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."
Poets & Quants
Is This The Harvard of 2020? – 01/16/16
Article features advice from Rohan Rajiv, a second year MBA at Kellogg, who outlined the process he went through after being admitted.
Weekend funeral for closing of The Alley a sign of the times – 01/13/16
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins on how storefront operations like The Alley are becoming increasingly more expensive to maintain and can be hurt by their niche offerings.