Kellogg in the News

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.

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.