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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.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:09:00 +0000Insider trading by politically connected bankers spiked just before the massive bailouts of October 2008, research by Wharton professor Daniel Taylor shows.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:44:15 +0000Pets are more like people than you think. They suffer from emotional and mental issues too, says renowned vet Nicholas Dodman.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:12 +0000Wells Fargo chairman and CEO John Stumpf’s testimony before the Senate Banking Committee raised new questions about banking culture and incentives, but offered little clarity on what went wrong.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:51:08 +0000A debt boom in emerging markets, produced largely in the private sector, has analysts worried that a bubble is on the horizon.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:17:31 +0000Precision medicine is changing the nature of health care. This infographic illustrates its implications on everything from genomics to medical devices.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:10:25 +0000Precision medicine is changing the way therapies are being developed. It has widespread implications for everything from genomics to medical devices, and creates new models for enterprises.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:19:21 +0000In business and life, people take all sorts of risks. But they must be balanced with prudence. Aureus CEO Karen Firestone explains how.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:32:58 +0000Opaque algorithms used to micro-segment people can lead to unfairness and bias, says the author of "Weapons of Math Destruction."
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:40:31 +0000Brexit presents the EU with profound challenges. But providing more benefits to citizens, plus better management and marketing, could spark new success.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:52:22 +0000New Wharton research examines how political and economic turmoil in a country can impact how microfinance organizations are funded.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:02:33 +0000Japan’s economy continues to falter as the government fails to institute structural reforms and firms are reluctant to invest in the stagnant home market.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:49:43 +0000Bullish long-term sector trends make Latin America, India and Africa attractive to PE firms, but they are cautiously eyeing investments due to current upheavals in certain areas.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:18:55 +0000The development of new performance management systems, aided by apps and people analytics combined, has enormous potential.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:24:47 +0000HUD’s HECM reverse mortgage program can benefit a lot of seniors. But only if its dysfunctional features are fixed.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:43:14 +0000As companies increasingly use technology in all parts of their business, managing technological risks becomes a critical part of enterprise risk management.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 21:09:31 +0000Veteran VC firm Venrock has backed some of the most successful tech companies in Silicon Valley, including Intel and Apple. Here’s how it invests.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:02:46 +0000Reforming the immigration system is a major theme in this year’s U.S. presidential race. What lessons can U.S. policy makers learn from Canada, where immigration is largely supported?
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 18:03:56 +0000Venezuela is plagued by political instability and economic hardships made worse by cheap oil. The time is ripe for widespread reforms – but there are no quick and easy solutions.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:08:49 +0000Honeybees are facing both natural and manmade threats that are killing them by the millions. What is the impact on agriculture, commercial bee keepers and consumers?
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:09:32 +0000The startup community in India is seeing a host of new opportunities for growing and monetizing businesses.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:26:41 +0000Do you have brilliant idea -- or a small task -- you keep putting off? Author Phyllis Korkki explains that you're not alone and what you can do about it.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:45:36 +0000The commercial real estate industry must adapt to the digital era or risk getting disrupted. Here’s how to do it.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:04:30 +0000Wells Fargo’s latest revelations on errant practices could reverberate across the financial services industry.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:11:44 +0000Is it realistic to expect never-ending growth?
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:38:16 +0000As corporations increasingly recognize the potential ravages of climate change, some are creating new business models. One company, DSM -- formerly Dutch State Mines -- has entirely abandoned coal mining for more environmentally friendly pursuits.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 18:21:23 +0000Private equity remains bullish about China and Southeast Asia as firms spot opportunities in the shift to consumer-driven markets due to a growing middle class.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:08:26 +0000Some of the claims about China’s role in harming global economies are outdated, while others present a more realistic scenario, experts say.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 20:04:05 +0000The European Commission’s tax ruling on Ireland and Apple could unnerve investors and ultimately impact Ireland’s growth.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:17:35 +0000Water scarcity is a growing global problem and climate change is making it more challenging. Author Judith Schwartz offers some unexpected solutions.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 18:43:44 +0000Retailers are experimenting with in-store robots to assist shoppers and take inventory. Will it enhance the customer experience?
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 19:24:11 +0000Being aware of the gender lens – practicing gender capitalism -- can quash investment bias, create opportunities and boost returns, according to a Bank of America expert.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 19:22:34 +0000It's not easy to disentangle the impact that NAFTA has had on the U.S. economy from other economic, social and political factors that have influenced U.S. growth.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 19:28:24 +0000Nearly everyone finds it tough keeping the boss happy sometimes. But what if you had a steady stream of conflicting requests coming from two bosses or more?
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:29:31 +0000Chris Kutarna, co-author of 'Age of Discovery,' explains what we can learn from the time of Johannes Gutenberg, Nicolaus Copernicus and Michelangelo to navigate today's challenges.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:15:40 +0000In a digital world, it’s time to update industry classifications and accounting standards to properly value companies.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:46:50 +0000Indian startups are contending with devaluations, shutdowns and consolidation in their sectors. Will they make it through the funding crunch?
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:13:34 +0000Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen allergy-treatment device, has raised outrage over out-sized price increases. Experts at Wharton and Penn Medicine explain the causes and the impact.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:28:01 +0000Most firms consider social media a must in today’s highly networked world. But new Wharton research shows it’s not simply being on social that matters – it’s how you use it.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:25:59 +0000Steve Klasko, president of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of the Jefferson System, says the health care industry needs be transformed and millennial consumers will lead the way.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:33:28 +0000Unless eurozone leaders reverse economic policies – or take measures such as creating two or more separate euro currency zones -- the region faces more economic stagnation and widening political divisions, says Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.