Business

Is workplace loyalty gone for good?

The modern workplace has become increasingly transactional, a marked transformation from the post-war era when employees stayed put until they retired with a party, a gold watch, and a nice pension.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Can the U.S. avoid a recession?

Many economists are warning of a recession, while Wall Street bulls are saying those fears are overblown. Wharton experts weigh in on what’s ahead for the U.S. economy.

From Knowledge at Wharton

How to have more successful conversations

Whether negotiating a salary increase or chatting with a co-worker, people have more productive conversations when they identify their motives and goals. Wharton’s Maurice Schweitzer offers a tool for doing just that.

From Knowledge at Wharton



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AP News

Abortion ruling thrusts companies into divisive arena

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School says a handful of companies are taking a stand on recent Supreme Court rulings because their customers and employees are expecting them to speak out.

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Wired

Charity TikTok videos put an uncomfortable spin on morality

Deborah Small of the Wharton School comments on her research on the ways in which we judge others’ motives for charitable giving.

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Today.com

These companies will pay for abortion-related travel for employees

If companies offer to provide interstate travel for pregnancy terminations, some states may object. Some Republican legislators may object to that, says Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School. Kermit Roosevelt of Penn Carey Law says, “It’s going to get complicated.”

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Chicago Business

These MBA programs offer the best return on investment now

MBA alumni of the Wharton School have the highest earnings net of debt payments two years after graduation.

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Marketplace (NPR)

Chewing over the Kellogg Co. split: Why now?

Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School comments on how splitting a business could provide better return on investment.

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Marketplace (NPR)

How many American workers are benefiting from employer retirement programs?

John Sabelhaus of the Wharton School found that 47.7% of workers are not covered by a retirement plan at work.

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