Kellogg in the News


Why Google’s prestigious reputation could be a liability in its discrimination lawsuits – 03/09/18
Article by Professor Brayden King discusses the discrimination lawsuits Google could face. King cites his research on the “halo tax,” which states the greater the company’s prestige, the less likely it would be found liable because of the halo effect. However, if the company was found liable, punishments were more severe.

Chicago Tribune

Bitcoin classes are coming to Chicago-area universities – 03/08/18
Article discussing the emergence of classes on cryptocurrencies at Chicago-area universities, quotes Professor Sarit Markovich, who said having the classes is about making sure you’re not going to be behind and how they’ve discussed this for more than five years.

CNN Money

Why McDonald's is flipping its arches for a day – 03/08/18
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins on how brands are using International Women’s day as an opportunity to talk about their commitment to empowerment. Additional coverage in a second CNN Money article here.


Health Insurer Cigna To Pay $67 Billion For Express Scripts – 03/08/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the potential Cigna acquisition of Express Scripts, saying the acquisition could be good for customers in health care because the interests of the companies that pay for medications will be aligned with the ones who pay the doctor and hospital bills. Also covered in The New York Times and WABE.


Trump Makes Two Difficult Problems Worse By Tying NAFTA And Steel Tariffs Together – 03/07/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Phil Levy discusses how President Trump has made his situation worse by linking together the renegotiation of NAFTA with the steel tariffs. Levy was interviewed on the subject by USA Today and MSN.


Harley Davidson, whiskey makers may feel tariff retribution – 03/07/18
Article quotes Professor Russell Walker on the international whiskey market, saying markets in Asia and the Americas will provide enough customers for the industry to survive through tariffs.

The Washington Post

The Health 202: UnitedHealthcare will hand some consumers more money for drug prices – 03/07/18
Article on UnitedHealthcare quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the exorbitant bills sick people face.


Brain Upgrades, Free Will And Comforting Beliefs: A Conversation With Lone Frank – 03/06/18
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott details his conversation with European science journalist, Lone Frank, about brain upgrades, free will, and film.


Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves – 03/06/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the potential motivations of large tech companies to enter the health care industry.


1 Simple Switch Will Help You Land Rock-Star Talent – 03/05/18
Article cites Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman’s book on how to attract rockstar talent. Hyman says in the book that the best way to attract quality team members is with job invitations.

Reader’s Digest

6 Ways Job Searching is About to Change Forever – 03/05/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman discusses how your digital footprint will become an increasingly important part of the job search.


Saturday Night Special 3.3.18: Women’s Month – 03/05/18
Podcast interviews Professor Ellen Taaffe about Pivot Points, the Global Women’s Summit, and her perspective of women in the workplace, specifically focusing on the #MeToo movement.

CNN Money

Why you'll see fewer ads on NBC this fall – 03/02/18
Article explains how the total amount of time dedicated to commercials during NBC’s original prime time lineup will drop by 10% this fall. “Younger viewers are abandoning traditional TV in favor of streaming services like Netflix, and advertisers are shifting dollars to digital,” said Professor Tim Calkins.

Dick’s decision to ban assault-style weapons raises this ‘critical’ question – 03/01/18
Article by Professor Megan Kashner discusses Dick’s Sporting Goods and its recent announcement that it will no longer sell assault rifles and high-capacity magazines. Also quoted in Financial Times on this topic.

Chicago Tribune

The NRA boycotts are already working; and here’s why – 02/28/18
Article quotes Professor Brayden King about the impact of boycotts on companies with ties to the NRA. King said very few boycotts actually ever result in significant change in consumer behavior, but if the boycotts grab the attention of the media and threaten the reputation of the company, then they are more likely to be successful.


White House Remains Conflicted in its Trade Agenda – 02/28/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses the conflicting voices that have defined the Trump administration's trade policy.


Why Technology is the Bright Future for Business Schools – 02/28/18
Article highlights the increasingly closer relationships between business schools and tech firms. Article notes that Kellogg has a record 25 percent of its MBAs accept positions in the technology industry in 2017.


White House Remains Conflicted In Its Trade Agenda – 02/28/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses the conflicting voices that have defined the Trump administration's trade policy.

Ms. Magazine

This is Our Moment to Act – 02/28/18
Article by Professor Ellen Taaffe discusses the still-present female leadership gap, as well as the slowing rate of advancement for women in business.

New York Times

The Power of Religion – 02/28/18
Article cites Professor Dean Karlan’s research on whether religious faith leads to healthy behaviors. Karlan said the findings were cautiously positive for the power of religion. Karlan’s research was also covered in The Economist.

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