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When facing adversity, favorites are more likely to walk away than underdogs, new Wharton research finds. The reason: potential embarrassment over not meeting expectations.
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.
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.
China's debt-fueled growth is unsustainable, and a time of reckoning is coming, argues the author of a new book.
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.
Physicist Leonard Mlodinow describes how elastic thinking lets people unleash their inherent creativity, in his new book.
New Wharton research shows that there could be significant effects from subsidizing professions that offer limited compensation relative to the societal benefits they create.
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.
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.
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.