03/31/14 – Financial Times
Article reports on Rupert Murdoch’s decision to name his sons as successors to lead News Corp and 21st Century Fox. Article quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky on the danger companies face when a family business grows past first and second generations.
03/25/14 – One Million Degrees CEO Paige Ponder ’02 advances a new way to support community college studentsFull Story
03/25/14 – INC.
Discusses a Kellogg magazine article on family businesses in bad economies, quoting Professor John Ward who said, “Our experience with family businesses has confirmed that in down times, family businesses will take advantage of the negative economic conditions to make some seemingly unconventional and courageous decisions.”
02/13/14 – Jan Leestma ’86 uses his medical expertise in the boardroom and courtroomFull Story
02/13/14 – CNBC
Article reports on succession plans for businesses and quotes Professor John Ward, who says only a third of family-controlled businesses transfer leadership to a second generation of family control.
02/13/14 – CNBC
Professor Craig Garthwaite comments on AOL’s change to healthcare and 401k plans, leaving some employees with fewer benefits.
02/12/14 – Equity Group Investments’ Sam Zell talks entrepreneurship at Kellogg’s Brave Leader SeriesFull Story
01/27/14 – Global
Professor Benjamin Jones comments in an article regarding the Matthew effect which is “the work of those with high status receives greater attention than equivalent work by those who are not as well known.”
01/21/14 – The Palm Beach Post
Article discusses people who have made major innovations after forty. Professor Benjamin F. Jones is mentioned for his study that found the average Nobel Prize winner and great inventors is 39.
01/16/14 – The China Post
Article discusses Zhao Yancheng's book “The Causes of Wealth of People” which is based on Chinese people's experiences of starting businesses in the country. The book is forwarded by Professor Lloyd Shefsky. Also covered in: China Daily, Doing business the Chinese way, 1/13/14
01/15/14 – Trader Planet
Reports on the Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge and how they have teamed up with Kellogg and INSEAD, for a competition to create market-based solutions for economic, social and environmental problems.
01/14/14 – Medill
Reports on the rising optimism of small business owners. Professor Lloyd Shefsky says that might be more about being an entrepreneur than an overall change in the economy, and that small business owners are overly optimistic people.
01/13/14 – Brian Schafer ’05 went from CFO at a scrap metal company to pairing craft beer with fine diningFull Story
01/02/14 – Kellogg part-time students win “Most Innovative” at case competitionFull Story
12/30/13 – Restaurant entrepreneur Carlos Branger ’97 follows his parents’ example to improve his communityFull Story
12/26/13 – Students create risk management tool for Land O’ LakesFull Story
12/19/13 – The Huffington Post UK
Reports on the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) ASEAN Forum. The article highlights several statements made by KIN co-founder Professor Robert C. Wolcott during the conference, including: "An accelerator to innovation is trust - which has to be established before any idea or innovation."
12/11/13 – Forbes
Professor John Ward discusses how family businesses focus more on preserving assets and family reputation unlike non-family businesses that invest more in risk for a higher yield.
12/02/13 – Jai Shekhawat ’96 uses cloud computing to create breakthroughs in workforce management Full Story