Jacob Levitt

Jacob Levitt
  • Doctoral Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3024 SH-DH
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Groups and Teams; Emotions; Organizational Change

Teaching

Past Courses

  • MGMT101 - INTRO TO MANAGEMENT

    We all spend much of our lives in organizations. Most of us are born in organizations, educated in organizations, and work in organizations. Organizations emerge because individuals can't (or don't want to) accomplish their goals alone. Management is the art and science of helping individuals achieve their goals together. Managers in an organization determine where their organization is going and how it gets there. More formally, managers formulate strategies and implement those strategies. This course provides a framework for understanding the opportunities and challenges involved in formulating and implementing strategies by taking a "system" view of organizations,which means that we examine multiple aspects of how managers address their environments, strategy, structure, culture, tasks, people, and outputs, and how managerial decisions made in these various domains interrelate. The course will help you to understand and analyze how managers can formulate and implement strategies effectively. It will be particularly valuable if you are interested in management consulting, investment analysis, or entrepreneurship - but it will help you to better understand and be a more effective contributor to any organizations you join, whether they are large, established firms or startups. This course must be taken for a grade.

  • PSYC001 - INTRO TO EXP PSYCH

    This course provides an introduction to the basic topics of psychology including our three major areas of distribution: the biological basis of behavior, the cognitive basis of behavior, and individual and group bases of behavior. Topics include, but are not limited to, neuropsychology, learning, cognition, development, disorder, personality, and social psychology.

Knowledge@Wharton

Why U.S. Multinationals May Increase Profit-shifting

Tax reforms proposed as part of the budget reconciliation process would have important consequences for U.S. multinationals’ profit-shifting incentives, and also their competitiveness, according to an analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 10/19/2021
Leadership 2.0: Gain New Skills to Meet New Challenges

Learning to lead is not a “one and done” assignment. In this Nano Tool for Leaders, Wharton’s Mike Useem explains how to gain new skills to keep pace with change.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 10/19/2021
What Will It Take to Curb Insider Trading?

Wharton's Daniel Taylor believes legislative changes are needed to get insider trading under control and reform Wall Street’s image.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 10/18/2021