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Responding to the Crisis: The Right Leadership Skills

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Responding to the Crisis: The Right Leadership Skills

“Nothing can prepare you for a global pandemic,” says Steve Richardson. But a well-timed experience in Wharton’s Executive Development Program gave him an edge. Read more »

Data Strategy Innovation

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Building a Better Data-First Strategy: Lessons from Top Companies

It is hard to imagine a company that does not claim to use data to make better and smarter decisions. It is equally true, though, that many of them make big mistakes, says Neil Hoyne, a senior fellow at Wharton Customer Analytics. How can they improve their ability to build a better data-first strategy and get better at measurement? Hoyne, the global head of customer analytics at Google, provides answers. Read more »

Leading Virtual Teams: Overcoming Key Challenges

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Leading Virtual Teams: Overcoming Key Challenges

According to Wharton’s Martine Haas, the increasing number of remote teams “require greater, and different, care and attention” from the managers leading them. Read more »

Professor Maurice Schweitzer

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How to Deflect Difficult Questions in an Interview or Negotiation

What’s your response to a question you would rather not answer? Wharton management professor Maurice Schweitzer says there are serious pitfalls to the three most common approaches: honesty, refusal, and deception. Instead, in light of his new research, he advocates for deflection, which enables you to avoid disclosing costly information in a way that leads to better outcomes than simply declining to answer the question and is less reputationally risky than deception.
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Reseach Centers

Research Centers for Interdisciplinary Study

Wharton’s 20 research centers and initiatives produce thought-provoking and timely analysis that is used by business leaders around the world. From customer analytics to public policy to sports and business, we connect leaders directly to the leading minds in business and the latest research that impacts your industry. Learn more »