Business

Why Wal-Mart Hasn’t Conquered Brazil

May 8, 2014

Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School says, “However difficult the Brazil bureaucracy may be, other foreign retailers have figured it out.”

Article Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Is It Better to Remodel or Buy a Bigger Home?

May 7, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the option of potential homeowners choosing to remodel homes rather than buying larger properties.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151May 8, 2014

Our Irrational, Harmful Bias Against the Unemployed

May 2, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on bias against the unemployed.

Article Source: Washington Post

5 Powerful Tips for Getting More Stuff Done

May 2, 2014

Wharton’s Adam Grant is cited for his research trying to motivate employees at a university call center.

Article Source: Time

Pay-TV Field Could Shrink Again with AT&T Interest in DirecTV

May 2, 2014

Gerald Faulhaber of the Wharton School says, “Now cable is all about providing broadband Internet to homes and businesses.”

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

With Free Web Courses, Wharton Seeks Edge in Traditional Programs

April 30, 2014

The Wharton School’s Karl Ulrich, Mauro Guillen and Geoffrey Garrett, incoming dean, are quoted.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why a Sale of PGW Makes Sense

April 27, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School writes about Mayor Nutter’s recent deal to sell Philadelphia Gas Works.

Article Source: Philly.com

The Branding of a Bug: How Heartbleed Became a Household Name

April 28, 2014

Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School comments on the branding of Heartbleed.

Article Source: Bloomberg

After 33 Years of Sterling, a Boiling Point

April 28, 2014

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his comments on how the NBA might handle remarks made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Article Source: New York Times