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How EMBA Can Help Entrepreneurs In Building Successful Start-Ups

If you are planning to start a business, then you must consider studying EMBA. With better utilisation of technology, better teaching approaches, networking opportunities, and self-financing options, numerous students are now flocking in to study EMBA programmes. 600 more words

Education News

Why are people overconfident so often?

27 AUG 2012


It’s all about social status, a UC Berkeley study finds

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY’S HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – Researchers have long known that people are very frequently overconfident – that they tend to believe they are more physically talented, socially adept, and skilled at their job than they actually are. 1,032 more words

Behavior Modification

Quest for Sustainability -- Check Out the Boom in Corporate Social Responsibility

Our civilization certainly has its problems vis-à-vis sustainability—whether we’re talking about energy, food, water, social justice, law-making, or any number of other important arenas. But at the same time, we’re addressing these issues with enormous volumes of intellectual horsepower. 60 more words

Sustainability

NEWS: INVESTORS FAVOR HANDSOME PITCHMEN

Investors Favor Handsome Pitchmen

Gentlemen may prefer blondes, but investors, it seems, prefer handsome men. Researchers have found that investors are more likely to back a business if it is pitched to them by a man rather than a woman. 53 more words

Temptation bundling and the fresh start effect

I listened to a most amazing Blogginheads this morning while walking on the treadmill. Laurie Santos interviews Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School describing her research on self control. 304 more words

Time Management

Shock and Smile: Silent Memoirs of People Who Are Changing the World

http://whartonjournal.com/2013/12/10/shock-and-smile-silent-memoirs-of-people-who-are-changing-the-world/

Story of the Henry & Marcelle Morgenthau Fellows: Wharton Public Policy Initiative

The unquenchable thirst to make an impact, change lives, ‘be a force for social good’ is what defines each recipient of the Henry & Marcelle Morgenthau Fellowship. 1,140 more words

Leadership Talks

Detroit ruling opens door to pension cuts across the nation

Detroit ruling opens door to pension cuts across the nation

People protest outside the courthouse where U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ruled that Detroit was eligible for bankruptcy protection and that its workers’ pensions could be cut. 912 more words

Economics