The Sum Of All The Business School Rankings – 11/13/14
Article reports on the instability and possible insignificance of business school rankings by looking at the long term trends in various publications’ rankings of Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Booth, Sloan, Columbia and Kellogg.
Poets and Quants
How Duke Achieved its No. 1 Rankin – 11/12/14
Article reports that Businessweek’s rankings are "an embarrassingly biased survey of recruiters or an oddball attempt to rank the intellectual capital of the faculty.” While the methodology change benefitted some schools, it penalized others, including Kellogg, Harvard and Ross.
The Globe and Mail
How Kraft turned less into more – 11/11/14
Reviewer of Senior Fellow Sanjay Khosla and Professor Mohan Sawhney’s book Fewer, Bigger, Bolder writes, “This is a fascinating book, with many real-life stories from the authors’ experience, a sensible approach to growth, and details on how to make the idea of fewer, bigger, bolder come alive in your company.”
Dual MBAs: The world keeps coming to China – 11/10/14
Article reports that alliances between Western schools and Chinese universities are increasing and mentions Kellogg’s joint EMBA with Guanghua. The interest in China is partly due to the rising number of Chinese people taking the GMAT and the falling number of Americans taking the test.
ISIS Power unplugs from name – 11/09/14
Quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who said, “The problem is that ISIS has really taken control of that brand. So any company that is using anything similar to that has a problem. People are very quickly going to connect the terrorist organization to that name."
Crain’s Chicago Business
Has co-working jumped the shark in Chicago? – 11/08/14
Quotes Professor William Bennett, who runs co-working space Level and said, “Our goal is not to outsource for larger companies. But when I talk to them, it sounds like a lot of them are trying to figure out how to be more creative and attract more vibrant groups of employees.”