February 22, 2012

Wharton’s Contributions to the World Economic Forum 2012 in Davos

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Wharton organized a session on “new creative models for job growth and creation” during which faculty explored what companies can do in both the West and the East to create more jobs and better manage risks to job growth. Wharton faculty speakers include Professor of Management Michael Useem, Professor of Decision Sciences and Business and Public Policy Howard Kunreuther, Professor of Management Peter Cappelli, and Professor of Management Harbir Singh, introduced by Wharton Deputy Dean Michael R. Gibbons.

Selected Coverage:

February 1, 2012 | Prof. Michael Useem in Knowledge@Wharton
Prof. of Management Michael Useem reports from the World Economic Forum, noting that the topic of “joblessness and its discontents” emerged repeatedly.

January 30, 2012 | Prof. Peter Cappelli in Human Resource Executive
Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli writes about the focus on jobs at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos.

January 28, 2012 | Prof. Michael Useem on NDTV India (video)
Prof. of Management Michael Useem is interviewed about capitalism in India, China, and the U.S.

January 25, 2012 | Prof. Michael Useem on Moneyweb Radio (audio)
Prof. of Management Michael Useem is interviewed about leadership from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

January 25, 2012 | Prof. Michael Useem in the Economic Times of India
Prof. of Management Michael Useem is interviewed at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

January 21, 2012 | Erwann Michel-Kerjann in the Wall Street Journal Asia
Erwann Michel-Kerjann, managing director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, co-authors an op-ed on the global impact of income disparity.
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January 20, 2012 | Erwann Michel-Kerjann on Bloomberg TV (video)
Erwann Michel-Kerjann, managing director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, is interviewed about the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2012 report.

January 17, 2012 | Erwann Michel-Kerjann in U.S. News & World Report
Erwann Michel-Kerjann, managing director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, comments on the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2012 report.

January 11, 2012 | Prof. Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjann in the New York Times
Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjann, managing director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, are noted for contributing to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2012 report.

January 11, 2012 | Economic and Social Turmoil Risk Reversing the Gains of Globalization, Report Warns (press release)
The world’s vulnerability to further economic shocks and social upheaval risk undermining the progress that globalization has brought, warns the World Economic Forum in its Global Risks 2012 report.

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