocity Growth will feature Wharton faculty, present and former U.S. government leaders, U.S. and multinational business leaders and economists from Havana who will discuss the challenges and opportunities of business in Cuba.

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March 18, 2015 | In the News | Adweek

Prof. Americus Reed in Adweek

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed discusses the importance of the Sony Walkman.

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March 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Thematic

Penn Wharton China Center Launch Celebration

Faculty and senior administrators celebrated the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing on March 10th. The Center will serve as a hub for the exchange of knowledge between China and Penn’s faculty, students, alumni, and friends.

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March 15, 2015 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is featured for research she co-authored on the importance of financial literacy.

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(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:24:02 +0000)

Why Good Relationships ‘Make the Pie Bigger’ for Everyone

At a recent Wharton Entrepreneurs Summit, speakers discussed the importance of building strong relationships as part of a company’s growth strategy. ...

(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:39:23 +0000)

How Starbucks Can Stick with ‘Race Together’ — and Get It Right

Good intentions aren’t enough — Wharton experts say it takes a sustained, authentic effort for companies to successfully become part of the conversation on complex social issues. ...

(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:34:52 +0000)

How Networking Intelligently Can Help You Get Things Done

Erica Dhawan discusses her new book and what she and coauthor Saj-Nicole Joni call "the power of connectional intelligence."...

(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:29:08 +0000)

Does Variety Fuel Happiness at Work and in Life? It Depends

Doing similar things at one time or infusing variety in your workday could significantly change your perceptions of productivity and how happy you feel, according to new Wharton research....

(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:27:09 +0000)

How Government Debt Shapes Corporate Behavior

A new paper co-authored by Wharton’s Michael R. Roberts shows how government borrowing makes it more expensive for corporations to borrow and invest. ...

(Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:23:07 +0000)

What Can Apple Watch Learn from Google Glass?

In a tale of two wearables, dueling tech giants, both known for innovation and deep pockets, have taken contrasting approaches as they enter new product categories. ...

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:10:03 +0000)

Havana or Bust: How U.S.-Cuba Relations Will Impact Tourism

Following President Obama’s relaxing of U.S. travel restrictions, does Cuba have the potential to re-assert itself as a major tourist destination for Americans? ...


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