Kellogg in the News

Huffington Post

Football as a Battle Between Right and Left-Brain Thinking – 07/14/14
Article by Professor Daniel Diermeier argues that because of “its unique mix of science and superstitions, football represents the perfect metaphor of the balance between our left and right brains.”

CBS This Morning

Business professors get schooled by Main Street – 07/12/14
Interview with Professor Mike Mazzeo about his new book, Roadside MBA. “The examples from Main Street really enrich the classroom and give a variety of new exposure to the students,” he said.

Modern Healthcare

In ACO era, physicians will still play a leading—but changing—role – 07/12/14
Article written by Professor David Dranove reflecting on "The Future of the Physician," which was the theme of the 2014 MacEachern Symposium.

Blue Sky Innovation

The Spark: Your daily innovation tip – 07/11/14
Video of Lecturer Andrew Razeghi, who said, “Rather than trying to come up with a novel idea or something you think may be unique, focus on a real problem you see before you.”

AZ Central

Experts question rotation of acting Phoenix VA directors – 07/10/14
Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said, “I don't know any successful organization that has done this, that has been successful, or turned around by implementing a rotating system of leaders.”


Investing In Your Life: 7 Simple Ways To Advance Your Career – 07/10/14
Quotes Lecturer Karen Cates, who said career decisions should be based on passion for the job in addition to salary. Cates also recommends setting goals for each position and thinking about timing before negotiating with a manager.

Poets & Quants

Dipak Jain Becomes A Dean Again – 07/09/14
Article reports that Dipak Jain, former dean of Kellogg, has been named dean of Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. The school’s MBA program is taught by visiting professors from other programs, including Sasin’s founding partners Kellogg and Wharton.

Chicago Tribune

Crumbs closing all its cupcake shops – 07/08/14
Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said the closures aren’t surprising since Crumbs is “making a product that’s very easy to imitate.”


Pardon the Interruption – 07/08/14
Eight minutes into their show, Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss Professor Brayden King’s research that found that umpires make 17 percent more errors in favor of All-Star pitchers than pitchers who have never been selected for an All-Star Game.

Chicago Tribune

FCC Names Teams to Review Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Mergers – 07/07/14
Article reports that Professor Shane Greenstein will serve as senior economic consultant on the proposed mergers.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Mike's Hard Lemonade wants to be your 'malternative' – 07/07/14
Article reports that Mike’s share of the market is shrinking due to rival products from big breweries. Quotes Professor Derek Rucker, who said, “Often it's harder to come back than it is to launch a brand-new brand. If your ad messages are wrong or your competitors are doing a better job, you're sunk.”

The New York Times

Ball? Strike? It Depends: Is the Pitcher an All-Star? – 07/07/14
Article reports on Professor Brayden King’s research that found that umpires make 17 percent more errors in favor of All-Star pitchers than pitchers who have never been selected for an All-Star Game. Includes reactions to the research from umpires and players. Sports Illustrated also covered King’s research.


How Does Groupon Think About Social Innovation? – 07/05/14
The head of social innovation at Groupon says she was “fortunate to be a part of a cohort of social innovation leaders” early in her career “who were all working on identifying market-based solutions to social change,” including Professor Linda Darragh.

The Economist

Ideas, small but perfectly formed – 07/05/14
Reviewer says Professor Michael Mazzeo’s book, Roadside MBA, “succeeds admirably in its main aim, providing fresh examples to illustrate the basic tenets of MBA theory.”


How to Game Your First Workplace – 07/03/14
Lecturer Karen Cates provides advice to new hires on navigating the tricky politics of corporate culture.

University World News

Business degrees affected by anti-corruption campaign – 07/03/14
Article reports that there’s been a sharp drop in applications to EMBA programs in China because the government anti-corruption campaign has curbed funding for officials eligible for the courses. Kellogg’s partnership with Guanghua School of Management at Peking University is mentioned.

Blue Sky Innovation

How one developer school is 'engineering empathy' for the workplace – 07/02/14
Quotes Professor Adam Waytz, who said that companies such as IDEO and Microsoft that cultivate empathic employees see returns as well as improved innovation, because employees are more comfortable voicing new ideas.

Chicago Tribune

RadioShack facing static in its bid to reboot – 07/02/14
Quotes Professor Derek Rucker, who said he loved RadioShack’s Super Bowl ad but wondered if the company had truly changed in a meaningful way.


Book Review: Forget Harvard. Road trip to an MBA instead – 07/02/14
Reviewer says Professor Michael Mazzeo’s book, Roadside MBA, explains “big ideas in clean and simple language served up with a large dollop of humor.”

Thomson Reuters

Heard around Aspen – 07/02/14
Quotes Dean Sally Blount, who said, “Making a customer happy is almost a spiritual experience. It gives you a sense of purpose.”