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April 17, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, in 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.

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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.

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April 15, 2014 | In the News | The Guardian

Prof. Christian Terwiesch in the Guardian

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Christian Terwiesch discusses how crowdsourcing can be used to generate new ideas.

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April 15, 2014 | In the News | FoxNews.com

Prof. J. Scott Armstrong on FoxNews.com

Prof. of Marketing J. Scott Armstrong shares his opinion on whether stockholders should be upset about high CEO pay.

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April 14, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. David Reibstein on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein warns companies against making drastic changes to their identities.

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April 14, 2014 | In the News | Slate

Preston Cline, Associate Director of Wharton Leadership Ventures, in Slate

Preston Cline, Associate Director of Wharton Leadership Ventures, talks about what M.B.A. students can learn from military veterans.

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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 13, 2014 | In the News | LiveMint.com

Prof. Michael Useem on LiveMint.com

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses why corporate boards are being forced to become more vigilant.

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Microfinance: Learning from Developing Countries — and Past Experience

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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The Feedback Loop: More Data Doesn’t Always Mean Better Customer Service

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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Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone on the Power of the Creative Mind

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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Risk and the Unmarried CEO

In determining a CEO’s attitude toward risk, marital status matters, according to research by Wharton’s Nikolai Roussanov. ...

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How Companies Can Leverage Global Trends to Drive Growth

New global trends such as aging or geo-political risks compel companies to recast their growth strategies. Mauro Guillen of Wharton’s Lauder Institute offers ways to navigate these uncharted waters....

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Growth Strategies of Israel’s Burgeoning Medical Device Sector

Israeli start-ups focused on medical devices are building a strong pipeline of innovations that are redefining the way different conditions are treated. ...

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Productivity Quotas: ‘You Get What You Pay For’

While quotas have proven to be a successful method for motivating employees in some situations, they also tend to spur a host of unintended consequences. ...


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