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Bloomberg

Top Business Schools See Family Office Education as Growth Area – 07/07/16
Article quotes Professor Justin Craig, who says that Kellogg is starting a new offering in 2017 to help family businesses grow and scale. Alumni and mounting research in the past 15 years have shown that family-owned companies are vital to growing economies, he said.

Forbes

China's New Worry: Outsourcing – 07/07/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin discusses Chinese officials’ new concern: outsourcing. Officials are encouraging companies in the southern and eastern parts of China, where wages and other production costs are highest, to move their production facilities inland, where costs are lower, rather than outsourcing to countries such as Vietnam.

Crain’s Chicago Business

How Brexit will affect U.S. business a big nagging question​ – 07/05/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Philip Levy discusses Brexit’s economic impact on U.S. businesses.

Huffington Post

Do We Really Want Democracy – 07/05/16
Article by Professor Phil Kotler says that Democracy requires free speech, free press, free assembly and the rule of law and notes his forthcoming book: Democracy in Decline, Rebuilding the Future.

Fortune

What Politicians Are Getting Wrong About the Brexit Vote​ – 07/01/16
Article by Professor Brayden King says that Brexit is not just about economics, but about how a cultural difference will continue to play a major role in the political arena – particularly as the U.S. presidential campaign heats up.

Fortune

Money Should Never Drive a Startup’s Relationship With Investors – 06/30/16
Article by Professor Linda Darragh explores how startup founders can establish a relationship with the right investors to gain access not only to seed or growth capital, but also to their industry expertise and contacts.

Forbes

Hiring Foreign Talent Won't Close The Skills Gap​ – 06/24/16
Article by Adjunct Professor Harold Sirkin discusses the factors driving the job skills gap: demographics, the changing requirements of an increasingly high-tech workplace and the deficiency of many public education systems.

The New York Times

Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman – 06/23/16
Article explores the popular idea that women are not supportive of each other. Cites research by Professor David Matsa, which found that when women join a company board, there’s a better chance that other women will rise to top executive positions.

Washington Post

Why more media headlines are actually bad for women who are named CEO – 06/23/16
Article features new research from Professor Ned Smith, which found that companies that named a female CEO – and received ample media attention for their choice – saw their stock prices go down. Yet when the appointments received little press, the phenomenon was reversed.

The Wall Street Journal

Companies Try a New Strategy: Empathy Training – 06/21/16
Article discusses how managers are taking classes in empathy and quotes Professor Adam Waytz on how contemporary workers “want a sense of connection,” but few companies scientifically measure outcomes from this kind of empathy training.

NPR

Do assassinations change opinions?​ – 06/20/16
This audio story, which features Professor Benjamin Jones, discusses how the recent Brexit campaign briefly paused after the assassination of British lawmaker Jo Cox and looks back at other examples where assassinations changed the course of history.

S Style Magazine

The Science of Regret (and What it All Means) – 06/16/16
Article reports on the various existing research on regret and what it all means. Professor Neal Roese is quoted, saying why regret can be useful in decision making.

Bloomberg

McDonald’s Return to Chicago Defies City’s Financial Troubles – 06/14/16
Article quotes Professor Don Haider on McDonald’s shifting its headquarters to Chicago. “They’re following the labor force and they don’t want to be in the cornfields, out of sight and out of mind -- they want to be where the action is,” he said.

Chicago Tribune

Study: Publicizing female CEO appointments comes with a cost – 06/14/16
Article features new research from Professor Ned Smith, which found that companies that named a female CEO – and received ample media attention for their choice – saw their stock prices go down. Yet when the appointments received little press, the phenomenon was reversed.

Washington Post

Inside the hate-filled mind of a mass murderer – 06/14/16
Article cites research from Professors Adam Waytz and Nour Kteily, which showed that the more people are socially connected to a group, the more likely they are to believe others outside the group are less intelligent and even less human.

Forbes

Why In-N-Out Burger And Google Have More In Common Than You Think – 06/07/16
Article quotes Dean DeBiase, adjunct lecturer, about why Salesforce can keep growing because it makes its stakeholders better off.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Chicago home prices: 2003 redux – 06/02/16
Article quotes Professor Brian Melzer on how Chicago’s current home prices are at the same level as they were in 2003. When home values are rising, homeowners feel more confident about their financial strength even if they don't tap the equity via loans, he said.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Walgreens needed to break with Theranos yesterday – 06/01/16
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins on the partnership between Walgreens and Theranos. "Trust is so important in anything related to health care," he said, adding that "this problem isn't going to destroy Walgreens' brand, but it is going to chip away at positive perceptions," as long as bad news out of Theranos continues to grab headlines.

Inc.

Growth Guru's Inside Scoop On McDonald's Turnaround – 05/27/16
Article quotes Adjunct Lecturer Dean DeBiase on the strategy behind McDonald's recently doubled revenue growth rate, which propelled its earnings up 35% and its stock to an all-time high.

Bloomberg

Health Insurer Deals Face Market Review That Felled Past Tie-Ups – 05/23/16
Article quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who says that health insurers offering commercial policies and coverage under the Medicare Advantage program have become more dominant as their market shares have increased.