Wharton School Publishing

Wharton School Publishing
Parent company The Wharton School and Pearson Education
Founded 2004
Country of origin United States
Publication types Books
Nonfiction topics Business
Official website www.whartonsp.com

Wharton School Publishing (known colloquially as WSP) is a publishing house, a division of The Wharton School and Pearson, the world's largest education publishing and technology company. The imprint brings together a variety of business educators and corporate executives on a list that features works in many formats, including print, audio, electronic documents, CD-ROM and video. The imprint releases 35 to 40 peer-reviewed books a year in 11 languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Authors published by Wharton School Publishing have included Howard Moskowitz, Philip Kotler, Peter Drucker, C.K. Prahalad, Russell L. Ackoff, Jerry I. Porras, Henry Mintzberg and Kenichi Ohmae.

Wharton School Publishing distributes its titles through the Safari Books Online e-reference service.

Editorial board members

The Wharton School imprint is directed by Tim Moore and Jerry Wind. The Editorial Board of Wharton School Publishing comprises the 24 faculty members charged with finding both book ideas and new authors. Titles are vetted by "a cross-disciplinary group of the School's senior faculty members [who] know who is breaking new ground... and [can] differentiate between what is truly thought leadership vs. the latest 'fad' thinking."[1] The editorial board ensures all manuscripts and materials meet Wharton's standard by addressing important topics with ideas and insights that are relevant, empirically based, timely, conceptually sound, and implementable in real decision settings.


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