Crain’s Chicago Business
Northwestern spinout gets $1.3 million – 06/03/15
FourKites, a logistics startup launched by a former Kellogg student, Mathew Elenjickal '14, and Arun Chandrasekaran has hauled in $1.3 million in funding. The Chicago-based company's software allows commercial shipping customers to track their freight in real time, using GPS devices that already are on more than 50 percent of all trucks. Also reported in the Chicago Tribune
A Model for Inclusive Leadership – 06/01/15
Article written by Chief Human Capital and Diversity Officer Anise Wiley-Little depicts how Kellogg is equipping the next generation of business leaders to manage and leverage diversity for the sustainability and success of their organizations. At the same time, as an institution, the school is proactively working to integrate diversity and inclusion into its people and practices at a deeper level than ever before, school leaders say. Story can be found on page 50.
Emilio Estevez trolls Hawks fans — and is winning – 05/29/15
Article quotes Lecturer PJ Lamberson on the recent Twitter trolling of Blackhawks fans. Lamberson says that picking a fight through social media — tongue-in-cheek or not — tends to resonate online, mostly with those on the other side of the argument.
Poets & Quants
Executive MBAs Catch The Startup Bug – 05/28/15
Article examines EMBA students’ increased interest in startups and entrepreneurship courses, highlighting Kellogg’s EMBA program with perspective from Greg Hanifee, associate dean of EMBA programs, and EMBA student Nishad Parmar, founding member of Kellogg Angels.
Academic View: Future uncertain – 05/27/15
Article co-authored by Professor Robert Wolcott and Lecturer Andrew Razeghi explains how to be a master rather than a victim of technology in the business world.
Wall Street Journal
Silicon Valley’s Lawmaker – 05/25/15
Article features Professor Shane Greenstein who reviews “Moore’s Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley’s Quiet Revolutionary.”
Harvard Business Review
When Your Boss Wears Metal Pants – 05/20/15
Article quotes Professor Adam Waytz on an experiment he co-conducted on people’s skepticism about algorithms, and how algorithm avoidance is even more pronounced for work that we perceive as more sophisticated or instinctive than number crunching.
Poets & Quants
Class of 2015: The World’s Best and Brightest MBAs – 05/16/15
Inaugural roundup of a diverse group of 50 talented young MBA students includes Kellogg student Bruno Valle, a full-time student from Brazil who will be returning to Bain & Company upon graduation.