NEWS: KNOWLEDGE@WHARTON
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: KNOWLEDGE@WHARTON
Knowledge@Wharton
May 18, 2018

Why Monarchies Rule When It Comes to Standard of Living
New research by Wharton's Mauro Guillen explores how the long-term effects of monarchies are good for economies.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 18, 2018

Lowering Drug Prices: Will the Cost Outweigh the Cure?
President Trump's recently announced plan to lower prescription drug prices could benefit consumers in the short run, but it may end up hurting new drug development, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 17, 2018

Five Ways Companies Can Be More Nimble
Companies value the benefits of agility. But they must do it strategically using five kinds of agility, writes Vivekin CEO Baba Prasad in his book, 'Nimble.'

Knowledge@Wharton
May 17, 2018

Why Digital Transformation Is Key to Argentina's Future
Despite its financial ills, Argentina may be on verge of an economic transformation thanks to a new generation of leaders who are embracing digital transformation, notes this opinion piece.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 17, 2018

LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner: How Compassion Builds Better Companies
It's hard to make better decisions faster when a company's culture lacks trust and empathy, according to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 16, 2018

BlackRock's Diversity Chief: Do Your Employees Feel They Belong?
Diverse teams make better decisions and are more resilient over time, says BlackRock's Jonathan McBride.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 14, 2018

Where's the Value? An Inside Look at Walmart's Flipkart Deal
The $16 billion transaction says a lot about India's e-commerce ecosystem, writes former Snapdeal exec Rajat Kumar in this opinion piece.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 14, 2018

Going Viral: How to Save Society from Deadly Epidemics
Is it possible to end all epidemics? Harvard Medical School's Jonathan Quick says there are steps public institutions can -- but don't -- take to protect society.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 14, 2018

How Social Networks Contribute to the Spread of Unproven Innovations
New Wharton research examines which kinds of innovations spread more quickly than others in different networks, the role of influencers, and what that means for entrepreneurs.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 11, 2018

How Companies Can Develop Anti-bias Strategies that Work
The effectiveness of unconscious bias education hinges on a number of factors, including how it is presented, where and when it takes place, and whether an organization's culture is conducive to having honest discussions.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 10, 2018

Separating Better Data from Big Data: Where Analytics Is Headed
AI, neuroscience and geospatial targeting are among the key trends that will drive the next decade of innovation in analytics.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 10, 2018

Will Renewed Sanctions Against Iran Backfire on the U.S.?
Resistance from Europe, China and affected businesses could undercut U.S. actions against Iran.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 10, 2018

How to View Your Company Through a Digital Native's Eyes
What makes millennials tick? Companies who want to understand their customers and employees need to figure that out. This opinion piece offers insight.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 10, 2018

Why Alaska's Experience Shows Promise for Universal Basic Income
Encouraging results from Alaska's oil royalty program point to universal basic income as a potentially viable idea, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 10, 2018

Latin America's Digital Crossroads: Why the Opportunities Are Huge
More than 70% of Latin America's 600 million residents will have a mobile phone within a couple of years. That makes the region ripe for digital "leapfrogging," says new research.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 10, 2018

Latin America's Digital Crossroads: Will It Seize the Huge Opportunities?
More than 70% of Latin America's 600 million residents will have a mobile phone within a couple of years. That makes the region ripe for digital "leapfrogging," says new research.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 09, 2018

How to Invest in Cryptoassets — the Right Way
Are cryptoassets right for your investment portfolio? A new book applies money management tools to maximize returns and manage risks.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 09, 2018

Are Cryptoassets a Sound Investment?
Are cryptoassets right for your investment portfolio? A new book applies money management tools to maximize returns and manage risks.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 08, 2018

Why Leaders Should Focus on Long-term Growth
While it is important to meet short-term goals, successful CEOs plan well beyond the quarter or the year.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 08, 2018

Will MoviePass Have a Happy Ending?
Is the theater ticket subscription service an offer you can't refuse - or too good to be true?

Knowledge@Wharton
May 04, 2018

How the Golden State Killer Case Ignited a Privacy Debate
A possible breakthrough in the "Golden State Killer" case thanks to DNA samples from a genealogical testing service has prompted calls for stricter protection of personal genetic data.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 04, 2018

Can Hollywood Survive Streaming Services?
Hollywood once ruled the world with must-see movies and the in-theater experience, but many now opt to "Netflix and chill" at home. Can the industry adapt?

