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Management professor Mary-Hunter McDonnell examines corporate strategies and responses to increased public scrutiny.
How Companies Engage with Social Activism
Prof. Michael Platt and the new Wharton Neuroscience Initiative are exploring evolutionary brain science and using high-tech tools to unlock the secrets of human psychology — and marketing.
Why This Professor Believes Neuroscience Is the Future of Business
The Wharton private equity and finance professor discusses the science and subtle art of how PE values a company before acquisition.
A Quick Lesson on Private Equity Analysis from Prof. Bilge Yilmaz
Assistant Professor of Management Samir Nurmohamed talks about the conversation that led him to become a business professor and how he brings both research and rap into the classroom.
Prof. Samir Nurmohamed on Teaching at Wharton and the Best Advice He Received During His Education
Branding, corporate values, word of mouth — Prof. Americus Reed’s marketing course shows how any business can reach consumers on a deeper level.
Prof. Americus Reed Shares Essential Marketing Strategies for Better Customer Connections
Second-year doctoral student Esther Uduehi, president of the Wharton Society for the Advancement of Women in Business Academia, talks about life as a PhD student.
Building Community and Connection with Women in Business Academia
“One of the big things is just recognizing when it’s an ethical issue, not just a business issue. I want to give (my students) the ability to recognize the ethical issues and have a framework for analyzing them.”
From Tom Brady to Philly’s Soda Tax: Prof. Diana Robertson Brings Real-World Business Ethics into the Classroom
A PhD schedule takes adjustment, but the strategies that work for doctoral studies carry throughout an academic career.
How to Maximize and Adjust to a PhD Schedule
Take a look at a current student’s schedule and get the insider perspective from doctoral students and coordinators on what to expect from a PhD schedule.
What to Expect from a PhD Schedule
“As an academic, you’re an entrepreneur of ideas. I’m constantly developing new ideas, putting them out there, and seeing how the market reacts. Do I get people interested? Do I affect people’s lives?”
Prof. Nancy Rothbard on the Interactions of Work and Life and Her New Role as Management Chair
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