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January can be a good time to wipe the slate clean and begin anew. Whether you want to become a better leader, motivate your team to achieve greater productivity or learn how to think differently about recurring problems, this book report, featuring seven author interviews and two book reviews, offers ideas and advice on how to address the challenges that lie ahead.
From: December 17, 2012
The Wharton School recently lost two of its most talented and respected faculty members, individuals whose accomplishments shaped the future of their respective disciplines. Emeritus professors Paul Kleindorfer and Paul Green died near the beginning of the academic year -- Kleindorfer on August 24 and Green on September 21. Both are praised by friends and colleagues for their contributions not only to their own academic pursuits, but to Wharton's expansion into new areas of business education over the past few decades.
From: October 10, 2012
Many of us long to escape during the summer, whether to a beach, an exotic faraway island or into a captivating novel. For others, vacation means having the time to read about current business topics covered in creative ways. Our latest book report offers some examples, ranging from how to break the 24/7 smartphone habit, to how to prepare the next generation of innovators, among other topics.
From: July 03, 2012
Spring cleaning offers an opportunity to go through our bookshelves -- virtual and otherwise -- to find old favorites and make room for new ones. In our latest book report, we offer reviews, interviews and excerpts that touch on trends that are changing the way we do business.
From: April 04, 2012
For insights into the ethics, values and competencies required of today's global leaders, Knowledge@Wharton recently coordinated a Wharton Executive Education roundtable discussion with four fellows from The World Economic Forum's Global Leadership Fellows Program. The program allows participants to work full-time at the World Economic Forum while developing leadership skills through training courses at top universities. The discussion touched on issues including the changing nature of leadership, how leaders respond to crisis and the role ethics plays in being an effective leader
From: August 18, 2010
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