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How AI-based Systems Can Improve Medical Outcomes

12/12/2018
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AI has the potential to boost medical outcomes while lowering costs in the U.S. health care system. In this opinion piece, experts propose one way of implementing AI using a work systems model.

Duration:00:22:46

Can Dolce & Gabbana Recover from Its Mistakes in China?

12/11/2018
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Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana is trying to clean up a public relations mess in China that highlights the importance of cultural sensitivity in a global marketplace.

Duration:00:24:00

Is Waiting a Lost Art?

12/11/2018
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Today’s technologies enables instant communication. But is that really a good thing? A new book argues that good things come to those who wait.

Duration:00:25:36

Five Marketing Lessons from the Payless Shoe Prank

12/7/2018
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An elaborate advertising ruse by discount retailer Payless ShoeSource is raising eyebrows and important questions about the ability of marketers to manipulate consumer behavior.

Duration:00:24:12

Amazon, AI and Medical Records: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

12/7/2018
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Amazon's new AI service lets machines comb patient medical records. While the potential benefits are big, risks to patient privacy call for appropriate regulation, experts say.

Duration:00:24:44

How Cities Can Create the Next Silicon Valley

12/7/2018
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What will it take for a city to become the next Silicon Valley? New Wharton research identifies one key factor -- the trade secrecy laws in a state.

Duration:00:26:20

How 3D Printing Is Transforming Mass Manufacturing

12/6/2018
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Dartmouth professor Richard D'Aveni explains how 3D printing could change the balance of economic power.

Duration:00:26:02

Why Procrastination Can Be Good (Unless You Want To Be Productive)

12/5/2018
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Author Andrew Santella discusses some of the merits of, and problems with, procrastination.

Duration:00:23:47

Does Fear Motivate Workers — or Make Things Worse?

12/4/2018
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Some companies use an approach that is more stick than carrot to motivate employees to perform better. But does it really work?

Duration:00:25:21

Will Deutsche Bank Survive Its Latest Crisis?

12/4/2018
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Deutsche Bank faces its most severe test yet in the wake of police raids on its Frankfurt offices over suspicions that it helped clients launder money.

Duration:00:26:28

Philadelphia Fed’s Patrick Harker: How Fintech Will Shape the Future

12/4/2018
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Patrick Harker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, discusses how fintech will impact the banking system with Wharton finance professor Richard J. Herring.

Duration:00:38:26

Exit Line: The Effects of Employee Turnover on Manufacturing

12/4/2018
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High worker turnover rates in manufacturing can cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars. A new paper co-authored by Wharton’s Ken Moon looks at how firms can keep employees on the job longer.

Duration:00:17:46

Why General Motors Shifted Gears in Its Manufacturing Strategy

11/30/2018
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Falling demand for sedans and a determination to be prepared for a mainstream transition to electric and autonomous vehicles drove GM’s cost-cutting plan, say experts.

Duration:00:26:55

How AI Can Help Small Business Solve Big Problems

11/29/2018
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Artificial intelligence and data analytics can help self-employed and small business owners manage their finances better, says Ashok Srivastava, Intuit’s chief data officer.

Duration:00:19:17

Unlocking Endowments: Foundations Are Stepping Up Impact Investing

11/28/2018
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Foundations across the U.S. and globally are increasingly looking to use their endowments to achieve social or environmental goals.

Duration:00:56:47

How Energy Powered Human History

11/28/2018
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From the burning of wood and coal to nuclear power, developing energy sources has sparked societal advancement. But energy transitions take a long time, as we are learning with solar and wind power, notes a new book.

Duration:00:22:36

How an Early Car-builder to the Stars Transformed Detroit Through Design

11/28/2018
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The stylish car was born in the 1920s as the vision of Harley Earl, a Michigander by birth who became a carmaker to Hollywood stars. A new book calls him the early auto industry's Steve Jobs.

Duration:00:26:06

When Giving Means Losing: Do Charitable Promotions Pay Off?

11/27/2018
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Firms often run philanthropic campaigns in hopes of increasing customer loyalty and purchases. But does it always work? Recent Wharton research looks at that question in the context of an online taxi-booking platform.

Duration:00:11:46

Pay, Power and Politics: Where Did Carlos Ghosn Go Wrong?

11/21/2018
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The arrest of Carlos Ghosn casts a shadow over the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, which he created and led. A key lesson for corporations is the risk of concentrating too much power in a single executive, experts say.

Duration:00:25:00

Christmas Without Toys R Us: Who Will Fill Its Stockings?

11/20/2018
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This year will mark the first holiday shopping season in decades without Toys R Us, the venerated toy store – and Amazon seems poised to fill the void.

Duration:00:25:32