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September 26, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. John Zhang in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing John Zhang comments on whether the use of mobile-payment services will be better for the economy.

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September 25, 2014 | In the News | Chicago Tribune

Prof. Americus Reed in the Chicago Tribune

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed offers ways that brands can be more authentic when using identity-marketing messages.

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September 24, 2014 | In the News | Human Resources Magazine (UK)

Profs. Adam Grant and Stewart Friedman in Human Resources Magazine (UK)

Prof. of Management Adam Grant and Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman are included on HR Magazine’s “Most Influential International Thinkers 2014” list.

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September 23, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell writes an op-ed on how people miscalculate insurance needs.

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September 23, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Prof. Ethan Mollick on CNBC.com

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick discusses the use of Kickstarter and Indiegogo for crowdfunding campaigns.

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September 23, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Washington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is featured for his work with the Federal Communications Commission in the late 1990s.

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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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Alibaba’s Next Move: Grow Abroad, or Go Deeper into China?

After raising $25 billion in a U.S. initial public offering earlier this month, Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma and his leadership team have a tough task ahead: positioning the company for its next growth phase. ...

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The Biggest Questions Facing Post-referendum Scotland

Now that the majority of Scotland has voted no to independence, the country, its business community and the rest of the U.K. must decide where their future lies. ...

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The U.S. Welcomes Modi, but Will Renewed Investment in India Follow?

In his first visit to the U.S. as India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi sought to reinvigorate the business and political relationships between the two nations. ...

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Right-sizing Support Functions Part II

Right-sizing support functions not only can cut costs – by 25% to 30% -- it can also cut decision time by half....

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Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders

New research by Wharton’s Alex Edmans shows that high levels of employee satisfaction benefit shareholders, especially in countries that have flexible labor policies. ...

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Intel in Israel: A Fab Relationship Faces Criticism

One of the biggest players in Israel’s growing tech sector, U.S.-based Intel has drawn considerable controversy because of the subsidies it has received over the years to build and expand its presence there....

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China’s Mixed-ownership Enterprise Model: Can the State Let Go?

China wants to make its state enterprises more efficient by leveraging more private capital in a mixed ownership model. The question, according to Wharton’s Marshall W. Meyer, is whether the state will loosen its control. ...


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