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February 11, 2016 | Press Releases

Ruth Porat, Chief Financial Officer, Alphabet, to Keynote 2016 Wharton School MBA Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Wharton MBA alumna, Ruth Porat (WG’87), Chief Financial Officer of Alphabet, formerly Google, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA graduation in Philadelphia.

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February 11, 2016 | Press Releases

Ahmad Chatila, President and Chief Executive Officer of SunEdison, to Keynote 2016 Wharton MBA Program for Executives Graduation at Wharton | San Francisco

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced Ahmad Chatila, President and Chief Executive Officer of SunEdison, will be the featured speaker at the School’s 2016 graduation ceremony for the MBA Program for Executives at Wharton | San Francisco.

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February 11, 2016 | Press Releases

Anthony Noto, Chief Financial Officer of Twitter, to Keynote 2016 Wharton School MBA for Executives | Philadelphia Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Anthony Noto, (Wharton MBA for Executives Class 23, Wharton MBA ’99), a Wharton MBA for Executives alumnus, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA for Executives graduation ceremony in Philadelphia.

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February 4, 2016 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Americus Reed on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed discusses the dangers in a company having multiple branding messages.

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February 2, 2016 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. David Reibstein in U.S. News & World Report

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein explains how countries can benefit by focusing on their brand.

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February 2, 2016 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. David Hsu in the New York Times

Prof. of Management David Hsu offers commentary on competition within the technology industry.

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January 29, 2016 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Michael Sinkinson in the Associated Press

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Michael Sinkinson shares his thoughts on paywalls as a viable strategy for media organizations.

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The Two-minute Power Pose That Can Boost Your Performance

A two-minute power pose can help boost your performance, whether it is to excel in a job interview, nail a presentation or get leverage in critical negotiations, according to Harvard professor and social psychologist Amy Cuddy....

(Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:26:42 +0000)

College vs. Business Training: What Do Employers Want?

Why can’t college graduates find jobs? And why do employers say they can’t find qualified candidates? Experts from Google, EY and other organizations explored the disconnect between academia and employers at a recent Wharton conference. ...

(Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:29:03 +0000)

The Epic Gold Heists that Financed the War for Hitler

George M. Taber, author of Chasing Gold, chronicles the Nazis’ looting of sovereign and private gold bullion to finance their World War II invasions....

(Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:54:19 +0000)

Will Xerox’s Spinoff Unlock Value for Investors?

Xerox’s split into two companies unravels its 2009 merger with Affiliated Computer Services. Will the spinoff prove any more successful than the decision to merge in the first place?...

(Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:07:35 +0000)

How Amazon Could Reinvent the Brick-and-mortar Store Experience

Recent speculation that Amazon plans to open several new brick-and-mortar stores has sparked a debate about the online retailer’s future strategies....

(Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:29:13 +0000)

Why Better Urban Planning Won’t Reduce Traffic — but Taxes Will

Many cities have adopted land use policies encouraging greater density as a way to reduce traffic and related pollution. But new research by Wharton's Gilles Duranton finds that such initiatives don't have as dramatic an impact as officials would lik...

(Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:18:10 +0000)

Europe’s Financial Reforms: What Are the Next Big Changes?

Europe is undergoing three major restructurings that should strengthen its banking, capital markets and economic standing, writes Kalin Anev Janse, secretary general of the European Stability Mechanism....


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