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When it comes to innovation in the health care industry, implementation is the main stumbling block. While it may be easy to get something off the ground and to hire somebody, it’s at that point that the real hard work begins.
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According to Professor Pete Fader, "in a linear loyalty program, customers should just be spending those points right away." If there is no benefit to accumulating them, why do consumers hoard these loyalty points?
Consumers today often belong to retail ‘loyalty programs,’ earning redeemable points when they spend. So why do people stockpile points instead of use them?
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While Watsi’s mission to fund health care for underserved patients worldwide is compelling, keeping a large donor base engaged is an unrelenting challenge. Any marketing & sales team looking to leverage email to boost revenue should examine their successes.
Watsi became the first nonprofit backed by Y Combinator in 2013 and is still breaking new ground with brilliant marketing campaigns. Here's what startups can learn from their winning streak.
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What can you, as a business leader, learn from mountaineers? If you lead like a guide, you can provide the kind of leadership that supports the vision of the organization and uplifts the people who work to make that vision a reality.
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"Women in business are always compared to the highest achieving men, never the mediocre ones. I feel like we wear a sort of invisible armor. But the first day of the program was like a reunion. We shared our challenges, which is something I would never do in another group."
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While you may look like the ideal candidate on paper or the internet, those first face-to-face moments can make or break how you’re perceived. So how do you make a great first impression within just seconds of meeting someone in person?
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With Apple and Google dominating the mobile sector, the two companies are aiming to make their devices more indispensable by using more personal data. How will consumers react and how can they trust when it comes to privacy?
Now that Apple and Google dominate the mobile sector, the two companies are aiming to make their devices more indispensable by using more personal data.
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If you’re out of the habit of responding or congratulating or expressing condolences or regret, you may not know what to say when the situation arises. Don't let that be an excuse to say nothing at all.
Ignoring a colleague’s moving-on announcement isn’t just bad etiquette. It’s unprofessional and reflects poorly on your people skills.
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20 years ago, Amazon sold its first book. In 2015, the e-retail side of their business is "just the tip of the iceberg" as they've grown into the "leading infrastructure provider on the Internet" according to Wharton Professor Hosanagar.
The online store celebrated 'Prime Day,' but in 20 years, it's become much more.
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The science behind how to get the most health benefits from vacation. How long is the optimal vacation? How best to prepare? How best to deal with work while on break?
Scientists study how to get the most benefits in health and well-being from a getaway
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Has the Dodd-Frank Act achieved or failed to meet its goal of overhauling U.S. financial regulations? So far, its legacy is mixed, according to Knowledge@Wharton experts.
Has the Dodd-Frank Act achieved or failed to meet its goal of overhauling U.S. financial regulations? So far, its legacy is mixed, experts say.
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Finding great talent is hard, but what’s even more challenging is keeping the talent you have engaged so they will stay. Developing employees for greater roles accomplishes two goals: keeping employees energized about their future and ensuring the organization has a new generation of managers.
Finding great talent is hard, but what’s even more challenging is keeping the talent you have engaged so they will stay. Unless you continually reinvest in developing your employees with successful on-boarding and ongoing training—helping them reach their full potential—they may leave and you will find yourself back at square [...]
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Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates ongoing economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and a powerful alumni network of 88,000 graduates.


Informed by in-depth academic research and extensive industry experience, Wharton Executive Education programs offer a supportive and challenging context from which participants gain the skills necessary for their next level of executive development. In open-enrollment and customized programs, participants from a diverse range of industries interact with Wharton faculty. With a profound influence on global business, Wharton faculty are the trusted advisors of corporations and governments worldwide.