Alaskans Get an Annual Check from the State. How Do They Spend It?
The answer depends on a family’s income, but not in the way many economists expected.
Whom you call is linked to where you travel, which dictates how viruses spread.
Innovations from fax machines to WhatsApp spread faster in some societies than others.
People are more skeptical than ever about marketing—but that doesn’t mean they distrust all of it.
Many of us acknowledge that implicit racial bias exists, but the problem goes deeper than we think.
How fostering trust can further your career and make your job easier.
The case for demonstrating more than just competence.
Kellogg faculty on what it takes to ensure your new product or great idea takes off.
Users isolate themselves in social media echo chambers, even when they start out looking at a variety of posts.
A Q&A on how startups can anticipate and navigate regulatory challenges.
Even temporary income dips lead to a surprising degree of belt-tightening.
Craig Garthwaite explains how the GOP proposal could impact patients, insurers, and hospitals.
Relying on manager expertise and market research may not be enough.
Dean Sally Blount on supporting women through three “pivot points” in their careers.
A Q&A with CEO Laura Bell on preserving company culture while growing aggressively.
Incentivizing leaders with too much stock promotes caution—and encourages underperformance.
An outsized number of radicalized recruits come from prosperous, egalitarian nations where Muslims feel isolated.
Sure Netflix and e-readers have upended distribution, but creative industries still rely on legacy media.
Practical tips to reign in an unethical boss and encourage employees to do the right thing.
A Q&A with Ulta’s marketing head on how consumer insights helped a brick-and-mortar chain thrive in the age of Amazon.
Researchers set out to quantify gun violence at U.S. schools and made a surprising discovery.
Plus, engage your customers by establishing your company’s audio brand.
Ways to improve negotiations and better manage conflict at the office.
The current lottery is not optimal for top foreign applicants or the companies that want to hire them.
The reason isn’t as simple as just feeling wealthier.
A new tool measures a firm’s “stewardship climate.”
Companies that give ex-offenders a fresh start may be rewarded with employees who stick around.
A Q&A on why you should “date before you marry” with an entrepreneur who took the plunge.
Want to shake up the status quo? Use psychology to your advantage.
From criminal sentencing to corporate indiscretions, we hold people less accountable when alcohol is involved.
Kellogg professors offer tips to grow your career and your organization.
Don’t neglect distribution-channel strategy: “disaster lurks around the corner if you don’t pay attention.”
Posting negative news on corporate social media might make investors uneasy and lead to bad press.
Yet there are ways business owners can counter these long-term effects.
Social robots can boost our self-esteem and offer a shoulder to cry on.
The benefit has come only in states that expanded Medicaid.
Tips for achieving your personal and business goals.
Setting aside 15 minutes a day can help you prioritize, prepare, and build a stronger team
There’s a tendency to overdo it, but Kellogg researchers offer ways to stay disciplined.
For companies and governments alike, massaging the numbers is a losing long-term strategy.
An operations professor explores better ways to form queues, ride escalators, and deliver packages.
The relationship between humans and computers is deepening. What does the future hold?
Decades later, a Soviet public health initiative is still increasing male life expectancy.
Two ideas for changing a system where people linger on waitlists while kidneys spoil.
Soliciting user-generated content can be a powerful way to engage customers.
Patients and taxpayers benefit from controversial direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising.
“People are revisiting the relationship they want their capital to have with the world.”
Researchers, have hope: your most successful paper can occur at any point in your career.
Return to your roots, rally your team, and emerge a stronger brand.
Sometimes the conference room should be a boxing ring, other times a campfire.
They may have your best interests in mind, but that doesn’t mean their advice is sound.
To woo listeners, music platforms should get personal.
Being surrounded by smarter peers can hurt test scores and incite disruptive behavior.
But subsidizing these careers may ultimately do more good.
Some incentive schemes encourage hard work—others reward those who game the system.
Why giving customers credit for altruistic purchases can backfire.
A Q&A with the IMF managing director and Kellogg’s Sergio Rebelo.
When we think we have too little, we will spend more on self-improvement.
Understanding how our minds read visualizations can help answer your organization’s most important questions.
You’ll do well to understand where others are coming from.
Focus on these three traits to help your top performers flourish—and stick around.
In many emerging economies, businesses without real estate struggle to access credit.
A Q&A with United Airlines’ CMO on how to avoid becoming “an artifact of a prior era.”
It delights customers, but managing inventory becomes more complicated.
Business leaders need to know how to make their information stick.
At least in one industry, these applicants appear to take jobs others do not want.
From negotiations to PR crises, transparency may make you feel uncomfortable. But it can earn trust.
High expectations for ethical behavior can keep powerful people in line.
A Q&A about growth trends in African markets.
An inside look at why soldiers line up to take the blame.
Trustworthiness pays off, especially in the midst of uncertainty.
You have more power than you think—here’s how to harness it.
How powerful you feel affects the messages you convey—and the ones you want to hear.
In any collaboration, the temptation to slack off is strong.
Certain circumstances make customers wary of innovative brands.
“Unethical amnesia” helps preserve our positive self-image.
Many measurement techniques are flawed. Kellogg and Facebook researchers share what can be done.
A cutting edge technique pinpoints how our brains react to fear appeals in marketing.
No matter the industry, it is important for entrepreneurs to be able to talk tech.
Top earners benefit most from “knowledge hierarchies” in organizations.
In certain markets, forcing companies to liquidate could cause offices and factories to sit empty.
From cross-cultural conflict to annoying coworkers, there are ways to deftly diffuse tension on teams.
The case for doing even more than swapping out lightbulbs.
Why “teams are not cocktail parties,” and other words of wisdom.
There’s a hidden value to ads during TV shows.
A Q&A with Chicago’s chief data officer about the power of big data.
A professor urges graduates to both celebrate their accomplishments and remember their good fortune.