Peter Cappelli, DPhil

George W. Taylor 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.

Happiness & Positivity Program
The program will equip UAE private sector employees with intuitive and practical skills necessary to become the drivers of happiness and positivity in their respective organizations and beyond.

Leading People in Organizations — Middle East
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. (MIDDLE EAST)

TMI/Wharton Associate Fellow Program in Talent Management
Academic Director
Strengthen negotiation and decision-making skills and become a strategic partner linking human resources and business strategy.

TMI/Wharton Global Fellow Program in Talent Management
Academic Director
Gain a deeper understanding of the organizational challenges HR leaders face. Acquire the skills needed to become a more effective HR leader.

LMC: Advancing Business Acumen
This program provides business insights to help high-potential managers in the construction industry, so they can improve their financial acumen and organizational collaboration.