Knowledge@Wharton
May 04, 2018

The Politics of Data Privacy in a Post-Cambridge Analytica World
The lasting legacy of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal is the politicization of personal data privacy that will surely intensify, writes Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett in this opinion piece.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 03, 2018

T-Mobile and Sprint: Will the Deal Go Through?
T-Mobile and Sprint have been trying to tie the knot for years - and the third time may not be the charm, despite a friendlier regulatory environment.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 03, 2018

Will the Fight Against Fraudulent Returns Pay Off for Retailers?
Retailers lose billions every year because of fraudulent merchandise returns. How can they weed out problem customers without alienating the good ones?

Knowledge@Wharton
May 03, 2018

How GM's Mary Barra Drives Value
GM's highly-lauded CEO described her road to the top and talked about where she's steering the company at the recent Wharton People Analytics Conference.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 03, 2018

How Better Training Can Help Companies Face the ‘Tech Tide'
AI cannot replace the power of a human smile in customer engagement, and the chief differentiators for excellence are training and culture, Tom Peters says in his new book.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 02, 2018

Why Empathy Is More Than Standing in Another's Shoes
A new book about empathy finds that the idea of putting oneself in another's shoes is changing, but still offers many rewards for individuals and organizations.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 01, 2018

Can You Pick the Winner of the Penn Wharton Startup Challenge?
From a device to prevent glaucoma-related blindness, to a beauty ritual from ancient India, to a competitive penny-wagering mobile game, startups recently battled for $135,000 in cash and prizes.

Knowledge@Wharton
May 01, 2018

Why Top Performers Quit When the Going Gets Tough
When facing adversity, favorites are more likely to walk away than underdogs, new Wharton research finds. The reason: potential embarrassment in the face of high expectations.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 30, 2018

Banks and Fintechs: Adversaries or Partners?
New digital technologies are redefining the banking and financial services ecosystem. To stay ahead, banks and fintechs globally must leverage each other's strengths.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 30, 2018

How the U.S. Ban on ZTE Could Disrupt Telecom Supply Chains
The U.S. ban on exports to China's ZTE is justifiable, but a balance needs to be found to protect trade and technological development, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 30, 2018

Why the U.S. Ban on ZTE Could Disrupt Telecom Supply Chains
The U.S. ban on exports to China's ZTE is justifiable, but a balance needs to be found to protect trade and technological development, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 26, 2018

Why India's Online Grocery Battle Is Heating Up
As e-commerce competition gathers pace in India, players increasingly are looking to get the wallet share of online grocery buyers.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 26, 2018

Will a $1 Billion Fine Change Wells Fargo?
A culture change at Wells Fargo with greater top-level accountability could help correct the bank's path more than fines or a customer backlash, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 26, 2018

Stretching Sustainable Development Funds
The International Finance Corporation deploys a novel approach to boost private sector development in emerging nations for maximum impact.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 26, 2018

Can the World of Finance Be Tapped for Peace-building?
Former Wall Streeter Durreen Shahnaz thinks inequality leads to conflicts. She is using finance to enrich the lives of the world's working poor -- and to build peace.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 26, 2018

Can the World of Finance Be Tapped for Peace?
Former Wall Streeter Durreen Shahnaz thinks inequality leads to conflicts. She is using finance to enrich the lives of the world's working poor -- and to build peace.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 25, 2018

Unlocking Serendipity Is the Key to Life Science Breakthroughs
Serendipity plays a big role in life-science innovation since breakthroughs often are unintended consequences. Yet despite the seeming randomness, this creative process can be managed -- and improved, say experts.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 24, 2018

Managing the Dark Side of Workplace Friendships
Friendships in the workplace are valuable. But Wharton research shows they can also lead to complexities and challenges for those inside and outside the circle.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 24, 2018

Is the ‘Chinese Miracle' Over?
China's debt-fueled growth is unsustainable, and a time of reckoning is coming, says the author of a new book.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 24, 2018

How Long Can the ‘Chinese Miracle' Last?
China's debt-fueled growth is unsustainable, and a time of reckoning is coming, argues the author of a new book.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 24, 2018

What to Expect from a Post-Castro Cuba
Cuba has a new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel. But former president Raul Castro remains in a position of control over the key drivers of the country's economy, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 20, 2018

