How old is too old for an MBA? Depends what you want. – 08/17/17
Article discusses the value of the MBA degree for students over 50 years old, quoting Kellogg EMBA alumnus Richard Grad, who served as the student-elected commencement speaker for his class and is currently the general counsel for GE Aviation.
CEOS now have the upper hand with Trump – 08/17/17
Article by Professor Nicholas Pearce discusses CEOs unique opportunity to leverage their collective influence for change in the Trump administration. These leaders have the power and responsibility to “inject the values of humanity, justice, and equity into the marketplace and into the public conversation.” Pearce is also quoted on this topic in NPR and Poets & Quants.
The Wall Street Journal
Investment in Heart Disease Treatments Slips in First Half – 08/14/17
Article takes a look at venture investment for heart-disease treatments, noting that first-half investment this year has been sizably less than previous years. However, many corporations still see opportunity in heart disease. Adjunct Lecturer Evan Norton mentions that “treatment of cardiovascular disease is a large and diverse market with huge opportunity for growth.”
Wall Street Journal
What the Google Controversy Misses: The Business Diversity – 08/13/17
Article discusses the recent memo written by a Google employee that went viral and launched many discussions about sexism and discrimination in the tech industry. It highlights a Kellogg study on how diverse teams tend to have more disagreement but better outcomes, while homogenous ones are more confident in their abilities but perform worse.