Peter Cappelli, DPhil

George W. Taylor Professor of Management, Professor of Management; Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Human resource practices, public policy related to employment, talent and performance management

About Peter:

Recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top 20 international thinkers, Peter’s expertise is in industrial relations and labor economics. Previously, he was a faculty member at MIT, the University of Illinois, and the University of California at Berkeley. An international speaker and advisor, Peter recently led discussions on unemployment and workforce skills at the Davos Annual Meeting of the 2012 World Economic Forum.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

CEO Academy
Developed through a partnership between Wharton Executive Education and the CEO Academy, this program provides CEOs with an unparalleled opportunity to connect with peers in a dynamic setting and enhance their leadership and strategic decision-making skills.

Leading People in Organizations — India
Academic Director
This program combines different educational approaches to provide an in depth view of your current leadership strengths and challenges. Ample time with faculty assures that you will acquire and fine-tune new tools and approaches, and become part of a learning community of highly experienced executives that can continue throughout your career. (INDIA)

Wharton's Essentials of Management
Drawing on key faculty and content from Wharton’s top-ranked MBA program, this program introduces you to the fundamentals every successful manager needs in marketing, finance, strategy, negotiations, and leadership.