Poets & Quants
M7 Schools Launch Nepal Aid Drive – 05/02/15
Article talks about M7 b-schools’ collaborative fundraising efforts surrounding the recent Nepal earthquake, and quotes Kellogg student body president Ben Dowell saying that Kellogg knows friends and families affected firsthand by the disaster.
Game On – 05/01/15
This article cites Professor Neal Roese’s research on how people who see a three-year plan as an example may pay back their card statements more slowly than otherwise.
Get inside a hacker's mind – 05/01/15
Article co-written by Professor Moran Cerf explains the mentality behind a hacker’s mind and the social engineering, human psychology, and art of manipulation that goes on behind a seemingly simple hacking attempt.
Crain’s Chicago Business
Plan for data center under Block 37 wins Kellogg competition – 04/29/15
Article talks about a student team from Booth winning the Kellogg Real Estate Venture Competition with their proposal to locate a data center in the never-finished Chicago Transit Authority "superstation" below Block 37 in the Loop.
Poets & Quants
Negotiating MBA Job Offers: Dos & Don’ts – 04/23/15
Article gives advice on how MBA students should be negotiating their offers. Mentions a job negotiation panel organized the Kellogg Women’s Business Association and links to a student blog post on takeaways from the talk.
Corruption crackdown leads to Chinese Rich Elites fleeing – 04/21/15
Article quotes Professor Nicola Persico on the Chinese rich and elites fleeing the country due to the recent strict crackdowns on corruption on China, which he believes won’t bring much trouble or change to the current Chinese political status quo, but will bring new experiences and ideas once the rich return to China. This article is written in Mandarin.
How Power-Hungry Bosses Keep Their Power – 04/14/15
Article quotes Professor Jon Maner on his study, Divide and Conquer: When and Why Leaders Undermine the Cohesive Fabric of Their Group, which shows how bosses at the top of the hierarchy are often hostile toward members who are deemed powerful enough to challenge their authority, and divide subordinates to prevent alliances being formed.