The state of the auto industry in the 2020s
The Wharton School’s Professor of Management John Paul MacDuffie names current trends in the auto industry and where it’s headed in the future.
The confidence gap between men and women
When employers are looking at self-performance reviews, they are more likely to hire those who rate themselves higher—men.
Self-awareness is the key to more effective team discussions
Wharton’s Barbara Mellers and doctoral student Ike Silver discuss their research on “collective confidence calibration” and the effectiveness of team discussions.
How companies like the NBA could benefit from ‘corporate diplomacy’
In a Q&A, Professor of Manaement Witold Henisz explains how recent controversies involving the NBA and Activision-Blizzard can be prevented through increased focus on corporate diplomacy.
The key to keeping your employees happy
Moods, emotions, even smiles are some of the emotional contagions Wharton professor Sigal Barsade cites as what are passed along throughout the workplace, making the professional environment either more pleasant or more unhappy.
Why good people still can’t get jobs
Wharton's Peter Cappelli discusses where companies have gone wrong in the hiring process, and contends that the economy doesn’t have as much to do with the hiring process as we would like to believe.
Mindfulness at work: A little bit goes a long way
New research from Wharton management professor Lindsey Cameron finds that including just a few minutes of mindfulness in each day makes employees more helpful and productive.
How restricting skilled immigration could spur offshoring
Wharton School’s Britta Glennon discusses her research on the impact of restricting visas for high-skilled immigrants.
Why a California law could impact the future of the gig economy
Wharton management professors Matthew Bidwell and Lindsey Cameron discuss the recent “Uber Law,” giving drivers employee status, and what that means for the independent contractors and managers of the gig economy.
Will Amazon’s plan to ‘upskill’ its employees pay off?
Wharton’s Matthew Bidwell discusses Amazon’s $700 million plan to retrain its workforce with “pathways to careers” in machine learning, manufacturing, robotics, and computer science, while facing mounting personnel and safety issues and concerns at its warehouses.