Management

Resolutions for a ‘fresh start’

The latest from the Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, “Ripple Effect,” looks into the business, psychology, and economy of resolutions in its “Fresh Start” episodes.

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‘Ripple Effect’ explores hybrid work

The Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, “Ripple Effect,” delves into the nature and practice of hybrid work via faculty research, and presents it as knowledge employees can use.

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Creating authentic connections in virtual teams

Working with Matriarca, an Argentinian sustainable goods distributor, scientists from the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative leveraged an exercise known as ‘Fast Friends’ to improve online collaboration within the organization.

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A simple intervention that can reduce turnover

Work can be hard, but it shouldn’t be hard all the time. New research co-authored by Wharton’s Maurice Schweitzer shows that overloading workers with too many difficult tasks in a row makes them more likely to quit.

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How do customers feel about algorithms?

Many managers worry that algorithms alienate customers. New research from Wharton’s Stefano Puntoni looks at how the attitudes of customers are influenced by algorithmic versus human decision-making.

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‘The Prepared Leader’: Erika James and Lynn Perry Wooten

Wharton Dean Erika James and Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten discuss their new book, 'The Prepared Leader,' and how they found the motivation and the staying power during the pandemic to write it.

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Why more companies are standing up on social issues

From the war in Ukraine to anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in Florida, companies are increasingly speaking out on social issues. Wharton management professor Stephanie Creary explains why silence is no longer golden for firms.

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In the News


Chronicle of Higher Education

AI will shake up higher ed. Are colleges ready?

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says that GenAI tools like ChatGPT-4 could make learning more equitable by providing services such as personalized tutoring.

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The Washington Post

I used AI work tools to do my job. Here’s how it went

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says that AI hallucinates and makes up details when applied to work.

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CNBC

Tyson Foods drops CVS for upstart pharmacy benefit manager, as industry upheaval over cost concerns spreads

Lawton Robert Burns of the Wharton School isn’t convinced that the movement toward greater price transparency will be a magic bullet that brings down drug prices.

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USA Today

Work/life balance may be worth a major pay cut, some employees report in new survey

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School says that Americans are just now catching up to the European idea of leisure being more valuable than higher income, which doesn’t actually impact a company’s productivity.

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Chronicle of Higher Education

Arizona State and OpenAI are now partners. What does that mean?

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says that Arizona State University’s partnership with OpenAI is an interesting first step but requires combining with curricula to get to true transformation.

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Marketplace (NPR)

Why corporate dealmaking could pick up this year

Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School says that lower interest rates could lead to more corporate dealmaking, although volatile equity markets are still making it harder for companies to use their own stock for acquisitions.

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