What to Make of the NFL’s New Kneeling Policy – 05/24/18
Video brings on a panel to discuss the recent NFL policy change that owners decided on, which mandates all personnel to stand for the anthem. The panel includes Professor Nicholas Pearce, who said the NFL has the right to declare what happens in their workplace, but they also have the right to be criticized. Professor Pearce’s perspective on the situation can also be seen in Diverse Education.
Poets & Quants
Off The 2018 Launchpad: Kellogg’s Hottest MBA Startups – 05/23/18
Article discusses the resources available through Kellogg’s Zell Fellows Program, highlighting several startups in the current cohort: reBlend, BackWave Technologies, Stay.Eat+Drink, Qualtrium and Hilltop Health, as well as successful alumni who have raised funding.
Donald Trump and the disturbing power of dehumanizing language – 05/18/18
Article discusses the problem with President Trump calling MS-13 street gang members “animals”, quoting Professor Nour Kteily, who explains that this type of language “justifies or even mandates violence.” He feared it also “communicates that message more broadly to the most fervent of the white supremacists who number among the president’s supporters.”
Live Mas: At Taco Bell, It’s Not Just a Tagline – 05/16/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman interviews Kellogg alumna Liz Williams, president of Taco Bell International and a panelist at Kellogg’s inaugural Global Women’s Summit. Article discusses how Taco Bell puts an emphasis on recruiting a diverse group of employees and the additional benefits the employees bring to the company.
Harvard Business Review
Go Ahead, Skip that Networking Event – 05/14/18
Article on the inefficiencies of networking events quotes Professor Brian Uzzi, who said potent networks are not forged through casual interactions but through relatively high-stakes activities that connect you with diverse others.