China learned from Russia’s post-1991 experience and pursued its economic liberalization with more care. But it ultimately could not avoid the political implications of pro-market policies and is now following Russia down the road to autocracy—continuing a century-long pattern of mirroring its neighbor’s historical trajectory.
These networks, which help direct people to the medical and social services they need, must tread carefully in choosing which metrics to use in decision-making.
The Great Depression hastened the end of the independent inventor—but not all was lost.
Anthropomorphizing a disease changes how we feel about it—and the steps we take to avoid it.
In episode 3 of our 5-episode series, “Insight Unpacked: Extraordinary Brands and How to Build Them,” we discuss the associations you want customers to make with your brand, and how to use design to make it happen.
Thorny problems demand novel solutions. Here’s what it takes to move beyond incremental tweaks.
In episode 2 of our 5-episode series, “Insight Unpacked: Extraordinary Brands and How to Build Them,” we dig into the importance of finding the right name for your brand. With apologies to Shakespeare, a rose by any other name wouldn’t smell as sweet.
From inflation and remote work to climate change, here’s where the global economy appears to be headed.
Louder, busier commercials are the new norm. And they seem to be working.
Organizations would be wise to understand the psychology behind this phenomenon.
A large study suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy can also improve physical health and economic outcomes.
A look at the social and psychological factors that can make networking uncomfortable and how to overcome them.
“In my view, there is a lot of hypocrisy here from Musk.”
In a recent conversation with Kellogg’s Robert Korajczyk, the hedge-fund leader breaks down his unique approach to mission-driven investing.
Keeping your head down when hot-button topics arise could come at a cost to your reputation.
A new study quantifies how U.S. taxpayer-funded research is used in patents, media, and policy decisions.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader’s “Ask Insight,” two seasoned entrepreneurs share wisdom from the trenches.
People of color will disproportionately suffer from climate change, yet there is a striking lack of diversity in mainstream environmental organizations. Broadening what counts as an environmental issue could build a larger, more inclusive coalition.
The result is “more-conventional, less-radical, less-novel innovation,” adding a new wrinkle to antitrust debates.
Working for a family firm can be rewarding, but you should do your homework first to make sure it’s the right place for you.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader’s “Ask Insight”: you asked and our faculty answered. We dig into a mailbox of listener questions on leadership and management.
“The pace at which the world is changing in terms of how people use space is extremely exciting.”
On this episode of The Insightful Leader: When Boston Public Schools looked to algorithms to solve equity issues and save money, it ran into a roadblock—the complicated lives of parents and students.
Researchers investigate whether the lack of a “family safety net” is responsible for China’s singularly high household savings rate.
A new study of the Kenyan flower industry can help buyers and suppliers prepare for uncertainty.
A study of a major fiscal change in Italy shows how much individual lives are affected when governments get more efficient.
Price-fixing by pharmaceutical cartels can cost billions, and the threat of lawsuits isn’t enough to deter it.
It hasn’t been clear if information from the ivory tower translates to the trading-room floor. A new study tackles the question by looking at research on earnings announcements.
“It helps you seem more trustworthy and enjoyable, like a friend who is going to give you advice on what to buy.”
We all have a preferred motivation style. When that aligns with how we’re approaching a specific goal, it can impact how ethical we are in sticky situations.
In a recent Q&A with Kellogg’s Jan Eberly, Summers is skeptical that the economy can achieve a “soft landing.”
On this episode of The Insightful Leader, we hear how leaders can help their teams—and themselves—turn ambitious goals into reality.
Why moderating its “zero-COVID” strategy is proving difficult.
Indexing policy uncertainty by state provides new insights—and offers local governments a cautionary tale.
“We are seeing a world that’s going to be less than the sum of its parts.”
There’s been little research on what brings about new procedures, despite how life-changing they can be.
When the Fed moves to cool the economy, it can disproportionately hurt female, Black, and less-educated workers in slack labor markets.
Not all pageviews are equal. Indeed, some clicks actually spur people to unsubscribe from a site.
A new study explores the decisions that go into seeking preventative care.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader, we learn why it’s not always as simple as handing out a performance bonus.
Environmental crises are increasingly leading workers to migrate. What happens next?
Our willingness to act virtuously changes depending on how we’re asked.
In the second episode of our two-part series, former NSA director Mike Rogers discusses what to do if your defensive tactics have failed and your network is exposed.
Studying Biden’s nomination process can help leaders “better connect their creeds and their deeds.”
A study of the psychology behind this common rhetorical tactic.
Instead of having managers, these workers are beholden to customer reviews. The relationship is rocky.
In the first episode of our two-part series, former NSA director Michael Rogers shares strategies for protecting your organization from a cyberattack.
Former NSA director Michael Rogers discusses the implications for companies.
Investors are going to continue using social media to gain a trading edge.
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.
An excerpt from the new book Exit Right explains why you should have the “exit talk” early and often.
A new study suggests that supply and demand are only part of a complex problem.
The finding gives policymakers and medical professionals an important tool.
A new study sheds light on the impact of remote work on GDP in 2020.
Certain social movement hashtags and labels could turn off the allies you want to recruit.
Plus, what organizations can do to help their employees cope.
Phil Kotler’s groundbreaking textbook came out 55 years ago. Sixteen editions later, he and coauthor Alexander Chernev discuss how big data, social media, and purpose-driven branding are moving the field forward.
Federal regulators are cracking down on hiring practices that restrict employees’ wages and ability to work for competitors. Here’s what companies should know.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader: How to identify leadership talent—and how to advance the careers of employees who aren’t looking to manage others.
A Kellogg professor offers his perspective on why these investment vehicles can be losing propositions for many casual investors.
Not at all, according to a recent study, which showed just how much noise can be introduced by researchers’ unique analytical approaches.
An annual training session isn’t going to cut it.
New research finds that how far we’re standing from a product changes what we think of it.
Kellogg faculty look at how ESG initiatives are received by investors, customers, and employees.