For Haier's Zhang Ruimin, Success Means Creating the Future
The chairman and CEO of the Haier Group believes that the company's user-centric model of micro enterprises is a key pillar of growth.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 20, 2018

What Brands Can Learn from Starbucks' Crisis Response
The arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia coffee shop should be treated as a broad-based wake-up call for Starbucks -- and for other brands as well, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 19, 2018

How Big Data Can Make a Big Difference in HR
HR has been slow to adopt data analytics. SAP's chief learning officer discusses why companies must incorporate data into the HR process and other insights from her new book.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 19, 2018

How Compas Global Helps Firms Optimize International Growth Strategies
B2B software as a service providers are globally available from day one and must address the complex requirements of their diverse customer base, according to Compas Global co-founder Yin L. Yin.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 19, 2018

Optimizing Global Growth Strategies: A Software Startup's Solution
Because B2B software is available globally, providers must address the complex requirements of a diverse customer base from day one, according to Compas Global co-founder Yin L. Yin.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 19, 2018

Optimizing Global Growth: A Software Startup's Solution
Because B2B software is available globally, providers must address the complex requirements of a diverse customer base from day one, according to Compas Global co-founder Yin L. Yin.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 19, 2018

Should the U.S. Extend Individual Tax Breaks Beyond 2025?
The Penn Wharton Budget Model finds that the "extenders" will hurt economic growth and worsen federal debt. Only a serious crisis will trigger corrective action, say experts.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 19, 2018

How Companies Can Instill Mindfulness
Companies that adopt mindfulness and meditation practices for employees see positive returns for individuals and the organization, write two BCG consultants.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 19, 2018

Oaktree's Howard Marks: What's Ahead for the Bull Market
Legendary Wall Street value investor Howard Marks says the big money has already been made in hedge funds, and maybe in private equity and junk bonds too.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 17, 2018

Is It Possible to Change Bad Behavior - Permanently?
What if a simple nudge could help you make better decisions? A new large-scale experiment headed by two Penn researchers aims to help people develop better exercise habits.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 17, 2018

Break the Rules: How Thinking Flexibly Leads to Innovation
Physicist Leonard Mlodinow describes how elastic thinking lets people unleash their inherent creativity, in his new book.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 17, 2018

Can Baby Boomers Succeed in a Millennial World?
Baby boomers, after spending years as the most coveted generation in the workplace, often now feel as if they're getting pushed aside and out.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 13, 2018

Can the Tax Structure Be Tweaked for Social Good?
New Wharton research shows that there could be significant effects from subsidizing professions that offer limited compensation relative to the societal benefits they create.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 13, 2018

How the Tax Structure Can Be Tweaked for Social Good
New Wharton research shows that there could be significant effects from subsidizing professions that offer limited compensation relative to the societal benefits they create.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 13, 2018

How Buyers Can Make the Most of a Tough Housing Market
The latest tax changes may steer people towards renting rather than owning a home, but for those who still want to buy, experts have some advice.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 12, 2018

What Wharton Faculty Would Have Asked Mark Zuckerberg
Members of Congress questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the social network's privacy practices. Here are questions Wharton faculty would have asked.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 12, 2018

Should Facebook Go Freemium?
Companies like Spotify show that offering a pay-for-service model alongside free access can build a strong network and business. Given Facebook's chellenges, a dual pricing model could be the way to go, notes this opinion piece.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 12, 2018

How a Nonprofit Found A Startling Way To End Child Hunger
Billy Shore, founder of the nonprofit Share Our Strength, discovered an often overlooked way to alleviate child hunger. He shares his story with Wharton professor Katherine Klein.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 12, 2018

Is There a Better Way to Handle Workplace Sexual Harassment?
Companies can handle sexual harassment in a way that prevents further psychological harm to the victim and ultimately benefits the firm, according to sexual trauma researcher Jennifer Freyd.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 10, 2018

How Compassion Can Make You More Successful
Northeastern University's David DeSteno believes you don't have to be a jerk to get ahead. In fact, gratitude, compassion and pride can lead to better outcomes.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 10, 2018

Ziroom: Winning in China's Housing Rental Services Market
The housing rentals market is projected to be a major growth engine in China's real estate sector over the next 10 years. Ziroom is the leader in apartment rental services.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 10, 2018

