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Kathleen Hagerty named interim dean

Kathleen Hagerty named interim dean

Senior associate dean to lead business school as search for permanent dean continues

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“We are a brand business,” Jim Wilson, CEO of Atari SA, said at the 2011 Turnaround Management Conference. “Own the customer and build the brand.”

2011 Turnaround Management Conference

05/19/11 – Atari SA CEO Jim Wilson talks about making an old brand new again

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Hayneedle Inc. Chairman Carter Cast ’92 (left) and New World Ventures partner Matt McCall ’91 spoke to Kellogg students on May 3.

'Be true to who you are'

05/18/11 – Kellogg alumni encourage students to take the long view in their careers and in life

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Brian Gunia, a Ph.D. student in management and organizations

Tipping the scales toward truth

05/17/11 – Conversation and contemplation lead to more ethical decisions, a new Kellogg study finds

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Adam Galinsky named Ver Steeg Fellow

05/17/11 – University fellowship honors excellence in research

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Adam Galinsky

Following the vision

05/16/11 – New Kellogg research suggests that visionary leaders attract more followers, especially in times of crisis

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Alumni traveled from around the world to attend their Kellogg reunion April 29-May 1. The weekend’s highlights included class parties, performances and an all-class reception.

Reunion 2011

05/13/11 – Alumni reconnect and reflect on the Kellogg School’s ‘statement to the world’

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Professor Paola Sapienza

Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index

05/12/11 – Trust in the U.S. financial system sinks to 20 percent; trust in banks and mutual funds falls substantially

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“People need to sit down and decide who they want to be.” — Harry Kraemer ’79, author of From Values to Actions: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership

‘Self-reflection, balance, self-confidence, humility’

05/11/11 – Clinical Professor Harry Kraemer ’79 leads a panel discussion on the four principles of values-based leadership

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“I believe people in every organization want purpose … and that people want to connect with something more than a paycheck,” Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford told Kellogg students April 28.

An unlikely journey

05/10/11 – Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford encourages students to reflect upon the place where drive and mission intersect

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Alexander Chernev

Lifestyle branding: The new frontier of brand competition?

05/09/11 – New research redefines the scope of brand competition and reveals the pitfalls of lifestyle positioning

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From left: T. Bondurant French ’76, Lloyd Morgan ’63, Dean Sally Blount ’92, Karin O’Connor ’89 and Gerald Cohen ’79

2011 Alumni Awards

05/06/11 – Kellogg honors distinguished alumni for their work on behalf of the school

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Janice Eberly

Headed to Washington

05/05/11 – President Barack Obama nominates Professor Janice Eberly to key Treasury post

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Roger Linquist '66

A cellular ‘David and Goliath’

05/03/11 – MetroPCS founder and CEO Roger Linquist ’66 talks about growing his small startup into a wireless-industry giant

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“Green is the color of money,” Hunter Lovins (left) said during a Green Week dialogue with Kellogg Dean Sally Blount.

Green Week 2011

05/02/11 – Sustainability expert Hunter Lovins and Dean Sally Blount talk about what it really means for businesses to go green

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Author and financial consultant Charles Ellis spoke with Kellogg students April 27 about the common characteristics of great firms. “In each profession, there’s a gold standard firm,” he noted.

Lessons from America’s top companies

05/02/11 – Author and consultant Charles Ellis identifies the qualities of ‘gold-standard firms’

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“For the first time in many years, American manufacturing is doing better than the rest of the economy,” Michael Ducker ’99, COO of FedEx Express, said in his keynote address at the 2011 Kellogg Manufacturing and Operations Conference.

2011 Manufacturing and Operations Conference

04/29/11 – Flexibility, scale and scope are deemed the keys to competing in today’s global manufacturing sector

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“It’s not just the connection that’s important — it’s the relevancy of the connection.” — Associate Marketing Professor Derek Rucker

MOSAIC Week 2011

04/28/11 – An interactive workshop on global advertising highlights the importance of connecting with consumers across borders

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The Kellogg team developed a strategy to give Nestlé an edge over competitors vying for the increasingly lucrative designer-foods market.

Kellogg students win war-game competition

04/27/11 – The 11-member team claims an ‘unprecedented’ fourth victory in the annual Fuld & Company event

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William Sanger ’88, CEO of Emergency Medical Services Corporation

Planning to win

04/26/11 – Focus on ‘purpose,’ says William Sanger ’88, CEO of Emergency Medical Services Corporation, and on the evidence you need to make good decisions

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President Álvaro Uribe

'Leading change'

04/22/11 – Addressing the topic of leadership, former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe talks about lessons learned during his eight-year administration

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