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Women are subject to greater gender bias when evaluated using certain ratings scales.
Organizations

Numeric Performance Reviews Can Be Biased Against Women

The ten-point scale favors men in some situations. But a simple change to the rating system can level the playing field.

Anger helps a consumer make a decision
Marketing

How Anger Can Help Us Make Better Decisions

Yes, you read that right: Sometimes being mad helps you focus on what you want.

Groucho Marx reads a stock ticker.
Finance & Accounting

The Groucho Marx Theory of Efficient Markets

A finance professor argues that markets remain efficient only if enough people believe they are not.

person, robot, and elephant make still life drawing.
Innovation

The Appeal of Handmade in an Era of Automation

This excerpt from the book “The Power of Human” explains why we continue to equate human effort with value.

Policy

Why Antitrust Regulators Don’t Scare Big Tech

A business law expert explains why the market is more likely than the government to rein in Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

Cutting-edge thought leadership for executives

Optimize your marketing channels’ impact by joining one of Kellogg’s Executive Education classes in Marketing & Sales.

Policy

The Business Case for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Two economists propose a bipartisan immigration overhaul, with an eye towards the future of the labor force.

Politics & Elections

When People Think Their Neighbors Support Trump, They’re More Likely to Express Anti-immigrant Views

Social norms are powerful—but fluid. A study of the 2016 election shows how they can change.

Ready to Reenter the Workforce? Read This First.

Four suggestions for transitioning back to work after a long break.

Leadership

Need to Make a Critical Decision? Here’s How to Ensure You Have the Right Intel.

A former Army colonel shares four steps leaders can take to get the information they need when they need it.

Organizations

What Makes a Corporate Board Member Most Influential?

New research explores what it takes for directors to drive big-picture strategic change at a company.

Leadership

How to Establish Yourself as an Interim Leader

Kathleen Hagerty reflects back on her year as interim dean of the Kellogg School.

Take 5: What You May Not Know about Advertising

Research reveals how ads can affect shopping behavior, elections, and even our health.

Latest Podcast Episodes

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Podcast: What Leaders Can Do to Build Trust Quickly

Lessons from Kellogg’s interim dean on establishing credibility, encouraging criticism, and empowering your team.

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Careers

Podcast: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career

How to “align your role with your soul.”

An entrepreneur sketches her new business. bigplay
Innovation

Podcast: Unleash Your Inner Designer

You—yes, you!—can use design thinking to find creative solutions to your customers’ problems.

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Leadership

Podcast: Great Leaders Ask, “What Really Matters?”

Former Fortune 500 CEO Harry Kraemer discusses how knowing and acting on your values can guide you through a crisis.

History offers lessons in the enforcement of antitrust laws.
Economics

Should Antitrust Laws Really Be Changed, or Should We Just Enforce the Laws We Have?

A presidential assassination brought the trust-busting Teddy Roosevelt to power. The episode offers lessons for today’s antitrust regulators.

Philadelphia's soda tax did not work as intended.
Policy

Do Soda Taxes Work? It’s Complicated.

A look at the Philadelphia soda tax shows that it had some benefits—but it didn’t stop people from buying sugary drinks.

When targeted with negative behavior at work, employees are most likely to retaliate.
Organizations

Most Employees Retaliate If They’re Slighted at Work

Here’s how managers can break the cycle of office conflict.

AI researchers and scholars of the humanities and social sciences sit at different tables, reflecting the growing gap between their disciplines.
Innovation

AI and the Social Sciences Used to Talk More. Now They’ve Drifted Apart.

Research shows that the gap between these disciplines is growing, which could make it harder to address social and ethical problems.

Family business adapts over generations
Organizations

How Family Businesses Can Adapt for the Next Generation

Five tips for staying relevant—and successful—as an “enterprising family.”

Editor’s Picks

Business leader practices self-reflection with team holding mirrors.
Leadership

4 Steps to Becoming a More Self-Aware Leader

Here’s how to hone your emotional intelligence to benefit your team and your career.

Negative economic news can lead voters to perceive women as less capable candidates.
Politics & Elections

Are Voters Biased Against Female Politicians?

In many cases, no. But economic anxiety can ignite powerful gender stereotypes.

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Data makes up a woman's profile
Policy

We’re at a Data Privacy Crossroads. Where Do We Go From Here?

What individuals, regulators, and companies need to consider as we live more of our lives online.

A municipality grows within a piggy bank.
Policy

Do High Local Taxes Really Hurt Economic Growth?

Corporate incentives and low tax rates are supposed to make a city more business-friendly. An economist explains why that’s often not the case.

A woman must use self-control in deciding what to eat.
Marketing

Take 5: The Psychology of Healthy Eating

Opting for a salad instead of a steak can be hard. Research from Kellogg can help.

