Kellogg in the News

Financial Times

Life after Trump: White House alumni face an uncertain future – 03/17/18
Article discusses the challenges for Trump employees will face heading back into the job market. The article quotes Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman, who said recruiters are typically most interested in what impact a candidate has had regardless of where they worked.

The Economist

States are finding new ways of killing enemies abroad – 03/15/18
Article on the history and future of assassinations cites research from Professor Benjamin Jones on the number of assassination attempts from 1875-2004.

Harvard Business Review

What if Companies Were Required to Tell Workers What Their Colleagues Earn? – 03/15/18
Article by Visiting Professor Ben Harris discusses whether companies should tell employees what their counterparts at other companies as well as what their own colleagues earn at work.

The Atlantic

Why a Study on Opioids Ignited a Twitter Firestorm – 03/14/18

Article on the Twitter firestorm created by a study on overdose-reversal drugs interviews Professor Craig Garthwaite about how these studies are conducted, and their potential shortcomings.

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.


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.


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.

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.