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Organizations

Climate Change Is Transforming the Economy. How Will Your Company Adapt?

“Until organizations learn to internalize the threat, they’re in danger of falling behind.”

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Finance & Accounting

Three Quarters of Americans Aren’t Putting Enough into Their 401(k)s

With employers shifting away from pensions, there’s an urgent need for improved financial literacy.

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Data Analytics

To Improve Customer Experience, Embrace the Outliers in Your Data

Don’t ignore them. Let them highlight your biggest failures and juiciest opportunities.

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Entrepreneurship

You Just Bought a Small Business. Now It’s Time to Lead.

Four tips for tackling the unique challenges of entrepreneurship through acquisition.

Cutting-edge thought leadership for executives

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

Organizations

Bias in Organizations May Not Just Come from the Top

Leaders can face bias from their staff, too. A new study shows that male teachers are more likely to leave schools that are led by women.

Marketing

What You Need to Know about the Newest Frontier of Brand Storytelling

An excerpt from “Kellogg on Branding in a Hyperconnected World” explores the power of a “transmedia” approach.

Policy

Do Police Body Cameras Provide an Impartial Version of Events?

New research reveals that people assign blame differently after viewing body cam versus dash cam footage.

Economics

When an Industry Consolidates, What Happens to Wages?

A surprisingly consistent answer has emerged in one sector: healthcare.

Leadership

Take 5: How to Build Trust in the Workplace

Trust is a powerful motivator. Here’s how to foster it among employees in your organization.

Strategy

For Companies Worried About a Trade War, the Time to Act Is Now

A lot of companies are “holding tight and hoping it all just goes away.” Don’t be one of them.

Latest Podcast Episodes

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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.

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Organizations

Podcast: Revenge of the Customer Service Rep

Why employees sabotage customers, and what companies can do about it.

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Careers

Podcast: Knock Your Next Business Presentation Out of the Park

From eliminating surprises to setting up the room, the best presenters do a lot more than practice.

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Marketing

Good Brand Design Appeals to Consumers on an Unconscious Level

An excerpt from “Kellogg on Branding in a Hyperconnected World” uses an iconic brand—Coca-Cola—to illustrate the power of design thinking.

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Data Analytics

How to Build Artificial Intelligence That Everyone Can Trust

Experts from IBM Watson and Kellogg discuss how to remove bias and increase transparency in machine-learning algorithms.

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Innovation

How Much Does Innovation Drive Economic Growth?

A study of millions of patents lifts the veil on how new ideas influence productivity.

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Organizations

Want to Revolutionize Your Field? You May Need to Rethink the Size of Your Research Team.

Large and small teams produce different types of breakthroughs, according to an analysis of 50 million patents, software products, and academic papers.

Editor’s Picks

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Entrepreneurship

How Old Are Successful Tech Entrepreneurs?

A definitive new study dispels the myth of the Silicon Valley wunderkind.

How will automation affect jobs and cities?
Careers

How Will Automation Affect Different U.S. Cities?

Jobs in small cities will likely be hit hardest. Check how your community and profession will fare.

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Strategy

Who Gets Blamed When a Group Project Goes Wrong?

Here’s why consequences stick to some team members more than others, according to a new study of retracted academic papers.

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Organizations

How to Navigate a Vertical Merger after the AT&T and Time Warner Ruling

Here’s what companies can do to minimize antitrust concerns in an uncertain regulatory environment.

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Innovation

Three Steps to Help Innovation Teams Succeed at an Established Company

A former Target executive shares how to move fast within organizations that are slow to evolve.

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Organizations

Worried Your Employees Are Slacking? Rethink How You Pay Them.

A new study reveals the optimal incentive system, and it’s surprisingly simple.

Careers

Four Ways to Influence Your Bosses without Alienating Them

Here’s how to make your manager look good and become indispensable in the process.

Marketing

How (Not) to Change Someone’s Mind

Psychologists have found two persuasion tactics that work. But put them together and the magic is lost.