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Leadership

For Teams, What Matters More: Raw Talent or a History of Success Together?

A study of professional sports teams suggests that one factor is clearly more important, but the best teams combine them both.

Economics

A Nation’s Wealth May Depend on How Much Its Workers Can Learn on the Job

New research suggests that formal schooling is not the panacea to global inequality that many have long believed it to be.

Organizations

Could Bringing Your “Whole Self” to Work Curb Unethical Behavior?

Organizations would be wise to help employees avoid compartmentalizing their personal and professional identities.

Politics & Elections

One Nation Invades Another. What Will Happen Next?

Game theory reveals why some conflicts escalate and others don’t.

Careers

Are You Doing the Work You Were Meant to Do?

It’s never too late to forge your own path. Here are four steps.

Finance & Accounting

What Causes Stock Market Swings?

Tariffs? Job reports? Oil prices? A new volatility index pinpoints which factors make investors feel uncertain.

Entrepreneurship

Uber and Airbnb Outpaced Regulators by Becoming Indispensable. Parking App Haystack Met a Very Different Fate.

The startup had a popular business model and positive press. Its founder explains why it still failed.

Marketing

How to Create a Brand Name That Works

Tide. Peloton. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. The best names share four traits, according to an excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyperconnected World.

Careers

Take 5: How to Kickstart a Successful Career

Young professionals, smart decisions now will open doors for you in the future.

Marketing

The Dos and Don’ts of Repositioning Your Brand

This “strategy of last resort” should not be undertaken lightly. An excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World.

A toddler wants carrots instead of crackers.
Marketing

Want Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food? Offer Them Less.

Here’s a counterintuitive way to make carrots more “yummy.”

Careers

In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers

A veteran recruiter shares tips on hiring this valuable, and growing, segment of the labor force.

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Innovation

AI and the Social Sciences Used to Talk More. Now They’ve Drifted Apart.

Research shows that the gap between these disciplines is growing, which could make it harder to address social and ethical problems.

Family business adapts over generations
Organizations

How Family Businesses Can Adapt for the Next Generation

Five tips for staying relevant—and successful—as an “enterprising family.”

Politics & Elections

Are Voters Biased Against Female Politicians?

In many cases, no. But economic anxiety can ignite powerful gender stereotypes.

Leadership

4 Steps to Becoming a More Self-Aware Leader

Here’s how to hone your emotional intelligence to benefit your team and your career.

Policy

We’re at a Data Privacy Crossroads. Where Do We Go From Here?

What individuals, regulators, and companies need to consider as we live more of our lives online.

Organizations

Most Employees Retaliate If They're Slighted at Work

Here’s how managers can break the cycle of office conflict.

A municipality grows within a piggy bank.
Policy

Do High Local Taxes Really Hurt Economic Growth?

Corporate incentives and low tax rates are supposed to make a city more business-friendly. An economist explains why that’s often not the case.

Marketing

Take 5: The Psychology of Healthy Eating

Opting for a salad instead of a steak can be hard. Research from Kellogg can help.

Leadership

For Teams, What Matters More: Raw Talent or a History of Success Together?

A study of professional sports teams suggests that one factor is clearly more important, but the best teams combine them both.

Economics

A Nation’s Wealth May Depend on How Much Its Workers Can Learn on the Job

New research suggests that formal schooling is not the panacea to global inequality that many have long believed it to be.

Organizations

Could Bringing Your "Whole Self" to Work Curb Unethical Behavior?

Organizations would be wise to help employees avoid compartmentalizing their personal and professional identities.

Politics & Elections

One Nation Invades Another. What Will Happen Next?

Game theory reveals why some conflicts escalate and others don’t.

Entrepreneurship

Uber and Airbnb Outpaced Regulators by Becoming Indispensable. Parking App Haystack Met a Very Different Fate.

The startup had a popular business model and positive press. Its founder explains why it still failed.

Marketing

How to Create a Brand Name That Works

Tide. Peloton. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. The best names share four traits, according to an excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyperconnected World.

A leader chooses their own path
Careers

Are You Doing the Work You Were Meant to Do?

It’s never too late to forge your own path. Here are four steps.

Finance & Accounting

What Causes Stock Market Swings?

Tariffs? Job reports? Oil prices? A new volatility index pinpoints which factors make investors feel uncertain.

Careers

Take 5: How to Kickstart a Successful Career

Young professionals, smart decisions now will open doors for you in the future.

Careers

Podcast: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career

How to “align your role with your soul.”

Marketing

The Dos and Don’ts of Repositioning Your Brand

This “strategy of last resort” should not be undertaken lightly. An excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World.

Marketing

Want Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food? Offer Them Less.

Here’s a counterintuitive way to make carrots more “yummy.”