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Brooks Holtom
Employees’ Internal Social Networks Can Predict Turnover

Conventional wisdom says the more connections you have in your professional network, the more successful you will be.  When a worker has more connections, it means he or she is more likely to...

Robin Dillon-Merrill Honored For Achievements in Research

Robin Dillon-Merrill, professor and area coordinator for operations and information management, has been named a 2016 Distinguished Georgetown Investigator by the Office of the Provost for...

Scholars Discuss Ethics of Bankruptcy

Do people have moral obligations to repay their debts? What makes a lender ethical or unethical? Should borrowers be forced to repay loans with excessive interest?

Scholars from...

Norean Sharpe
Norean Sharpe Serves as Honorary Committee Member of International Women’s Organization

Norean Sharpe, senior associate dean and director of undergraduate programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is an honorary committee member of the American Women for...

The Favor Request Effect: Requesting a Favor from Consumers to Seal the Deal

The old adage “ask and you shall receive” is put to the test in a new study published this month in the Journal of Consumer Research. The paper explores whether there is something simple...

Georgetown University Supports Student Entrepreneurs Through New Prize

Georgetown University students with entrepreneurial ambitions and a heart for service will have a new source of support, thanks to Ted Leonsis (C ’77), a longtime entrepreneur, investor, and...

P&Q’s 2016 Ranking of the Best American EMBA Programs
Georgetown McDonough is ranked No. 12 on the list of top U.S. executive MBA programs: The best things come in pairs. Like a yin to a yang, many large metros sport two leading EMBAs, including Chicago...
Larry Downes
Apple Risks Consumer Fallout From FBI Hack
Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, says the “shadow play” of the government’s storyline won’t have any effect on Apple. “They simply lost to the...
John Hasnas
The One Kind of Diversity Colleges Avoid
An op-ed by John Hasnas, executive director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics: Surely the robust exchange of ideas is enhanced by exposure to and interaction with people...
michael czinkota
Securing America’s International Business Future
A contributed article co-authored by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of international business and marketing: The greatest threat to future U.S. prosperity and job prospects is the insufficient...
Kashkari Takes on Wall Street From Farm-Rich Fed Region
"As a moderate, he may be offering some sort of aid and comfort to the notion of breaking up the banks," said Jim Angel, a professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of...
The World Is Not U.S.-Centric Anymore
In an increasingly global, innovation-led entrepreneurial environment, business schools have had to transform their educational programmes to keep up with the times. David A Thomas, dean of...
“Mr. Fix It” Ghosn Discusses Global and Disruptive Leadership

The embodiment of a global business leader, Carlos Ghosn was born in Brazil, grew up in Lebanon, and studied in Paris. Now the chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Ghosn has led...

Faculty Named 2016 Dean's Fellows

Eleven tenured, full-time Georgetown University McDonough School of Business faculty members have been appointed Dean’s Fellows for 2016-2017. The awards aim to support and reward tenured faculty...

Converse VP Shares Marketing Insights

When Andres Kiger was an MBA student at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, he would use his time walking across the Key Bridge to think about what he wanted to do with his life...

Georgetown MBA to Offer Coverdell Fellowships to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been selected by the Peace Corps to join the Paul D. Coverdell...

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