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.
Uncovering bias: A new way to study hiring can help
Research has shown how easy it is for an employer’s conscious and unconscious biases to creep in when reviewing resumés, creating an uneven playing field that disproportionally hurts women and minority job candidates.
How shopping became a version of social impact
Wharton Professor of Marketing Patti Williams discusses how brands began to put their do-gooder ethos to the forefront of its value proposition.
Regulating big tech
Wharton’s Eric K. Clemons discusses the pros and cons of boosting regulations on big technology companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple, after years of being penalized in Europe for anticompetitive practices.
Making history at LDI: An interview with Rachel Werner
Rachel Werner is the first female and first physician-economist executive director of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and a professor of both medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine and health care management at the Wharton School.