Kellogg in the News

Poets & Quants

Specialized Master’s Programs At The Top 50 B-Schools – 12/04/15
Poets & Quants aggregates a list of specialized master’s programs at Top 50 business schools, including Kellogg's Master’s in Management Studies program. Associate Dean of Operations Matthew Merrick is quoted emphasizing the positive feedback from alumni on the value of the MSMS degree.

Huffington Post

Dress Like the Professional You Claim You Are – 12/02/15
This article features a Kellogg study that found when people dress up for a role, they actually become better at it.

Huffington Post

Let's Stop Calling Anti-Muslim Bigotry 'Backlash' – 12/02/15
Article cites a study by Professor Nour Kteily that found that Americans perceive Muslims as less than fully human. Politics of fear dehumanize identity groups to justify racism.


Why Investors Should Think Beyond Returns On Investments – 12/01/15
This article by Dean Sally Blount asks individuals to consider putting some investment money into a “social business” or social impact fund.

Harvard Business Review

Giving Up Is the Enemy of Creativity – 12/01/15
Article by Professor Loran Nordgren explores the benefits of persistence in creativity. Creative ideas are often generated after an initial period of thinking deeply about the problem, considering different ways to frame the problem and exploring different possible solution paths.


Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Social Entrepreneur? – 11/30/15
Quotes Professor Harry Kraemer, who says that values-based leadership is essential in social entrepreneurship, and gives three principles.

Poets & Quants

How They Got In & How You Can, Too – 11/29/15
Article summarizes the class profiles from the nation’s top business schools, including Kellogg.


Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong – 11/25/15
Political candidates are criticizing recent corporate inversions like Pfizer and Allergan's. This article cites a Kellogg study that shows that recent inversions are boosting revenue.

The Wall Street Journal

Corona’s Iconic Holiday Ad Returns to TV for 25th Year – 11/25/15
Professor Tim Calkins is quoted in this article on Corona's long-running holiday ad, saying that when brands stick with a piece of advertising for a long period of time, the creative becomes part of brand equity.

The Washington Post

Guardians of ‘Christmas cred’ reap publicity, donations – 11/25/15
Professor Brayden King is quoted in this article commenting on consumer habits, in this case for Christmas credibility campaigns.

Harvard Business Review

Why Creative People Are More Likely to Be Dishonest – 11/23/15
Article by Professor Maryam Kouchaki reports on research that shows creative thinkers tend to see themselves as more deserving than others, leading many of them to be dishonest. Her research examined when and why creative people feel entitled and act dishonestly and some business solutions.

Financial Times

Student and corporate demands shape curriculum – 11/22/15
B-schools are adding popular electives to their curriculums, from entrepreneurship to cyber security and big data. Dean Sally Blount is quoted, mentioning Kellogg's addition of 55 new electives in the past three years.

Financial Times

Soap opera ban is real drama in Venezuela – 11/20/15
Professor Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez is quoted in this article about how censorship in Venezuela is expanding, from narco-themed soap operas to the arrests of other cocaine smugglers.

Crain's Chicago Business

House hunting by helicopter? Brokerage gives it a whirl – 11/19/15
Professor Tim Calkins is quoted in this article on Jameson Sotheby's new real estate preview, which offers buyers a helicopter ride to check out potential properties.


Insurance giant shakes ACA tree – 11/19/15
UnitedHealth Group announced it projects to lose $425 million selling plans on the Affordable Care Act exchanges and is considering pulling out of those markets. Professor Leemore Dafny is quoted saying UnitedHealth may not be a tell-tale sign of all insurers' actions.

Harvard Business Review

Why Men Have More Help Getting to the C-Suite – 11/16/15

In this article arguing that women are underrepresented in top levels of organizations because they are over-mentored and under-sponsored, the author cites evidence from Kellogg that shows 86 percent of the time, having a sponsor is more closely correlated to a promotion.

Poets & Quants

Kellogg’s Top 5 Hirers All Consultants – 11/16/15

Article reports on employment data from Kellogg’s Class of 2015. The four largest industries for new grads include consulting, financial services, tech and consumer products. 

Bloomberg Business

Lot of Contacts in Your Mobile Phone May Get You Loans – 11/15/15
Professor Paul Christensen is interviewed in this article about the newest startups monitoring cell phone use and other personal habits to predict creditworthiness for loans.

The New York Times

Blacks Are Challenged to Buy From Black-Owned Businesses to Close Gap – 11/15/15

This article mentions a Kellogg study that found up to one million jobs could be created if higher-income black households spent only $1 of every $10 at black-owned stores.


What Entrepreneurs Get Wrong About Funding – 11/14/15
Professor Linda Darragh writes that when choosing where to locate a startup for funding, incubators and expertise, the default answer should not be Silicon Valley, but "where's my customer?"