Each person is different in how they perceive the world, tackle challenges and think about the future. This diversity powers all aspects of Kellogg, including faculty research. Many of our faculty members have leveraged their unique viewpoints to develop groundbreaking theories and provide a deeper look into diversity and inclusion.
Below is a sampling of our faculty research:
Research by Jörg Spenkuch, an assistant professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Kellogg, Roland G. Fryer, Jr. of Harvard University and Devah Pager of Princeton University finds that racial discrimination among employers could account for at least a third of the raw wage gap between black and white workers.Read more
Research by Ned Smith, an associate professor of management and organizations at Kellogg, Kevin Gaughan, a Kellogg PhD student, and Jason Pierce of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez shows that investors react differently to CEO appointments depending on the gender of the new leader.Read more
Research by Willemien Kets, an assistant professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Kellogg, and Alvaro Sandroni, a professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Kellogg, suggests that a diversity of viewpoints in the workplace can help organizations weather disruption.Read more
Research by Nicole Stephens, an associate professor of management and organizations at Kellogg, MarYam G. Hamedani of Stanford University and Mesmin Destin at Northwestern University suggests that a brief intervention at the beginning of first-generation students’ college careers can eliminate the performance gap between them and continuing-education students.Read more
Nicholas Pearce, a clinical assistant professor of management and organizations at Kellogg, explains how generational diversity can be an asset, not a liability. But it is up to business leaders to make the most of the shift in demographics.Read more