Colour Life: Using Technology to Reinvent Real Estate Management
Founded in 2002, Colour Life has grown to become one of the world's largest residential property managers, managing over 420 million square meters across more than 3,000 communities in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. While Colour Life's growth in terms of square meters managed has been impressive, the company's ability to leverage technology in

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 10, 2018

Baoku China: An Art-centric Real Estate Platform
Baoku China is using art to enhance property values as well as enrich the lives of residents and the wider community.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 10, 2018

Spotify's Direct Listing: Will Other Unicorns Follow?
The world's largest music streaming service went public a week ago in a very unusual way -- by eschewing an IPO and opting for a direct listing. Will other high-profile tech firms take the same path?

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 09, 2018

Did We Learn the Right Lessons from the Great Recession?
Ten years after the Great Recession began, questions remain about root causes for some analysts. The IMF's Tamim Bayoumi looks at some unexplored areas in a recent book.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 09, 2018

Why the U.S.-China ‘Trade War' Is Really About the Future of Innovation
Recent trade skirmishes between China and the United States are less about steel and soybeans, and more about which country will be the leader in global innovation in 21st century, writes Wharton dean Geoffrey Garrett in this opinion piece.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 09, 2018

Amazon Under Fire: Is Antitrust Action Likely?
Although Amazon has faced a series of accusations by President Trump about its business practices recently, the company would likely survive any attempts to bring antitrust action against it, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 06, 2018

Autonomous Car Crashes: Who — or What — Is to Blame?
Two recent fatalities involving Uber and Tesla vehicles using driverless systems have raised concerns that threaten to significantly delay or derail adoption of the technology.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 06, 2018

The Downside to Playing It Safe in the Banking Industry
Recent Wharton research looks at why banks tend to invest in assets with the lowest risk, and how that behavior can affect the broader economy.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 05, 2018

What the U.S. Could Learn from Australia's Gun Control Laws
Firearm mortalities in Australia fell 60% between 1979 and 2013, aided by new gun-control laws and other deterrents, notes a Penn study.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 04, 2018

When Fun Goes Digital: Creating the Theme Park of the Future
From a virtual Harry Potter to digital wrist bands that hold your place in line, today's theme parks are no longer the analog experiences of decades past.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 04, 2018

What Makes a Successful CEO?
Cassandra Frangos, who guided Cisco's leadership transition when John Chambers stepped down as CEO, discusses her new book on the skills and career strategies many C-Suite executives share.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 03, 2018

What Facebook Can Do to Rebuild Trust
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the world's biggest social network is facing what is arguably its biggest PR crisis ever.

Knowledge@Wharton
Apr 03, 2018

How To Stop Sabotaging Your Career
Why do smart, talented people sometimes derail their own careers? Arrogance, inability to adapt or taking on too much lead the list, according to a new book.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 30, 2018

How Youth Can Help Solve the World's Toughest Problems
Innovative ideas from young people are driving the successful targeting of poverty, hunger, climate change and health issues.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 30, 2018

Why Do We Make Bad Stock Decisions?
What actually happens inside a Wall Street trader's brain during buying and selling? Neurofinance pioneer Colin Camerer shared insights at a recent Wharton conference.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 30, 2018

Why Carbon Taxes May Not Be the Best Solution for a Greener Planet
New Wharton research shows that creating industrial-scale ways to store renewable energy is more effective than carbon taxes.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 29, 2018

How the ACA ‘Risk Corridor' Fallout Is Hurting Health Care
Insurers' inability to recover their dues under an Affordable Care Act risk-sharing program is not only impacting those companies but also causing collateral damage in the marketplace, say experts.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 29, 2018

Not Your Mother's Barbie: How Mattel's New Dolls Aspire to Inspire
Mattel's new Barbie doll line looks to create role models more than fashionistas. Three experts analyze the marketing that launched them.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 29, 2018

The Workplace Culture Chasm: Why So Many Get It Wrong
A positive workplace culture can boost performance. So why do so many organizations fail to get even the basics right?

