Thought Leadership

At Wharton, we believe that knowledge is the muscle of business. Our 225+ faculty, as well as 20 research centers and initiatives, are the brain trust that powers this engine. Wharton thought leadership crosses multiple disciplines and is available to you in a variety of ways — academic research, books, interviews, and more. Immerse yourself in Wharton knowledge, and gain valuable business insight that can help you achieve your goals within your own organization today.

What Every Manager Needs to Know about Finance and Accounting

What Every Manager Needs to Know about Finance and Accounting

Wharton finance faculty help leaders in marketing, operations, strategy, and more learn how to read financial reports and participate in meaningful financial discussions and decisions. Read more »

Improving Work Performance: These Eight Steps Could Help

How can one perform optimally at work? The path to better performance is to focus on what you can change and not worry so much about the rest. In his book, 8 Steps to High Performance, Mark Effron lays out his research-based guidelines on how to optimize your work performance.  Read more »

Enhance Decision Making and Problem Solving by Walking

Enhance Decision Making and Problem Solving by Walking

In addition to improving physical health, walking sharpens the mind, dispels doubt, releases endorphins, and encourages creativity. Follow five action steps to reap the benefits. Read more »

The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation

Technology has revolutionized the very idea and nature of relationships between leaders and their followers. Yet, many leaders remain stuck at arms-length from those they lead and serve, relying on specialized teams to interact with customers, their direct reports, and the digital natives in their organization who can help them stay abreast of new technologies. Read more »