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November 20, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Iwan Barankay in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Iwan Barankay comments on the extraordinary perks that companies offer to keep their employees happy.

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November 20, 2014 | In the News | Marketwatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in Marketwatch

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses Fannie Mae’s forecast for home-loan rates in 2015.

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November 19, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. John Zhang in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing John Zhang explains how loyalty-card mobile apps help retailers target special offers to consumers.

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November 18, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn comments on the competition between retailers to attract customers through discounts.

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November 18, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Lynn Wu in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Lynn Wu is noted for her research on the value of social communication in the workplace.

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November 17, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Fast Company

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard is cited for her research that finds how start-of-day moods influence productivity.

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November 17, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade explains how mindfulness meditation can lead to smarter business decisions.

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November 16, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Profs. Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich in the Financial Times

Profs. of Operations and Information Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich write an op-ed on the impact of MOOCs on business schools.

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Why Millennials Won’t Be Big Spenders This Holiday Season

Despite some recent gains, millennials are still struggling with low-wage jobs and student loan debts, according to Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics....

(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:19:57 +0000)

Want to Create the Next Great Software Product? Don’t Try to Innovate

Leaders should steer tech teams away from "moon shots" and toward taking blockbuster products one step further, Walmart VP Ben Galbraith said during a recent talk at Wharton. ...

(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:05:55 +0000)

Back to the Future: When the CEO Returns

With all of the talent streaming through the corporate sector and the increased use of executive search firms, why do many companies rehire former CEOs? ...

(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:45:43 +0000)

Snapdeal: Connecting the Dots between Demand and Supply in India

Snapdeal's positioning as a platform gives it the freedom to grow unaffected by India's FDI regulations, co-founder Kunal Bahl says. ...

(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:26:02 +0000)

IBM’s Brad Becker on Watson and the ‘Humane’ Promise of Cognitive Computing

Brad Becker, chief design officer for IBM Watson, talks about current and future applications of cognitive computing and how he hopes to make computers “more humane.”...

(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:46:05 +0000)

How to Build an ‘African Model’ for Success in Manufacturing

Experts offer guidance on what steps African nations can take to build a manufacturing base....

(Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:32:12 +0000)

Some New Prescriptions for the Health Care Marketplace

In its second year, the health insurance marketplace will see higher premiums and consumers accepting narrower networks, but education on the choices is essential, say Wharton experts....


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