Women and leadership at Wharton

The latest episodes of the Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, ‘Ripple Effect,’ explore the gendered workplace, women’s leadership, and equality.

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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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In the News

The New York Times

Eight productivity books time-management experts actually use

Katy Milkman of the Wharton School and Kandi Wiens of the Graduate School of Education recommend books that have helped them in their professional and personal lives.


ABC News

Bud Light boycott still hammers local distributors one year later: ‘Very upsetting’

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School says that the enduring impact of the Bud Light boycott defies a decades-long history of largely ineffective consumer boycotts.



AI is getting very popular among students and teachers, very quickly

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School reviews new polling data that indicates generative AI’s growing popularity among students and teachers.



The challenges of training the leaders of the future, according to the director of the Wharton School

Dean Erika James of the Wharton School shares her leadership vision for the School and discusses how to foster constructive dialogue during periods of political polarization.



Do less. It’s good for you

Rebecca Schaumberg of the Wharton School says that guilt can be useful in the workplace, but that doesn’t always mean it’s good for the person who feels it.



Why does an entry-level job now require three years of experience? Here’s how that hurts workers and companies alike

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says that companies are now much more likely to poach desirable workers from other employers rather than developing talent internally from lower levels of the organization.