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February 12, 2016 | Feature Stories | Wharton EMBA Blog

The Advantage of Being a Mom in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Dr. Jennifer Meller, a second-year Wharton Executive MBA student and mother of two, explains how she balances getting her MBA with a full-time job and motherhood.

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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 4, 2016 | In the News | NBC's "Today"

Prof. Adam Grant on NBC’s “Today”

Prof. of Management Adam Grant discusses his new book “Originals,” and successful innovation through original ideas.

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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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Digital Transformation Without Losing the Human Touch

First Republic Bank found a way to digitally transform its operations and customer-facing channels without losing the human touch....

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Will the New Light on Wall Street’s ‘Dark Pools’ Bring Stronger Regulation?

The latest regulatory actions on two investment banks over lapses in high-frequency trading reveal that settlements hinder the development of laws, say experts....

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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....

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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. ...

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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....

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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?...

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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....


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