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Pay inequality is a persistent problem that is getting more exposure than ever before. Recent Wharton research examines how inequality affects individual workers and entire companies.
There’s a trend these days toward buying and selling locally sourced goods – but should that push to "go local" also extend to the way firms hire retail employees?
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.
Two Penn professors are taking an interdisciplinary approach to learning how stress affects individuals – and what we could do about it.
Fast-food giant McDonald’s is struggling with fractious franchisees and new competition in India. But the brand’s strong equity and aspirational image in that market will help see it through, experts[…]
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.
Bankruptcy protection could give Toys “R” Us breathing space to reduce its financial stress and rethink its marketing strategies.
Wharton’s Philip Tetlock discusses the widening chasm between science-based political forecasting and the sound bites from pundits that often miss the mark.
Many artists are not wired for business. With economics driving most from the field in the long run, can business training help?
Lego surprised Wall Street with its first drop in revenue in 13 years. Wharton's David Robertson looks at possible causes and suggests remedies for its business.