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.
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Net Impact’s Guide To Business Schools – 09/10/14
Article reports on Net Impact’s rankings of b-schools’ social enterprise programs based on student responses. Kellogg ranked 11th, ahead of Stanford, MIT and Columbia.
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MBA Orientations – A Choreographed Dance, Guitar Smashing Good Time – 09/09/14
Article reports on MBA orientations, including service projects at Ross, UNC and Kellogg. Quotes Associate Dean of MBA programs and Dean of Students Betsy Ziegler, who said, “Given that we attract high-impact and low-ego professionals, it’s no surprise that incoming classes approach these projects with the same drive and collaborative spirit that make them the world’s top MBAs.”
Kentucky, Maryland Point to Benefits of State-Operated Health Marketplaces – 09/08/14
Article reports on the State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges forum sponsored by Kellogg. Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said, “We know that in states that did both the Medicaid expansion and exchanges, we saw the biggest declines in the rates of the uninsured.”
The changing MBA: How tech and entrepreneurship are reshaping studies – 09/08/14
Article reports that interest in one-year programs is growing as some students question whether they can stay out of the workforce for two years. Quotes Associate Dean of MBA programs and Dean of Students Betsy Ziegler, who said that Kellogg is increasing enrollment in its one-year MBA program.
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Best B-Schools For Entrepreneurs – 09/08/14
Article reports on the annual list of Top Universities for VC-Based Entrepreneurs compiled by PitchBook, a leading provider of private equity and venture capital research. Harvard MBAs raised the most venture capital, followed by Stanford, Wharton, MIT, Kellogg and Columbia.
Should scientists handle retractions differently? – 09/05/14
Article reports on an MIT study about the fallout for scientists whose fields suffer high-profile retractions. Quotes Professor Ben Jones, who said that the study “uses rigorous empirical methods to establish an important fact: Retractions matter for the ensuing progress of a field.”