Kellogg in the News

Forbes

Competing For Talent Against The Tech Giants? It's Not About Money – 05/30/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman discusses how to compete with large tech companies for talent, citing that companies should not try to compete on salary or prestige.

Poets & Quants

Favorite Professors of Best & Brightest MBAs – 05/30/18
Article highlights the favorite professors of select MBA students, citing Professor Carter Cast as a go-to counselor and confidante. The student said, “Cast invests more time than any other professor I’ve had to ensure he is prepared and extending meaningful feedback on all assignments."

Forbes

If Trump Is Trying To Send China A Message On Trade, It's Unlikely They're Getting It – 05/29/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses the lack of clear and consistent messaging from the Trump administration on its China strategy.

Forbes

Et Tu, Autos? The Case For National Security Tariffs Is Weak – 05/25/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses how Congress has the power to stop the Trump administration from abusing an obscure national security provision of federal law to raise new protectionist barriers. The question is whether it has the inclination.

Chicago Tribune

More women are landing seats on Illinois’ corporate boards, but pace of change is glacial – 05/24/18
Article about the increase of women representation on corporate boards in Illinois mentions Kellogg Dean Sally Blount and how her joining of the Ulta board led the company to reach a 50 percent gender parity on its board.

Crain’s Chicago Business

A low-tech way to help ex-offenders rejoin society – 05/24/18
Article features Kellogg alumna Tiffany Smith, a Zell Fellow who founded the company Tiltas while studying at Kellogg. Tiltas provides a low-tech, low-barrier way to help returning citizens get back on track.

WTTW

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.

Forbes

It's Time To Take The Cult Out Of Culture – 05/23/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman discusses how even though the trade war between the United States and China has been paused, the Trump administration is still faced with the core conflict of whether China should be isolated or integrated with the world economy.

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.

Forbes

China Trade War Postponed, But Trump Strategy Confusion Continues – 05/21/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses how even though the trade war between the United States and China has been paused, the Trump administration is still faced with the core conflict of whether China should be isolated or integrated with the world economy.

Financial Times

Big mergers and tiny factories can each pose problems for workers – 05/21/18
Article about the potential problems big mergers and small factories can pose for workers cites research from Professor Efraim Benmelech, which focuses on the potential consequences both could have on the U.S. labor market.

NPR

Rewinding & Rewriting: The Alternate Universes in Our Heads – 05/21/18
Podcast about how counterfactual thinking may give people a sense of agency interviews Professor Neal Roese, who said counterfactual thoughts are generally useful for us in terms of providing a set of options that we might act upon in the future, which can lead to improvement and learning from experience.

The Washington Post

Trump is not the only one who calls opponents ‘animals.’ Democrats and Republicans do it to each other. – 05/21/18
Article delves into how President Trump referring to illegal immigrants as “animals” is actually not as uncommon as one may think, citing research from Professor Nour Kteily on the ubiquity of dehumanization. Professor Kteily’s research was also covered in The Washington Post and The New York Times.

Forbes

How To Win By Breaking GOOD: The Story Of Schmidt's Naturals – 05/19/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Paul Earle details the rise of Schmidt’s Naturals, a natural personal care products manufacturer which grew from being headquartered in a kitchen to reporting nearly $50 million in sales.

Vox

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.”

CNN Money

Facebook, Uber, Wells Fargo: The strategy behind 3 corporate apology ads – 05/17/18
Article discusses Facebook, Uber and Wells Fargo’s strategy of telling customers to trust them. Quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who said these are classic apology ads and that in Facebook’s case, it risks being perceived as insincere.

Forbes

Want More Women in Tech Jobs? Create A Culture of Flexibility & Entrepreneurship – 05/17/18
Article discusses the importance of creating a workplace environment that caters to an entrepreneurial mindset as well as meets the flexibility needs of women. Cites Dean Sally Blount, who said past data predicts that at least 50 percent of the women graduating from top MBA programs today will exit the full-time US workforce within 10 years of graduating.

Chicago Tribune

Shout Out: Mitchell Petersen of Winnetka, Northwestern Professor – 05/16/18
Article features Professor Mitchell Petersen in a Q&A on his teaching career.

Forbes

President Trump and ZTE: The Perils of Self-Aggrandizing Trade Policy – 05/16/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy describes the consequences President Trump faces after from his initial rejection of advice from experienced voices at State and USTR.

Forbes

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.