Kellogg in the News

The Economist

How to join the 1% – 05/14/15
Article reviews Professor Lauren Rivera’s new book “Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs,” which discusses the pressing question of maximizing the chances of joining elite professional services firms.

WTTW - Chicago Tonight

Municipal Bankruptcy in Illinois – 05/14/15
Video panel includes Professor Don Haider discussing whether Chicago should declare bankruptcy as its financial challenges grow in light of its credit downgrade to junk status by Moody’s Investors Service, and what this would mean for the city.

Chicago Tribune

Obama still hasn't picked Chicago – 05/13/15
Article quotes Professor Bobby Calder on how Chicago remains a mystery to foreign tourists and is still with the image of Al Capone, even in 2015.

Main Street

Testosterone and Investing: Should You Change Your Financial Plans Around Date Night? – 05/13/15
Article quotes Professor Paola Sapienza on her research findings that men are risk takers when it comes to money, and says the real issue isn’t gender but testosterone, which influences just about every decision we make when it comes to money and our careers.

Quartz

How companies motivate employees when there are no promotions to hand out – 05/12/15
Article quotes Professor Jin Li on how the chance of promotion is a boon for employees and an incentive to keep them loyal to an employer, and a lack of opportunity will drive talented workers elsewhere.

Wall Street Journal

With Manhattan Luxury Property Hitting Highs, Some Fear Air Is Getting Thin – 05/12/15
Article quotes Professor Charlie Nathanson on how there is little information getting into the real estate market, which creates a problem when no one knows what housing demand really is, resulting in “an overshooting” as companies build more than the market can bear.

Minding The Campus

Why Elite Students Get Elite Jobs – 05/11/15
Article reviews Professor Lauren Rivera’s new book “Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs,” which discusses the pressing question of maximizing the chances of joining elite professional services firms.

Business Insider

How to succeed in any banking interview – 05/10/15
Article reviews Professor Lauren Rivera’s new book “Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs,” which discusses the pressing question of maximizing the chances of joining elite professional services firms.

Inc.

Are You an "O" Type Marketer? – 05/08/15
Article quotes Professor Brian Uzzi on the challenges marketers face when they have an ‘O-dependent’ product - meaning that consumers consult other people’s opinions before buying - in the digital era and how to overcome that challenge by utilizing data sets.

Harvard Business Review

The Technology Trends That Matter to Sales Teams – 05/07/15
Article co-authored by Professor Andris Zoltners identifies top strategic technology trends that have significant implications for sales forces, such as cloud computing and context-rich systems.

Vox

How systemic racism entangles all police officers — even black cops – 05/07/15
Articles quotes Professor Adam Waytz on implicit racial bias in the police force and the concept of "deindividuation," which says that people lose their sense of self-awareness while in groups.

Quartz

The best way to nab your dream job out of college? Be born rich – 05/06/15
Article quotes Professor Lauren Rivera on her research and new book, Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs. According to her research, socioeconomically privileged students tend to get a disproportionate share of elite jobs.

Forbes

TeradataVoice: 2015: The Year Big Data Becomes Agile? – 05/05/15
Article quotes Professor Mohan Sawhney on the solution to the problem of achieving agility for business using big data - the Sentient Enterprise system that he helped develop. The system combines technology, data and automated decisions to eliminate the obstacles to agility posed by data silos, data drift and the delays that prevent real-time responsiveness.

Poets & Quants

Getting More From A Summer Internship: Advice From Recruiters & Graduates – 05/05/15

Article interviews graduates and recruiters on how to get the most out of a summer internship and includes a Q&A with Kellogg student Namrata Kothari, who talks about her time at personal styling company Stitch Fix.

Marketplace

McDonald's first turnaround steps aren't about food – 05/04/15
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins on the major restructuring plan underway at McDonald’s and how the immense size of the company makes any fundamental changes across the board challenging, saying, “there’s not a quick fix here.”

Crain’s Chicago Business

How Matt Moog got gut-punched by Google and still won – 05/02/15
Article quotes Professor Derek Rucker on how consumer reviews have become an integral part of shopping online and in stores, made even easier by technology. “Consumer reviews have always been important because they're viewed as an unbiased source,” Rucker said.

Fortune

3 reasons every employee needs a mentor – 05/02/15
Article written by Dean Sally Blount discusses why is it important to have a mentor and focuses on three significant contributions a mentorship brings: perspective, realignment, and encouragement.

Poets & Quants

M7 Schools Launch Nepal Aid Drive – 05/02/15

Article talks about M7 b-schools’ collaborative fundraising efforts surrounding the recent Nepal earthquake, and quotes Kellogg student body president Ben Dowell saying that Kellogg knows friends and families affected firsthand by the disaster.

Money

Game On – 05/01/15
This article cites Professor Neal Roese’s research on how people who see a three-year plan as an example may pay back their card statements more slowly than otherwise.

The Globe And Mail

George Garvin Brown IV: A family man rides the bourbon boom – 05/01/15
Article quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky on how Kellogg research showed family-controlled public companies have a 21 percent better return on investment on average compared with similar public firms that are not family businesses.