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GE’s move trims employee benefits and could depress morale as the company consolidates — and struggles to find a sustainable new business mode, note Wharton experts.
Striking GM workers are seeking to win back concessions the UAW made to the automaker during the Great Recession. But it will be tough for the two sides to come[…]
What makes for good mavericks in business? They leave their ego out of it and contribute based on facts, notes this opinion piece.
Torn between unsustainable delivery costs and its strategy of wooing customers with low prices, Amazon will need to rethink its business model to ensure continued growth, say experts.
Teams work best -- and fastest -- when they include a highly diverse group of people from all levels across an organization and are based on the right criteria, notes[…]
New research from Wharton's Peter Cappelli and Prasanna Tambe points out the promise and pitfalls of using artificial intelligence in human resources, where algorithms can’t easily replace human decision-making.
Wharton's Hummy Song examines the common hospital practice of capacity pooling and whether it’s the best way to manage the mismatch between the number of patients and available beds.
Navigating the balance between culture and technology is one of the toughest challenges of digital transformation, according to Nik Puri, senior vice president of global IT at FedEx, and Dan[…]
A new book by University of North Carolina professor Bradley Staats outlines how to become a dynamic learner, which he says is key to staying ahead in a rapidly changing[…]
Blockchain can transform supply chain management by automating relationships and building trust, notes BCG’s Stefan Gstettner. But it’s not always the best technology for boosting supply chain efficiency.
A new study from Wharton and City University of London looks at the roles that feelings and friendships play in entrepreneurial ventures, especially when the prospects for success dim.