Kellogg in the News


10 Ways Universities Can Improve Entrepreneurship Education – 09/10/14

Article uses Kellogg as an example of a school making entrepreneurship courses engaging and effective by inviting business executives to speak to students or teach a full course.


When Does Retail Therapy Work? – 09/10/14
Article reports on research by Professor Derek Rucker that found that when a person makes an expensive purchase after a shortcoming, the item will make the person focus on his shortcoming and do worse next time than if he hadn’t made the purchase.

Poets & Quants

Net Impact’s Guide To Business Schools – 09/10/14

Article reports on Net Impact’s rankings of b-schools’ social enterprise programs based on student responses. Kellogg ranked 11th, ahead of StanfordMIT and Columbia.

Poets & Quants

MBA Orientations – A Choreographed Dance, Guitar Smashing Good Time – 09/09/14

Article reports on MBA orientations, including service projects at Ross, UNC and Kellogg. Quotes Associate Dean of MBA programs and Dean of Students Betsy Ziegler, who said, “Given that we attract high-impact and low-ego professionals, it’s no surprise that incoming classes approach these projects with the same drive and collaborative spirit that make them the world’s top MBAs.”

Bloomberg BNA

Kentucky, Maryland Point to Benefits of State-Operated Health Marketplaces – 09/08/14
Article reports on the State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges forum sponsored by Kellogg. Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said, “We know that in states that did both the Medicaid expansion and exchanges, we saw the biggest declines in the rates of the uninsured.”


A Conversation With a Nobel Prize-winner and Other Things to Do at Business School This Week – 09/08/14

Article lists events hosted by RossKelloggWharton and Booth this week.

Chicago Tribune

The changing MBA: How tech and entrepreneurship are reshaping studies – 09/08/14

Article reports that interest in one-year programs is growing as some students question whether they can stay out of the workforce for two years. Quotes Associate Dean of MBA programs and Dean of Students Betsy Ziegler, who said that Kellogg is increasing enrollment in its one-year MBA program.

Poets & Quants

Best B-Schools For Entrepreneurs – 09/08/14
Article reports on the annual list of Top Universities for VC-Based Entrepreneurs compiled by PitchBook, a leading provider of private equity and venture capital research.  Harvard MBAs raised the most venture capital, followed by StanfordWhartonMITKellogg and Columbia.

Chicago Tribune

Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons – 09/06/14
Article mentions Kellogg Innovation Network’s trip to Israel to gather ideas for cultivating a strong startup community in Chicago.

MIT News

Should scientists handle retractions differently? – 09/05/14
Article reports on an MIT study about the fallout for scientists whose fields suffer high-profile retractions. Quotes Professor Ben Jones, who said that the study “uses rigorous empirical methods to establish an important fact: Retractions matter for the ensuing progress of a field.”

Extreme Biz Dev with Bernie Brenner

Episode 26 – 09/04/14
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about how businesses should adapt through all stages of success.


It's Official: Networking Makes People Feel Sleazy – 09/04/14
Article cites research by Professor Maryam Kouchaki that found that “instrumental networking in pursuit of professional goals can impinge on an individual's moral purity.”


What's the Matter With Overthinking? – 09/04/14
Article reports on research by Professor Derek Rucker that found that thoughtful thinking was rewarded when there was a difficult decision to be made and penalized when there was an easy one.

Boston Globe

Full of ideas, Don Berwick looks for traction – 09/03/14
Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said that Berwick didn’t invent anything per se, but he highlighted the need for management techniques in the highly complex medical field.

The Wall Street Journal

Health Spending Grew 3.6% in 2013, Projections Show – 09/03/14
Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said that while the economy is showing signs of renewed strength, the hangover effect from the 2007-09 recession has likely continued to curb medical spending.


How to Succeed by Simplifying Everything – 09/02/14

Q&A with Professor Mohan Sawhney, who said, “The moment you spread yourself too thin, you invite competition from the flanks. If you want to broaden your revenues, narrow your markets.”

EY Family Business Blog

Family businesses letting go – 09/01/14
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky argues that a founder’s “control from the grave” can be positive, such as ensuring the staff will respect the incoming leader’s authority.

Huffington Post

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel More Confident (Even When You're Not) – 09/01/14

Article cites a Kellogg study that found that listening to bass-heavy music makes people feel more confident.  Also cites another Kellogg study that found that those who wore white doctor coats, clothing associated with intelligence, performed better on the experiment's test than those who did not.

The New York Times

What Happens When Health Plans Compete – 09/01/14
Article cites research by Professor Leemore Dafny that found that if United Healthcare, the nation’s largest insurer, had participated in exchanges, premiums would have been 5.4 percent lower.

Wallet Hub

2014′s Best and Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers – 09/01/14
Quotes Lecturer Jacques Gordon, who said that first-time home buyers should consider financial stability of local government, quality of schools and stability of local population when choosing a neighborhood.