Virtual 2020 Wharton Leadership Conference Speaker Series

In partnership with the 2020 Wharton Leadership Conference, the Center for Human Resources, and the McNulty Leadership Program, we invite you to attend a series of virtual events titled: Leadership in the Wake of COVID-19: What Enterprise Leaders Will Need to Survive and Prosper in the Years Ahead. Thanks toRead More

How can Introverts and Extroverts Work in Isolation?

Physical distancing is hard on everyone. Here are some tips to navigate our new normal. Even as certain states and countries look to loosen confinement measures, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will change the way we socialize for the foreseeable future. Yet after almost two months spent hunkeredRead More

Leading in Hard Times: Lessons from Shackleton

“For scientific discovery give me Scott; for speed and efficiency of travel give me Amundsen; but when disaster strikes and all hope is gone, get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton.” – Antarctic explorer, Sir Raymond Priestly In 1914, Europe began WWI and set about devouring a generationRead More

2019: The Year in Review

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2019 Leadership Conference Recap

2019 Wharton Leadership Conference: Leading in a Context of Conflict by Elizabeth Johnson Gathering top leaders from a breadth of backgrounds and experience, the 23rd annual Wharton Leadership Conference on June 12, 2019 tackled the vital issues surrounding “How to Lead in a Context of Conflict.” Conflict and crisis come inRead More

Nano Tool: Grow Faster, Part 2: Pull Four Levers to Drive your Innovation Narrative

Grow Faster, Part 2: Pull Four Levers to Drive your Innovation Narrative Contributed by George Day, Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor Emeritus, The Wharton School; Gregory Shea, Adjunct Professor of Management, Senior Fellow at the Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute ofRead More

Nano Tool: Grow Faster, Part 1: Embrace the Right Innovation Narrative

Grow Faster, Part 1: Embrace the Right Innovation Narrative Contributed by George Day, Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor Emeritus, The Wharton School; Gregory Shea, Adjunct Professor of Management, Senior Fellow at the Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, TheRead More

2018: The Year in Review

Note: This article first appeared on the Wharton School HomePage Cheers to Wharton’s Class of 2018 2018 was a stellar graduation season, with keynotes from powerhouse alumni such as Safra Catz (W’83, L’86), CEO of Oracle, Jeff Weiner (W’92), CEO of LinkedIn, and Bill McNabb (WG’83), Chairman of Vanguard, and a moving speech from Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya thatRead More

Academic Global Health Partnerships in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals: How Do We Measure Success?

by Dr. Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were announced in 2015 during the annual United Nations’ General Assembly in New York City. Known as the SDGs, these 17 goals outline a road map for national governments and the international development community to address the major challengesRead More

Nano Tool: Mastering Organizational Power and Politics

Mastering Organizational Power and Politics: The Four Strategies Every Leader Needs Contributed by John Eldred, affiliated faculty, University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies; instructor in the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Organizational Dynamics program; co-founder of the Wharton School Family Business Program; co-president, Transition One Associates. NanoRead More