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  • What Social Networks Can Teach Us about How the Brain Works

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Innovation
    Knowledge@Wharton
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:58 am
    Penn's Danielle S. Bassett, 32, the youngest of this year's MacArthur fellows, talks about her research in understanding how the human brain functions.
  • Why the U.S. Corporate World Became ‘A Bull Market for Corruption’

    Knowledge@Wharton » Business Ethics
    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."
  • Impact Investing: Judith Rodin Takes On the Naysayers

    Knowledge@Wharton » Business Ethics
    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.
  • What’s Behind Microsoft’s $2.5 Billion Mojang Acquisition?

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    Knowledge@Wharton
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:42 pm
    Will Microsoft's acquisition of video game maker Mojang make the firm more relevant to a younger generation of consumers?
  • Financial Inclusion in India: Moving Beyond Bank Accounts

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Finance
    Knowledge@Wharton
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:44 pm
    A program in India to increase financial inclusion made rapid progress in opening bank accounts for underserved populations -- but it has also raised numerous questions about what still needs to be done.
 
 
 
 
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  • Why Child Care Is the Economy’s ‘Invisible’ Driver

    Knowledge@Wharton
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:34 am
    Child care -- or the lack of affordable care options -- is a multi-layered economic issue that has wide-ranging repercussions for the U.S. and globally. But even as costs continue to go up, few concrete solutions are in sight.
  • Can a Robot Be Your Boss?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    10 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    Artificial intelligence and people analytics are allowing more and more of management tasks to become automated — but can they adapt to the all-too-human needs of employees?
  • A Bias for Bonuses: What It Means for Your Paycheck

    Knowledge@Wharton
    5 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am
    Firms are increasingly handing out performance-based bonuses instead of pay raises — and it’s an indicator that employers, not employees, hold all the cards in the job market.
  • Can Creativity Be Taught?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:59 am
    Can creativity be fostered in the workplace, and if so, how can it be managed?
  • Where Are All the Women? The Changing Face of Technology

    Knowledge@Wharton
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    The book, Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology, attempts to address the barriers women face in the tech field by sharing their personal and professional stories.
 
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