On this episode of The Insightful Leader podcast: what happens when everyone uses the same generative AI tools?
Plus: insecure employees and a flagging culture. On this episode of The Insightful Leader’s “Ask Insight,” more from our conversation with Professor Harry Kraemer.
Prize-linked savings accounts can be more enticing to customers than interest rates—and banks like them, too.
Smaller firms struggle in the face of temperature shocks, while larger ones are less affected—a trend that is driving industry consolidation.
The words people associate with different social groups have shifted, but the underlying beliefs may be more stubborn.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader’s “Ask Insight,” Professor Harry Kraemer discusses how to lead your former peers and build trust with your team.
China’s exceptional growth in recent decades has influenced the education and career choices of young people and their families. But now that high-skilled jobs are drying up and recent graduates are struggling to find work, there is a growing mismatch between expectations and new realities.
In the U.S., presidential candidates across the political spectrum lean on value-laden rhetoric—but emphasize different values.
Luxury is dominated by older brands. So what happens when newer entrants try to break through? In the second of two bonus episodes, we show what can go right—and wrong.
3 tips to help you understand what that means for you as a business-builder.
CEOs are likelier to volunteer bad news when the public better understands their personal motives for maximizing short-term stock prices.
Many Americans have cryptocurrency in their portfolios and treat it much like any other investment.
Your level of motivation depends on whether you have a fair shot at getting promoted yourself.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader: Why showing vulnerability can actually be a boon for leaders.
We make sense of the world by observing and mimicking others, but digital platforms throw that process into turmoil. Can anything be done?
On this episode of The Insightful Leader: Opaque algorithms on platforms like LinkedIn, Uber, and TaskRabbit have more power than ever. It’s starting to impact livelihoods.
A company’s early efforts to protect its intellectual property are a good signal that it intends to grow—one of many lessons from a wide-ranging investigation of U.S. IP practices.
Lauded as a win for consumers, new protections could have unintended consequences. “There’s no privacy ‘free lunch’ here.”
Tech companies are phasing out cookies. Will consumers finally see meaningful privacy protections?
For decades, China’s growth has followed the pattern of advanced economies, with rising incomes and educational attainment, shrinking family size, and growing female labor-force participation. But across these and other dimensions, the economy now appears to be going backward.
A new study offers a first look at the impact of collecting defaulted debts directly from worker’s paychecks.
One key to keeping programs afloat: flexibility.
A look at the benefits and downsides of two different approaches.
A new study on the recent trend of “giving-by-proxy” offers good news for charitable organizations.
A new tool predicts whether a specific study is likely to replicate, building confidence in the findings among scientists, funding agencies, and the public.
“Statements that LIV has made about breaking up the monopoly of the PGA may come back to haunt them.”
The Supreme Court Ended Race-Conscious Admissions. A Sociologist Who Studies Bias in Elite Spaces Is Worried about the Ramifications.
“The decision represents a fundamental misunderstanding or misrecognition of what we know from science about how discrimination works.”
For better or worse, generative AI is here to stay. On this episode of The Insightful Leader: What could it mean for you and your team?
In Vietnam, the belief system known as Tu Vi deems some marriages more “auspicious” than others. The effects are far-reaching.
Women are particularly susceptible to the overpreparation trap, argues Ellen Taaffe in this excerpt from her new book, The Mirrored Door.
Nobody wants to come across as bragging, but when donors stay mum, charities miss out. New research offers a strategy to embolden givers.
A leadership coach and former CEO on how to take a holistic approach to your career.
Researchers construct an intangibles-adjusted profitability measure that can benefit investors.
Giving negative feedback is not easy, but such critiques can be meaningful for both parties if you use the right roadmap. Get advice on this episode of The Insightful Leader.
Good intentions don’t always mean good results. Here’s why humility, and a lot of monitoring, are so important when making big changes.
ETA is one of the fastest-growing paths to entrepreneurship. Here’s how to think about it.
Merging finances helps newlyweds align their financial goals and avoid scorekeeping.
Creating a market isn’t for the faint of heart. But a dose of humility can go a long way.
“It raises the question, do we want to be a society where experimentation is just the norm?”
We’re back with an episode from the archives. On this episode of The Insightful Leader: a blueprint for making strong (and honest) arguments with data.
They’ll also dictate how workers stand to fare.
First, these new positions are held by activists themselves. Over time, this changes.
Don’t give up on checked-out team members. Try these strategies instead.
A new bipartisan bill would prohibit anyone associated with “foreign adversaries” like China from purchasing U.S. farmland. While protecting the U.S. food system and making farmland more affordable to domestic producers by limiting foreign ownership may seem plausible on paper, the reality is more complicated.
Talking politics in this polarized climate is a dicey proposition. On this episode of The Insightful Leader, an expert in the psychology of persuasion offers tips on how to approach the topic constructively.
One reason we think Twitter is such a polarized place: we’re bad at inferring how angry people are from their posts.
Engaging consumers in their natural habitat helps you glean insights that would never be visible in a spreadsheet.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader, we consider the benefits and drawbacks of keeping a very close eye on employees.
Kellogg faculty offer ideas for working smarter and not harder.
Invoking a company’s history can help—and research points to a new way of doing this.
A new study upends popular assumptions about the “pink tax.”
First, understand the purpose of the conversation, which is trickier than it sounds.
Silicon Valley Bank spectacularly collapsed—and a new analysis suggests that its precarious situation is not as much of an outlier as we’d hope. On this episode of The Insightful Leader, we learn what went wrong and what should happen next.
Monitoring employee productivity can make companies more efficient—and can benefit employees, too. But the practice, which makes use of a variety of methods including activity logging, tracking software, surveillance cameras, and the gathering of GPS data, also raises a host of concerns around trust, privacy, and fairness.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader: You can’t always control what happens at work. But reframing setbacks, and instituting some serious calendar discipline, can go a long way toward reducing stress.
Public-school principals are less welcoming to prospective families with disabled children—particularly when they’re Black.
Profile pictures build trust on peer-to-peer platforms—but they can also breed discrimination. Small changes to profile photos could make a difference.
Lyft is using ”reinforcement learning” to match customers to drivers—leading to higher profits for the company, more work for drivers, and happier customers.
Many organizations want to build a workplace that works for everyone. But simply wanting DEI efforts to succeed isn't enough; companies must take a systematic approach to ensuring that they succeed. Read on for some of our favorite advice from Kellogg faculty about the biases that hold diversity efforts back, and how organizations can combat them.
Beyond taking a personal toll, stress can reduce productivity. Here’s what managers can do.
With major incentives starting to kick in, here’s how the legislation is poised to affect the economy.
Knowing whether users migrate to other apps or simply cut back on screen time is critical for understanding competition in the “attention economy.”
While extra choices are usually considered a good thing, insurers are able to use them strategically to maximize profits.
Work-from-home has stuck around. What does this mean for residential and commercial real-estate markets?
Letting customers “try out” products virtually can give customers the confidence to take the plunge.