A look at conflicting incentives | MBA Learnings

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about markets, they’re rife with conflicts of interest.”

Let’s now take a look at the life of John Doe. John is an executive at a leading Fortune 500 company headquartered in the US. He gets paid $1 million in cash, $4 million in stock, and $20 million in various incentive related bonuses that are tied to “EPS,” or earnings per share.

Now, let’s think about the many decisions he needs to make as a CEO that impact other constituents:

Behind the scenes of the Chicago sports industry

In an industry such as sports, where the supply of jobs is so small and the demand is so high, sports industry leaders are bombarded by job requests all the time. Therefore, receiving uninterrupted time with these sports leaders is a rare occasion. But that is the exact opportunity myself and more than 20 other first-year Kellogg students had earlier this month on our Chicago sports business trek.

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After years in the U.S. Foreign Service, Matt Rosenstock ’14 wanted to expand his career options. He also wanted to differentiate himself and pinpoint his professional track. Kellogg’s Full-Time JD-MBA Program was right on all counts: It opened up doors in law and business. It provided access to a world-class network in both the business and law communities. And it offered degrees from two top schools — all in just three years.