Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations Kristin
Behfar helped School District 65 (Evanston/Skokie, Ill.)
develop a performance evaluation system for principals and
administrators and conducted a 360-degree Leadership Assessment
in the district. For this work, Professor Behfar received
an outstanding community partner award.
Professor of Marketing Alexander
Chernev has published "Feature Complementarity and Assortment
in Choice" in the Journal of Consumer Research (March
2005, pp. 748-759) and "Goal Orientation and Consumer Preference
for the Status Quo" in the Journal of Consumer Research
(December 2004, pp. 557-565).
Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice Daniel
Diermeier has been appointed co-director of a newly founded
Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (with Julio Ottino,
dean of the McCormick School of Engineering). Professor Diermeier
also has been appointed a research fellow at the Canadian
Institute for Advanced Research and a member of the management
board to the director of the FBI.
Ludwig Nemmers Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Organizations Ranjay
Gulati has two publications forthcoming: "Stacking the
Deck: The Effect of Upper Echelon Affiliations for Entrepreneurial
Firms" (with Monica Higgins) in the Strategic Management
Journal and "Shrinking Core-Expanding Periphery: The Relational
Architecture of High Performing Organizations" (with D. Kletter)
in California Management Review.
Department faculty members Dean
Dipak C. Jain, the Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor
of Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Marketing; Philip
Kotler, the SC Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of
International Marketing; James
Anderson, the William L. Ford Distinguished Professor
of Marketing and Wholesale Distribution; and Greg
Carpenter, the James B. Farley/Booz*Allen & Hamilton Professor
of Marketing Strategy; presented the two-day seminars "Kellogg
Comes to Holland" and "Kellogg comes to Switzerland" in May.
Hundreds of managers attended each of these successful events.
Husted Medvec, the Adeline Barry Davee Associate Professor
of Management and Organizations and Director of the Center
for Executive Women, has accepted the position of associate
vice president for research at Northwestern University. In
this role, Professor Medvec will support research programs
in humanities, social sciences, business, communications,
journalism, law and music and assist in developing new interdisciplinary
programs. She will remain on the Kellogg School faculty.
Associate Professor of Finance Mitchell
Petersen has published "Does Function Follow Organizational
Form? Evidence From the Lending Practices of Large and Small
Banks" in the Journal of Financial Economics (May 2005).
In the paper, Professor Petersen and co-authors Allen N. Berger,
Nathan H. Miller, Raghuram G. Rajan and Jeremy Stein examine
the relative role of small and large banks in providing capital
for small and private firms.
R. Prince, professor of accounting information and management
and professor of health industry management, has published
"Enhancing Efficiency and Quality of Ambulatory Care Through
Telehealth Technology" in the Journal of Ambulatory Care
Management (Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 214-221). In addition,
Professor Prince continues to play a leadership role in the
Kellogg School's successful executive education programming
directed at members of the American Dental Association. Five
programs currently exist, with another in development (see
Rogers, the Gordon and Llura Gund Family Professor of
Entrepreneurship, has received two honors: He was named the
L.G. Lavengood Outstanding Professor of the Year by students
in the school's full-time and part-time programs and Professor
of the Year by students who attend the Kellogg School's joint-degree
program with the Schulich School of Management at York University
Professor of Management and Organizations Brian
Uzzi's article, "The Sources and Consequences of Embeddedness
for the Economic Performance of Organizations: The Network
Effect," published in the American Sociological Review
in 1996, was the publication's most highly cited article during
Ward has published a booklet called, "The Family Constitution:
Agreements to Secure and Perpetuate Your Family and Your Business"
(Family Enterprise Publishers) with Daniela Montemerlo of
Boconni University in Milan. The booklet explores best practices
for developing the values, policies and regulations of business-owning
families. It also examines the content of family agreements
and the process of forging them in large extended shareholding
Zoltners, professor of marketing and founder and co-chairman
of ZS Associates, was inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship
Hall of Fame, presented by the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The Hall of Fame is celebrating its 20th anniversary as one
of the most prestigious awards honoring Chicago-area entrepreneurs.