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Innovation

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

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

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.

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.

Leadership

How to Fill Your Company with Rockstar Employees

Four steps to build a culture that attracts the best of the best.

Data Analytics

What Might Be Missing from Your Analytics Strategy

Quantitative data is not enough to solve your trickiest problems.

Innovation

Take 5: Make Your Big Idea a Success

Kellogg faculty share what it takes to find, foster, and sell innovation.

Innovation

Take 5: How to Adapt to Changes in Your Industry

In many businesses, change is the only constant. Are you prepared?

Innovation

Tips for Established Companies to Keep Innovating

Intrapreneurship requires you to “think like a disruptor.”

Scientific research leads to patents more often that expected.
Innovation

The Surprisingly Short Journey from Ivory Tower to Patent Office

Scientific research leads to marketplace innovations more frequently and quickly than expected.

Workplace entitlement demonstrated by an opera diva.
Innovation

Take 5: How to Empower Employees to Be More Creative

Creativity is a potent engine for business. Nurture it without letting office divas run the show.

Entrepreneurship

Waiting to Protect Intellectual Property Could Doom Your Startup

Patent attorneys offer four tips for entrepreneurs on safeguarding ideas from the get-go.

Innovation

STEM Degrees Are Good for Careers. But Do They Lead to More Innovation?

Science, technology, engineering, and math education helps job prospects, but hurts the likelihood of becoming an inventor.

Innovation

Take 5: How Humans Benefit as Machines Get Smarter

Kellogg faculty explain how human–machine partnerships can improve everything from your commute to your self-esteem.

Entrepreneurship

Take 5: How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

Advice from Kellogg faculty experts on starting and running your own business.

How Tight-knit and Individualistic Communities Adopt New Technologies Differently

Innovations from fax machines to WhatsApp spread faster in some societies than others.

Innovation

Take 5: How to Encourage Innovative Thinking

Kellogg faculty on what it takes to ensure your new product or great idea takes off.

Even YouTube Stars Need the Traditional Media Spotlight

Sure Netflix and e-readers have upended distribution, but creative industries still rely on legacy media.

Using the psychology of persuasion to sell a new idea.
Innovation

Four Tips to Persuade Others Your Idea Is a Winner

Want to shake up the status quo? Use psychology to your advantage.

A man bonds with his robot companion.
Innovation

Need to Vent? Try Talking to a Robot.

Social robots can boost our self-esteem and offer a shoulder to cry on.

Innovation

Four Ways Innovators Can Use Time to Their Advantage

For creative success, here’s when to hustle and when to reflect.