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New Wharton research finds that the perception of multitasking seems to be beneficial to performance.
Workaholics are often seen as individuals who are "working themselves to death," with an increased risk of health issues like heart attack and stroke. But is this true?
Many employers purposely set low default rates for employee retirement savings -- but their worries about increasing them are largely unfounded, Wharton research shows.
Innovation and the “old way of doing things” would seem to be strange bedfellows. But new research from Wharton’s Laura Huang finds that there are situations where traditionalism can be[…]
Deadlines, staff shortages and other stresses can make work an unhappy place. But there are three actions we can take to feel more fulfilled on the job.
Wharton professor Katherine Milkman discusses the ground-breaking ideas that led to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Economics to behavioral economist Richard H. Thaler.
The use of contract workers is a rising trend among private companies and public entities. Although the practice is intended to save money, organizations may suffer other costs.
When a CEO or high-profile employee makes a big mistake, is firing always the answer? Not necessarily, say experts -- a lot depends on the transgressor and the transgression.
The recent memo controversy at Google may not result in immediate gains for working women, but it casts a harsh light on underlying assumptions, say Wharton experts.
IBM, GE and other firms are embracing a management approach that calls for close teamwork and goes against the remote-worker trend. What are the potential gains?