‘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.

From Knowledge at Wharton

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.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Drivers in the gig economy

Lindsey Cameron, assistant professor of management at Wharton School, discusses key findings from her research on how drivers in the gig economy create ‘workplace games’ to find control and meaning in their work.

From Wharton Stories

How employees can become better organizational citizens

A new Wharton paper on employee culture proves that both supervisors and peers can be powerful agents of change when they are allowed to intervene at different times of the change process.

From Knowledge at Wharton

In the News

Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Abortion, consumer choice and teaching hospitals: Experts weigh in on Fairview-Sanford merger

Lawton Robert Burns of the Wharton School says that the distance between two hospitals makes them unlikely to be engaging in anti-competitive conduct, though he questions the difference between the public and private rationale of their system executives.


Marketplace (NPR)

There’s a hiring boom for diversity and inclusion managers. And the jobs have high turnover

Stephanie Creary of the Wharton School says that lack of support for CDOs speaks volumes about an organization’s unwillingness to do necessary strategic work.


Hindustan Times (Delhi)

Wharton Executive Education launches the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Program

The Wharton School’s new Chief Technology Officer Program is designed to prepare tech professionals for the structural and strategic challenges of technological architecture.


CBS News

Fighting back against ageism

A study by Jay Daniel Kim of the Wharton School finds that the average entrepreneur is in their forties, with tech startups more likely to succeed with age.


Philadelphia Business Journal

Pennovation Works names new managing director to oversee 1.8M square feet of planned development

Denita Henderson discusses the $365 million life sciences research, development, and manufacturing facility she will oversee in her new role as managing director of Pennovation Works.


Poets & Quants

At Wharton, building a new Coalition for Equity & Opportunity

A profile examines the career of Kenneth Shropshire and his vision for the Wharton School’s new Coalition for Equity & Opportunity.