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Economics

How Close­ly Do Our Beliefs About Social Mobil­i­ty Match Reality?

The answer dif­fers between Amer­i­cans and Euro­peans, and between lib­er­als and conservatives.

The role of gender in telling the truth in negotiation.
Organizations

Are You Willing to Stretch the Truth While Negotiating?

It may depend on your gender and who you are representing.

Quantifying the value of sustainable practices.
Social Impact

Does It Pay Off to Invest in Companies That Engage in Sustainable Practices?

New research helps to quantify the value of “ESG” initiatives.

An outdated man works at his computer.
Careers

Don’t Let Complacency Derail Your Career

How to hone your learning agility and take good risks.

Cutting-edge thought leadership for executives

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

Operations

Atten­tion Pas­sen­gers: Your Next Flight Will Like­ly Arrive Ear­ly. Here’s Why.

The rea­son has less to do with planes and air­port logis­tics than a strate­gic move by airlines.

Leadership

Take 5: Fine-Tun­ing Your Pow­ers of Persuasion

From under­stand­ing pow­er dynam­ics to telling a mem­o­rable sto­ry, here’s how to sell your ideas.

Marketing

How to Empow­er Cus­tomers to Tell Your Company’s Story

Their expe­ri­ence with your prod­uct car­ries more weight than any mar­ket­ing mes­sage you can come up with.”

Strategy

The Blockchain Rev­o­lu­tion Has Reached a Cross­roads. What’s Next?

Bit­coin and its ilk need to become more effi­cient with­out los­ing their trade­mark decentralization.

Entrepreneurship

Pod­cast: Why It’s Cru­cial for Star­tups to Define Their Iden­ti­ty Early

Plus, dis­pelling a per­va­sive myth about suc­cess­ful entrepreneurs.

Politics & Elections

Why Eco­nom­ic Crises Trig­ger Polit­i­cal Turnover in Some Coun­tries but Not Others

The fall­out can hinge on how much a country’s peo­ple trust each other.

Supreme Court robes swing on a clothesline.
Policy

Supreme Court Jus­tices Become Less Impar­tial and More Ide­o­log­i­cal When Cast­ing the Swing Vote

A new study sug­gests that jus­tices may treat cas­es dif­fer­ent­ly when giv­en a chance to shape policy.

Kids decide whether to buy water or soda.
Marketing

A New Way to Per­suade Kids to Drink More Water and Less Soda

Get­ting chil­dren to make healthy choic­es is tricky — and the wrong mes­sage can backfire.

Computational Social Scientists discuss solutions.
Innovation

How Can Social Sci­ence Become More Solutions-Oriented?

A con­ver­sa­tion between researchers at Kel­logg and Microsoft explores how behav­ioral sci­ence can best be applied.

An entrepreneur enters an established company.
Innovation

Buy­ing a Com­pa­ny for Its Tal­ent? Beware of Hid­den Legal Risks.

Acquir­ing anoth­er firm’s trade secrets — even unin­ten­tion­al­ly — could prove costly.

Drug innovation at a pharmaceutical company
Innovation

Every­one Wants Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Break­throughs. What Dri­ves Drug Com­pa­nies to Pur­sue Them?

A new study sug­gests that firms are at their most inno­v­a­tive after a finan­cial windfall.

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Careers

4 Key Steps to Prepar­ing for a Busi­ness Presentation

Don’t let a lack of prep work sab­o­tage your great ideas.

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Podcast Careers

Pod­cast: How to Be a Great Mentor

Plus, some valu­able career advice that applies to just about everyone.

A man tries to improve OR scheduling.
Operations

Here’s a Bet­ter Way to Sched­ule Surgeries

A new tool could dri­ve sav­ings of 20 per­cent while still keep­ing sur­geons happy.

Marketing

How Well Do You Under­stand Dig­i­tal Advertising?

Test your knowl­edge and see how it com­pares to the experts’.

Healthcare

Even for the Insured, a Hos­pi­tal Stay Has Sur­pris­ing Costs

The long-term finan­cial toll extends far beyond med­ical bills.

Economics

How the Cof­fee Indus­try Is Build­ing a Sus­tain­able Sup­ply Chain in an Unsta­ble Region

Three experts dis­cuss the chal­lenges and rewards of sourc­ing cof­fee from the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Repub­lic of Congo.

Marketing

How Mar­ket­ing Lead­ers Can Thrive Amidst Tec­ton­ic” Shifts in Expectations

Four experts dis­cuss CMOs’ unique oppor­tu­ni­ty to dri­ve growth and col­lab­o­ra­tion across their companies.

Politics & Elections

Why a Choice Doesn’t Feel Like a Choice When Moral­i­ty Enters the Picture

A new study explains why heroes always say, I just did what any­body would do.”

Leadership

Can Cut­ting CEO Pay Help a Fal­ter­ing Com­pa­ny Rebound?

