News Part One
associate professor of marketing, has published Strategic
Marketing Analysis, a reference guide to the theory of
strategic marketing analysis.
Diermeier, the IBM
Distinguished Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice,
has won the International Association of Conflict Management's
best paper award. The article, co-authored with R.
I. Swaab and Victoria
Medvec, is titled "Communication media and negotiations:
Meta-analyses on processes and outcomes." In addition,
Diermeier is co-principal investigator on an interdisciplinary
team of Northwestern University scholars who have received
a four-year, $4.9 million grant from the Bill and Melinda
Gates Foundation to develop affordable diagnostic devices
for infectious disease in developing countries.
Professor of Public Health Management Donald
Haider is serving
on the Advisory Committee on Self Regulation of the Charitable
Sector established by the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector. The
committee is assisting in making recommendations to Congress
and the nonprofit field to strengthen efforts to promote ethical
conduct and accountability. Congress is considering application of various Sarbanes-Oxley
corporate governance standards and requirements for all larger
nonprofits. The panel will be making its recommendations by
Korajczyk, the Harry G. Guthmann Distinguished Professor
of Finance, has published "The Common and Specific Components
of Dynamic Volatility" (with Gregory Connor and Oliver
Linton). The article appeared in the Journal of Econometrics,
volume 132 (May 2006).
Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Karl
Schmedders and three other colleagues have received a
research award from the National Science Foundation for their
project "Computational Methods for Mathematical Programs
with Equilibrium Constraints and their Economic Applications."
In addition, his paper, "On Price Caps Under Uncertainty
(co-authored with Robert Earle) will be published in a forthcoming
edition of the Review of Economic Studies.
Shefsky, clinical professor
of entrepreneurship and family enterprise, has recently concluded
an extensive media tour of China to support the new Chinese
translation of his book Entrepreneurs Are Made,
Not Born. Several newspapers, magazines and online news portals
interviewed him and more than 1,000 people attended a publisher's
reception in the auditorium of Tsinghua University. At a government
forum on venture capital investment in entrepreneurial ventures,
which was part of the media excursion, Shefsky addressed hundreds
of government leaders, prominent business people and financiers.
"It is clear that Kellogg and my book were exposed to
a huge audience," he said. He also traveled to Israel
to address the Ernst & Young Journey Conference on the
subject of positioning and advancing entrepreneurial healthcare
Stern, assistant professor
of management and organizations, has co-authored (with James
D. Westphal) "The Other Pathway to the Boardroom: Interpersonal
Influence Behavior as a Substitute for Elite Credentials and
Majority Status in Obtaining Board Appointments." The
article appeared in Administrative Science Quarterly, 51 (2006).
Uzzi, the Richard L. Thomas Chair in Leadership and Change,
has received the W. Richard Scott Award from the American
Sociological Association for the best article on organizations
published in the previous three years. The article, "Embeddedness
and Price Formation in the Large Law Firm Market," appeared
in American Sociological Review.