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Wharton Executive Education Launches Executive Influence: Increasing Your Impact with Persuasion and Power

PHILADELPHIA, September 21, 2023 – Many executives are tempted to assume that if they’re smart, hardworking, and creative, corporate recognition and career success will naturally follow. But research shows they must also possess the critical skill of influencing people. That is why the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University ...Read More

Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize to Honor Kyle for Market Microstructure at September Conference

PHILADELPHIA, September 15, 2023—The 2023 Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation will be awarded to Albert S. “Pete” Kyle at a conference hosted by the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The event will be held Friday, September 22 in New York. Kyle ...Read More

Wharton Executive Education Launches Leading Today’s Talent: Management Strategies for an Evolving Workforce

PHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2023—The future of work is not “coming”—it’s here. In response, the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has launched a new open-enrollment program for executives, Leading Today’s Talent: Management Strategies for an Evolving Workforce. Created in collaboration with Wharton People Analytics, this four-day, on-campus ...Read More

Wharton in the News

Switzerland Is No. 1 in 2023 U.S. News Best Countries Rankings
U.S. News & World Report | September 6, 2023
The annual Best Countries list has been released, which is based on an analysis conducted in partnership with Prof. Dave Reibstein.

Research finds pensions struggle to determine metrics for ESG goals
Benefits Canada | September 5, 2023

Prof. Olivia Mitchell says institutional investors are split over the long-term value of an ESG approach.

Leaders like David Zaslav show there’s a dark side to ‘managing up’ 
Fortune | September 5, 2023

Prof. Michael Parke talks about managing up in the workplace.

Margaritaville Aims to Hang On After Jimmy Buffett’s Death
The New York Times | September 5, 2023
Prof. Barbara Kahn shares her thoughts on what’s to come of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville legacy.

Do Higher Deficits Cause Inflation? Not This Year
The Wall Street Journal | September 3, 2023

Prof. Kent Smetters speaks to the gap between federal spending and revenue and how it affects the economy.

At Taser maker Axon, ex-staffers say loyalty meant being tased or tattooed
Reuters | August 30, 2023

Prof. Wayne Guay discusses employee stock compensation in a special report on taser maker Axon Enterprise.

Congress calls on tech leaders again as it tries to navigate path toward regulating artificial intelligence
CBS Austin | August 29, 2023

Prof. Pinar Yildirim explains her thoughts on the regulation of artificial intelligence.

As Urban Outfitters sales struggle, the company is focusing on Anthropologie and Free People
The Philadelphia Inquirer | August 25, 2023

Prof. Peter Fader provides perspective on URBN’s decision to focus its marketing efforts on Anthropologie and Free People brands.

3 things we gain when we stop fixating on generational divides in the workplace
Quartz | August 24, 2023
Vice Dean Mauro Guillen sits down with Quartz to discuss his new book The Perennials.

‘Only the elites have the ability to have bank accounts all over the world’: Small businesses battle Fed for master account access.
MarketWatch | August 22, 2023

Prof. David Zaring shares his perspective on the Federal Reserve’s financial infrastructure.

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