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.

Lessons for Creating and Sustaining a Competitive Advantage

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Lessons for Creating and Sustaining a Competitive Advantage

A Wharton strategy program helped one leader launch a start-up. “It’s not just about operational effectiveness,” he says. “The focus is on big picture content.” Read more »

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Do You Lead with Purpose?

Mission statements are fine and employee handbooks are dandy, but what really matters in an organization is the purpose behind it all. Whether in business or in our personal lives, a strong sense of purpose offers firm footing on shifting ground. Read more »

Risk Management: What Every Leader Needs to Know

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Risk Management: What Every Leader Needs to Know

Unexpected disasters and disruptions have harmed organizations. Learn why businesses are unprepared for extreme events and follow six action steps to disruption-proof your company. Read more »

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Crack the C-Suite

Many aspire to reach the C-suite, but the typical paths to the top are hard to find. In her new book, Crack the C-Suite Code: How Successful Leaders Make It to the Top, Cassandra Frangos exposes the paths to reaching the highest positions in any organization. How much do you know about the paths to top? Take the quiz »