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  • Disruption Ahead: What MOOCs Will Mean for MBA Programs

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Innovation
    Knowledge@Wharton
    16 Jul 2014 | 5:30 am
    New Wharton research examines the impact that massive open online courses (MOOCs) will have on business schools and MBA programs.
  • How Two Court Rulings Will Test Obamacare

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    Knowledge@Wharton
    23 Jul 2014 | 10:40 am
    Conflicting U.S. appeals court rulings could curb participation in Affordable Care Act programs for up to two years by adding high levels of uncertainty, says Wharton's Scott Harrington.
  • Are Some Emerging Markets Setting Themselves Up for a Fall?

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Finance
    Knowledge@Wharton
    24 Jul 2014 | 12:17 pm
    Emerging markets are “lining themselves up for more problems,” says former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson in this second half of a two-part interview. He also weighs the different approaches bank regulators take in the U.S. versus Europe.
  • MasterCard’s Ajay Banga: Why ‘Yes, If’ Is More Powerful Than Saying No

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Leadership
    Knowledge@Wharton
    24 Jul 2014 | 1:36 pm
    Speaking at the Wharton Leadership Conference, MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga talked about the company’s competitive strategy, including its aim to move more of the world’s purchases from cash to digital.
  • Why Soccer Defies the Odds — Even for Oddsmakers

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Marketing
    Knowledge@Wharton
    10 Jul 2014 | 10:01 am
    Predicting the outcome of sports events like the World Cup has become a necessary evil for companies, who are increasingly offering promotions tied to who wins or loses. But soccer presents a notable challenge.
 
 
 
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  • Why the U.S. Corporate World Became ‘A Bull Market for Corruption’

    Knowledge@Wharton
    30 Jun 2014 | 12:09 pm
    At the Wharton Leadership Conference, New York Times financial columnist Gretchen Morgenson linked the GM scandal with the 2008 mortgage crisis and told the audience, "True leadership is sorely lacking at some of our most esteemed organizations."
  • Can Envy Be a Virtue? Taming the Green-eyed Monster at Work

    Knowledge@Wharton
    10 Jun 2014 | 7:41 am
    When envy creeps into the workplace, it can hurt co-workers, teams and whole organizations. But the envy dynamic doesn’t always have to be destructive, suggest Wharton faculty and others.
  • Impact Investing: Judith Rodin Takes On the Naysayers

    Knowledge@Wharton
    9 Jun 2014 | 11:50 am
    In The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good, Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin and co-author Margot Brandenburg say that impact investing offers investors a way to meet both their financial and social or environmental goals simultaneously.
  • High-frequency Trading: Profiting from News

    Knowledge@Wharton
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:17 am
    Technological advances are changing the playing field for investors, allowing for high-frequency trading that can skirt the spirit or letter of the law. But they also allow for practices that can make the market more efficient, new Wharton research shows.
  • Are Corporations Really People?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    31 Mar 2014 | 10:03 am
    Corporations should not have all of the rights accorded to people, says Eric W. Orts, Wharton professor of ethics and legal studies.
 
 
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