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April 17, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News
Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, comments on the shift in who is buying terrorism insurance since the Boston Marathon bombing.
April 16, 2014 | Press Releases
CEOs of Lucky Brand, Warby Parker, Alice + Olivia and Triumph Motorcycles Are Among Speakers at Knowledge@Wharton’s Retail and Consumer Goods Summit April 28-29 in NYC
Industry executives and Wharton faculty will discuss how to achieve high-velocity growth in the highly competitive retail and consumer goods industries.
April 15, 2014 | In the News | The Guardian
Prof. of Operations and Information Management Christian Terwiesch discusses how crowdsourcing can be used to generate new ideas.
April 15, 2014 | In the News | FoxNews.com
Prof. of Marketing J. Scott Armstrong shares his opinion on whether stockholders should be upset about high CEO pay.
April 14, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace
Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein warns companies against making drastic changes to their identities.
April 14, 2014 | In the News | Slate
Preston Cline, Associate Director of Wharton Leadership Ventures, talks about what M.B.A. students can learn from military veterans.
April 14, 2014 | Press Releases
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.
April 13, 2014 | In the News | LiveMint.com
Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses why corporate boards are being forced to become more vigilant.
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Some critics say going green is of little importance to hospitals’ bottom lines. Others counter that savings from specific green investments offer quick paybacks. ...
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How can hospitals weigh going green in their purchasing decisions? The process is becoming easier with standardized sustainability questions for suppliers, and comprehensive green ratings for nearly every product health-care facilities use....
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Some hospitals are embracing best environmental practices because they also save money. Other green choices create more positive patient outcomes, so even when the budget isn’t a consideration, they are often viewed as worthwhile investments. ...
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What lessons can providers of microfinance services in the U.S. learn from microfinance practices overseas? Industry experts offered some answers to that question and others during the eighth annual Penn Microfinance Conference. ...
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Customer surveys, customer feedback, customer loyalty programs: Despite all these tools, it’s still not clear how much the information being collected benefits either the customers or the companies....
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In his new book, Things A Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of a Creative Mind, Biz Stone tells the story of his nontraditional path to co-founding Twitter and Jelly...
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In determining a CEO’s attitude toward risk, marital status matters, according to research by Wharton’s Nikolai Roussanov. ...