Using pay cuts to moti­vate or dis­ci­pline CEOs may have unin­tend­ed consequences.

Leadership

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Men­tor – Pro­tégé Relationship

Pro­tégés, it’s not just about land­ing your next job — and men­tors, there’s plen­ty in it for you, too.

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Entrepreneurship

Podcast: Why It’s Crucial for Startups to Define Their Identity Early

Plus, dispelling a pervasive myth about successful entrepreneurs.

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Careers

Podcast: Our Most Popular Advice on Advancing Your Career

Here’s how to connect with headhunters, deliver with data, and ensure you don’t plateau professionally.

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Careers

Podcast: How to Be a Great Mentor

Plus, some valuable career advice that applies to just about everyone.

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Careers

Podcast: Our Most Popular Advice on Improving Relationships with Colleagues

Coworkers can make us crazy. Here’s how to handle tough situations.

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.

Corporate climber chooses second act.
Careers

You’ve Climbed the Cor­po­rate Lad­der. What’s Next?

How to cre­ate a mean­ing­ful sec­ond act” for your career.

Entrepreneurship

Three Ques­tions All Aspir­ing Entre­pre­neurs Should Ask Themselves

Run­ning your own busi­ness isn’t for every­one. Here is how to tell if it is right for you.

Rec­om­mend­ed

Careers

Podcast: How to Be a Great Mentor

Plus, some valu­able career advice that applies to just about everyone.

Marketing

A New Way to Persuade Kids to Drink More Water and Less Soda

Get­ting chil­dren to make healthy choic­es is tricky — and the wrong mes­sage can backfire.

Innovation

How Can Social Science Become More Solutions-Oriented?

A con­ver­sa­tion between researchers at Kel­logg and Microsoft explores how behav­ioral sci­ence can best be applied.

Innovation

Buying a Company for Its Talent? Beware of Hidden Legal Risks.

Acquir­ing anoth­er firm’s trade secrets — even unin­ten­tion­al­ly — could prove costly.

Careers

Take 5: Tips for Widening—and Improving—Your Candidate Pool

Com­mon bias­es can cause com­pa­nies to over­look a wealth of top talent.

Innovation

Everyone Wants Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs. What Drives Drug Companies to Pursue Them?

A new study sug­gests that firms are at their most inno­v­a­tive after a finan­cial windfall.

Careers

4 Key Steps to Preparing for a Business Presentation

Don’t let a lack of prep work sab­o­tage your great ideas.

Healthcare

Video: How Open Lines of Communication Can Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Train­ing physi­cians to be bet­ter com­mu­ni­ca­tors builds trust with patients and their loved ones.

Operations

Here’s a Better Way to Schedule Surgeries

A new tool could dri­ve sav­ings of 20 per­cent while still keep­ing sur­geons happy.

Voters who do not trust each other.
Politics & Elections

Why Economic Crises Trigger Political Turnover in Some Countries but Not Others

The fall­out can hinge on how much a country’s peo­ple trust each other.

Marketing

Building Strong Brands: The Inside Scoop on Branding in the Real World

Tim Calkins’s blog draws lessons from brand mis­steps and triumphs.

two coffee growers harvest beans
Economics

How the Coffee Industry Is Building a Sustainable Supply Chain in an Unstable Region

Three experts dis­cuss the chal­lenges and rewards of sourc­ing cof­fee from the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Repub­lic of Congo.

Conspiracy theorists wear tinfoil hats.

Conspiracy Theories Abound. Here’s How to Curb Their Allure.

A new study shows how feel­ing more in con­trol can lim­it con­spir­a­to­r­i­al thinking.

Careers

Podcast: What Veterans Can Bring to Your Organization

A dis­cus­sion of how for­mer sol­diers make loy­al employ­ees and trust­wor­thy CEOs.

Militaries defend themselves against cyber attacks.
Policy

How Governments Can Better Defend Themselves Against Cyberattacks

The threat of retal­i­a­tion can keep the peace. But that assumes you know who is attack­ing you.

Social Impact

Take 5: The Science of Back-to-School Season

Why send­ing your kid to the best” school may back­fire, and oth­er edu­ca­tion research from Kel­logg faculty.

Leadership

Can Cutting CEO Pay Help a Faltering Company Rebound?

Using pay cuts to moti­vate or dis­ci­pline CEOs may have unin­tend­ed consequences.

A person faces a moral choice.
Politics & Elections

Why a Choice Doesn’t Feel Like a Choice When Morality Enters the Picture

A new study explains why heroes always say, I just did what any­body would do.”

Leadership

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Mentor–Protégé Relationship

Pro­tégés, it’s not just about land­ing your next job — and men­tors, there’s plen­ty in it for you, too.

Innovation

When You’re Hot, You’re Hot: Career Successes Come in Clusters

Bursts of bril­liance hap­pen for almost every­one. Explore the hot streaks” of thou­sands of direc­tors, artists and sci­en­tists in our graphic.