New research explores how political ideology can affect whose accomplishments we celebrate.
And how a Kellogg professor found himself unexpectedly involved in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Education level, and even college major, are better predictors than party affiliation.
Here’s what companies can do to minimize antitrust concerns in an uncertain regulatory environment.
The Fed wanted to help struggling homeowners. But new lending rules undermined its efforts.
A former Target executive shares how to move fast within organizations that are slow to evolve.
Tips for turning good intentions into actions.
During natural disasters, the media spotlight shifts—and special interests benefit.
In certain professions, luxury goods can send the wrong signal.
Kellogg faculty offer advice for every stage of your career.
Here’s what a half century of data can tell us.
Getting—and keeping—customer’s attention can be tough. Kellogg faculty offer tips.
Plus, how women are judged differently when they break the rules.
New insights from a definitive study on what successful startup founders have in common.
Search data can tell policymakers whether extending unemployment benefits delays job-seeking.
But take heart, companies can curb that instinct for revenge.
There must be faster ways to get them up to speed. Yet grueling apprenticeships persist in medicine, law, and the trades.
Even non-family firms can benefit when they think beyond their immediate self-interest.
A study of teachers offers lessons on how to get employees on board with reforms.
A serial investor explains why you need more than just a cool idea.
Plus, dispelling a pervasive myth about successful entrepreneurs.
New research helps to quantify the value of “ESG” initiatives.
It may depend on your gender and whom you are representing.
Banks get picky when cash dries up.
The answer differs between Americans and Europeans, and between liberals and conservatives.
The reason has less to do with planes and airport logistics than a strategic move by airlines.
Here’s how to connect with headhunters, deliver with data, and ensure you don’t plateau professionally.
Their “experience with your product carries more weight than any marketing message you can come up with.”
A look at whether celebrity endorsements matter, why the top spot on a ballot is coveted, and more election research from Kellogg faculty.
Are You a Different Person at Work Than at Home? Compartmentalizing Like This Can Lead to Unethical Decisions.
New research examines how self-perception affects moral behavior.
New research suggests how to improve supply-chain efficiency and avoid “inventory runs.”
New research offers lessons for administrators hoping to improve student performance.
When we yearn for responsible lawmakers we tend to forgo pleasurable purchases in favor of more useful products.
Bitcoin and its ilk need to become more efficient without losing their trademark decentralization.
Four experts discuss CMOs’ unique opportunity to drive growth and collaboration across their companies.
A new study suggests that justices may treat cases differently when given a chance to shape policy.
A conversation between researchers at Kellogg and Microsoft explores how behavioral science can best be applied.
Getting children to make healthy choices is tricky—and the wrong message can backfire.
Acquiring another firm’s trade secrets—even unintentionally—could prove costly.
Common biases can cause companies to overlook a wealth of top talent.
A new study suggests that firms are at their most innovative after a financial windfall.
Don’t let a lack of prep work sabotage your great ideas.
Training physicians to be better communicators builds trust with patients and their loved ones.
The fallout can hinge on how much a country’s people trust each other.
Tim Calkins’s blog draws lessons from brand missteps and triumphs.
Three experts discuss the challenges and rewards of sourcing coffee from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A new study shows how feeling more in control can limit conspiratorial thinking.
A discussion of how former soldiers make loyal employees and trustworthy CEOs.
The threat of retaliation can keep the peace. But that assumes you know who is attacking you.
Using pay cuts to motivate or discipline CEOs may have unintended consequences.
A new study explains why heroes always say, “I just did what anybody would do.”
Protégés, it’s not just about landing your next job—and mentors, there’s plenty in it for you, too.
Bursts of brilliance happen for almost everyone. Explore the “hot streaks” of thousands of directors, artists and scientists in our graphic.
Running your own business isn’t for everyone. Here is how to tell if it is right for you.
Kellogg faculty explore the psychology and economics of common travel conundrums.
For certain trendy products, these local but expensive plants can be a smart investment.
The long-term financial toll extends far beyond medical bills.
Coworkers can make us crazy. Here’s how to handle tough situations.
Winners can differ when voting is done by district versus at-large.
As Brazil’s farms became more efficient, workers shifted to manufacturing.
Crossing our fingers or clutching a rabbit’s foot can upend our usual way of calculating risk.
What about less powerful people? Your answers likely depend on how egalitarian you are.
Plus: Four questions to consider before becoming a social-impact entrepreneur.
A study in Mexico finds that consultants can help small- to medium-sized businesses expand.
The same transgression can lead to different consequences. Here’s one reason why.
They’re trained to be trainable and can take criticism. Is your company overlooking these talented candidates?
Kellogg faculty offer advice for business leaders to improve their analytics strategies.
Quantitative data is not enough to solve your trickiest problems.
Two Kellogg professors discuss the changing landscape for companies trying to stay neutral in our polarized political climate.
Finding and nurturing high performers isn’t easy, but it pays off.
Results of a new study have implications for the recent U.S. tax overhaul.