What Happened to the Lunch Break?

August 12, 2012

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School says, “There is support of this idea that taking these breaks can actually help you do better and focus better on your work and have new ideas.”

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Refinance Rebuilds U.S. Savings as Growth Delayed: Economy

August 13, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School predicts an improvement in spending.

Article Source: Business Week

Favorite Professors: Wharton’s Adam Grant

August 13, 2012

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is profiled.

Article Source: Business Week

Eight Market Gurus Fill In the Blanks

August 9, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of Wharton School discusses outflows from the market.

Article Source: Business Week

Companies’ Training Cuts Adds to Jobless Woes

August 10, 2012

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is quoted from his book Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs.

Article Source: USA Today

From the Future, a Subtle Spark of Recognition

August 10, 2012

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says, “People have embraced the convenience of technology, but I don’t know that the average person understands the potential of the data that is being aggregated through our devices.”

Article Source: New York Times

Is Today’s London 2012 Olympian Tomorrow’s CEO?

August 9, 2012

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for studies about the performance of athletes in the workplace.

Article Source: Forbes

Audio: A Positive Sign: Profits for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

August 8, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. housing market.

Article Source: Marketplace

Key Considerations in Getting a Reverse Mortgage

August 8, 2012

Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School suggests an option for people seeking a steady stream of income.

Article Source: Google

Traits of the ‘Get It Done’ Personality: Laser Focus, Resilience and True Grit

August 5, 2012

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences and Cassie Mogilner of the Wharton School comment on what makes individuals take on several work tasks and describe the “get it done” personality.