Kellogg Faculty in the Media

Boston Globe

Class Warfare at 30,000 Feet – 05/04/16
Article reports on Professor Efraim Benmelech’s research, which found that Islamic State recruitment success is positively correlated with homogeneity in a society.

Associated Press

Study: 7 of 10 most profitable US hospitals are nonprofits – 05/02/16
Article reports on new data saying that seven of the 10 most profitable U.S. hospitals are nonprofits. According to Professor Craig Garthwaite, the new study may put more public pressure on hospitals to help lower the growth of health care spending. Article also published in Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Crain's Chicago Business, The New York Times and Business Insider.

Associated Press

Suffering From Professional Envy? Here's How To Turn It Around – 05/02/16
Article quotes Professor Leigh Thompson on strategies for overcoming the worst outcomes of jealousy.

Huffington Post

New Research Shows ISIS Recruitment Driven by Cultural Isolation – 04/27/16
Article reports on Professor Efraim Benmelech’s research on how the Muslim populations most likely to join ISIS are not in the Middle East or Africa and rates of ISIS recruitment are highest in highly developed western countries. Research also reported in Boston Globe.

Bloomberg

To Defeat Islamic State, Treat Muslims Better – 04/25/16
Article reports on Professor Efraim Benmelech’s research, which found that Islamic State recruitment success is positively correlated with homogeneity in a society.

Harvard Business Review

Learn to Love Networking – 04/20/16
Article by Professor Maryam Kouchaki reports on her research findings that an aversion to networking can be overcome. Four strategies are included to help people change their mindset.

Harvard Business Review

How to Take the Bias Out of Interviews – 04/18/16
Article reports that studies are finding that unstructured interviews, while preferred by hiring managers, are the worst predictors of actual new hire performance. Professor Lauren Rivera’s research and findings that many interviewers looked for someone like themselves are referenced.

Crain’s Chicago Business

A compelling case for hiring someone on the autism spectrum – 04/15/16
Article by Professor Willemien Kets notes her research, which suggests that people with autism have unique qualities that can be of great value to employers, especially in fields where innovation is key.

Inc.

6 Blogs That Can Teach You More Than an MBA – 04/11/16
Article recommends six blogs to follow for people wanting to gain the tools and skills to succeed in business. Professor Tim Calkins’s Strongbrands blog is listed for its content on branding.

Inc.

Science: You’re Better at Getting Over Failure Than You Think – 04/08/16
Article reports on research that finds that people are better at handling failure than they realize. References relevant research and insights on this topic from Professors Victoria Medvec and Neal Roese.

Inc.

2 Tech Trends Every Company Should Watch – 04/08/16
Article focuses on two tech trends – the Internet of things and driverless cars – from a recent Deloitte list of trends that have implications for companies of all sizes and industries. Professor Brian Uzzi is quoted on the idea of “thought partnerships” as a potential form of commerce in the automobile industry.

Fortune

What Wall Street Can Learn From Asian Airlines’ Diversity Problem – 04/07/16
Article by Professor Nicholas Pearce argues that Asian airlines must commit not only to hiring female pilots, but also examining the industry culture to advance these women – and Wall Street should follow suit.

The Wall Street Journal

What Happened When a Business School Made Tuition Free – 04/06/16
Article discusses how Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business’s offering free tuition has increased applicants and work for admissions. Professor Sandeep Baliga comments that an increased applicant pool will require more admissions manpower.

MarketWatch

When can a few hundred dollars change your life? – 04/05/16
Article reports on a new trend in higher education in which schools provide students with small amounts of money to help cover tuition gaps or assist financial emergencies. Professor Paul Christensen likens these grants to traditional microfinance programs.

Financial Times

Three ways to propel more women to the top of business schools – 04/03/16
Article by Dean Sally Blount provides three ways to get more women into leadership roles at business schools.

TechCrunch

Platforms are the real powerhouses in Silicon Valley’s business landscape – 04/03/16
Article argues that the key to big Silicon Valley companies’ success is their focus on building platforms, rather than selling products. Professor Robert Wolcott’s HBR article is referenced, providing examples of these companies with Uber and Netflix.

Forbes

To Grow In Emerging Markets, Hit The Reset Button – 04/01/16
Article by Professor Harold Sirkin argues that Western multinational companies can no longer rely on brand name to compete in the crowded and troubled global economy. They must think more strategically about how they can compete in emerging markets.

Huffington Post

Here’s Silicon Valley’s Strategic Advantage: Its Platforms – 04/01/16
Article argues that the key to big Silicon Valley companies’ success is their focus on building platforms, rather than selling products. Professor Robert Wolcott’s HBR article is referenced, providing examples of these companies with Uber and Netflix. Article also seen in Inc.

SingularityHub

What Made These Amazing Companies So Disruptive? They All Built Platforms – 04/01/16
Article argues that the key to big Silicon Valley companies’ success is their focus on building platforms, rather than selling products. Professor Robert Wolcott’s HBR article is referenced, providing examples of these companies with Uber and Netflix.

Bloomberg

Johnson & Johnson Has a Baby Powder Problem – 03/31/16
Article reports on the jury verdict finding Johnson & Johnson liable for failure to sufficiently warn women of the cancer risk of using Baby Powder. Professor Julie Hennessy is quoted on the negative impact this will have on the brand.

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