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Negative economic news can lead voters to perceive women as less capable candidates.
Politics & Elections

Are Voters Biased Against Female Politicians?

In many cases, no. But economic anxiety can ignite powerful gender stereotypes.

Philadelphia's soda tax did not work as intended.
Policy

Do Soda Taxes Work? It’s Complicated.

A look at the Philadelphia soda tax shows that it had some benefits—but it didn’t stop people from buying sugary drinks.

AI researchers and scholars of the humanities and social sciences sit at different tables, reflecting the growing gap between their disciplines.
Innovation

AI and the Social Sciences Used to Talk More. Now They’ve Drifted Apart.

Research shows that the gap between these disciplines is growing, which could make it harder to address social and ethical problems.

When targeted with negative behavior at work, employees are most likely to retaliate.
Organizations

Most Employees Retaliate If They’re Slighted at Work

Here’s how managers can break the cycle of office conflict.

Cutting-edge thought leadership for executives

Optimize your marketing channels’ impact by joining one of Kellogg’s Executive Education classes in Marketing & Sales.

Leadership

How to Establish Yourself as an Interim Leader

Kathleen Hagerty reflects back on her year as interim dean of the Kellogg School.

Economics

Should Antitrust Laws Really Be Changed, or Should We Just Enforce the Laws We Have?

A presidential assassination brought the trust-busting Teddy Roosevelt to power. The episode offers lessons for today’s antitrust regulators.

Policy

Do High Local Taxes Really Hurt Economic Growth?

Corporate incentives and low tax rates are supposed to make a city more business-friendly. An economist explains why that’s often not the case.

Organizations

How Family Businesses Can Adapt for the Next Generation

Five tips for staying relevant—and successful—as an “enterprising family.”

Policy

We’re at a Data Privacy Crossroads. Where Do We Go From Here?

What individuals, regulators, and companies need to consider as we live more of our lives online.

Latest Podcast Episodes

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Leadership

Podcast: What Leaders Can Do to Build Trust Quickly

Lessons from Kellogg’s interim dean on establishing credibility, encouraging criticism, and empowering your team.

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Careers

Podcast: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career

How to “align your role with your soul.”

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Innovation

Podcast: Unleash Your Inner Designer

You—yes, you!—can use design thinking to find creative solutions to your customers’ problems.

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Leadership

Podcast: Great Leaders Ask, “What Really Matters?”

Former Fortune 500 CEO Harry Kraemer discusses how knowing and acting on your values can guide you through a crisis.

Business leader practices self-reflection with team holding mirrors.
Leadership

4 Steps to Becoming a More Self-Aware Leader

Here’s how to hone your emotional intelligence to benefit your team and your career.

A team with the same players keeps winning together.
Leadership

For Teams, What Matters More: Raw Talent or a History of Success Together?

A study of professional sports teams suggests that one factor is clearly more important, but the best teams combine them both.

A worker helps another worker learn at a computer.
Economics

A Nation’s Wealth May Depend on How Much Its Workers Can Learn on the Job

New research suggests that formal schooling is not the panacea to global inequality that many have long believed it to be.

A star employee brings her whole self to work.
Organizations

Could Bringing Your “Whole Self” to Work Curb Unethical Behavior?

Organizations would be wise to help employees avoid compartmentalizing their personal and professional identities.

Toy soldiers and artillery prepare to charge forward on a strategy game board.
Politics & Elections

One Nation Invades Another. What Will Happen Next?

Game theory reveals why some conflicts escalate and others don’t.

A leader chooses their own path
Careers

Are You Doing the Work You Were Meant to Do?

It’s never too late to forge your own path. Here are four steps.

Editor’s Picks

A trader looks at a volatile stock market chart made up of newspaper headlines.
Finance & Accounting

What Causes Stock Market Swings?

Tariffs? Job reports? Oil prices? A new volatility index pinpoints which factors make investors feel uncertain.

Product packages await their brand names.
Marketing

How to Create a Brand Name That Works

Tide. Peloton. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. The best names share four traits, according to an excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyperconnected World.

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a car on a gameboard looks for parking.
Entrepreneurship

Uber and Airbnb Outpaced Regulators by Becoming Indispensable. Parking App Haystack Met a Very Different Fate.

The startup had a popular business model and positive press. Its founder explains why it still failed.

Marketing

The Dos and Don’ts of Repositioning Your Brand

This “strategy of last resort” should not be undertaken lightly. An excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World.

