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Modern Healthcare

Reform Update: Anthem's Vivity alliance with seven L.A. systems aims at Kaiser – 09/17/14
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said, “That is a pretty bold play. It's not obvious how they're going to reduce hospital occupancy and come out on top.”

The New York Times

F.T.C. Wary of Mergers by Hospitals – 09/17/14
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said, “The Affordable Care Act has unleashed a merger frenzy,” and that she saw antitrust enforcement as a powerful tool to slow “the march toward conglomeration.”

Education Post Hong Kong

Kellogg School of Management launches new brand strategy focused on inspiring growth – 09/16/14

Article reports on Kellogg’s new brand strategy. Quotes Dean Sally Blount, who said, “Our 'inspiring growth' brand strategy highlights the important dual meaning of the English word ‘growth’ – both in terms of increasing economic value and increasing self-knowledge and insight.”


Why You Hate Networking – 09/16/14

Article reports on research by Professor Maryam Kouchaki that found that instrumental networking makes people feel dirty, so much so that they think about taking a shower or brushing their teeth. Also covered by Huffington Post


What are the Most Common Traits of Successful Small Business Owners? 50 Experts Reveal the Top Characteristics – 09/16/14
Quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said that the ability to reinvent one’s self and business to meet constantly changing conditions in the marketplace leads to long-term success for small business owners.

Chicago Tribune

Innovative offerings help Chicago business schools stand out – 09/15/14

Article reports on entrepreneurship and innovation offerings at Chicago schools including Kellogg and Booth. Quotes Professor Linda Darragh, who said that Kellogg has revamped its program by adding 12 new courses and 19 new faculty members.


For companies to grow, why bigger is not always better – 09/15/14
Article by Dean Sally Blount argues that growth is becoming less defined by absolute size and more defined by the speed and agility that comes from clarity of purpose, strategic insight and decisive action.

Moved By Purpose

Podcast EP. 30 – Invent, Reinvent, Thrive with Lloyd Shefsky – 09/15/14
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said that successful entrepreneurs don’t ignore the naysayers but investigate their claims.

Poets & Quants

Kellogg School’s New Growth Mantra: The Transformation Behind Another New Tagline – 09/15/14

Article reports on Kellogg’s new brand strategy of “inspiring growth” and how Kellogg has grown in the past four years, including the addition of 55 new courses, the launch of the Masters in Management Studies, the partnership with Guanghua School of Management and a new building. Quotes Dean Sally Blount and Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer Tim Simonds. Article also appeared in Fortune.

Financial Times

Masters in management options are growing fast – 09/14/14

Article reports that about 50 schools, including Kellogg, Ross and Sloan, already run M.S. in Management programs, and others are looking closely at the model. Quotes Dean of Students Betsy Ziegler, who said that Kellogg has “proved the concept” of the degree and will now open its program to non-Northwestern students.

Financial Times

Masters in management programmes now attractive in the US – 09/14/14

Article reports that the M.S. in Management degree, long popular in Europe, has become more attractive in the U.S. as the financial crisis prompted undergraduates to reassess the value of taking two years off to earn an MBA. Quotes Dean of Students Betsy Ziegler, who said that Kellogg is the only school of its six primary peers with a M.S. in Management program.


Invent, Reinvent, Thrive – 09/14/14
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said that people don’t have to change their whole skill set to reinvent themselves.

Bloomberg TV

How to Bring Brands Back From the Brink – 09/12/14

Interview with Senior Fellow Sanjay Khosla, who explains how writing a blank check can save a company. Khosla also discusses why companies should aim to create markets rather than fight for market shares.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Why not everyone is happy with the Advocate-NorthShore engagement – 09/12/14

Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said, “I would be surprised if in three years Advocate did not start its own insurance plan.

The Entrepreneurs Library

TEL 046: Invent Reinvent Thrive with Lloyd Shefsky – 09/12/14

Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his book, Invent Reinvent Thrive. “It carries the concept of needing to invent and reinvent through various stages but it also uses real stories,” Shefsky said.


Interview with Professor Joel Shalowitz about the merger between Advocate Health and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

The Wall Street Journal

Loan Forgiveness Isn’t the Best Use of Government Resources, Paper Says – 09/11/14

Article reports on a paper by Professor Janice Eberly that found that funding mortgage debt reduction for underwater homeowners is a less efficient use of government resources than other types of mortgage relief, including refinancing. Also covered by Financial Times.


NFL’s Goodell in 'Hot Water' Over Handling of Ray Rice – 09/10/14
Quotes Professor Keith Murnighan, who said, “This is a long-term, incredibly sensitive dilemma they have to deal with and they have not dealt with it well.”


10 Ways Universities Can Improve Entrepreneurship Education – 09/10/14

Article uses Kellogg as an example of a school making entrepreneurship courses engaging and effective by inviting business executives to speak to students or teach a full course.