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Why 'Not Invented Here' Is Never Heard At The Most Innovative Companies​ – 03/09/17
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin explains how leaders must not only have the ability to identify new ideas and technologies that could help propel their companies, but they must also be willing to embrace these ideas regardless of the source.

Crain's Chicago Business

Why the GOP's health care bill is a prescription for trouble in Illinois – 03/08/17
Article by Professor Joel Shalowitz explains how the health care plan unveiled by House Republicans to replace much of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act will hit many Illinois residents particularly hard given the state's fiscal problems—with impact felt the most by the state's poorest citizens who would face reductions in affordability and access to care.


Why the GOP Healthcare Bill Is a Giant Step Backward – 03/07/17
Article by Professor Craig Garthwaite discusses the three “legs” of the insurance market and why the GOP healthcare bill falls short because it refuses to acknowledge the reality of the health markets it faces.

New York Magazine

Here Is an Interesting Way to Measure How People Dehumanize Other Groups – 03/07/17
Article highlights one of Assistant Professor Nour Kteily's most interesting and important innovations: a tool that gauge’s people’s tendency to engage in dehumanization by simply asking them the question directly.


U.S. Republicans unveil plan to dismantle Obamacare, critics pounce – 03/07/17
Article discusses House Republicans’ newly unveiled healthcare legislation to replace Obamacare, quoting Professor Craig Garthwaite who says that the proposed tax credits, which would range from $2,000 to $4,000, were "frankly not enough for a low-income person to afford insurance." Professor Garthwaite was also quoted on this topic in Crain’s Chicago Business, CNBC.com and The New York Times.


The dark psychology of dehumanization, explained – 03/07/17
Article explains how as anti-Muslim rhetoric increases under Trump, more Americans are seeing Muslims as less than human, highlighting Professor Nour Kteily’s research on dehumanization and how his team created a new way to measure people’s levels of blatant dehumanization of other groups.


White House Whiffs On Trade Deficit Defense – 03/06/17
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy examines how points made in Director of the White House National Trade Council Peter Navarro’s recent Wall Street Journal article, “Why the White House Worries About Trade Deficits,” range from misguided to lopsided to wrong.


The Future Of All Business: Proximity, Scale And Business Model Innovation – 03/06/17
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott explains how proximity presents profound implications for business in two ways (scale and business model change) and suggests paths forward.

National Real Estate Forum

Professor Charles Nathanson and Why House Prices Seem to Keep Going Up – 03/03/17
Podcast features Assistant Professor Charles Nathanson, who highlights his research and provides insights into what to look for to better assess if there is still upward momentum in pricing or if you are buying at the top of a bubble.


Employers and the Shift of Health Care – 02/27/17
Elena Prager explores the rising government budgets and employer costs at the forefront of the growth in healthcare spending.


Shopify, Breitbart, And The B2B Boycotts That Are Dragging Brands Into Politics – 02/23/17
Article discusses how boycotts have been transformed in the Trump era, quoting Professor Brayden King on how boycotts are rarely effective in getting customers to change their behavior.


Taking Trump's Measure On Trade – 02/23/17
Article by Adjunct Professor Philip Levy discusses three reasons why Trump’s recent trade scuffle over how re-exports would be treated when calculating trade deficits received backlash from the Wall Street Journal.


Here’s Where Travis Kalanick Really Went Wrong With Uber’s Harassment Claims – 02/23/17
Article by Professor Nicholas Pearce examines the recent Uber harassment claims case and discusses five valuable lessons that Uber and other organizations can learn to win back trust.


How to Sell Your Business--and Keep It Too – 02/23/17
Article discusses how big business are being saved by entrepreneurs whose startups they buy, quoting Professor Alexander Chernev on how "at some point, established companies have to adopt some startup thinking”.

The Korea Times

Trade maneuvers and Korean advantage – 02/22/17
The Trump administration's expressed intentions on international commerce, immigration and other matters have caused uncertainty among traditional U.S. trading partners. While this posturing may benefit the U.S. in trade negotiations with most nations, Professor James Conley explains that Korea is unlike most nations. Korea, its technology firms, its universities and its independent inventors have an intangible advantage that is not well understood. Now may be a good time to take stock of the related assets.


Here’s What Trump Should Do to Make Health Care More Affordable – 02/22/17
Article by Professor Amanda Starc discusses how the legislation that emerges from repealing or replacing Obamacare must emphasize improvements on the “supply side” as well as promote pilot programs to test how best to control costs while continuing to deliver quality care.

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Executive Inaction – 02/21/17
Article explains how executives fail to support corporate social responsibility (CSR) more from a lack of moral motivation than from ignorance of the facts. “Investing in CSR in my view requires first a recognition that business and societal issues may often not be aligned, and then still making a conscious decision to invest in societal issues—out of responsibility, not simply sound business,” says Klaus Weber.

U.S. News and World Reports

Choose a Medical Career to Suit Your Personality – 02/21/17
For doctors with a big-picture mindset and an interest in addressing major problems in the health care system, an administrative role in either government or an advocacy organization could be ideal, experts say. "There's definitely roles for physicians who want to be more politically active and want to make a difference in government," says Dr. Joel Shalowitz.


When The Computer Is You: The Rise Of Proxy AI – 02/19/17
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott examines AI and our future, introducing the concept of Proxy AIs, which would simulate the intellectual and emotional responses of a specific human being.


Tennessee Hints at Chaos If Republicans Leave Obamacare in Limbo – 02/16/17
Article explains how at least 40,000 people in the Knoxville area may have no health plans to pick from in the ACA’s markets after insurer Humana Inc. opted to pull out from all 11 states where it still sell plans in 2018, quoting Professor Craig Garthwaite on how if insurers make the decision that the markets aren’t a good business opportunity, that’ll undermine the system.