Kellogg in the News

Fortune

What Politicians Are Getting Wrong About the Brexit Vote​ – 07/01/16
Article by Professor Brayden King says that Brexit is not just about economics, but about how a cultural difference will continue to play a major role in the political arena – particularly as the U.S. presidential campaign heats up.

Diverse

Key to Success: Leading business school work to diversify student bodies – 06/30/16
Article quotes Chief Diversity Officer Anise Wiley-Little on Kellogg’s efforts to serve as a model for inclusive leadership. “Through their groundbreaking work, our faculty are furthering the conversation about the significance of diversity and inclusion within organizations and teams,” she said.

Fortune

Money Should Never Drive a Startup’s Relationship With Investors – 06/30/16
Article by Professor Linda Darragh explores how startup founders can establish a relationship with the right investors to gain access not only to seed or growth capital, but also to their industry expertise and contacts.

Poets & Quants

The B-School Impact Investing Uprising​ – 06/27/16
Article discusses the increasing focus on impact investing at top business schools, noting relevant Kellogg courses such as Early Stage Impact Investing and Micro-Finance and the Role of Financial Institutions in Development.

Forbes

Hiring Foreign Talent Won't Close The Skills Gap​ – 06/24/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin discusses the factors driving the job skills gap: demographics, the changing requirements of an increasingly high-tech workplace and the deficiency of many public education systems.

Harvard Business Review

To Develop Cultural Dexterity, Seek it Out – 06/24/16
Article by Associate Dean for Leadership Development Bernard Banks discusses the cultural dexterity lessons learned from his military career and why similar dexterity is important for global organizations.

The New York Times

Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman – 06/23/16
Article explores the popular idea that women are not supportive of each other. Cites research by Professor David Matsa, which found that when women join a company board, there’s a better chance that other women will rise to top executive positions.

Washington Post

Why more media headlines are actually bad for women who are named CEO – 06/23/16
Article features new research from Professor Ned Smith, which found that companies that named a female CEO – and received ample media attention for their choice – saw their stock prices go down. Yet when the appointments received little press, the phenomenon was reversed.

The Wall Street Journal

Companies Try a New Strategy: Empathy Training – 06/21/16
Article discusses how managers are taking classes in empathy and quotes Professor Adam Waytz on how contemporary workers “want a sense of connection,” but few companies scientifically measure outcomes from this kind of empathy training.

NPR

Do assassinations change opinions?​ – 06/20/16
This audio story, which features Professor Benjamin Jones, discusses how the recent Brexit campaign briefly paused after the assassination of British lawmaker Jo Cox and looks back at other examples where assassinations changed the course of history.

Poets & Quants

The MBAs To Watch In The Class of 2016 – 06/20/16
Article features 90 graduating MBAs from the Class of 2016 with diverse backgrounds and experiences, including a profile of Kellogg student Dexter Yu Galan.

S Style Magazine

The Science of Regret (and What it All Means) – 06/16/16
Article reports on the various existing research on regret and what it all means. Professor Neal Roese is quoted, saying why regret can be useful in decision making.

Poets & Quants

The Best One-Year MBA Programs In The U.S. – 06/15/16
Article features perspective from Associate Dean of MBA Operations Matt Merrick and 1Y MBA student Tara Chang about the student experience in Kellogg’s 1Y program. “We offer the Kellogg experience which starts with our focus on the customer, gets students to work in a collaborative environment, and engages students inside and outside the classroom at very high levels,” Dean Merrick said.

WGN Radio

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.

Bloomberg

McDonald’s Return to Chicago Defies City’s Financial Troubles – 06/14/16
Article quotes Professor Don Haider on McDonald’s shifting its headquarters to Chicago. “They’re following the labor force and they don’t want to be in the cornfields, out of sight and out of mind -- they want to be where the action is,” he said.

Chicago Tribune

Study: Publicizing female CEO appointments comes with a cost – 06/14/16
Article features new research from Professor Ned Smith, which found that companies that named a female CEO – and received ample media attention for their choice – saw their stock prices go down. Yet when the appointments received little press, the phenomenon was reversed.

Washington Post

Inside the hate-filled mind of a mass murderer – 06/14/16
Article cites research from Professors Adam Waytz and Nour Kteily, which showed that the more people are socially connected to a group, the more likely they are to believe others outside the group are less intelligent and even less human.

Poets & Quants

The Best & Brightest EMBAs Of The Class Of 2016 – 06/13/16
Article features profiles of EMBA students from across the globe with diverse backgrounds and experiences, including a profile of Kellogg EMBA student Mike Vaca about his experience in the Kellogg-HKUST program.

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.