Watch and learn how Dean Whiteman encourages students, faculty and staff at Penn State to see that they can be more competitive by working together.

“Real problems are messier. And so you have to be able to be flexible in your thinking and work through the logic, of course — but see things from different angles. We need lots of different perspectives to help make progress on solving those problems.”

Charles Whiteman, John and Karen Arnold Dean of the Penn State Smeal College of Business, reflects on his passion for word puzzles as an opportunity to explore the importance of thinking through problems with others.

Watch and learn how Dean Whiteman encourages students, faculty and staff at Penn State to see that they can be more competitive by working together.

This is the next feature in the video series titled “Perspective: Leaders at Penn State,” which gives us a glimpse of the personal passions that have driven our leaders and have shaped their perspectives and impact at Penn State and beyond. 

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