Recent News and Press Releases
The Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host Dan Och, founder and CEO of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, on Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Rafik Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium. He will discuss “The Hedge Fund Business: Where It’s Been and Where It’s Headed.”
During the last few decades, research has proven the importance of trust in work environments and its effect on employee satisfaction and turnover rates. While studies have shown how trust impacts employees, little is known about what leads managers to build trust with subordinates.
The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the event “Are Trade Agreements in America’s Best Interest” as part of its Georgetown on the Hill series Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business hosted the 25th annual Ultimate 4 MBA Basketball tournament on February 16, 2014, in Yates Field House. The tournament raised approximately $7,000 for Horton’s Kids, a local non-profit dedicated to health and education for low-income students in DC.
New Research Finds Top Managers Can Save Firms Millions in Taxes
Each year, the majority of public companies in the United States pay 20 to 40 percent of pretax income to the government in the form of income taxes. Since every dollar paid to Uncle Sam is a dollar that cannot be reinvested within an organization, paying taxes could be considered an inefficient utilization of resources.
Nearly 40 Latin professionals representing the Ibero-American region have completed the first half of the Global Competitiveness Leadership (GCL) Program’s 12-week curriculum at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Sponsored by Georgetown's Latin American Board (LAB), the GCL Program cultivates a new generation of socially responsible, innovative, and ethical leaders.
Kevin Roberts, CEO worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi, will discuss “Winning the World – How to Succeed in the Age of the Idea” as part of the Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
The event also is sponsored by the Undergraduate Program Office and the Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
On Saturday, February 15, the Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) Program held its annual Showcase of Outstanding Masters Papers. Out of 31 projects, the top four papers were selected to be presented to staff, students, and alumni at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. We congratulate the following students on their exceptional work:
Brigette Bethea, ULEAD: Building, Bridging, Transforming
Mentor: Thomas Hajduk
Reader: Richard America
The Office of Executive Education at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently launched Executive Wisdom, a blog highlighting the latest in innovative business thinking and research from Georgetown McDonough faculty, global thought leaders for world-class business. Executive Wisdom is designed to provide on-the-go insights on a broad range of issues relevant to managers for meeting the strategic, economic, and operational demands of global business.
Several professors from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business can connect their academic research to the business of the Olympics.
One is Marlene Morris Towns, teaching professor of marketing, who observed how social media has increased connectivity to athletes during the Olympics.