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Nancy Rothbard

Associate Professor (Management Department, Wharton)


Nancy Rothbard is the David Pottruck Associate Professor of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. An award-winning expert in work motivation, teamwork, work-life balance and leadership, Dr. Rothbard was previously on the faculty of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and holds degrees from Brown University and the University of Michigan. She has published her research in top academic research journals in her field and her work has been discussed in the general media in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, Business Week, CNN, Forbes, National Public Radio, US News & World Report and The Washington Post. Dr. Rothbard has helped some of the world’s premier companies change their approaches to teamwork, leadership, and work motivation. Among other projects, she has worked with a Fortune 100 company to understand the factors that improve call center performance and customer service, a leading hotel chain to transform sales and hiring, financial service organizations to optimize their leadership and approach to sales.



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