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September 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton@Work

New CEO Learns Essential Leadership Lessons at Wharton

Darren Mass became CEO of his own company at age 28, but the new role required new leadership skills. He turned to Wharton Executive Education, where he is honing his “strategic edge.”

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September 19, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Adam Grant in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Adam Grant provides five tips for overcoming the fear of public speaking.

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September 17, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fast Company

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is featured for the research he co-authored with PhD candidate Emma Levine on when lying can be considered moral.

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September 17, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the trend of companies and employees “co-investing” in retraining programs.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell offers commentary on CalPERS shedding their hedge fund investments.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard writes an op-ed on how start-of-day moods impact work performance.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Forbes

Forbes includes Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman’s upcoming book, “Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life,” on their “13 Recommended Readings for Creative Leaders This Fall” list.

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September 15, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire in the Washington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire comments on the use of social media to promote change in sports.

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When Fewer Choices Are Worth More

When it comes to matching platforms like online dating sites, sometimes less choice is better -- and worth paying for. ...

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What’s Behind Microsoft’s $2.5 Billion Mojang Acquisition?

Will Microsoft's acquisition of video game maker Mojang make the firm more relevant to a younger generation of consumers?...

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What Employers Should Learn from Wal-Mart’s Dress Code Controversy

Wal-Mart's plan to toughen its employee dress code was a good marketing move that backfired, according to Wharton's Deborah Weinstein. ...

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Brand Challenge: Is There a ‘Recipe’ for Going Viral?

Digitally savvy brands that meet consumers on their own terms can drive greater engagement, write Google’s Kelli Wasuri and Gopi Kallayil in this opinion piece.  ...

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Financial Inclusion in India: Moving Beyond Bank Accounts

A program in India to increase financial inclusion made rapid progress in opening bank accounts for underserved populations -- but it has also raised numerous questions about what still needs to be done. ...

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What Social Networks Can Teach Us about How the Brain Works

Penn's Danielle S. Bassett, 32, the youngest of this year's MacArthur fellows, talks about her research in understanding how the human brain functions....

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Is Every Lie ‘a Sin’? Maybe Not

When is honesty not the best policy and deception morally correct? More often than you might think, as it turns out....

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