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Juan Felipe Cardona (SFS '14) at 1776 on July 26, 2016
Creating the Future, One Startup at a Time

Juan Felipe Cardona has a vision for travel that is personal, authentic, and life-changing – an alternative to hotel chains, all-inclusive resorts, and Americanized food. Instead, Cardona (SFS ’14...

Consumer Spending Continues Slight Decline

Researchers from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business predict consumer spending will continue to slightly decline from June to July....

Chris Rider
Rooney Rule in Reverse: Minority Coaching Hires Have Stalled
Minorities dominate coaching positions for running backs and, to a lesser degree, the defensive secondary, but whites fill the most upwardly mobile spots. Researchers at the Georgetown McDonough...
robert bies
Sports Authority Accelerates Store Closings Amid Bankruptcy
The upset isn't just economic, said Robert Bies, a professor of management at Georgetown University, who studies bad news in the workplace. “They have to tell their families. Losing a job isn...
Best Lessons From The MBA Class of 2016
Like many, Georgetown’s Coral Taylor, who started as a product manager at Starbucks this month, discovered that she needed to learn how to follow before she could lead. “One of the greatest lessons I...
Jason Schloetzer
Roger Ailes' Resignation Could Lead to Executive Shake-Up
When a CEO is involved in a scandal usually the company can go in one of two directions, said Jason Schloetzer, associate professor at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. The company can...
GE’s Earnings Report May Not Be Wrong, But It May Still Mislead Investors
“It seems more prudent to highlight net EPS of 30 cents, as that’s the EPS definition according to GAAP,” said Allison Koester, assistant professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of...
For Generations to Come
McDonough School of Business Surpasses Capital Campaign Goal

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business surpassed its capital campaign goal of $100 million by more than $30 million thanks to support of alumni, parents, and friends of the school.

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robert bies
How Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Respond To Dallas Shootings And What It Means
An op-ed by Robert J. Bies, professor of management: With a presidential election just four months away — and the country in turmoil over the recent tragedies in Dallas, Minnesota and Baton Rouge — I...
Marlene Morris Towns
Little Buzz But Also Little Drama for Prime Day
"I haven’t heard much reaction from people this year and I think that in itself is telling. Going through Facebook, nobody’s bragging about the deals they’ve gotten," said Marlene Morris...
jeff reid
Here’s Why Employee Perks Are Actually Really Important
An op-ed by Jeff Reid, professor of the practice and founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative: In the earliest days of a startup, perks aren’t high on your priority list. You...
Schools That Deliver The Highest ROI For Business Majors
Last year, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business lacked the requisite number of student profiles to be ranked in ROI by PayScale. McDonough certainly made up for lost time in 2016,...
Women & Girls in Sports: When Will We Accept the New Normal?
An op-ed by Catherine Tinsley, professor of management and director of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute: When the world celebrates the summer Olympics in Rio next month, 4,700...
betsy sigman
What Pokémon Go Can Teach Businesses
An op-ed by Betsy Page Sigman, a distinguished teaching professor: Anyone with a child aged 8 and older has probably heard of Pokemon Go this week. As children and adults explore this new phenomenon...
Vishal Agrawal, operations and information management professor
4 Obstacles on the Way to a Circular Economy
An op-ed co-authored by Vishal Agrawal, assistant professor of operations and information management: The concept of circular economy is a grand, sweeping vision, which we hope will lead to better...
Marlene Morris Towns
Why Millennials Love Nostalgia
"Nostalgia used to imply something that happened 30 years ago, but social media has narrowed that window," says Marlene Morris Towns, a professor at Georgetown University's McDonough...

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