Kellogg Faculty in the Media

Chicago Tribune

Emilio Estevez trolls Hawks fans — and is winning – 05/29/15
Article quotes Lecturer PJ Lamberson on the recent Twitter trolling of Blackhawks fans. Lamberson says that picking a fight through social media — tongue-in-cheek or not — tends to resonate online, mostly with those on the other side of the argument.

Forbes

Want To Banish Bureaucracy? There's A Better Way Than Zappos' 'Holacracy' – 05/29/15
Article authored by Professor Harry Kraemer critiques online retailer Zappos’ “holacracy”—an organizational structure without job titles values—and suggests value-based leadership instead.

The Economist

Academic View: Future uncertain – 05/27/15
Article co-authored by Professor Robert Wolcott and Lecturer Andrew Razeghi explains how to be a master rather than a victim of technology in the business world.

Wall Street Journal

Silicon Valley’s Lawmaker – 05/25/15
Article features Professor Shane Greenstein who reviews “Moore’s Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley’s Quiet Revolutionary.”

Marketplace

How elite students get elite jobs – 05/22/15
Article features Professor Lauren Rivera and her recent book "Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs.”

Harvard Business Review

When Your Boss Wears Metal Pants – 05/20/15
Article quotes Professor Adam Waytz on an experiment he co-conducted on people’s skepticism about algorithms, and how algorithm avoidance is even more pronounced for work that we perceive as more sophisticated or instinctive than number crunching.

Forbes

Three Ways To Run Your Global Businesses With Startup Agility – 05/15/15
Article quotes Professor Mohan Sawhney on the new Sentient Enterprise capability model he co-developed to help businesses scale their analytic architectures and insights as they continue to grow.

The Economist

How to join the 1% – 05/14/15
Article reviews Professor Lauren Rivera’s new book “Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs,” which discusses the pressing question of maximizing the chances of joining elite professional services firms.

WTTW - Chicago Tonight

Municipal Bankruptcy in Illinois – 05/14/15
Video panel includes Professor Don Haider discussing whether Chicago should declare bankruptcy as its financial challenges grow in light of its credit downgrade to junk status by Moody’s Investors Service, and what this would mean for the city.

Chicago Tribune

Obama still hasn't picked Chicago – 05/13/15
Article quotes Professor Bobby Calder on how Chicago remains a mystery to foreign tourists and is still with the image of Al Capone, even in 2015.

Main Street

Testosterone and Investing: Should You Change Your Financial Plans Around Date Night? – 05/13/15
Article quotes Professor Paola Sapienza on her research findings that men are risk takers when it comes to money, and says the real issue isn’t gender but testosterone, which influences just about every decision we make when it comes to money and our careers.

Quartz

How companies motivate employees when there are no promotions to hand out – 05/12/15
Article quotes Professor Jin Li on how the chance of promotion is a boon for employees and an incentive to keep them loyal to an employer, and a lack of opportunity will drive talented workers elsewhere.

Wall Street Journal

With Manhattan Luxury Property Hitting Highs, Some Fear Air Is Getting Thin – 05/12/15
Article quotes Professor Charlie Nathanson on how there is little information getting into the real estate market, which creates a problem when no one knows what housing demand really is, resulting in “an overshooting” as companies build more than the market can bear.

Minding The Campus

Why Elite Students Get Elite Jobs – 05/11/15
Article reviews Professor Lauren Rivera’s new book “Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs,” which discusses the pressing question of maximizing the chances of joining elite professional services firms.

Business Insider

How to succeed in any banking interview – 05/10/15
Article reviews Professor Lauren Rivera’s new book “Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs,” which discusses the pressing question of maximizing the chances of joining elite professional services firms.

Inc.

Are You an "O" Type Marketer? – 05/08/15
Article quotes Professor Brian Uzzi on the challenges marketers face when they have an ‘O-dependent’ product - meaning that consumers consult other people’s opinions before buying - in the digital era and how to overcome that challenge by utilizing data sets.

Harvard Business Review

The Technology Trends That Matter to Sales Teams – 05/07/15
Article co-authored by Professor Andris Zoltners identifies top strategic technology trends that have significant implications for sales forces, such as cloud computing and context-rich systems.

Vox

How systemic racism entangles all police officers — even black cops – 05/07/15
Articles quotes Professor Adam Waytz on implicit racial bias in the police force and the concept of "deindividuation," which says that people lose their sense of self-awareness while in groups.

Quartz

The best way to nab your dream job out of college? Be born rich – 05/06/15
Article quotes Professor Lauren Rivera on her research and new book, Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs. According to her research, socioeconomically privileged students tend to get a disproportionate share of elite jobs.

Forbes

TeradataVoice: 2015: The Year Big Data Becomes Agile? – 05/05/15
Article quotes Professor Mohan Sawhney on the solution to the problem of achieving agility for business using big data - the Sentient Enterprise system that he helped develop. The system combines technology, data and automated decisions to eliminate the obstacles to agility posed by data silos, data drift and the delays that prevent real-time responsiveness.