Kellogg in the News

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The Growing Demand For Social Impact Education – 12/12/16
Article by Professor Liz Livingston Howard discusses how universities are rising to the call of more social enterprise education.

The Wall Street Journal

Big Four Accounting Firms Show Fewer Problem Audits​ – 12/12/16
Article reports that the Big Four accounting firms in the U.S. appear to be getting better at avoiding problems with their audit, quoting Professor Daniel Aobdia.

Forbes

Patek Philippe Celebrates 20 Years of Its Iconic Advertising Campaign – 12/09/16
Article discusses the merits of Patek Philippe’s famed advertising campaign that took the world by storm when it was launched in 1996, quoting Professor Tim Calkins.

Bloomberg

A Better Theory to Explain Financial Bubbles – 12/08/16
Article explores another theory to explain financial bubbles, citing research by Professor Charles Nathanson. In their research, people decide how much a house is worth by making a guess about how much people will want to live in the area in the future. If buyers expect local demand to increase, it makes sense to pay more for a house, since the influx of other buyers will then drive up prices.

Financial Times

Over 22? Forget blaming others: success or failure is down to you – 12/08/16
Article discusses the mid-life ‘what-ifs’ about a first-class degree, citing Professor Lauren Rivera’s research on how alumni connections and a prestigious university on a CV can blind recruiters to a graduate’s true ability.

Forbes

We're Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact – 12/08/16
Article by Professor Dashun Wang discusses his research, which found that peak impact can happen at any time in a scientist’s career.

The Jakarta Post

ASEAN told to find innovative solutions – 12/08/16
This year’s seventh annual two-day KIN ASEAN Forum features local and international speakers, including Professor Robert Wolcott, the executive director of KIN Global; Satoru Matsuzaki, the president of Ryohin-Keikaku Co. (Muji); Pertamina COO Ahmad Bambang; and Market Maker CEO Celeny Da Silva.

Harvard Business Review

5 Steps to Help Yourself Recover from a Setback​ – 12/05/16
Article by Professor Neal Roese offers research-backed advice on how to recover from a setback, such as challenging yourself to use counterfactual thinking and formulate detailed alternative scenarios to bridge that gap and ensure you do better the next time around.

Harvard Business Review

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles – 12/05/16
Article by Professor Jon Maner discusses two different leadership styles explored in his research. Dominant leaders mandate a vision while prestige leaders — leaders whose main motivation is to be liked and admired — facilitate their group’s vision.

Forbes

We Talk About Gender Diversity, But What We Really Mean Is This – 12/02/16
Article quotes Professor Ellen Taaffe on a number of suggestions to enhance the pipeline of women leaders – including formal and informal mentoring programs, ensuring diverse slates of candidates and providing senior-level women a platform to tell their stories.

Forbes

A Defining Moment Of Trust For Donald Trump​ – 12/02/16
Article written by Professor Harry Kraemer discusses the topic of leadership and how the essence of all leadership is influencing people, and the only way to do that is by earning their trust, and uses Donald Trump as an example.

Financial Times

The next frontier for greater inclusion in financial services – 12/01/16
Article discusses the topic of inclusion in financial services and how networks, temporary teams and two kinds of mentor all help new faces to fit in, quoting Professor Lauren Rivera on how “one of the biggest challenges people from under-represented backgrounds have is fitting in.”

Harvard Business Review

Driving Sales Success This Quarter, This Year, and Beyond​ – 12/01/16
Article by Professor Emeritus Andris Zoltners discusses the topic of achieving a balance between reaching short-term and long-term sales goals, and how it requires anticipating the future consequences of decisions so that actions that boost immediate results don’t hurt performance down the road.

U.S. News & World Report

An MBA Video Essay That Succeeded – 12/01/16
Article discusses the rise in MBA video admissions essays and interviews Melissa Rapp, Director of FT MBA and MSMS Admissions, on how candidates can make a compelling video essay. Article also features an example of a prior video essay from a current Kellogg student.

Huffington Post

From Chocolate to Coffee: Addressing Poverty Along the Supply Chain​ – 11/30/16
Article written by Professor Megan Kashner discusses how to address poverty along the supply with tools such as the Progress out of Poverty Index, a statistically-normed tool used by organizations and businesses to track the economic progress out of poverty by individuals and families in a particular community or supply chain network.

The Wall Street Journal

Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Learn How to Work with A.I. – 11/30/16
Article reports on how artificial intelligence is now on the syllabus at top-tier business schools such as Kellogg, Harvard and Sloan. Features an interview with Professor Brian Uzzi on how executives must become familiar with methods of managing the development of applications and the design of algorithms across multiple lines of business. Also reported in The Morning Download, the daily business recap from The Wall Street Journal.

Fortune

Why It’s Okay to Be Unsure About Your Career in Your 20s – 11/29/16
Article written by Dean Sally Blount answers the question offers advice on how young people should focus on learning how to develop different types of intelligence, including EQ (emotional intelligence), SQ (social intelligence) and OQ (organizational intelligence).

Bloomberg

Anthem-Cigna Deal Seen by U.S. Economist as Risk to Competition – 11/28/16
Article quotes Professor David Dranove, who served as a witness in the U.S. government’s lawsuit to block the proposed Anthem-Cigna $48 billion merger. “The merger will harm competition in the market for national accounts” as well as in states where Anthem operates, he said. Coverage also appeared in Politico, Insurance Journal, Law360 and Healthcare Dive.

The Washington Post

‘We have a culture war to win’: Why Starbucks cups always stir up controversy – 11/28/16
Article discusses the topic of culture wars and why Starbucks and their holiday cups always seem to be at the middle of the controversy, quoting Professor Derek Rucker’s explanation of how “Starbucks has a broader target, based on the ubiquity of the brand, and with that broader target, you’re more likely to get difference of opinion.”

Huffington Post

How IoT can keep manufacturing moving in times of uncertainty​ – 11/25/16
Article references Professor Scott Baker, his research, and the tool he developed to help understand the economic and policy factors concerning our world by attempting to couple the certainty levels in the economy with the levels of business investment, and subsequently with economic growth.