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Beating burnout at work

Author Paula Davis provides a new framework to prevent employee burnout in her book, “Beating Burnout at Work: Why Teams Hold the Secret to Well-Being and Resilience," published by Wharton School Press.

Dee Patel

How data science can make Hollywood more diverse

Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar launched Jumpcut, a startup to help Hollywood create more inclusive content by relying on data to show industry leaders that audiences are hungry for a wider range of representation.

From Knowledge@Wharton

How middle managers can help make a more equitable workplace

A new report from Wharton shows how companies can make a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace with the help of middle managers, who ultimately shape the environment and daily experiences of employees.

From Knowledge@Wharton

In the News

Al Jazeera

Robinhood and the rise of teenage stock investors

Cait Lamberton of the Wharton School spoke about the rise, and potential pitfalls, of stock-trading apps. “You’re seeing a medium that was really primarily used for entertainment being used for something else,” she said. “There could be a mixing of entertainment and learning mindsets that could pull younger investors toward less diagnostic information.”



Wharton’s incoming MBA class is more than 50% women for the first time in school history

More than half of the Wharton School’s incoming MBA class are women, a record high for both the school and the country’s other top business programs. “As a female leader, I understand firsthand the significant impact that experiencing meaningful gender representation can have on women as they chart their careers,” said Dean Erika James.


The Wall Street Journal

Wharton is the first elite MBA program to enroll more women than men

Women make up the majority of Wharton’s incoming class of MBA students this fall, a first for any of the M7 programs. “COVID has just wreaked havoc on women in the workplace, and business schools serve as such an important pipeline for that talent pool,” said Dean Erika James.


The Wall Street Journal

Make a call on quitting your job without any regrets

Katy Milkman of the Wharton School said people tend to commit further to things that aren’t working out, whether it be a job or a relationship. As a result, she said, “You don’t optimize. You don’t achieve as much.”


Los Angeles Times

Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast alive, could be the next marketing GOAT too

Americus Reed II of the Wharton School said gymnast Simone Biles is one of the few athletes who can expand her brand beyond her sport and into the “greater cultural stratosphere.”