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  October, 2011  

Kellogg Launches New Brand Campaign -

What a difference a year makes. In her first year as dean of the Kellogg School of Management, Dean Sally Blount’s energy and drive are being felt throughout Kellogg’s global community. While her first year was marked by many significant accomplishments, one particular point of pride for the school is a new brand campaign, "Think Bravely."

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Corporate Renewal: Practical Tools for Effective Managers

Mention the term “turnaround strategy” and most managers think in terms of corporate renewal for an entire organization. A great deal of what we apply to helping entire organizations get back on track can be applied just as effectively by managers responsible for smaller units within a large organization. The challenge for managers is to recognize the symptoms of trouble and take aggressive action.

Kellogg School’s Management & Strategy Professor James B. Shein discusses the importance of identifying early warning signs of financial distress for an organization and how managers may be able to intervene before it is too late.

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Professor Ellington-Booth  

with Professor Ellington-Booth

Question: I am a manager in a professional services organization. I have a smart and highly motivated team. As you can imagine, the current state of the economy and the political turmoil that goes with it triggers a lot of conversation and I am starting to see that my team’s varied political views affect their work and their relationships with one another. How should I handle this?

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Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom

Professor Tom Lys

View Video: Professor Tom Lys on The Changing Roles of Board Members

The Kellogg School of Management in collaboration with Ernst & Young, offers a program that will provide you with frameworks to move the board beyond compliance to the creation of opportunities for long-term value.

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Insight is the Kellogg School’s latest faculty research that you can put to work today.

Hiring and Firing at the Top
Based on the Research of Andrea Eisfeldt and Camelia Kuhnen

Sight Over Sound
Based on the Research of Roderick Swaab, Adam Galinsky, Victoria Medvec and Daniel Diermeier

A Surprising Secret to Netflix's Runaway Success
Based on the Research of Achal Bassamboo, Sunil Kumar and Ramandeep Randhawa

Commissions, Kickbacks and Consumers
Based on the Research of Roman Inderst and Marco Ottaviano


Driving Strategic Value From IT
November 6-9, 2011

Corporate Finance
November 6-9, 2011

Women's Director Development Program
November 9-11, 2011

The Market Focused Organization
November 13-17, 2011

Corporate Governance
December 4-7, 2011

Negotiation Strategies for Managers
December 4-7, 2011

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