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.
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.
Interview with Professor Joel Shalowitz about the merger between Advocate Health and NorthShore University HealthSystem.
When Does Retail Therapy Work? – 09/10/14
Article reports on research by Professor Derek Rucker that found that when a person makes an expensive purchase after a shortcoming, the item will make the person focus on his shortcoming and do worse next time than if he hadn’t made the purchase.