Leadership at Wharton

Leadership at Wharton

Elevating the impact of business research in leadership

Leadership at Wharton empowers current and future leaders to succeed in today’s dynamic and complex business environment. We generate evidence-based research, providing cutting edge knowledge and tools to more effectively lead and manage organizations. Our world-renowned faculty strive to develop and equip diverse and global leaders who have the skills necessary to adapt to crisis and change and to help shape the future of work.

Areas of Focus

Promoting Evidence-based Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Developing Diverse and Global Leaders

Managing Organizations Through Crisis and Change

Shaping the Future of Work

Research Insights

As the undisputed leader in published academic business research, Wharton delivers tangible solutions that transform business practices and grow economic opportunities for all.

Knowledge at Wharton


Dive into topical articles, podcasts, and videos through Wharton’s online business journal.

RSS Leadership Archives – Knowledge at Wharton

  • Choosing a New Board Leader: Eight Questions
    In this Nano Tool for Leaders, Wharton’s Mike Useem and his co-authors suggest eight questions that can help guide your search for a new board leader. …Read More
  • Crisis Leadership: Harness the Experience of Others
    In this Nano Tool for Leaders, Wharton Dean Erika James and Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten explain how “vicarious learning” can prepare you and your team to weather any crisis.…Read More
  • How Jazz Can Unlock Your Team’s Next Breakthrough
    “Generative conversations,” in which multiple perspectives are integrated to kindle new solutions, are a powerful way to address the complex challenges facing organizations. Experts from Wharton and SEB explain the neuroscience behind why they work.…Read More
  • How to Use Neuroscience to Build Team Chemistry
    In this Nano Tool for Leaders, Wharton's Michael Platt shares seven science-based ideas to help you create a high-performing team.…Read More

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