Wharton Stories: Management

Wharton experts weigh in on the global economy, online teaching, remote work, and flattening the curve of COVID-19 impact.

Faculty Insights: How to Lead and Work Through a Pandemic

Different kinds of smiles can indicate an employee’s true motivation, according to research from Marketing Prof. Patti Williams.

The Implications of Smiling at Work

Diversity in the workplace has come a long way. Carolynn Johnson explains why there’s still further to go.

How DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson Makes the Case for Inclusivity at Work

Closing the gender pay gap is a difficult problem to tackle. Being more transparent about compensation has been touted as a potential solution, but does it work? The CEO of PayScale.com weighs in on what the data shows and what practices companies can implement to help address the problem.

Does Pay Transparency Help Close the Gender Wage Gap?

Andrew Brown, WG’15, says Wharton was worth the investment. “The program has paid for itself in terms of salary growth and overall knowledge, but also—most importantly—from the people I met. The friendships and network are truly priceless.”

How Wharton Helped this Engineer Transition to the Business Side of the Defense Industry

“We have a rich set of experiences that help our teams learn from one another.”

What Leaders Should Understand about Diversity in the Workplace

What are students interested in when it comes to human capital and how can we better teach it at Wharton?

Teaching the Future of Work

Prof. Mauro Guillen shared his findings on the effects different governments have on GDP per capita at the 2019 London Wharton Global Forum.

Does It Pay to Have a Monarchy? The Answer Might Surprise You

Jerad King, WG’19, is using his knowledge, network, and broader perspective to help grow his family’s car business, make better investments, and advocate for his industry.

How Wharton Is Impacting This Automotive Industry Executive’s Career

Greg Wallingford, WG’19, was practicing emergency medicine while studying full-time at Wharton, when MGMT 610 inspired him to create a leadership curriculum for physicians.

How a Wharton Class Inspired This ER Doctor to Equip Physicians with Leadership Skills