Wharton School Publishing

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Wharton School Publishing
Parent company The Wharton School and Pearson Education
Founded2004
Country of origin United States
Publication types Books
Nonfiction topicsBusiness
Official website www.wharton.upenn.edu

Wharton School Publishing (known colloquially as WSP) was a publishing house, a division of The Wharton School and Pearson, the world's largest education publishing and technology company. The imprint brought together a variety of business educators and corporate executives on a list that featured works in many formats, including print, audio, electronic documents, CD-ROM and video. The imprint released 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 included Howard Moskowitz, Philip Kotler, Peter Drucker, C.K. Prahalad, Russell L. Ackoff, Jerry I. Porras, Henry Mintzberg and Kenichi Ohmae.

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The Wharton School's publishing partnership with Pearson ended in 2010. In 2011, The Wharton School launched its own book publishing imprint, Wharton Digital Press.

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