Leadership & Careers
August 2, 2021
How One Startup Is Approaching Its Return to the Office
Employees have moved out of state. Job responsibilities have changed. Bringing teams back will be complicated.
July 30, 2021
Dread Networking? Here’s How to Make It Feel Less Icky.
If you’re avoiding networking opportunities, you’re likely hurting your career. A simple shift in mindset could get you back in the game.
Francesca Gino, Maryam Kouchaki and Tiziana Casciaro
July 9, 2021
Discovering Purpose in the Pandemic
A Kellogg professor and pastor explains how to avoid being handcuffed to the habits of yesteryear.
July 1, 2021
Are Customers Skeptical of Eco-friendly Products?
New research pushes back on the idea that consumers reflexively distrust the performance of these products.
Alexander Chernev and Sean Blair
June 1, 2021
Why Do Some People See Inequality Where Others Don’t?
A new study helps explain societies’ deeply polarized views on bias and discrimination.
Hannah Waldfogel, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Oliver Hauser, Arnold K. Ho and Nour Kteily
May 3, 2021
How Do Immigrant Students Affect Their Classmates' Academic Performance?
While previous studies suggested a negative impact, new, more precise research shows these students often boost their U.S.-born peers’ test scores
David Figlio, Paola Giuliano, Riccardo Marchingiglio, Umut Ozek and Paola Sapienza
April 28, 2021
Why Companies Should Engage with Activists
As calls for social change grow louder, corporations that stay silent risk alienating both customers and employees.
April 1, 2021
How Debit Cards Are Helping Low-Income Households Save—and Benefiting Their Neighbors Too
A federal initiative in Mexico had huge spillover effects.
Pierre Bachas, Paul Gertler, Sean Higgins and Enrique Seira
March 29, 2021
So Your Company Isn’t Getting the Most out of Analytics and AI. Here’s What to Do.
These tools have the possibility to transform your business. If you know how to harness them.
Eric T. Anderson
March 3, 2021
Conservatives and Liberals Differ in How Aggressively They Recruit Women for Leadership Roles
But companies take note: a new study offers a simple intervention to curb gender bias early in the hiring process.
Burak Oc, Ekaterina Netchaeva and Maryam Kouchaki
March 1, 2021
There’s an Education Gap Between Rural and Urban Communities. Can Technology Bridge It?
Researchers identified a program that helps rural students learn—and improves their incomes later in life.
Nicola Bianchi, Yi Lu and Hong Song
February 27, 2021
Executive Presence Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All. Here’s How to Develop Yours.
A professor and executive coach unpacks this seemingly elusive trait.
February 17, 2021
Understanding the Rapidly Evolving World of Sustainable Finance
It’s no longer a niche investment strategy—and it has the potential to deliver strong returns.
Ravi Jagannathan, David Chen, Brian Bruce and Lloyd Kurtz
February 4, 2021
Big-Time College Athletes Don’t Get Paid. Here’s How This Amplifies Racial Inequities.
A new study finds that much of the revenue from football and basketball, which have a high proportion of Black athletes, gets funneled to predominantly white teams.
Craig Garthwaite, Jordan Keener, Matthew J. Notowidigdo and Nicole Ozminkowski
January 4, 2021
A Surprising Benefit of Feeling Ownership over Your Possessions
Owning things can boost our self-esteem. And that, in turn, can make us want to help others.
Ata Jami, Maryam Kouchaki and Francesca Gino
December 23, 2020
“Know What People Say About You in the Company.”
Former DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman shares her advice on establishing credibility—in a crisis, and throughout your career.
Ellen Kullman and Jörg L. Spenkuch
December 4, 2020
Emotional Intelligence Is Key to Strong Leadership. Here’s How to Sharpen Yours.
A professor and executive coach offers tips for developing different components of EQ.
Brenda Ellington Booth
December 1, 2020
How Racism Discouraged Volunteer Enlistment Immediately after Pearl Harbor
New research examines what happened when Black and Japanese men, who were battling discrimination at home, were asked to fight injustice abroad.
Nancy Qian and Marco Tabellini
November 10, 2020
5 Tips to Become a More Effective Manager
Leaders matter. But so do managers.
October 30, 2020
How to Develop a Leadership Mindset for Uncertain Times
For one, take a page from the hero’s journey to find transformation in adversity.
Michelle L. Buck
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