Knowledge@Wharton Newletter


The Wharton School
Knowledge@Wharton
June 10, 2020

SAVE THE DATE

Thank you to all who signed up for our upcoming “Leadership in the Wake of COVID-19” virtual conversation, featuring Milind Pant, chief executive officer of Amway. The topic will be leadership during the pandemic, including lessons learned and the challenges ahead.

The event will take place this Thursday, June 11, from 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. ET. If you are interested in attending, we invite you to register here: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/register/hyeptsba

LEADERSHIP

How the Pandemic Can Lead to a More Sustainable Future

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to lead the way towards a low-carbon future, says Lord Greg Barker, executive chairman of En+ Group and former member of U.K. Parliament.

PUBLIC POLICY

How the COVID-19 Lockdown Is Affecting India’s Households

Nearly a third of all households in India will be in distress without additional assistance, according to a new report coauthored by Wharton’s Heather Schofield.

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WHARTON BUSINESS DAILY

Live from the Wharton School on SiriusXM Channel 132
Listen to Wharton faculty and other top experts discuss the news that matters most to consumers and the business world from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET Monday-Friday. Don’t have Sirius? Find segments from the show here.

LEADERSHIP

Four Ways to Keep Teams Calm and Focused During a Crisis

Jeff McLean, a former Navy fighter pilot, shares lessons that are relevant for business leaders in fast-changing times.

MANAGEMENT

What COVID-19 Teaches Us About the Importance of Trust at Work

In the age of remote work, organizations that are able to build trust between managers and employees will see stronger work relationships as well as performance, writes David De Cremer in this opinion piece.

SOCIAL IMPACT

Why ‘Growing the Pie’ Can Help Firms Deliver Purpose and Profit

Growth in investors’ fortunes does not necessarily have to be at the expense of other stakeholders, according to a new book by London Business School professor Alex Edmans.

SPONSORED CONTENT

WHARTON GLOBAL YOUTH PROGRAM

Opportunities for High School Students
The Wharton Global Youth Program, which enables high school students around the world to discover business and finance, has created summer online courses and games with sessions starting in June and lasting through mid-August — pre-college credit courses, an exciting Future of the Business World course, and a unique leadership simulation launching students to Saturn. Learn more and enroll today!

WHARTON EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Introducing the Wharton On Series  Real-time Insights You Can Use Now

Wharton on Financial Management: Navigating the Current Crisis
Jun. 16 – Jul. 23, 2020 | Live Online
Gain powerful new insight on how to prepare both during and after a crisis. Wharton Finance faculty discuss how to simplify financial decision-making, manage near-term cash flow and liquidity, and get your organization ready for the new normal. Register today.

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