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In his new book series, consultant Dean Foster offers practical advice for companies on how to gain cultural competency in a global marketplace.
A hedge fund wants to buy the bookstore chain for $683 million, including debt. Will the deal work? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere share their insights.
High-deductible employer health plans are cheaper for businesses and may also be cheaper for employees. But are they too much of a gamble?
Penn Medicine’s new Campaign for Professionalism is designed to curb workplace incivility through a clear code of conduct and an open channel of communication for employees.
In her new book, psychologist and business strategist Liane Davey extols the virtues of office conflict and explains how to use friction as a force for good.
In their latest research, Wharton’s Matthew Bidwell and Tracy Anderson explore the benefits and drawbacks of contractors taking on managerial roles.
New Wharton research reveals that angry people often lose the ability to see problems from another point of view. This can hamper efforts to resolve conflict.
Anne Klein took a big risk by leaving her job and founding her own public relations firm in 1982. In an interview, Klein talks about what she has learned along[…]
There is clear evidence in biomedical literature that compassion drives better outcomes for patients, doctors and business, notes author and physician Stephen Trzeciak.
Dramatic changes in climate, consumer tastes, supply chains and technologies are upending the old order in global agriculture.