Kellogg in the News

Chicago Tribune

10 tips to jump-start your job hunt before you get lazy – 12/30/15
Quotes Professor Karen Cates, who advises people to find their objective strengths, investigate the market and recast their resumes.

Crain's Chicago Business

Want to end 2015 on a good note? Here's an option with many returns – 12/30/15
Op-ed by Professor Linda Darragh, who writes, “At year-end, as people consider reconciling their charitable donations and review what they give to charities, they also may want to consider investing in a venture or fund that targets social impact.”

Bloomberg Business

Don't Blame Uncertainty for the Slow Recovery – 12/29/15
Quotes a 2011 op-ed by Professor Scott Baker, who wrote, “The persistence of policy uncertainty wasn’t inevitable. Rather, it reflects deliberate policy decisions, harmful rhetorical attacks on business and ‘millionaires,’ failure to tackle entitlement reforms and fiscal imbalances, and political brinkmanship.” Article also appeared in the Chicago Tribune.

Chief Executive Magazine

2016 Best Companies for Leaders – 12/29/15
Article by Lecturer Dan Weinfurter presents a ranking of public and private companies based on what they are doing to identify and nurture employees three or more levels down from the CEO.

Forbes

7 Money Resolutions To Make In 2016 – 12/28/15
Article cites a Kellogg study that found that people are more likely to pay down their overall debt when they tackle the smallest balances first because those small “victories” provide motivation.

INC

The 3 Biggest Leadership Ideas You Need to Know About in 2016 – 12/28/15
Quotes Professor Harry Kraemer, who said, “Leadership, if you really think about it, has nothing to do with titles and org charts and everything to do with the ability to influence people.”

USAToday

Fighting Christmas debt: Column – 12/28/15
Article by Professor Aparna Labroo cites research by Professor Blake McShane that found that consumers who close more accounts, rather than reduce the size of a single account, are more likely to clear their remaining debt.

Chicago Tribune

Did you love Diet Crystal Pepsi? You may be a 'harbinger of failure' – 12/24/15
Article reports on a paper by Professor Eric Anderson about consumers whose tastes are so unusual that companies can use their preferences to figure out what not to sell. This topic was also covered by the Wall Street Journal, Crain’s and Bloomberg Business.

Chicago Tribune

From FIFA to 'pharma bro': 2015's top PR fails – 12/23/15
Quotes Professor Tim Calkins on this year’s top public relations fails. “In most cases, if you respond quickly, honestly and earnestly, it helps the situation,” he said.

Poets & Quants

Our Favorite B-School Professors of 2015 – 12/23/15
Article recognizes Professor Craig Garthwaite as one of P&Q’s favorite b-school professors of 2015. “Professor Garthwaite’s class is grounded in taking core economic principles and using them to analyze business decisions that we’re reading about in the Wall Street Journal today and experiencing firsthand in our day to day lives,” one student writes.

Poets & Quants

The Most Innovative Business School Ideas Of 2015 – 12/20/15
Article reports on P&Q’s picks for the most innovative moves by business schools in 2015. The list features Kellogg’s growth and scaling curriculum and quotes Professor Ben Jones.

Business Insider

A Northwestern professor explains how to develop in your career without your manager's help – 12/19/15
Article by Professor Carter Cast advises people to develop goals and performance objectives, seek a mentor and increase their C-Suite visibility.

Forbes

The Worst CEO Screw-Ups Of 2015 – 12/18/15
Professor Harry Kraemer provies his input on the worst CEO screw-ups of 2015.

Huffington Post

Should Santa Be Replaced? – 12/18/15
Quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who said that Santa can be repositioned, “but the challenge is to hold onto his equities while updating some of his more problematic elements.”

Huffington Post

Here's The Devastating Way Our College System Fails Poor Kids – 12/17/15
Articles cites research from Professor Lauren Rivera, who found that employers disproportionately prefer graduates from prestigious colleges who have participated in extracurricular activities such as playing lacrosse and squash and who have served in internships — pursuits less likely to have been available to lower-income students.

Forbes

Santa's Sleigh May Be a Bit Light This Year – 12/16/15
Article by Professor Harold Sirkin explains how transportation has become the issue top of mind for supply chain executives this year.

Fortune

Not All Companies Can Cash In on the Star Wars Hype – 12/16/15
Article by Professor Tim Calkins says that it may not be strategic for all brands to buy into the Star Wars hype with product tie-ins or brand partnerships.

Fortune

What this U.S. Supreme Court Justice Gets Wrong About Diversity – 12/16/15
Article by Professor Willemien Kets highlights her research on diversity, which found that even if different groups have exactly the same skills and knowledge, diversity pays off. Class diversity benefits students in all fields, and the benefits apply equally to all groups.

Fortune

This Important Skill Is Often Overlooked In Leaders – 12/15/15
Article by Dean Sally Blount examines the underrated quality of introversion in communicating well and evaluating business performance.

Chicago Tribune

Chicago nixes giant street puppets – 12/13/15
Professor Tim Calkins is quoted in this article about the City of Chicago’s decision to forego giant puppet street performers in light of perceived and logistical risks.