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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:03:50 +0000Emotional agility is important to well-being and relationships, including those at work. But how can you achieve it? A top psychologist offers strategies.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:27:09 +0000Beneath the Facebook-PayPal partnership lies a cleverly crafted survival strategy, experts say.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:11:22 +0000The political leanings of partners affect how women associates are paid and promoted at law firms, new research shows.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:38:38 +0000Last week’s cyberattacks that crippled popular websites exposed huge security gaps. Now, consumers must push device manufacturers and lawmakers to act, say experts.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:47:01 +0000Wharton professor and analytics expert Peter Fader joins WNS executive Raj SivaKumar to discuss the power of harnessing customer analytics for business success in the airline industry.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:27:26 +0000New research from Wharton indicates that incentives can have a negative effect on fundraisers’ power of persuasion.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:59:48 +0000In retail, the key to finding out what sells lies less in Big Data and more in consumers' heads, says retail psychologist Vanessa Patrick.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:36:49 +0000Israel has seen a huge economic transformation -- from a land of agriculture and refugees to a high-tech superstar. Can it help neighbors join the success?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:34:01 +0000The national debt, Social Security and Medicare, and economic growth get the short shrift in the tax plans of both U.S. presidential candidates.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:20:41 +0000Snapchat reportedly is eyeing a $25 billion IPO early next year. But can it avoid the slowing growth trap that has engulfed Twitter?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:07:15 +0000The best way to handle a crisis is to avoid it. To do that, companies must invest the time in building relationships with stakeholders.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:37:12 +0000There was another woman behind the throne in FDR’s White House besides Eleanor – his personal secretary Missy LeHand, writes biographer Kathryn Smith.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:16:10 +0000Emerging markets were poised to create disruptive products to upend global markets. After many failures -- and some successes – what are the lessons learned?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:14:11 +0000Penn psychology professor Angela Duckworth’s book on grit, passion and perseverance compels a rethink on how we identify and nurture skills.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:30:04 +0000From corn to petroleum, the oversupply in global commodities has been making investors nervous about economies in Latin America that depend heavily on them.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:12:42 +0000Combining themed physical space with a VR experience can create a compelling marketing experience – but can it grab a big enough audience?
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:10:17 +0000After discontinuing the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung’s recovery may be hampered by the fierce competition in the Android ecosystem.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:32:44 +0000The Penn Wharton Budget Model shows that Donald Trump’s tax plan is better for the economy in the short run but Hillary Clinton’s is best in the long run.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:25:50 +0000Japan and South Korea may offer lessons for China in shaping a national brand that gradually improves its reputation for quality, notes a Chinese expert.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:54:27 +0000Customer engagement is undergoing a quick revolution, following the customer where he or she lives -- into the realms of chatbots, instant messaging, social media and artificial intelligence.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:55:48 +0000Target is expanding with smaller stores in urban locations, while Amazon is planning to open convenience stores. Experts explain the potential impact of those moves.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:14:11 +0000Wharton research shows how umpires adjust their calls based on what information they think they know when a play is in motion.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:41:11 +0000James Buchanan is the worst U.S. president because his actions led to the Civil War, says author and journalist Robert Strauss.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:43:31 +0000Tracy Kidder’s new book is a portrait of a precocious programmer and entrepreneur, and of his team of life-long collaborators.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:07:07 +0000Women pay off mortgages more reliably than men do, yet find the loans harder to get and often pay more for them. This study suggests why.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:02:09 +0000Is it time to crank up infrastructure spending in the U.S.? Both presidential candidates favor it, and interest rates are at historic lows.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:54:40 +0000Wharton professor and analytics expert Peter Fader joins WNS executive Mike Nemeth to discuss the power of harnessing customer analytics in the insurance industry for business success.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:44:06 +0000Focusing on strategy alone -- or leadership alone -- misses the big opportunities. Two Wharton professors offer six steps to integrate the two.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 19:31:06 +0000The growth in wind and solar will undoubtedly continue, but a big increase in renewables is only one piece of the climate change puzzle.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:34:57 +0000Marketing maven Philip Kotler shares insights on how nation branding efforts can pay off in a conversation with Wharton’s David Reibstein.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:39:25 +0000With British Prime Minister Theresa May planning to get Brexit talks underway by next March, experts weigh in on ways to mitigate the costs to the U.K. and the European Union.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:15:29 +0000Well-known biographer Walter Isaacson talked about Steve Jobs’ and Ben Franklin’s genius for collaborative leadership at the recent launch of the McNulty Leadership Program at Wharton.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:10:15 +0000Does Aetna’s exit from Obamacare mean the program is failing? Not likely and other insurers seem satisfied, says a Wharton expert.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:53:06 +0000Rising sea levels and other climate change effects pose significant threats to the U.S. real estate market.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 20:46:11 +0000If India wants to reap the benefits of a large youth population, it needs to improve its ability to educate and provide skills, experts say.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:59:50 +0000Channeling anger constructively can yield the passion to help you overcome obstacles, says former Human Rights Campaign head Joe Solmonese in his new book.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:38:09 +0000You may think politics has reached “peak spin” recently. But spin has adapted right through to the Twitter age after its birth a century ago.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:11:14 +0000Deutsche Bank’s troubles are pressuring global capital markets as liquidity concerns persist.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:19:46 +0000Humor, when used appropriately, can enhance status and perception of one’s competence in the office, according to Wharton research.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 17:17:18 +0000Cloud technology offers Internet-based IT resources to firms without the need for major, upfront capital outlays. By tapping services on a pay-as-you-go basis, businesses can stay flexible and efficient.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:53:29 +0000Why are PPPs increasingly a favored model for solving societal problems? They combine expertise and help stakeholders with branding, legitimacy and access.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:00:10 +0000Shazam CEO Rich Riley presided over a major overhaul of the music-recognition company. It’s now in the advertising business.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:15:40 +0000New Wharton research has uncovered a surprising way that social media could be lowering barriers to entry to national politics.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:43:59 +0000Companies can boost employee engagement through involvement in sustainability issues, which offers a higher sense of purpose, notes this opinion piece.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:07:49 +0000Skill and hard work aren’t enough to propel your career ahead. Pay attention to office politics, too, argues a new book.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:46:50 +0000A proactive regulatory regime is critical in the run-up to 2021, when the auto industry expects to have a full-fledged launch of self-driving vehicles.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:50:32 +0000The Michael J. Fox Foundation found success using the latest customer analytics tools to better predict donor behavior and boost contributions.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:01:52 +0000Wharton professor and analytics expert Peter Fader joins WNS executives Raj SivaKumar and Mike Nemeth to discuss the power of harnessing customer analytics for business success.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:19:25 +0000A new app, called Voter, promises to bring clarity to the task of choosing the best political candidate for you, based on the issues and your own beliefs.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:26:24 +0000The largest data breach in history -- affecting 500 million Yahoo accounts -- could trigger an industry-wide overhaul of user authentication procedures.