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Another week, another bank scandal. The latest affront: a vast money laundering scheme by HSBC involving illegal drug and possibly terrorist funds. Some say it will take jail time for executives to end the epidemic of financial crime. But is the court system up to the task?
As the Reserve Bank of India announces a decision to leave interest rates unchanged, many Indian firms are looking to overseas investment in response to what they see as a lack of official action to recharge the country’s slowing economy.
Analysts are taking another look at the online social games industry after Zynga missed the mark in its second-quarter earnings report.
Although both the Boy Scouts of America and restaurant chain Chick-fil-A are facing uproar over controversial stands on gay rights, Wharton experts say it’s unlikely either will face significant damage to their brand image.
McDonald’s profits are down. Should the fast-food chain be concerned — or is this just a bump in the road?
Smart technology and smart regulation, together, can offer a one-two punch to move industry into a greener space, says Ruben Lobel, a Wharton professor of operations and information management.
There was general expectation that Manmohan Singh would usher in a fresh wave of reforms when he took charge of India’s finance ministry. But are foreign investors and others now losing confidence — and patience?
An observation from the field: Men, it seems, are more inclined to leap at the chance for a promotion while women have to be prodded to move up. What’s going on?