Kellogg in the News

Forbes

China's New Worry: Outsourcing – 07/07/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin discusses Chinese officials’ new concern: outsourcing. Officials are encouraging companies in the southern and eastern parts of China, where wages and other production costs are highest, to move their production facilities inland, where costs are lower, rather than outsourcing to countries such as Vietnam.

Crain’s Chicago Business

How Brexit will affect U.S. business a big nagging question​ – 07/05/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Philip Levy discusses Brexit’s economic impact on U.S. businesses.

Huffington Post

Do We Really Want Democracy – 07/05/16
Article by Professor Phil Kotler says that Democracy requires free speech, free press, free assembly and the rule of law and notes his forthcoming book: Democracy in Decline, Rebuilding the Future.

Fortune

What Politicians Are Getting Wrong About the Brexit Vote​ – 07/01/16
Article by Professor Brayden King says that Brexit is not just about economics, but about how a cultural difference will continue to play a major role in the political arena – particularly as the U.S. presidential campaign heats up.

Diverse

Key to Success: Leading business school work to diversify student bodies – 06/30/16
Article quotes Chief Diversity Officer Anise Wiley-Little on Kellogg’s efforts to serve as a model for inclusive leadership. “Through their groundbreaking work, our faculty are furthering the conversation about the significance of diversity and inclusion within organizations and teams,” she said.

Fortune

Money Should Never Drive a Startup’s Relationship With Investors – 06/30/16
Article by Professor Linda Darragh explores how startup founders can establish a relationship with the right investors to gain access not only to seed or growth capital, but also to their industry expertise and contacts.

Poets & Quants

The B-School Impact Investing Uprising​ – 06/27/16
Article discusses the increasing focus on impact investing at top business schools, noting relevant Kellogg courses such as Early Stage Impact Investing and Micro-Finance and the Role of Financial Institutions in Development.

Quartz

Can Cadillac be cool again?​ – 06/27/16
Article discusses GM and Cadillac’s rebranding. Quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who says that if GM wants to be a global player, it needs to have a stronger emphasis on luxury cars.

Forbes

Hiring Foreign Talent Won't Close The Skills Gap​ – 06/24/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin discusses the factors driving the job skills gap: demographics, the changing requirements of an increasingly high-tech workplace and the deficiency of many public education systems.

Harvard Business Review

To Develop Cultural Dexterity, Seek it Out – 06/24/16
Article by Associate Dean for Leadership Development Bernard Banks discusses the cultural dexterity lessons learned from his military career and why similar dexterity is important for global organizations.

The New York Times

Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman – 06/23/16
Article explores the popular idea that women are not supportive of each other. Cites research by Professor David Matsa, which found that when women join a company board, there’s a better chance that other women will rise to top executive positions.

Washington Post

Why more media headlines are actually bad for women who are named CEO – 06/23/16
Article features new research from Professor Ned Smith, which found that companies that named a female CEO – and received ample media attention for their choice – saw their stock prices go down. Yet when the appointments received little press, the phenomenon was reversed.

The Wall Street Journal

Companies Try a New Strategy: Empathy Training – 06/21/16
Article discusses how managers are taking classes in empathy and quotes Professor Adam Waytz on how contemporary workers “want a sense of connection,” but few companies scientifically measure outcomes from this kind of empathy training.

NPR

Do assassinations change opinions?​ – 06/20/16
This audio story, which features Professor Benjamin Jones, discusses how the recent Brexit campaign briefly paused after the assassination of British lawmaker Jo Cox and looks back at other examples where assassinations changed the course of history.

Poets & Quants

The MBAs To Watch In The Class of 2016 – 06/20/16
Article features 90 graduating MBAs from the Class of 2016 with diverse backgrounds and experiences, including a profile of Kellogg student Dexter Yu Galan.

S Style Magazine

The Science of Regret (and What it All Means) – 06/16/16
Article reports on the various existing research on regret and what it all means. Professor Neal Roese is quoted, saying why regret can be useful in decision making.

Poets & Quants

The Best One-Year MBA Programs In The U.S. – 06/15/16
Article features perspective from Associate Dean of MBA Operations Matt Merrick and 1Y MBA student Tara Chang about the student experience in Kellogg’s 1Y program. “We offer the Kellogg experience which starts with our focus on the customer, gets students to work in a collaborative environment, and engages students inside and outside the classroom at very high levels,” Dean Merrick said.

WGN Radio

The Opening Bell 06-15-16: The Graide Network Makes Teaching Easier – 06/15/16
Article recaps The Opening Bell episode, featuring Blair Pircon, Kellogg graduate and founder of the Graide Network, which connects teachers with teach assistants to grade and provide quality feedback for student work.

Bloomberg

McDonald’s Return to Chicago Defies City’s Financial Troubles – 06/14/16
Article quotes Professor Don Haider on McDonald’s shifting its headquarters to Chicago. “They’re following the labor force and they don’t want to be in the cornfields, out of sight and out of mind -- they want to be where the action is,” he said.

Chicago Tribune

Study: Publicizing female CEO appointments comes with a cost – 06/14/16
Article features new research from Professor Ned Smith, which found that companies that named a female CEO – and received ample media attention for their choice – saw their stock prices go down. Yet when the appointments received little press, the phenomenon was reversed.