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

Women@Work: Strategies for Overcoming an Unequal Playing Field

This article first appeared in the December 2018 issue of Wharton@Work. For its recently released Women in the Workplace report, McKinsey surveyed 279 companies and more than 64,000 employees about the state of women in corporate America. The fifth annual study revealed that any progress in closing the gender gap “isn’t justRead More

Nano Tool: Confidence When you Need it Most

Contributor: G. Richard Shell, Thomas Gerrity Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; author of Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success Nano Tools for Leaders® are fast, effective leadership tools that you can learn and start using in less than 15Read More

The Customer Centricity Playbook

New Book: The Customer Centricity Playbook   Implementing a Winning Strategy Driven by Customer Lifetime Value Peter Fader and Sarah Toms HOW DID GLOBAL GAMING COMPANY ELECTRONIC ARTS GO FROM BEING NAMED “WORST COMPANY IN AMERICA” TO CLEARING A BILLION DOLLARS IN PROFIT? They discovered a simple truth—and acted onRead More

Issue Brief: Mastering Catastrophic Risk

The sources of company disruptions range from natural calamities such as hurricanes and earthquakes, to human-caused disasters such as terrorist attacks, oil spills, and chemical accidents. Economy-wide shocks such as the 2008–2009 financial crisis in the United States caused enterprise disruptions worldwide. Technological breakthroughs such as digital marketing have upendedRead More

K@W Article: China’s Pork Industry: A New Effort to Help Farmers Modernize

This article first appeared in Knowledge@Wharton’s Management section  on June 13, 2018   China is the largest world’s pork producer, accounting for more than half the total production of a little over 113 million tons, according to the latest data; it is the largest consumer of pork as well. However, China’sRead More

Nano Tool: Reduce Risk and Increase Profits with Adaptive Experimentation

Contributor: Yoram (Jerry) Wind, PhD, The Lauder Professor Emeritus of Marketing; Academic Director, The Wharton Fellows Program; Director, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Nano Tools for Leaders® are fast, effective leadership tools that you can learn and start using in less thanRead More

Nano Tool: Be Happier at Work: Finding Meaning in Your Current Role

Contributor: Annie McKee, PhD, senior fellow, the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and author of How to Be Happy at Work. Nano Tools for Leaders® are fast, effective leadership tools that you can learn and start using in less than 15 minutes — with the potential to significantly impactRead More