Kellogg in the News

Fast Company

In Defense of the Middleman – 09/15/15
This article cites research by Professor Daniel Spulber about the contributions of middlemen to GDP. A decade later, middlemen are more prevalent than ever, despite predictions of their extinction.

Clear Admit

How to Live a Good Life Takes Center Stage During Kellogg Orientation – 09/10/15
This article features the “Good Life Sessions" at Kellogg, which help students create a game plan for leading fulfilling, balanced lives in tandem with successful careers. Includes interviews with Professor Paul Corona and the session co-founders, student Rohan Rajiv and alumna Lexie Smith.

Huffington Post

5 Insights For Introverts Who Want To Thrive In The Workplace – 09/10/15
This article cites Professor Leigh Thompson’s research, which says that three people typically do 70% of the talking in a typical six- to eight-person meeting.


For Biggest Results, Focus On The Struggle – 09/10/15
This article written by Professor David Schonthal focuses on how to tackle business struggles in a way that breeds innovation.


Why accelerators are getting hotter than B school – 09/09/15
This article takes a look at increasingly popular accelerator programs and quotes Professor Linda Darragh on Kellogg's Zell Scholars program, which gives $10K in seed funding to 10 MBA candidates each year.


Status: Why It Matters, How To Get It And How To Keep It – 09/09/15
In this article Professor Ned Smith studies the performance-related consequences of status in sports.


Monetizing Big Data For Big Profits: It Takes More Than Algorithms – 09/09/15
This article includes an excerpt from Professor Russell Walker's new book, From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics. It provides four tips on how to monetize Big Data in the digital economy.


What China’s tumultuous summer means for the U.S. – 09/09/15
This article written by Professor Philip Levy explores why and how the economic activity in China impacts the U.S.


What Marissa Mayer's pregnancy really means for investors – 09/07/15
This article written by Professor Paola Sapienza disagrees with critics who think that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer should have taken full maternity leave to set an example, arguing instead that her stay is more important in the long run for her leadership.


How a tax on health plans may lead to higher wages – 09/07/15
Professor Leemore Dafny is quoted discussing impact of the Cadillac Tax, a provision under Obamacare that penalizes health insurance plans that are considered too generous.

Crain's Chicago Business

A very easy way for McDonald's to win – 09/05/15
Professor Tim Calkins is quoted in this article saying that McDonald’s has an easy growth path with the fast food brand’s new all-day breakfast expansion.

The Huffington Post

Neuro-tips: Deep Connection at Work – 09/04/15
This article features Professor Brian Uzzi’s research on how most people choose friends/colleagues from a neurological perspective.

Crain's Chicago Business

This recipe 'search engine' is fueled by last night's leftovers – 09/03/15

This article reports on the closing of Kellogg student Hiral Sanghavi's BauBax jacket Kickstarter campaign and notes that BauxBax has become the most funded clothing project in the history of crowdfunding. This topic was also covered in the Chicago Tribune

Poets & Quants

Could ‘Growth’ Become A New Business School Discipline? – 09/03/15
This article features Kellogg's new curriculum on how to successfully scale and grow a small- or middle-market business, featuring faculty including Professors Ben Jones, Gad Allon and Mike Mazzeo as well as Lecturer Dan Weinfurter.


Be Unrealistic: The Only Path To Breakthrough Success – 09/02/15
This article by Professor Rob Wolcott discusses four guiding principals for corporations to identify and pursue plans that will likely be rejected by traditionally minded executives and investors.

Harvard Business Review

How Certainty Transforms Persuasion – 09/01/15
Professor Derek Rucker co-writes this article about the power of certainty in business that can turn beliefs into action, and offers four strategies to better enhance persuasion strategies in the workplace (consensus, repetition, ease, and defense).

Huffington Post

Fix Capitalism--Join Us! – 09/01/15

This article by Professor Phil Kotler discusses 14 shortcomings of capitalism and urges people to join the discussion, in light of the 2016 election, on his newly launched website:

Crain's Chicago Business

For startups, investors aren't just funders—they're 'pattern recognition' experts – 08/31/15
This article by Professor Linda Darragh recaps the Pritzker Group Venture Fellows Pitch Day, in which Kellogg and Booth participated, and discusses why venture capital firms are underestimated for their pattern recognition insights.


Here’s how ethical business can be good business, too – 08/29/15
This article cites information from Professor Phil Kotler’s recent book, Marketing 3.0, which says that consumers are looking for meaning in the products and services that they buy.

Chicago Tribune

Layoffs could spell more trouble for Illinois – 08/28/15
This article quotes Professor David Matsa on the impact of recent mergers on widespread layoffs in Chicago.