Kellogg in the News


Illinois medical expert reacts to CBO Senate health care report – 06/27/17
Video features interview with Professor Joel Shalowitz, who reacts to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office Report on the Senate Health Care Bill.

Chicago Tonight

Senate Republicans Push for Vote on Health Care Bill – 06/26/17
Article discusses the Republican’s increasing need for votes on the new healthcare bill before the senate breaks for July 4th weekend, quoting Professor Amanda Starc on her belief that the House Bill was problematic in that it failed to consider the consequences on the markets.


What Illinois medical experts think about the Senate health care bill – 06/26/17
Video highlights WGN’s interview with Professor Joel Shalowitz, who breaks down what the Republican Senate health care bill could mean for Illinois residents.

Wall Street Journal

Sale Ends Soon: Businesses Near End of ‘Cheap Season’ for Loans – 06/26/17
Article discusses research by Professor Mitchell Petersen that explores whether or not businesses succeed more when receiving loans in late spring and fall months or summer and winter months.


You Need to Do This to Nail Your Next Job Interview – 06/25/17
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Mark Achler highlights three tips for to stand out in a competitive field during your next job interview, including not submitting to a job blindly, including a cover letter, making your resume personal, and nailing the interview with talking about the company’s needs.

Poets and Quants

Top MBAs Share Their Favorite Classes – 06/24/17
Article discusses which courses at the top MBAs proved to be the most worthwhile and highlights Kellogg Professor Linda Darragh’s course titled “New Venture Launch” as a course which prepares students for real world conflicts.

The New York Times

Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say – 06/23/17
Article questions whether or not President Trump and the Republicans’ promise that their new plan will really make medical coverage more affordable, quoting Professor Craig Garthwaite, who argues that the new plan is a lose - lose scenario for most people.

Senate's plan to replace Obamacare eases some health industry fears, sparking a rally – 06/22/17
Article explains the aftermath of the release of the Senate’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, quoting Professor Amanda Starc who emphasizes how health insurance and hospital stocks rose and how the bill’s Medicaid cuts could be a large liability for insurance companies and hospitals.

Crain's Chicago Business

What Chicago experts think about Senate's health care bill – 06/22/17
Article features local experts’ opinions on the new Senate health care bill, quoting Professor Joel Shalowitz on its impact on local consumers who buy individual health insurance coverage.


How AI Machines Could Save Wall Street Brokers' Jobs – 06/22/17
Article by Professor Brian Uzzi explores the positive influence of AI in wall street jobs, particularly emphasizing Morgan Stanley’s decision to partner 16,000 financial advisors with algorithms that can help notify brokers when to reach out to clients.


Trade Punch And Counterpunch – 06/22/17
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Phil Levy explains why the United States should exert restraint in its trade policy, highlighting two potential kinds of retaliation: the “counterpunch” and the “can of worms.”

The Washington Post

Is McDonald’s made-fresh quarter pounder worth the extra minute wait? – 06/21/17
Article discusses whether or not customers will react positively to higher quality meat that takes longer to serve and highlights Professor Alexander Chernev’s belief that there needs to be a trade-off between instant gratification and quality product.

Huffington Post

Advertisers Are Actually Teaming Up To Fight Sexism. For Real. – 06/20/17
Article explains how several major companies have announced a new push to remove gender stereotypes from commercials, quoting Professor Derek Rucker on many ads are now celebrating female empowerment.


How Would You Describe The MBA Graduates From Your Business School? – 06/19/17
Article discusses the qualities of MBA graduates from Kellogg, interviewing Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Kate Smith about the school’s admissions process and culture.

Marketing Daily

Study: New Ways To Measure Consumer Engagement – 06/19/17
Article discusses a new study from Professor Bobby Calder, which explains that the more engaged people feel in an experience, the more likely they are to do it again. And perhaps more to the point, they are also more favorably disposed to marketing messages they see there.

Poets and Quants

Deans’ First Jobs: From Washing Dishes To Selling Hot Dogs – 06/19/17
Article discusses the various jobs deans from top universities held before becoming distinguished academics, including Kellogg Dean Sally Blount’s experience with consulting that motivated her to make a difference in the world.

The Washington Post

Another clash between Starbucks and a Trump voter is going viral – 06/19/17
Article explains how Starbucks has become a political lightning rod and a battleground for the culture wars, quoting Professor Derek Rucker on how coffee is a ritual for many Americans, so when the experience does not align with their personal beliefs, the discrepancy feels more personal.


Want To Make Your Team More Productive? Let Them Gossip More – 06/18/17
Article highlights the importance of social interaction in ensuring success in group settings, and urges companies to allow their employees to interact in a more social setting to enhance productivity, citing Professor Brian Uzzi’s research.


There’s actually a good reason to be grumpy in the summer – 06/18/17
Article dicusses research by Professor Maryam Kouchaki on how excessive heat hurts customer service, citing how shoppers’ data indicated a significant drop in helpfulness on behalf of the clerks during the summer months.


Former Oracle board member dogged by links to China-backed chip deal – 06/16/17
Article explains how in December, Cypress’ board amended the company’s code of ethics to ensure that if Cypress was having significant acquisition talks with a potential target, then any conflicted director would recuse themselves. Quotes Professor Thomas Lys: “Duty of loyalty issues are corrosive. They leave investors with the impression that the playing field isn’t level.” Article also published in The New York Times and Business Insider.