Jerry Jacobs

Jerry Jacobs
  • Professor of Sociology
  • Professor of Management

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    365 McNeil Building

Teaching

Past Courses

  • MGMT104 - INDUS REL & HUM RES MGMT

    This undergraduate core course introduces students to a combination of basic concepts and timely topics around work and employment. As such, it is divided into two main sections and two quarters within each of those. The first main section deals with micro-level work issues, while the second main section deals with macro-level work issues. Within each of those sections, the first quarter focuses on basic concepts, while the quarter section deals with more applied topics.

Knowledge@Wharton

Will India’s 2018 Budget Spur Growth — and Modi’s Re-election?

India’s economy is poised to rebound. But realizing the potential requires a smoother absorption of big structural reforms, revived private investment and stable oil prices, say experts.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/22
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: How Empathy Sparks Innovation

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recounted his unlikely ascent to the top job and how the software giant’s culture is changing, during a recent talk at Wharton.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/22
How Automation Could Make Teams Less Efficient — and Less Cooperative

New Wharton research delves into the little-studied question of how human performance and team dynamics are impacted by automation.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/21