Innovation

Looking to Innovate? Ditch the Startup Mentality and Adopt a Venture Capitalist Mindset

Rather than cultivating one great idea, bet on as many as you can.

Operations

What’s the Best Way to Learn a New Skill—by Doing or by Viewing?

An analysis of eBay coders shows that studying a colleague’s work can pay off. Just be careful whose shoulder you’re looking over.

Careers

How to Feel Authentic While Building Your Personal Brand

Get beyond clichés like “adaptable” or “self-starter,” and learn to tell meaningful stories about yourself.

Finance & Accounting

How Chinese Businesses Establish Credibility with Foreign Investors

Where contract law is lax, investment banks step in to vet companies.

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Organizations

Are Women More Ethical at the Negotiating Table? It’s Complicated.

Plus, how women are judged differently when they break the rules.

Innovation

Sure, Industry Outsiders Can Bring Fresh Ideas. But Are They Better Entrepreneurs?

New insights from a definitive study on what successful startup founders have in common.

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Careers

Four Ways to Influence Your Bosses without Alienating Them

Here’s how to make your manager look good and become indispensable in the process.

An artificial hand reaches out to a human hand.
Data Analytics

How to Build Artificial Intelligence That Everyone Can Trust

Experts from IBM Watson and Kellogg discuss how to remove bias and increase transparency in machine-learning algorithms.

Marketing

How (Not) to Change Someone’s Mind

Psychologists have found two persuasion tactics that work. But put them together and the magic is lost.

Organizations

Want to Revolutionize Your Field? You May Need to Rethink the Size of Your Research Team.

Large and small teams produce different types of breakthroughs, according to an analysis of 50 million patents, software products, and academic papers.

Operations

Podcast: How Do Those Valentine’s Day Roses End Up in Your Bouquet? It’s Complicated.

Millions of blooms. Two continents. One day. And a very busy airport.

Leadership

Take 5: How to Build Trust in the Workplace

Trust is a powerful motivator. Here’s how to foster it among employees in your organization.

Finance & Accounting

How Chinese Businesses Establish Credibility with Foreign Investors

Where contract law is lax, investment banks step in to vet companies.

Operations

What’s the Best Way to Learn a New Skill—by Doing or by Viewing?

An analysis of eBay coders shows that studying a colleague’s work can pay off. Just be careful whose shoulder you’re looking over.

Innovation

Looking to Innovate? Ditch the Startup Mentality and Adopt a Venture Capitalist Mindset

Rather than cultivating one great idea, bet on as many as you can.

Careers

Podcast: Knock Your Next Business Presentation Out of the Park

From eliminating surprises to setting up the room, the best presenters do a lot more than practice.

Careers

How to Feel Authentic While Building Your Personal Brand

Get beyond clichés like “adaptable” or “self-starter,” and learn to tell meaningful stories about yourself.

Marketing

Should You Ignore What Your Customers Want? The Great Winemakers Do.

Rather than follow consumer taste, they push it in a new direction.

Strategy

Who Gets Blamed When a Group Project Goes Wrong?

Here’s why consequences stick to some team members more than others, according to a new study of retracted academic papers.

Politics & Elections

Which Gold Medalists Do We Tweet About? Liberals and Conservatives Differ

New research explores how political ideology can affect whose accomplishments we celebrate.

Policy

Podcast: How the Boston Marathon Bombing Created a Rorschach Test for Perceptions of Race

And how a Kellogg professor found himself unexpectedly involved in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Policy

Which Voters Want to Expand Medicaid? Maybe Not the Ones You Think

4-year degree-holders tend to be big supporters—even though they are personally unlikely to benefit.

Organizations

How to Navigate a Vertical Merger after the AT&T and Time Warner Ruling

Here’s what companies can do to minimize antitrust concerns in an uncertain regulatory environment.

Not Everyone Benefited from Lower Interest Rates During the Great Recession

The Fed wanted to help struggling homeowners. But new lending rules undermined its efforts.

Innovation

Three Steps to Help Innovation Teams Succeed at an Established Company

A former Target executive shares how to move fast within organizations that are slow to evolve.