Kellogg School

Less is best when it comes to making an investment decision as a group

Money manager Lou Simpson recently talked about the negative correlation between the number of people making an investment decision and the results. He noted that if a lot of people are involved, the tendency is for the least competent person to effectively make the decision when a consensus is …

Finance

Warriors leading the league in social discourse

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Seven hours before the Warriors’ nationally televised showdown Thursday against the Boston Celtics, …

Golden State

Full transcript: Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt on Recode Decode

“If we’re not vigilant about the rights that we have and the privilege we enjoy, we shouldn’t expect to keep them.”<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, talks about how the century-old nonprofit is evolving to fight …

Sheryl Sandberg

Is this the world's best travel jacket? Its Kickstarter fans sure think so.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Imagine seeking $20,000 through Kickstarter to …

Business School

Stanford Tops The Business Schools With The Most Satisfied MBA Graduates

Stanford Graduate School of Business is the hardest MBA program in the world to gain entry to, with only 6% of applicants making the grade last year. It’s nearly twice as hard to be admitted to the school than the next most selective graduate business programs (Harvard and MIT Sloan both admit 11% …

MBA

House Tax Bill: 5 key ways the plan, which just passed, would affect your money

The House of Representatives passed its version of a tax overhaul on Thursday by a 227-205 vote. While the passage represents a major hurdle cleared …

Personal Finance

The GOP plan to kill Obamacare’s least popular provision could backfire on some in the middle class

The Republican proposal to strike the Affordable Care Act's least popular provision, the requirement that people maintain health coverage or pay a fine, could bring an immediate political victory -- but would backfire on upper middle class people who buy individual insurance and pay full price for …

ObamaCare

Companies learn the hard way: Think before you tweet

When will companies learn the golden rule: Think before you tweet.<p>Keurig and other brands caught flak from all sides for how they responded to social media calls to distance themselves from Fox News host Sean Hannity. Companies walked back statements they made on Twitter or struggled to explain …

Entertainment

A $10 billion provision in the House tax plan is really bugging the AARP — and one expert thinks that's enough to kill it

• <b>The House Republican tax reform bill includes the repeal of an itemized deduction related to medical expenses, a measure that costs the federal government $10 billion.</b>• <b><br>The repeal, which is in the Senate version of the bill, would impact people who spend heavily on certain healthcare expenses like</b> …

U.S. Politics

Donald Jacobs, influential dean at Northwestern's business school, dies at 90

Donald Jacobs pushed Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management into the upper echelon of business schools as Kellogg’s dean from 1975 until 2001.<p>“This is the guy who literally put the Kellogg business school on the map,” said Harry Kraemer, a student of Jacobs’ in the 1970s, a former …

Business School

MBA: 'œMaking Better Architecture'? - DesignIntelligence

A deeper understanding of the relationship between business management and architectural design can benefit any practice. Perhaps an MBA is in your …

MBA

A-B InBev appoints Michel Doukeris Zone President N.America, CEO of Anheuser-Busch

<i>Experienced Commercial Leader has Consistently Delivered Topline Growth in Transforming AB InBev Businesses Worldwide</i><p>(Brussels, BELGIUM) – …

Beer

All over but the shouting: The iPhone X doom bringer

It seems a particularly 2017 thing to ask “When does The End begin?” but don’t bother because, for Apple, it has already begun.<p>Writing for Fortune, …

Business School

Ben Thompson: I was wrong about Apple

“The history of Apple being doomed doesn’t necessarily repeat, but it does rhyme.”<p>Sheets of glass are simply no longer the most fertile ground for …

Business School

Commentary: Why Polls Don’t Tell the Story in Virginia Governor's Race

While most polls in the Virginia gubernatorial race show Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam hanging on by a small margin over Republican Ed Gillespie, …

Elections

The real reason women don't get the corner office

by Susan Chira<p>More than 40 years after women began pouring into the workplace, only a handful have made it all the way to the top of corporate …

Business School

Shopping ‘for charity’ may make us feel better. But how much does it really help?

It’s likely you’re already in touch with your deeply altruistic values, so you won’t be surprised to learn that many of us prefer to buy products …

Business

Apple At Its Best

The history of Apple being doomed doesn’t necessarily repeat, but it does rhyme.<p>Take the latest installment, from Professor Mohanbir Sawhney at the …

Technology

How consumers hold businesses accountable

Recently, the NAACP warned African American travelers about flying American Airlines, saying they had seen racial bias by the company's employees. The airline joins Papa John's, Uber, United Airlines and Chick-fil-a in the ever-expanding list of businesses that have been boycotted or criticized by …

Viral

As a Debt Deadline Looms for Venezuela, Maduro Is Defiant

CARACAS, Venezuela — With the threat of default looming over Venezuela, President Nicolás Maduro said late Thursday that his government would initiate a restructuring and refinancing of the country’s foreign debt.<p>The announcement came at the deadline for a $1.2 billion payment by the state oil …

Venezuela

Apple is falling behind Google and Amazon in the emerging field of AI

Essentially a hardware-focused firm, Apple is falling behind in the <b>Artificial Intelligence</b> (AI) race with Google and Amazon racing ahead while …

Amazon Echo

As Baseball Changes to a New Way of Managing, Will Bill DeWitt's Experiment Pay Off?

You say you want a revolution?<p>Major League Baseball is having one.<p>Just look at most of the managers that are being hired now. Younger. Fluent in …

Baseball

The iPhone X Is the Beginning of the End for Apple

Have we reached peak phone? That is, does the new iPhone X represent a plateau for hardware innovation in the smartphone product category?<p>I would …

Innovation

How to keep the passion alive in your relationship, according to a relationship scientist

Eli J. Finkel, a professor at Northwestern University and the author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," explains how to maintain fiery passion in a relationship. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> I'm Eli Finkel. I am a professor at Northwestern University in the psychology …

Science

Do psychopaths really make better leaders?

Psychopathic personality traits are often seen as desirable in the corporate environment, but research suggests they can do more harm than good.<p>Take a look around your office. Would you classify any of your colleagues as psychopathic?<p>While it may be a term more often associated with film industry …

Psychology

“One of the Investment Greats” Explains His Portfolio Strategy

From casual daytime traders to professional asset managers, everyone wants to know the secret to building a strong portfolio. What is the best way to …

Investing

Why Every Digital Advertiser Needs to Test Like a Scientist

Written by: Claude Denton, Co-Founder and CTO<p>Advertisers have long been nicknamed “mad men.” But in the data-driven digital age, perhaps “mad …

Business School

Why Your Marriage Will Be Nothing Like Your Parents’ Marriage

Despite alarmist narratives to the contrary, the institution of marriage in America isn’t struggling—at least not in the way we think, or without a …

Marriage

Despite Scrutiny From Congress, Tech Companies Get Mega Rewards from Investors

Well, this could get #awkward.<p>Executives at Facebook, Twitter, and Google parent Alphabet are likely to be rebuked by lawmakers next week when they testify before Congress about Russian surrogates buying ads on their platforms to interfere with the presidential election, but with tech stocks …

Business

In Faculty Job Searches, Partner’s ‘Movability’ Affects Women More Than Men

Search committees often consider a woman’s relationship status, but not a man’s, a study has found.

Northwestern University