Wharton Stories: Operations, Informations, and Decisions

Closing the gender pay gap is a difficult problem to tackle. Being more transparent about compensation has been touted as a potential solution, but does it work? The CEO of PayScale.com weighs in on what the data shows and what practices companies can implement to help address the problem.

Does Pay Transparency Help Close the Gender Wage Gap?

“We have a rich set of experiences that help our teams learn from one another.”

What Leaders Should Understand about Diversity in the Workplace

What are students interested in when it comes to human capital and how can we better teach it at Wharton?

Teaching the Future of Work

Wharton Prof. Gad Allon discusses how new platforms like Uber affect the behavior of gig economy workers at the 2019 London Global Wharton Forum.

What Motivates Workers in the Gig Economy?

“It’s hard to look at this and see how much market share Google has in Google Search and see how little transparency there is around it. It’s amazing to me that one company can have this much power.” — Kirsten Grind

The Unintended Consequences of Google Search Results

Jaime Miranda, WG’19, relied on a structured approach to studying for the GMAT and working with a math tutor to achieve her goals.

How this Hotel Executive Prepared for the Quant Aspects of Wharton’s EMBA Program

In his new book, Prof. Kartik Hosanagar advocates for an “algorithmic bill of rights” that would shed light on how artificial intelligence actually influences consumers.

Humans in Control: Prof. Kartik Hosanagar Argues for an “Algorithmic Bill of Rights”

“We’re not going to judge ourselves by the least happy customer. We’re going to judge ourselves by the most valuable customers.”

Customer Centricity: Why Companies Should Play a Long Game Strategy

Shivaraman (Shiva) Ramachandran, WG’18, used the Wharton MBA Program for Executives to hone his leadership skills and transition into hardware business operations at payment processing and point-of-sale solutions company Square.

From Technologist to Business Operations Leader: How This EMBA Alum Used Wharton’s Executive Coaching and Feedback Program to Make the Transition

Charlotte de Vaulx, W’19, C’19, tells how a Passion Project grant allowed her to explore the world of 3D Printing while pursuing dual degrees with Wharton and the College.

How This Wharton Undergraduate Is Pursuing the Business, Artistic, and Sustainable Dimensions of 3D Printing