Wharton Thought Leadership

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We believe that knowledge is the muscle of business. Strengthening the ability to flex that muscle at the right time, in the right way, is one way to be Wharton ready, prepared to successfully tackle new challenges. At Wharton, our thought leadership, generated by 225+ faculty and 20 research centers and initiatives, can help you get there. It crosses multiple disciplines and is available to you in a variety of ways — from live online programs to Livecasts and daily Wharton Business Radio interviews. Immerse yourself in Wharton knowledge, and strengthen your ability to meet today’s challenges to drive business results.

Upcoming Wharton Virtual Events

Hear from industry leaders about the latest business trends and gain access to cutting-edge research in a live online format.

Wharton People Analytics Conference

Wharton People Analytics Conference

Great content. Great Connections.
April 15, 2021

Annual Analytics Conference

Annual Analytics Conference

In partnership with Analytics at Wharton and Wharton AI for Business
May 3–7, 2021

New Insights from Your Favorite Wharton Sources

More than Price: Getting Corporate Valuation Right

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More than Price: Getting Corporate Valuation Right

“You will see record numbers of M&A deals this year,” says Wharton professor Bob Holthausen. Knowing what those deals should be worth is a critical skill. Read article »

Think Twice Before Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

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Think Twice Before Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

Wharton finance professor Michael R. Roberts explains why some homeowners should consider investing any extra money they have rather than using it to make additional mortgage payments.  Read article »

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Featured Livecast

Think Critically, Act Rationally: Regulating Anxiety

In this Wharton Livecast presentation, professor Maurice Schweitzer explains ways in which anxiety derails decision-making and diminishes performance. The director of the Effective Decision Making: Thinking Critically and Rationally program also provides concrete ways to regulate the emotion and even use it to create an advantage. Read more »

Leadership Influence: Controlling Emotional Contagion

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Leadership Influence: Controlling Emotional Contagion

Help create an environment, in person or virtual, that enhances employee engagement and performance by paying attention to the emotional contagion in your team. Read article »

Leading Diversity: How Firms Can Walk the Talk

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Leading Diversity: How Firms Can Walk the Talk

Wharton’s Stephanie Creary talks with Carla Grant Pickens, global chief diversity & inclusion officer at IBM, about her company’s efforts around diversity, equity and inclusion. Read article »

Winning in China: 8 Stories of Success and Failure in the World’s Largest Economy

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Winning in China: 8 Stories of Success and Failure in the World’s Largest Economy

In Winning in China: 8 Stories of Success and Failure in the World’s Largest Economy, Wharton experts Lele Sang and Karl Ulrich explore the success and failure of several well-known companies, including Hyundai, LinkedIn, and Sequoia Capital as more businesses look to reap profits from the demand of 1.4 billion people. Learn more »

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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 »