By Michael Phillips and Amanda Schmid On Saturday, January 23, more than 250 students, alumni, and healthcare industry leaders came together for Kellogg’s 16th annual Business of Healthcare Conference. As co-chairs of the event, it was incredible to see the past nine months of work finally come together in such a successful way. Reflecting back… Continue reading
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:
There’s been a lot of news over the years around companies who book their revenues in foreign entities and avoid taxes. Amazon, Starbucks, Google and a few others have been tried in courts because of an inordinate amount of revenue booked in Luxembourg. Let’s take a few moments to deconstruct this:
First-year student Rohan Rajiv is blogging once a week about important lessons he is learning at Kellogg. Read more of his posts here. We spent a lot of time in our statistics class on regressions. A regression is simply the measure of the relation between the mean value of the output or ‘y’ variable and the value… Continue reading
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.
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.
As the global dynamics of sports business continue to change, Kellogg has emerged as a leading business school in terms of strategic thinking and marketing in this field. The Sports Business Club (SBC) and Sports Business Conference are the two primary passageways for the industry at our school.
My classmates and I largely come from structured backgrounds: consultants, investment bankers, marketers, engineers, the list goes on. We’re used to identifying and scoping problems and working with teams to create solutions. #oldhat. The beautiful thing about business school is that it gives you the opportunity to expand beyond the norm and explore new ways… Continue reading
A few days after winning Net Impact Graduate Chapter of the Year for the second time in three years, the Kellogg Net Impact Club hosted its first ever Net Impact Week on campus from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1. Anchored by Kellogg’s Innovating Social Change Conference on Oct. 30, Net Impact Week brought together students, faculty… Continue reading
Otmane El Manser ’14, Richie Khandelwal ’14 and Charag Krishnan ’14 beat out teams from more than 80 business schools to take first place at the Ross School of Business’s C.K. Prahalad Case Competition on Oct. 31. The team won for their innovative response to a case study involving an India-based company that produces medical… Continue reading
During fall quarter, I participated in the Neighborhood Business Initiative (NBI), which connects Kellogg students with local nonprofits and entrepreneurs to solve a business problem. NBI was a great learning experience for me, as I had the opportunity to work with four talented, driven and passionate classmates on a nonprofit project benefiting a university in… Continue reading
Every new year brings resolutions for change and predictions of the future, so we asked a few of our student bloggers for their thoughts on what’s in store for business in 2013. Read what they had to say, and leave your own predictions in the comments. 1. Continued Growth of Private Label Brands Retailers are… Continue reading