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 28, 2018

How Retailers Can Avoid Becoming the Next Toys R Us
The demise of Toys R Us and the recent bankruptcy filing by mall staple Claire's show that the reshaping of the U.S. retail landscape is far from over.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 28, 2018

Why A Japanese E-commerce Giant Made Its Employees Learn English
Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten required its global workforce to be proficient in English or be demoted. Harvard's Tsedal Neeley examines this strategy in her book.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 27, 2018

Initial Coin Offerings: Can Regulators Curb the Risks?
With huge sums being raised by ICOs and the danger of scams proliferating, regulators are seeking ways to create the right framework for supervision.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 27, 2018

What U.S.-China ‘Proxy Wars' Mean for Asia's Balancing Act
The likelihood of things boiling over between the U.S. and China is low, writes Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett in this opinion piece. Instead, the two countries will continue to wrestle for influence in Asia.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 27, 2018

How Can the U.S. Avoid a Trade War with China?
Bypassing the World Trade Organization with more U.S. tariffs against China risks a big trade war with no winners and a damaged U.S. economy, say experts from Wharton and elsewhere.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 26, 2018

Who Needs Judgment When You've Got Data? You Do.
Human judgement is out. Measurement is in. But tilting too far in one direction carries enormous costs, says author Jerry Z. Muller, in this opinion piece.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 26, 2018

Who Needs Judgment When You've Got Metrics? You Do.
Human judgement is out. Measurement is in. But tilting too far in one direction carries enormous costs, says author Jerry Z. Muller, in this opinion piece.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 23, 2018

How Amazon Delivers on Its Core Product: Convenience
The e-commerce giant's rapid growth of its fulfillment center network has been key to its dominance over the past decade, recent Wharton research finds.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 23, 2018

Can Retail Pharmacies Come to the Aid of U.S. Health Care?
At a recent Wharton conference, CVS executive VP and chief medical officer Troyen Brennan shared the pharmacy giant's plans to help reshape the health care landscape.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 22, 2018

Why the Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is a Watershed Moment for Social Media
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica imbroglio, 50 million Facebook profiles stand compromised. One upshot: Users must learn to protect themselves, experts say.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 22, 2018

How to Pitch Your Startup to a Venture Capitalist
Venture capitalist Jenny Lefcourt from Freestyle Capital offers tested advice for budding entrepreneurs looking to fund a startup.

Knowledge@Wharton
Mar 22, 2018

Want to Nurture Creativity? First, Get the Culture Right
Equally important is helping people recognize creativity within their organizations, says David Yager, CEO of Philadelphia's University of the Arts.

TRENDING TAGS
ChinaTrade agrees import sign figure
TradeChina surplus talks Rejects Target
TrumpTrade Post Administration China Donald
billionChina agrees import sign figure
TeslaMusk Model CNBC sides two
StocksBuy Dividend Right These Year
WeddingRoyal Markle Meghan Harry Prince
Reporting
businessTesla Insider Tech Data-Privacy Law
agreesimport sign China figure billion

NEWS SOURCES
Top News (Business News)
Accounting Today
AdWeek News
Banking Business Review
Barron's This Week Magazine
Barron's Up and Down Wall Street Daily
Brad Ideas
Chicago Tribune Business News
CNBC Business
CNBC Economy
CNBC Finance
CNN/Money
CNN/Money Real Estate News
Dismal.com: Analysis
Dismal.com: Indicators
Enterprise Application News
Entrepreneur.com
Forbes Headlines
Forbes Social Media News
FT.com - China, Economy & Trade
FT.com - Financial Markets
FT.com - Hedge Funds
FT.com - Telecoms
FT.com - US
Google Business News
Google Market News
HBS Working Knowledge
Inc.com
INSEAD Knowledge
International Tax Review
Kiplinger
Knowledge@Wharton
L.S. Starrett News
MarketWatch
MarketWatch Breaking News
MarketWatch MarketPulse
McKinsey Quarterly
MSNBC.com: Business
Nielsen Trends
NonProfit Times
NPR Topics: Business
NYTimes Business
OpinionJournal.com
Private Equity Breaking News
Reuters Business
Reuters Company News
Reuters Money
SEC.gov Updates: News Digest
SHRM HR News
Tax Policy News
The Economist International News
The Motley Fool
USA Today Money
Wall Street Journal US Business
Wall Street Transcript
Washington Post Business
WSJ Asia
WSJ Europe
WSJ MoneyBeat
WSJ Opinion
WSJ US News
WSJ World Markets
Yahoo Business
  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • 617 482 1200
    617 299 8649 (fax)
  • Contact

©1999-2018 CEOExpress Company LLC