Kellogg in the News

Poets & Quants

Our Most Popular Stories Of 2016 – 12/30/16
Article highlights the publication’s most popular stories of 2016, citing “The Best One-Year MBA Programs In The U.S.” with Kellogg as the highest ranked U.S. school with a one-year MBA program.

Poets and Quants

In Age Of Trump, B-Schools Brace For Upheaval – 12/29/16
Professor Craig Garthwaite is featured in Poets & Quants on the November election's impact on the ACA landscape.

Poets & Quants

Our Favorite MBA Startups Of 2016 – 12/29/16
Article discusses the publication’s favorite ventures from 2016, highlighting Kellogg alum Andrew Youn’s One Acre Fund, a nonprofit that loans money to small rural farmers, and trains them in farming techniques.

Chicago Tribune

Malls debate teen policies after rash of Christmas weekend fights – 12/28/16
Article discusses the recent fights that have taken place at local malls and shopping centers across the U.S., quoting Professor Alexander Chernev on how the decision to add teen restrictions on malls can be agonizing for retail management, which views teen consumers as not only important because of their disposable income, but also for their years of spending to come.

Poets & Quants

Our Most Popular Stories of 2016 – 12/28/16
Article highlights the publication’s most popular stories of 2016, citing Kellogg and its EMBA programs in Miami and Evanston in The World’s Big-Ticket Executive MBA Programs.

The Atlantic

When Women Run Companies – 12/27/16
Article discusses what happens to employees under female leadership and highlights research from Professor David Matsa on how the higher the share of women on corporate boards one year, the more likely the company was to hire women executives in the following year.

Huffington Post

Our Lives Will Soon Transcend the Laws of Physics – 12/26/16
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott discusses how Virtual Reality and complementary technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cybernetics will enable experiences far beyond what we think of today as fictions. In a deep sense, they will become experienced as ‘real’. What today might appear as something like immersive video games will in the not too distant future manifest as comprehensive realities.

The New York Times

Brands Start Planning for Unexpected Criticism by Trump – 12/25/16
Article explains that advertising campaigns are being influenced by the critical words of Donald Trump and quotes Professor Tim Calkins on how it is difficult to advise a company to challenge the authority of an incoming administration, whether on social media or in a formal ad campaign.

Chicago Tribune

As McDonald's looks forward, 'Founder' movie shows shadowy view of past – 12/23/16
Article discusses the upcoming release of the movie “The Founder” and quotes Professor Moran Cerf on how the movie echoes recent high-profile biopics in the way it highlights a driven entrepreneur, and the dark side of that drive.

The New York Times

United Way Searches for Its Place in a World of One-Click Giving – 12/23/16
Article discusses how United Way chapters are left scrambling to prove they are addressing the causes that matter most to people in their communities, quoting Professor Megan Kashner on the “identified victim effect,” which posits that many donors prefer to help individuals who are not anonymous.

Crain’s Chicago Business

The 12 best opinion pieces of 2016 – 12/22/16
Professor Craig Garthwaite’s article on EpiPen drug pricing was named one of the top 12 opinion articles published in Crain’s in 2016.

Quartz

There’s a simple way to safeguard your resume against class bias – 12/22/16
Article examines how as corporate hiring becomes more sophisticated, employers and applicants are getting savvy about resumes and CVs, citing research from Professor Lauren Rivera on how employers pick up clues about the wealth and social class of applicants, and it skews whom they hire.

Fortune

Trump’s Deals May Unintentionally Damage the US Economy – 12/21/16
Article by Professor Scott Baker discusses his research and highlights a potential cost of political gamesmanship: an increase in political risk and economic policy uncertainty. When companies are uncertain of how they will be treated under government policy — whether because they fear being singled out or because of pressure on a particular industry (such as manufacturing and keeping jobs in the U.S.)— that can undermine a company’s business strategies.

Harvard Business Review

Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume – 12/21/16
Article by Professor Lauren Rivera discusses her research on how coming from an advantaged social background helps only men when it comes to getting an interview or good job.

Clear Admit

Tech Hires Jump at Kellogg, 2016 MBA Employment Report Reveals – 12/20/16
Article interviews Liza Kirkpatrick, director of Kellogg’s CMC, regarding Kellogg’s recent employment outcomes report, which highlights a surge of graduates heading off toward technology firms—22 percent of the class, up from 15 percent last year.

Crain’s Chicago Business

The latest tool to sell a home: Virtual makeovers – 12/20/16
Article discusses the use of a real-estate tool called virtual staging and quotes Professor Tim Calkins on how enhanced, digitalized photos may be a necessity in the internet era.

Poets & Quants

Newest MBA Boys’ Club Isn’t What You Think – 12/20/16
Article talks about gender equality and gender equity clubs/organizations in MBA programs across the nation, citing Kellogg among other top schools for having enrolled a more than 40% women in their Two-Year Full-Time MBA Program.

Financial Times

A hands-on management style is reforming Buenos Aires schools – 12/18/16
Article discusses the hands-on management style of Esteban Bullrich, Argentina's education minister, who credits Kellogg for his ability to share and achieve goals at all levels of an organization, even a national network of schools. Quotes Matt Merrick, Associate Dean of MBA Operations, on Kellogg’s collaborative culture.

Bloomberg

Rigging Charge Exposes One Reason for Inexplicable Drug Pricing – 12/16/16
Article explores the topic of drug pricing, noting that inexplicable pricing is widespread in the U.S. market for generic antibiotics. Since 2012, list prices for tetracycline, which treats pneumonia and urinary tract infections, have soared to 170 times the old price. “It’s a market failure,” says Professor Craig Garthwaite.

Business Insider

A business school professor who managed 52,000 employees explains the 15-minute ritual that made him a better leader – 12/16/16
Article explains how leadership demands periods of restraint and consideration, quoting Professor Harry Kraemer on how leaders must regularly turn off the noise and ask themselves what they stand for and what kind of an example they want to set.