Business

WhatsApp Price Ups the Ante in a Big-spending Industry

February 21, 2014

David Wessels of the Wharton School comments on the price Facebook is paying for WhatsApp.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Can Avatars Bring Out the Good in Gamers?

February 19, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “Whether you are online or not, the subtle sights, sounds and smells in your environment can impact your behavior.”

Article Source: Reuters

More Women and Foreign-Educated Executives Enter Top Ranks, Study Finds

February 18, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is cited for collaborative research on top-ranking jobs.

Article Source: New York Times

8 Steps to Getting the Perfect Mentor

February 18, 2014

An excerpt from Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant of the Wharton School is highlighted.

Article Source: The Week

10 Things Weather Forecasters Won’t Tell You

February 17, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School is quoted about weather being included in the “marketplace of ideas.”

Penn/Wharton Announce 2014 Lipman Family Prize Finalists

The University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School are pleased to announce the three finalists for the 2014 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize.

Philly a Hotbed for Academic Study of Sports

February 11, 2014

Scott Rosner and Ken Shropshire of the Wharton School are highlighted for the Wharton Sports Business Initiative.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Lack of Cash, Desire to Work Delays Boomers’ Retirement

February 5, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is quoted about baby boomers living longer in retirement.

Article Source: Boston Globe

14 Ways to Manage Your Career Differently in 2014

February 4, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School suggests reconnecting with a dormant contact each month as one tip to manage a career differently.

Article Source: U.S. News

Penn Trio’s Idea Is Music to Snowboarders’ Ears

February 3, 2014

Graduates of Penn’s Integrated Product Design program John Hunchar, Ben Harmer and Kenneth Liew are featured for creating Jalapeño Beat Maker.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer