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

Nano Tool: We Are All Leaders Now: Seizing the Leadership Moment

This Nano Tool was previously published in the May 2020 Wharton@Work Newsletter We Are All Leaders Now: Seizing the Leadership Moment Contributed by Michael Useem, William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management and Director of the Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania NanoRead More

Nano Tool: See it My Way: Top Tips for Persuading Others

See it My Way: Top Tips for Persuading Others Contributed by G. Richard Shell, Thomas Gerrity Professor; Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics; Professor of Management; Chairperson: Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department, the Wharton School Nano Tools for Leaders are fast, effective leadership tools that you can learnRead 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

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

NanoTool: 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, the Center for Leadership and Change Management, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, the Wharton SchoolRead 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

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

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