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The Opening Bell 06-15-16: The Graide Network Makes Teaching Easier – 06/15/16
Article recaps The Opening Bell episode, featuring Blair Pircon, Kellogg graduate and founder of the Graide Network, which connects teachers with teach assistants to grade and provide quality feedback for student work.

Forbes

Why In-N-Out Burger And Google Have More In Common Than You Think – 06/07/16
Article quotes Dean DeBiase, adjunct lecturer, about why Salesforce can keep growing because it makes its stakeholders better off.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Chicago home prices: 2003 redux – 06/02/16
Article quotes Professor Brian Melzer on how Chicago’s current home prices are at the same level as they were in 2003. When home values are rising, homeowners feel more confident about their financial strength even if they don't tap the equity via loans, he said.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Walgreens needed to break with Theranos yesterday – 06/01/16
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins on the partnership between Walgreens and Theranos. "Trust is so important in anything related to health care," he said, adding that "this problem isn't going to destroy Walgreens' brand, but it is going to chip away at positive perceptions," as long as bad news out of Theranos continues to grab headlines.

Quartz

Susan Cain, the world’s leading introvert expert, on how to thrive in an open-office world – 06/01/16
Article talks about how to navigate an open office space and cites Kellogg research on the importance of meeting in person.

Forbes

Reshoring Has Slowed But Hasn't Stopped – 05/31/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin says that the reshoring trend will continue in the U.S. – particularly among textile, bicycle and furniture manufacturers.

Inc.

Growth Guru's Inside Scoop On McDonald's Turnaround – 05/27/16
Article quotes Adjunct Lecturer Dean DeBiase on the strategy behind McDonald's recently doubled revenue growth rate, which propelled its earnings up 35% and its stock to an all-time high.

Kellogg MBA Student Blog

Why I’m grateful to be a Kellogg Youn Impact Scholar – 05/26/16
Kellogg second-year Jamie Lu writes what she is most grateful for as a Youn Impact Scholar - part of an elite group of Kellogg students and alumni who have been recognized for their involvement in and passion for social impact.

Forbes

This One Thing Gives Women The Edge In Crowdfunding – 05/25/16
Article discusses Kellogg research, which says that women are better at telling stories that resonate with potential crowd funding investors.

Forbes

Practice 'Creative Destruction' To Avoid Becoming A Victim Of It – 05/23/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin argues that creative destruction should be internalized and used by executives to prepare their companies and employees for the challenges of the future.

Bloomberg

Health Insurer Deals Face Market Review That Felled Past Tie-Ups – 05/23/16
Article quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who says that health insurers offering commercial policies and coverage under the Medicare Advantage program have become more dominant as their market shares have increased.

Forbes

Growth Guru Likes Facebook, Microsoft – 05/23/16
Article cites Professor Mohan Sawhney’s research on growth and how not all growth is good. Bad growth — such as that caused by subprime lending or acquisitions that add needlessly to a company’s complexity — produces short-term revenue growth but longer-term collapse

Harvard Business Review

Great Salespeople Are Born, but Great Salesforces Are Made – 05/20/16
Article by Professor Andris Zoltners describes the priority factors that make strong salesforces: strategy, organization, talent, execution, support, and improvement and adaptation.

The Washington Post

We’re really good at forgetting all the terrible things we’ve done – 05/20/16
Article cites Professor Maryam Kouchaki’s research, which explores corporate cheating and how faulty human memory helps to explain repeated dishonesty.

Forbes

Why Growth Gurus Love Amazon and Starbucks – 05/19/16
Article discusses growth models of companies like Amazon and Starbucks, quoting Professor Mike Mazzeo on how growth flows to companies that continuously swap variable costs for fixed ones.

Bloomberg

A New Crop of Companies Want to Make Your Period Empowering – 05/18/16
Article says many startups are trying to rebrand the menstrual cycle as a vehicle for empowerment. In a suddenly crowded market, “you don’t want to compete on price, so you differentiate on psychological value,” says Professor Alexander Chernev.

Chicago Tribune

8 big problems for women in the workplace – 05/18/16
Article quotes Professor Lauren Rivera on how the people who hire (usually men) may actually lower the bar for job candidates who share their backgrounds and interests, meaning that these less-qualified candidates may actually win out.

Harvard Business Review

We’re Unethical at Work Because We Forget Our Misdeeds – 05/18/16
Article co-written by Professor Maryam Kouchaki talks about her research on how corporate cheating and how faulty human memory helps to explain repeated dishonesty. Research also profiled in Forbes and Quartz.

Inc.

Global Guru's Five Rules of Faster Growth – 05/18/16
Article says that growth is critical for keeping talent and rewarding investors, quoting Professor Mike Mazzeo on the five rules for faster growth.

Bloomberg

Abandoning the electoral college would remake campaign spending – 05/17/16
Article by Professor Brett Gordon talks about his research on how a direct-vote system could greatly reduce the amount of campaign money devoted to TV ads.

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