Spring 2006

Spring 2006

Cover Story

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    New Paths to Prosperity

    From microfinance to network creation, Wharton alumni are fostering growth and opportunity worldwide.

Featured Stories

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    When Feelings Go to Work

    Emotions have a logic of their own. Wharton’s Sigal Barsade shows how feelings play out in the workplace.


  • Wharton in India: A Global Kick-Off

    On January 6, Wharton’s 125th anniversary festivities launched at the sold-out 2006 Global Forum in India. More than 400 alumni and business leaders offered a warm welcome and a rousing kick-off to a 16-month-long celebration that includes a faculty tour around the United States and other special events.

  • Wharton Summit Brings World Business Leaders to NYC

    “We are talking about what’s happening in real time on the real frontiers,” said Wharton real estate professor Peter Linneman at Wharton’s first-ever Economic Summit, held in front of a sold-out audience on February 1 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

  • Knowledge@Wharton

    Experimental Entrepreneurship: Removing the ‘Tin Cup Dependencies’

  • Recent Alumni Books

    Selling Your IT Business: Valuation, Finding the Right Buyer and Negotiating the Deal By Robert J. Chalfin, C.P.A., J.D., W’78, WG’78 John Wiley & Sons (2006) “Bob Chalfin’s experience and intellect make this book essential reading for IT business owners. Provides thoughtful analysis and practical advice invaluable to anybody who is even considering selling their business.” — Louis W. Fryman, Esq. Chairman Emeritus Fox Rothschild LLP Riding the Waves: The Rise and Fall of Geotek By Yaron Eitan, WG’84, with Uri Miron Inkwater Press (2005) “It tells the story of an entrepreneur who pursued an unlikely dream and, daring to risk failure, came closer to success than most would have dreamed possible.” — Ehud Barak, former Prime Minister of Israel Practical Strategy: Aligning Business and Information Technology By Rupert A. Hayles, Jr., WG’94 Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company (2005) “This book gives great insight on how to create the intangible called ‘alignment’ based on real-world experiences and examples. It’s a must-read for those looking to make a business impact via technology.” — Raymond Pawlicki, Vice President and CIO, Novartis Pharmaceutical Passion at Work: How to Find Work You Love and Live the Time of Your Life By Lawler Kang, WG’96 Pearson Education (2005) “Kang gives us a lens into ourselves. By mastering the Five Ps—passion, proficiency, priorities, plan, and prove—we can take control of our lives and careers.” — Dr. David Ulrich, Professor at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan The Quality Solution: The Stakeholder’s Guide to Improving Health Care Edited by David B. Nash, MD, WG’86, and Neil J. Goldfarb Jones and Bartlett Publishers (2006) Dr. Nash, WG’86, brings together diverse viewpoints seeking solutions to bridge the “quality chasm” — what the Institute of Medicine called the gulf between the vision of ideal care and the reality of what most […]

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