The dark psychology of dehumanization, explained – 03/07/17
Article explains how as anti-Muslim rhetoric increases under Trump, more Americans are seeing Muslims as less than human, highlighting Professor Nour Kteily’s research on dehumanization and how his team created a new way to measure people’s levels of blatant dehumanization of other groups.
Poets & Quants
MBA Programs That Students Love Most – 03/05/17
Article discusses the top MBA programs that have received high marks in student satisfaction surveys from The Economist’s MBA rankings, highlighting Kellogg and quoting Associate Dean of MBA Operations Matt Merrick on how Kellogg’s program is defined by teamwork and experiential learning.
The Korea Times
Trade maneuvers and Korean advantage – 02/22/17
The Trump administration's expressed intentions on international commerce, immigration and other matters have caused uncertainty among traditional U.S. trading partners. While this posturing may benefit the U.S. in trade negotiations with most nations, Professor James Conley explains that Korea is unlike most nations. Korea, its technology firms, its universities and its independent inventors have an intangible advantage that is not well understood. Now may be a good time to take stock of the related assets.
Poets & Quants
Across Top B-Schools, MBAs Open Up – 02/22/17
Article discusses diversity and inclusion across top business schools in the U.S., citing Kellogg student Tiffany Smith on her initiative MBAsOpenUp, a coalition that brings together a group of students who are passionate about diversity and inclusion, and more specifically racial equality on a systemic level.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Executive Inaction – 02/21/17
Article explains how executives fail to support corporate social responsibility (CSR) more from a lack of moral motivation than from ignorance of the facts. “Investing in CSR in my view requires first a recognition that business and societal issues may often not be aligned, and then still making a conscious decision to invest in societal issues—out of responsibility, not simply sound business,” says Klaus Weber.
U.S. News and World Reports
Choose a Medical Career to Suit Your Personality – 02/21/17
For doctors with a big-picture mindset and an interest in addressing major problems in the health care system, an administrative role in either government or an advocacy organization could be ideal, experts say. "There's definitely roles for physicians who want to be more politically active and want to make a difference in government," says Dr. Joel Shalowitz.