Sinopsis

Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Episodios

  • Investing in ‘Rockstars’: How One Fund Is Building Businesses with Women of Color

    Investing in ‘Rockstars’: How One Fund Is Building Businesses with Women of Color

    28/07/2020 Duración: 24min

    Wharton’s Katherine Klein speaks with Gayle Jennings-O’Byrne and Pialy Aditya, who are using their early-stage investment fund to boost tech startups owned by women of color.

  • Leading Diversity: Why Listening and Learning Come Before Strategy

    Leading Diversity: Why Listening and Learning Come Before Strategy

    28/07/2020 Duración: 44min

    As part of a new series called “Leading Diversity at Work,” Wharton’s Stephanie Creary and global diversity expert Rohini Anand discuss what it takes to create an inclusive culture.

  • Forget the Myths: How Entrepreneurs Can Succeed in Real Life

    Forget the Myths: How Entrepreneurs Can Succeed in Real Life

    20/07/2020 Duración: 12min

    Wharton’s Ethan Mollick talks about his new book 'The Unicorn’s Shadow' and the myths that hold entrepreneurs back.

  • What Poker Can Teach Us about Making the World a Better Place

    What Poker Can Teach Us about Making the World a Better Place

    02/07/2020 Duración: 22min

    Wharton’s Katherine Milkman talks with psychologist Maria Konnikova about her new book, ‘The Biggest Bluff,’ and how we can make decisions in an environment in which we have very little control.

  • Why Nurturing Talent Will Help Companies Survive the Pandemic

    Why Nurturing Talent Will Help Companies Survive the Pandemic

    29/06/2020 Duración: 29min

    Great leaders develop talent on a continuous basis, according to Tuck School of Business professor Sydney Finkelstein. In a conversation with Wharton’s Peter Cappelli, he explains why that’s more important than ever.

  • Do Long Waiting Times for Voting Put Democracy on the Line?

    Do Long Waiting Times for Voting Put Democracy on the Line?

    26/06/2020 Duración: 10min

    Research by Wharton’s Gerard Cachon explores how the principles of operations management can help explain voter behavior and strengthen democracy.

  • Navigating a Crisis: Why Company Culture Is Key

    Navigating a Crisis: Why Company Culture Is Key

    23/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    Amway CEO Milind Pant discusses the importance of “leading from the heart” and the lessons he’s learned during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • How COVID-19 Is Changing the Way Global Firms Communicate

    How COVID-19 Is Changing the Way Global Firms Communicate

    16/06/2020 Duración: 26min

    Lori Ryerkerk, chairman, president and CEO at Celanese, recently spoke with Wharton's Peter Cappelli about how the pandemic is reshaping her company’s culture and her own leadership style.

  • Crashing U.S. Auto Sales: Can the Industry Recover?

    Crashing U.S. Auto Sales: Can the Industry Recover?

    15/06/2020 Duración: 11min

    Vehicle sales in the United States have fallen to levels not seen since the Great Recession a decade ago. As the economy begins to open up again, the industry’s recovery will depend on a number of factors, according to Wharton’s John Paul MacDuffie.

  • Why ‘Growing the Pie’ Can Help Firms Deliver Purpose and Profit

    Why ‘Growing the Pie’ Can Help Firms Deliver Purpose and Profit

    09/06/2020 Duración: 28min

    Growth in investors’ fortunes does not necessarily have to be at the expense of other stakeholders, according to a new book by London Business School professor Alex Edmans.

  • How the Pandemic Can Lead to a More Sustainable Future

    How the Pandemic Can Lead to a More Sustainable Future

    08/06/2020 Duración: 29min

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to lead the way towards a low-carbon future, says Lord Greg Barker, executive chairman of En+ Group and former member of U.K. Parliament.

  • How an ‘Employees First’ Pandemic Response Pays Off

    How an ‘Employees First’ Pandemic Response Pays Off

    01/06/2020 Duración: 29min

    When the coronavirus pandemic began, PriceSmart CEO Sherry Bahrambeygui reset the company’s culture and found more productive ways to get things done. In a recent conversation with Wharton’s Mike Useem, she shared what she has learned.

  • Pulling Through the Pandemic: Advice for Entrepreneurs

    Pulling Through the Pandemic: Advice for Entrepreneurs

    26/05/2020 Duración: 14min

    Wharton’s Karl Ulrich offers guidance for entrepreneurs trying to make it to the other side of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Why Consumers Are Willing to Share Personal Information on Smartphones

    Why Consumers Are Willing to Share Personal Information on Smartphones

    26/05/2020 Duración: 10min

    New Wharton research explores why consumers are more willing to share personal information when communicating on a smartphone compared with a computer.

  • Will the Pandemic Cause Food Shortages?

    Will the Pandemic Cause Food Shortages?

    19/05/2020 Duración: 12min

    What’s behind the continually bare shelves at grocery stores in some U.S. cities? Wharton experts explain how the crisis has caused supply chain disruptions.

  • Pandemic Playbook: What Health Care Leaders Can Learn from Management Research

    Pandemic Playbook: What Health Care Leaders Can Learn from Management Research

    12/05/2020 Duración: 15min

    Wharton’s Lawton R. Burns and Ingrid Nembhard have co-authored a five-point strategy guide for health care leaders during these uncertain times.

  • Help Where It’s Needed: How Grass Roots Organizations Are Making a Difference

    Help Where It’s Needed: How Grass Roots Organizations Are Making a Difference

    08/05/2020 Duración: 22min

    In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, volunteer organizations like Off Their Plate are making an impact on several fronts.

  • Working from Home: Navigating the Pandemic’s New Normal

    Working from Home: Navigating the Pandemic’s New Normal

    04/05/2020 Duración: 15min

    The COVID-19 crisis has forced millions of employees to work from home. Wharton’s Nancy Rothbard offers suggestions for how workers and employers can adjust to the new reality.

  • Earth Day 2020: COVID-19 Reminds Us Why Science Matters

    Earth Day 2020: COVID-19 Reminds Us Why Science Matters

    23/04/2020 Duración: 10min

    Fifty years ago yesterday, the first Earth Day was inspired by a scientist. The pandemic teaches us to seek refuge in science again, writes Eric W. Orts.

  • When Cash Is Tight, Should You Borrow from Retirement Savings?

    When Cash Is Tight, Should You Borrow from Retirement Savings?

    14/04/2020 Duración: 18min

    Explore all options before tapping your retirement account -- even in the midst of an economic downturn like the one we are facing, Wharton experts advise.

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