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

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

2018 Joseph Wharton Lifetime Achievement Award goes to former Chairman and CEO of Medtronic

Professor Mike Useem sat down in October 2018 with Arthur D. Collins, Jr., former chairman & CEO of Medtronic and the 2018 Joseph Wharton Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, to discuss why many military officers have gone on to be successful business executives. Mr. Collins was an officer in the U.Read More

Nano Tool: What Science Says about Quitting While You’re Ahead

Etan Green, Wharton Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions and University of Toronto’s Ashton Anderson discuss their research on what to do after attaining personal best.  Note: This interview was previously published as a Knowledge@Wharton article on February 16, 2018   An edited version of this conversation follows Knowledge@Wharton:Read More

From the Macro to the Personal: Lessons from Five Top Leaders

This article originally appeared on LinkedIn and again in the Knowledge@Wharton leadership section on December 12, 2017 In this opinion piece, Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett writes about critical advice he has received from other leaders – including former Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann, AmericanRead More

What will Trump’s Cabinet Picks Mean for the Environment?

Eric Orts, Wharton Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics & Management, and the Director of the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership Eric Orts and Jody Freeman  discuss Trump’s cabinet appointments and the future of environmental protections and research. Note: This interview was previously published as a Knowledge@Wharton article onRead More