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Poets & Quants

Kellogg Adding A Third Video Essay Question – 07/21/16
Interview with Assistant Dean of Admissions Kate Smith highlights Kellogg's new, third video essay question in its full-time 2016-17 application and the six dimensions the admissions team looks for in applicants.

Forbes

How to Recharge if You're Losing Motivation​​ – 07/20/16
Article by Dean Sally Blount discusses how to stay motivated at work, emphasizing that it has as much to do with the mission and team as with the right attitude.

Poets & Quants

Better Networking Is All In Your Head – 07/20/16
Article reports on research by Professor Maryam Kouchaki, which says that greater career advancement was correlated with more positive attitudes toward networking.

Harvard Business Review

How Anxiety Affects CEO Decision Making – 07/15/16
Article reports on the rising popularity of hosting races and walks benefiting nonprofit organizations and quotes Professor Liz Livingston Howard on how technology is one of the main reasons the "a-thons" have grown in popularity.

Chicago Tribune

High-profile pay raises by firms can trigger job malaise at other companies – 07/14/16
Article discusses the concept of using “HR as PR” and the resulting impact on a company’s image. Quotes Professor Nicholas Pearce, who says, "In the knowledge economy, employers need their people to bring their heads, their hands and their hearts to work. There is no amount of money you can pay someone to make them care, to make them be creative, to bring their best ideas.”

Harvard Business Review

Why You Should Always Go Off-Script in a Job Interview – 07/14/16
Article by Professor Leigh Thompson references her research on how people form impressions about experts and how people manage envy, identifying four strategies to help job applicants turn around an interview.

Marketplace

Drug prices still escalating and not stopping any time soon – 07/14/16
Article reports on new data, which says that one-fifth of the U.S. economy will be devoted to the healthcare sector by 2025. Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who says, “By spending a money on a cure, we are not spending money on other medical services later in people’s lives.”

Chicago Tribune

Shoe Drop shoe-repair startup buffs up with old-school shines – 07/13/16
Article reports on a recent start-up that offers shoe repairing services and brings people into physical shoe shine stands, quoting Professor Mike Mazzeo on how adding a physical presence could be a smart marketing move.

Forbes

Brexit, Trump And Perceived Benefits--And What Brands Can Learn – 07/13/16
Article written by Professor Tim Calkins discusses what we can learn from the “Brexit” campaign and Donald Trump’s candidacy from a marketing perspective, due to the common dynamic of perceived benefits.

NPR

Illinois Moves To Shut Down Failing Health Insurance Co-op – 07/13/16
Article reports on how Illinois regulators recently took steps to shut down Land of Lincoln Health, a 3-year-old startup that lost $90 million in 2015 and more than $17 million through May 31, and quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz.

Chicago Tribune

Will food shoppers really seek out GMO information using QR codes? – 07/12/16
Article reports on a controversial bill that would allow food companies to use electronic QR codes — as opposed to on-package labeling — to tell shoppers whether food contains genetically modified organisms. Quotes Professor Alexander Chernev on how companies need to learn to balance and inform the customer in a way that doesn’t hurt profits.

The Wall Street Journal

Emoji at Work: Managing With a Wink and a :) – 07/12/16
Article weighs the pros and cons of using emoticons at work and ask experts to weigh in, quoting Professor Kent Grayson on how emoji are no different from slang words and whether it’s okay to use them in the workplace depends on the company culture.

Crain’s Chicago Business

People On The Move | Healthcare – 07/11/16
Article reports on Access Community Health Network’s recent appointment of Professor Nicholas Pearce to its board of directors.

Harvard Business Review

Can Your Sales Team Actually Achieve Their Stretch Goals? – 07/11/16
Article co-written by Professor Andris Zoltners discusses sales leaders using stretch goals to challenge a sales force, points out the backlashes of this way of motivation, and offers advice on how to build a stronger sales team.

Chicago Tribune

X Marks the Knot – 07/09/16
Article discusses the merits of designing voting systems from an economic point of view and references Professor Mark Satterthwaite’s research, which showed that every common electoral system – even those in which voters can rank their preferences – is distorted by tactical voting.

Fortune

Washington Is Finally Doing Something That Might End Too Big to Fail​ – 07/08/16
Article discusses the Financial Institutions Bankruptcy Act that recently passed, quoting Professor Ben Iverson on its potential impact on the nation’s economy.

Bloomberg

Top Business Schools See Family Office Education as Growth Area – 07/07/16
Article quotes Professor Justin Craig, who says that Kellogg is starting a new offering in 2017 to help family businesses grow and scale. Alumni and mounting research in the past 15 years have shown that family-owned companies are vital to growing economies, he said.

Forbes

China's New Worry: Outsourcing – 07/07/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin discusses Chinese officials’ new concern: outsourcing. Officials are encouraging companies in the southern and eastern parts of China, where wages and other production costs are highest, to move their production facilities inland, where costs are lower, rather than outsourcing to countries such as Vietnam.

Crain’s Chicago Business

How Brexit will affect U.S. business a big nagging question​ – 07/05/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Philip Levy discusses Brexit’s economic impact on U.S. businesses.

Huffington Post

Do We Really Want Democracy – 07/05/16
Article by Professor Phil Kotler says that Democracy requires free speech, free press, free assembly and the rule of law and notes his forthcoming book: Democracy in Decline, Rebuilding the Future.

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