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Wharton’s Emilie Feldman explains why spinoffs make sense for faltering conglomerates General Electric and Johnson & Johnson, and why she expects to see more large companies engage in divestitures and[…]
Products often become clutter when consumers save them for special occasions that never arrive. Wharton’s Jonah Berger explains why marketers may want to avoid making items seem too special or[…]
Wharton’s John Paul MacDuffie analyzes Walmart’s recent milestone of operating driverless delivery trucks on a commercial route.
The disruptions to the global supply chain hold lessons for both companies and consumers, say Wharton professors Santiago Gallino and Barbara Kahn.
Facebook’s name change to "Meta" signals a lot more about the company than a simple rebrand. Wharton marketing professor Patti Williams breaks down the decision and its implications for the[…]
Wharton’s Katy Milkman interviews New York University professor Jay Van Bavel about his new book, ‘The Power of Us,’ which explores how group affiliations shape our identity and can influence[…]
In the 10th anniversary edition of his book ‘The Leader’s Checklist,’ Wharton’s Michael Useem highlights 16 mission-critical principles to help leaders make good decisions in unpredictable and stressful environments.
Wharton’s Stephanie Creary talks to University of Virginia professor Sean Martin and Deloitte’s Thalia Smith about how social class and upward mobility shape careers, especially for people of color.
Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks to Mary Ellen Iskenderian, president and CEO of Women’s World Banking, a nonprofit that is expanding financial inclusion for women.
The Great Resignation is coinciding with record applications for new businesses. Wharton management professor Jacqueline “Jax” Kirtley looks at what this means for the labor market.