Practitioners and professors must unite – 02/12/16
Video interview features Dean Sally Blount, who says that in order to keep up with the rapid changes in the business world, business schools must combine the work of practitioners and professors to create relevant teaching.
An Easy Act to Follow – 02/11/16
Article profiles Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who segued from being a full-time lawyer to being a consultant, educator, adviser, author and occasional partner to entrepreneurs around the globe.
Professor Joel Shalowitz is interviewed – 02/09/16
Professor Joel Shalowitz is interviewed about why an increasing number of people in Illinois are getting health insurance coverage.
What Does a Model Breastfeeding Twins Have to Do with Working Out? – 02/04/16
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins on the effectiveness of the new Equinox Fitness ads, which include images that address gender and sexuality. “It’s one thing to spark a discussion but it’s another thing to connect it to your brand and have it to be to your benefit. There’s not much of a direct link between breastfeeding in public and going to Equinox,” he said.
Negotiating Effectively: Getting to Win-Win – 02/01/16
Article by Lecturer Karen Cates explains how approaching a pending negotiation as a problem that needs to be solved can not only manage people's emotions at the table, but also free up mental bandwidth to think better on the spot.
Why You’ve Already Made Up Your Mind About Donald Trump – 01/28/16
Article by Professor Moran Cerf analyzes the difference between brain engagement while people watch the presidential debates and subjective feedback from opinion polls. When people hear their favorite candidate speak, their brains will find a way to explain why everything he or she says is more engaging.
Chicago's Crisis-Management Challenges – 01/25/16
Professor James Shein speaks about the next steps for leaders during fiscal crisis and political stalemate. Shein said, "People who do turnarounds for a living in crisis management, they have to show courage, decisiveness, credibility, communication. If they've lost the credibility, it's almost impossible to do the other things. That's part of what we're seeing in this crisis."