A toddler wants carrots instead of crackers.
Marketing

Want Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food? Offer Them Less.

Here’s a counterintuitive way to make carrots more “yummy.”

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Careers

In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers

A veteran recruiter shares tips on hiring this valuable, and growing, segment of the labor force.

Policy

How Big Is the Gender Gap in Science Research Funding?

Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.

Finance & Accounting

A Comprehensive Model for Building Winning Stock Portfolios

Linking fundamental analysis and portfolio optimization may be the key to solving the “investor’s problem.”

Marketing

A Surprisingly Simple Way to Encourage Customers to Take a Risk

How certain kinds of visuals can inspire people to be more adventurous.

Careers

How Introverts Can Learn to Love Networking

Four tips for turning this trait into a “networking superpower.”

Marketing

5 Ways to Know Your Customer Better Than Your Competitors Do

For starters, get out of the office and find your end users.

Careers

Worried You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement? Here’s What You Can Do.

An economist offers suggestions for individuals and policymakers to help make retirement more secure.

Organizations

Take 5: Cultivating Empathy in the Workplace

What to understand about this critical, but surprisingly complex, trait.

Marketing

What You Need to Know about the Newest Frontier of Brand Storytelling

An excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World explores the power of a “transmedia” approach.

Economics

When an Industry Consolidates, What Happens to Wages?

A surprisingly consistent answer has emerged in one sector: healthcare.

Philadelphia's soda tax did not work as intended.
Policy

Do Soda Taxes Work? It’s Complicated.

A look at the Philadelphia soda tax shows that it had some benefits—but it didn’t stop people from buying sugary drinks.

Innovation

AI and the Social Sciences Used to Talk More. Now They’ve Drifted Apart.

Research shows that the gap between these disciplines is growing, which could make it harder to address social and ethical problems.

Recommended

Entrepreneurship

Uber and Airbnb Outpaced Regulators by Becoming Indispensable. Parking App Haystack Met a Very Different Fate.

The startup had a popular business model and positive press. Its founder explains why it still failed.

Marketing

How to Create a Brand Name That Works

Tide. Peloton. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. The best names share four traits, according to an excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyperconnected World.

A leader chooses their own path
Careers

Are You Doing the Work You Were Meant to Do?

It’s never too late to forge your own path. Here are four steps.

Finance & Accounting

What Causes Stock Market Swings?

Tariffs? Job reports? Oil prices? A new volatility index pinpoints which factors make investors feel uncertain.

Careers

Take 5: How to Kickstart a Successful Career

Young professionals, smart decisions now will open doors for you in the future.

Careers

Podcast: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career

How to “align your role with your soul.”

Marketing

The Dos and Don’ts of Repositioning Your Brand

This “strategy of last resort” should not be undertaken lightly. An excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World.

Marketing

Want Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food? Offer Them Less.

Here’s a counterintuitive way to make carrots more “yummy.”

Careers

In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers

A veteran recruiter shares tips on hiring this valuable, and growing, segment of the labor force.

Policy

How Big Is the Gender Gap in Science Research Funding?

Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.

Finance & Accounting

A Comprehensive Model for Building Winning Stock Portfolios

Linking fundamental analysis and portfolio optimization may be the key to solving the “investor’s problem.”

Marketing

A Surprisingly Simple Way to Encourage Customers to Take a Risk

How certain kinds of visuals can inspire people to be more adventurous.

Man reading financial literacy book in living room.
Careers

Worried You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement? Here’s What You Can Do.

An economist offers suggestions for individuals and policymakers to help make retirement more secure.

Careers

How Introverts Can Learn to Love Networking

Four tips for turning this trait into a “networking superpower.”

Customer Research in all seasons.
Marketing

5 Ways to Know Your Customer Better Than Your Competitors Do

For starters, get out of the office and find your end users.

Innovation

Podcast: Unleash Your Inner Designer

You—yes, you!—can use design thinking to find creative solutions to your customers’ problems.

Organizations

Take 5: Cultivating Empathy in the Workplace

What to understand about this critical, but surprisingly complex, trait.

Moviegoer looking at ipad in Times Square.
Marketing

What You Need to Know about the Newest Frontier of Brand Storytelling

An excerpt from Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World explores the power of a “transmedia” approach.

Economics

When an Industry Consolidates, What Happens to Wages?

A surprisingly consistent answer has emerged in one sector: healthcare.

Policy

Do Police Body Cameras Provide an Impartial Version of Events?

New research reveals that people assign blame differently after viewing body cam versus dash cam footage.