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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.


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.

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.

Crain’s Chicago Business

What the NRA’s business partners should do – 02/27/18
Article by Professor Tim Calkins discusses the question of whether businesses should cut ties with the NRA. Calkins said in the article that by maintaining a partnership with the NRA, a company appears to be taking the side of the NRA, which is important to consumers’ perceptions.

Financial Times

How brain science founds its way into business school – 02/27/18
Article highlights how courses on improving productivity, influencing decision-making, and handling stress have found their ways into business schools. Quotes Professor Adam Waytz, who said an ethics course at Kellogg teaches students how neuroscience can influence people or persuade people.


Commerce Dept. Sees Strong Link Between Steel And National Security; Military Doesn’t Seem so Sure – 02/27/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy analyzes the differing opinions of the Department of Commerce and Department of Defense on the importance of steel production for national security.


Congrats on the New Job. Don’t Burn a Bridge by Forgetting to do These 2 Things – 02/27/18
Article cites a recent post by Dean Sally Blount on the importance of the last 90 days at a job for building a strong, lasting legacy.


Bootstrapping in America: Carter Cast of The Right (And Wrong) Stuff – 02/27/18
Program interviews Professor Carter Cast on his career path as well as his recent book about what is truly important for people to succeed.

Poets & Quants

B-School Bulletin – 02/26/18
Bulletin includes republished Kellogg Insight article featuring perspective from Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor Diane Brink on what it takes to transform your firm. The article discusses the importance of continual transformation for the overall success of the company.

The Wall Street Journal

Apple’s China Lesson: Think Different, But Not Too Different – 02/26/18
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins about Apple’s recent concessions to the Chinese government, including shifting customer iCloud data to Chinese mainland servers. Calkins said in the article that Apple is far from the only company to make concessions to China, but its choices are vexing considering the brand tests convention.


Everything is Booming Except for Wages – 02/23/18
Article discusses how even though the economy is booming, inflation has led to negligible increases in wages. The article cites Professor Efraim Benmelech’s research, which states that increased concentration in labor markets and a decrease in the number of employers competing for workers had led to wage suppression.

The Hill

Trump economic report is revisionist history – 02/23/18
Article by Visiting Professor Ben Harris looks back at how Barack Obama dealt with the struggling economy he inherited, setting up the stable and blossoming economy that President Trump was handed.


Professor Robert Wolcott was featured in two radio broadcasts, discussing the different emerging philosophies regarding who controls our data, as well as the future of automation in jobs.

Harvard Business Review

Difficult People – 02/22/18
Podcast cites Professor Brian Uzzi’s research he published in 2012 for Harvard Business Review discussing the process of turning a rival into a collaborator.

Predictive ROI

Episode 691: How to Recruit Rockstars, with Jeff Hyman – 02/22/18
Podcast with Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman discusses the best practices to bringing in top-tier talent for your company. Hyman also talks about how to set the proper salary for rockstars, and the potential opportunities that accompany hiring them.


REBBL, And How Magic Can Power Your Brand – 02/20/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Paul Earle discusses the concept of brand magic through the lens of Sheryl O’Loughlin, who serves as the CEO of the beverage company REBBL.