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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:04:36 +0000Today's business leaders so often are driven by metrics, yet creative ideas often lack realistic measures. So how can executives keep creativity alive?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:52:02 +0000Organic food has become more popular among consumers, and it's now easier to find in many grocery stores. But that's not good news for Whole Foods, which once had a corner on the market.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:33:16 +0000Participants at the 2017 One Globe Forum in New Delhi suggested ways India can overcome the challenges that stand in the way of its transition to a knowledge economy.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:28:33 +0000Retaining the Federal Reserve’s autonomy is a top concern as President Trump’s appointments could occupy key roles, say experts.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:04:20 +0000New Wharton research finds that abundantly happy people are perceived as innocent and unsophisticated, which makes them more vulnerable to deception.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:50:09 +0000Moelis & Co. beat some Wall Street titans to land a coveted advisory role to the huge Aramco IPO.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:40:52 +0000Physicians must heed warning signals of burnout, and be more compassionate to be effective, says Ronald Epstein in a new book on mindfulness.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:30:18 +0000First Book has adopted a novel business model that is key to the nonprofit's success in distributing books and other items to kids in need.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:56:02 +0000Why does corporate America use silly buzzwords like ‘low-hanging fruit’? Author James Sudakow explains.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:07:51 +0000While President Trump appears to have softened some of his contentious stances on trade and currency levels regarding China and Japan, plenty of policy uncertainty remains.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:38:48 +0000Many people are averse to using algorithms when making decisions, preferring to rely on their instincts. New Wharton research says a simple adjustment can help them feel differently.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:37:39 +0000Cost-optimization strategies must include IT and business initiatives to make sure investments are maximized for long-term growth and profits. In this effort, next-generation technology becomes a critical partner.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:01:39 +0000The Trump administration’s review of the fiduciary rule for financial advisors brings uncertainty to retirement planning, but investors could still protect themselves, says Wharton’s Kent Smetters.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:01:06 +0000Broad disagreements on future inflation rates can influence yields of fixed-income securities, according to new research by Wharton’s Philipp Illeditsch.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 21:03:16 +0000Imposing taxes on products that have negative effects on health can theoretically lower consumption. But do these policies help consumers to make better choices?
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:06:24 +0000Some tweaks to the Dodd-Frank Act are in order, but Trump’s proposed changes will leave the financial system far more vulnerable, say experts.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:55:37 +0000Snap plans an IPO worth perhaps $25 billion. But there are many questions about non-voting shares and how the company will perform, says a Wharton expert.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:42:44 +0000Companies ranging from Budweiser to Airbnb took a political stand during this year’s Super Bowl through television ads. Will they alienate stakeholders?
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:39:35 +0000When companies impose tidiness rules, employees will hate the space, hate the company, hate everything, says author Tim Harford.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:06:23 +0000India’s federal Budget for 2017-2018 contained few radical moves. But that was reason enough for the stock markets to celebrate.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:04:07 +0000Although the Trump administration’s proposed immigration restrictions are being challenged in court, the tech sector has been seriously shaken.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:45:44 +0000A new book by Wharton professors Howard Kunreuther and Robert Meyer offers an innovative solution for addressing the biases that prevent people and groups from adequately preparing for disasters.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:37:37 +0000Wharton research shows that sensational tweets have staying power, aiding Donald Trump’s ascent during the Republican primary debates.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:46:35 +0000Regulations don't always evolve as quickly as technological change -- at least that's the perception. So what should policy makers and regulators do?
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:39:48 +0000The bloated U.S. health care industry is poised for disruption, with the network effect providing many benefits.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:31:02 +0000Tackling unemployment and the “skills gap” needs to happen at the corporate, state and local levels, experts say.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:56:02 +0000With Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch being compared to Antonin Scalia, it’s a good time to revisit Scalia’s legacy.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 22:19:17 +0000Trump's policies could boost the market by at least 10% or trigger a disastrous trade war. Wharton experts analyze his economic plan.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:36:46 +0000Free trade lowers our costs, but produces economic winners and losers, notes Wharton dean Geoffrey Garrett. Compensating the losers allows all to benefit, he says in this opinion piece.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:05:40 +0000Banks are being stalked by fintech. But they have the assets, potentially, to turn many would-be disruptors aside, notes this opinion piece.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 21:22:05 +0000President Donald Trump has promised corporations he will cut regulations by 75%. What will this mean for business and the environment?
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:56:10 +0000Though temporary, the Trump administration's immigration ban could undermine the long-term reputation of the U.S. as a reliable place to do business.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:00:26 +0000The 62-year-old chairman of Taiwan Cement Corporation died January 23 in a tragic accident. In this interview, Koo revealed how he succeeded at the firm.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:30:07 +0000Could the increased attention paid to sexual harassment during the 2016 election lead to a new era of awareness -- or will it translate into more incidents in the workplace?
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:17:05 +0000Experts say that President Trump’s move to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) paves the way for China to forge its own deals with other countries and dominate the world’s major trading regions and routes.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:43:34 +0000Experts from Wharton and elsewhere discuss the implications of Donald Trump's recent move.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:47:52 +0000New Wharton research reveals some surprising data about how consumers react to specific language used in recommendations and reviews, and why that language could lead some astray.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:42:15 +0000Companies and governments cannot afford to ignore the rising clout of the rural consumer, argues author and marketing professor Vijay Mahajan in his new book.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:51:34 +0000Two major Indian IT firms have set up women-only workplaces in Saudi Arabia. Will the initiative to empower women succeed?
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:30:37 +0000President Donald Trump last week rattled many European leaders when he described the 28-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization as “obsolete.” What’s ahead for U.S.-Europe relations?
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:48:14 +0000Despite falling in-store sales and store closings, some retailers find new ways to engage customers. What can struggling media companies learn?
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:16:27 +0000Two Penn experts discuss the latest economic developments in China and Chinese officials' reactions to what is happening in Washington.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:48:49 +0000Virtual reality, robotics and AI will spark a new appreciation for uniquely human traits like collaboration and emotional intelligence in organizations.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:37:49 +0000Can global ride-hailing startup Uber slow its rate of cash burn before losses start to threaten the company’s viability?
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:59:57 +0000President Trump has signed an executive order to begin dismantling parts of Obamacare. Is it possible to keep some aspects of the health care plan but not others?
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:08:55 +0000Wharton research shows that spillover anger -- not sadness or another emotion -- leads to deception.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:44:07 +0000Barack Obama led a committed and mostly scandal-free White House, but he could have forged consensus on key issues with more persuasive communication, say experts.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:00:08 +0000“Gut feel” plays a surprisingly important role in decision-making by early-stage angel investors, according to new research by Wharton’s Laura Huang.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:02:13 +0000Political upheaval threatens a breakup of the EU and shaky Italian banks mean a major financial crisis cannot be ruled out in the New Year.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:39:24 +0000The refusal of leading fashion designers to craft outfits for Melania and Ivanka Trump is about taking a stance and bowing to a public outcry, say experts.