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  • MedStar Health President and CEO Urges MBA Students to "Have Passion"

    Passion was a recurring theme in Kenneth Samet's talk at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Leaders' Breakfast Tuesday, February 10, 2009. Samet told students that "life is too short for a short-term chase." He credited his personal passion to his 25 years in the health industry and his current position as president and CEO of MedStar Health, the region's largest integrated healthcare delivery system.

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  • Georgetown's McDonough School of Business Board Member and Alumnus Michael Psaros Discusses the Market

    Georgetown's McDonough School of Business Board Member and Alumnus Michael Psaros offers a candid view of the market. View the article in February's Mergers & Acquisitions Magazine.

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  • U.S. Ambassador Discusses Effective Management With MBA Students

    The Honorable U.S. Ambassador Linda Jewell gave pointers on how to be an effective manager at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business Leaders' Breakfast Series on Tuesday, February 3. Speaking to a small group of MBA students, Jewell drew on her experiences in the State Department as well as her most recent posting to Ecuador. She is a career diplomat and recognized authority on investment and trade in the Americas.

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  • MBA Students Work on Their Day Off

    Full-time MBA Students Work on Their Day Off, Jan. 19, 2009

    The full-time MBA students at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business volunteered their time at J.O. Wilson Elementary School in Washington, D.C., as part of their MLK National Service Day, Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. The MBA students logged numerous books and old hardware from nine storage areas in the school, as well as helped manage the day's more than 150 volunteers. They are shown above during a break with a cardboard figure of President Barack Obama.

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  • "Getting Even: The Truth About Workplace Revenge and How to Stop It"

    Professor Bies signed copies of his book at an alumni event March 7.

    Almost everyone denies that they engage in revenge, but according to research collected by Robert Bies, professor of management at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, nearly everyone agrees that getting even is part of the daily routine. What does revenge look like on a daily basis? Are you participating in revenge without knowing it? How do you measure up?

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  • Video of Financial Times Panel on Global Economic Crisis

    View the video of the Financial Times panel discussion on the economic crisis and global challenges held at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business Jan. 26, 2009.

    Panel members included:

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  • Pat McGinnis Talks Government to MBA Students Jan. 27

    President and CEO of the Council for Excellence in Government Pat McGinnis spoke to a group of Georgetown University MBA students on Jan. 27, 2009, as part of the McDonough School of Business Leaders Breakfast Series. McGinnis has spent the past 14 years working with senior government and corporate leaders to raise the bar for corporate governance and government effectiveness.

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  • Real-World Experience Goes Global in Georgetown's GEMBA Program

    As more businesses worldwide tap into new, foreign markets for reasons ranging from production to sales, the once novel concept of globalization has become accepted practice. But each industry has its own unique international strategies. To help business executives gain a better understanding of how to manage these new environments, Georgetown's McDonough School of Business (MSB) and Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) partnered with the ESADE Business School in Spain to establish the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program.

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  • Shoppers Buy Green in Slugglish Times

    Marketing Professor Gary Bamossy Comments on Consumers Making Environmentally Friendly Purchases on KCBS, Jan. 13, 2009. Listen.
     

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  • McDonough School of Business alumna Ann Gillin Lefever, from Barclays Capital, addressed the challenges of working in the financ

    National Journal Group President Suzanne Clark returned to her alma mater on January 13 to headline the first Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Leaders Breakfast of the spring semester. Clark shared essentials of effective leadership with students and faculty in her informal, hour-long talk. In addition to discussing experiences in her current job, Clark also cited examples from her decade-long roles as the chief operating officer and executive vice president of the U.S.

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