Kellogg in the News

Influence Digest

Kellogg School of Management Prof. Jeff Hyman Talks Entrepreneurship, Books, & Trump – 03/13/18
Article interviews Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman about his background and his new book on finding the winners and igniting your business.


Dumping, Cheating And Illegality: Trump Misleads The Public On Steel Tariffs – 03/12/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses how President Trump has been misleading the public by wrongfully associating steel tariffs with cheating and dumping.

Poets & Quants

Top Business Schools: Northwestern University’s Kellogg’s School of Management – 03/12/18
Article profiles Kellogg’s EMBA program, quoting Associate Dean of Kellogg’s Executive MBA Global Network Greg Hanifee on how the EMBA at Kellogg is a three-way intersection: “It starts with developing yourself to be the best leader you can be combined with research and rigor our faculty bring to classroom. This is met with a cross-cultural collaboration and team approach that has been at the heart of Kellogg for so long. It sets the stage for students, for whatever their potential might be.” Student experience insights from recent EMBA alumna Sandy Rodriguez are also included.


As Robots Threaten More Jobs, Human Skills Will Save Us – 03/10/18
Article by Professor Mohan Sawhney explores how as robots and artificial intelligence continue to threaten jobs, humans will be able to protect themselves using empathy.


When The Headhunter Calls, What Will Your Best Employee Say? – 03/10/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman discusses ways you can “headhunter-proof” your organization and minimize the chances of losing your top people.

Huffington Post

I Worked in Corporate Accountability for a Decade. Here’s the Truth About Corporations Gettoing ‘Woke’ on Guns – 03/10/18
Articled delving into how companies respond to gun violence cites research by Professor Brayden King on which companies are most likely to respond to public pressure.


Why Google’s prestigious reputation could be a liability in its discrimination lawsuits – 03/09/18
Article by Professor Brayden King discusses the discrimination lawsuits Google could face. King cites his research on the “halo tax,” which states the greater the company’s prestige, the less likely it would be found liable because of the halo effect. However, if the company was found liable, punishments were more severe.

Chicago Tribune

Bitcoin classes are coming to Chicago-area universities – 03/08/18
Article discussing the emergence of classes on cryptocurrencies at Chicago-area universities, quotes Professor Sarit Markovich, who said having the classes is about making sure you’re not going to be behind and how they’ve discussed this for more than five years.

CNN Money

Why McDonald's is flipping its arches for a day – 03/08/18
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins on how brands are using International Women’s day as an opportunity to talk about their commitment to empowerment. Additional coverage in a second CNN Money article here.


Health Insurer Cigna To Pay $67 Billion For Express Scripts – 03/08/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the potential Cigna acquisition of Express Scripts, saying the acquisition could be good for customers in health care because the interests of the companies that pay for medications will be aligned with the ones who pay the doctor and hospital bills. Also covered in The New York Times and WABE.


Trump Makes Two Difficult Problems Worse By Tying NAFTA And Steel Tariffs Together – 03/07/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Phil Levy discusses how President Trump has made his situation worse by linking together the renegotiation of NAFTA with the steel tariffs. Levy was interviewed on the subject by USA Today and MSN.


Harley Davidson, whiskey makers may feel tariff retribution – 03/07/18
Article quotes Professor Russell Walker on the international whiskey market, saying markets in Asia and the Americas will provide enough customers for the industry to survive through tariffs.

The Washington Post

The Health 202: UnitedHealthcare will hand some consumers more money for drug prices – 03/07/18
Article on UnitedHealthcare quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the exorbitant bills sick people face.


Brain Upgrades, Free Will And Comforting Beliefs: A Conversation With Lone Frank – 03/06/18
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott details his conversation with European science journalist, Lone Frank, about brain upgrades, free will, and film.


Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves – 03/06/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the potential motivations of large tech companies to enter the health care industry.


1 Simple Switch Will Help You Land Rock-Star Talent – 03/05/18
Article cites Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman’s book on how to attract rockstar talent. Hyman says in the book that the best way to attract quality team members is with job invitations.

Reader’s Digest

6 Ways Job Searching is About to Change Forever – 03/05/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman discusses how your digital footprint will become an increasingly important part of the job search.


Saturday Night Special 3.3.18: Women’s Month – 03/05/18
Podcast interviews Professor Ellen Taaffe about Pivot Points, the Global Women’s Summit, and her perspective of women in the workplace, specifically focusing on the #MeToo movement.

CNN Money

Why you'll see fewer ads on NBC this fall – 03/02/18
Article explains how the total amount of time dedicated to commercials during NBC’s original prime time lineup will drop by 10% this fall. “Younger viewers are abandoning traditional TV in favor of streaming services like Netflix, and advertisers are shifting dollars to digital,” said Professor Tim Calkins.

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.