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Cristo Rey Graduates
Undergrads With Similar Past Create Promising Future
Undergrads With Similar Past Create Promising Future

Four undergraduate students from four different cities on two different continents came to Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business with remarkably similar backgrounds — and are...

Professor Delivers Congressional Testimony About Freight Rail Regulation
Professor Delivers Congressional Testimony About Freight Rail Regulation

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, delivered the following testimony before the U.S...

Cathy Tinsley
Tupperware's CEO on Why His Company is Joining UN HeForShe to Fight for Gender Equality
Tupperware's CEO on Why His Company is Joining UN HeForShe to Fight for Gender Equality
Heading up the research is Catherine Tinsley, a professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and executive director of the school’s Women’s Leadership Initiative. “There’s no...
The Unexpected Pleasure of Doing Things Alone
The Unexpected Pleasure of Doing Things Alone
A study in the Journal of Consumer Research gets at why most people are so reluctant to leave home and do fun things on their own. In a series of experiments, the University of Maryland’s Rebecca...
Christine Porath
Why Businesses Have a Hard Time Fixing What's Broken
Why Businesses Have a Hard Time Fixing What's Broken
Reinvention always meets resistance. From pivots to process changes, it's tough to have a perfectly smooth transition. In a New York Times article titled "Why You Hate Work," Tony...
Shari Hubert
Can Hill Staffers Be Successful MBA Applicants?
Can Hill Staffers Be Successful MBA Applicants?
Shari Hubert, associate dean of MBA admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, cited Hill staffers as having “valuable work experience” that contribute to Georgetown’s...
Chris Rider
Power of Prestigious Law Degree Persists
Power of Prestigious Law Degree Persists
It’s where those winds carried them that forms the basis of a new study by Chris Rider of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and Giacomo Negro of Emory University. The two...
Ask a Hostage Negotiator: What's the Best Way to Get a Raise?
Ask a Hostage Negotiator: What's the Best Way to Get a Raise?
The question that most people ask themselves as they walk into their boss's office to negotiate their salaries is likely some variant of "What am I going to say?" But according to...
Apple and IBM Are Joining Forces to Help Care for the Elderly in Japan
Apple and IBM Are Joining Forces to Help Care for the Elderly in Japan
The timing of the announcement coincided with the release of a study from Philips, and Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, which showed...
Why You Should Really Start Doing More Things Alone
Why You Should Really Start Doing More Things Alone
Ratner has a new study titled 'Inhibited from Bowling Alone,' a nod to Robert Putnam's book about Americans' waning participation in group activities, that's set to publish...
Washington’s 100 Top Tech Leaders
Washington’s 100 Top Tech Leaders
Every two years, Washingtonian compiles a list of the most influential and exciting people in the local technology scene. It’s a snapshot of a sector that’s seemingly always in the midst of rapid...
Global Business Experience Leads to GE Job
Global Business Experience Leads to GE Job

For Sri Sekar, the road to Schenectady, N.Y., ran through Bologna, Italy. Sekar, a 2015 MBA graduate of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is one of two people joining General...

A Symposium on Market Power and Manipulation in Energy Markets
A Symposium on Market Power and Manipulation in Energy Markets

WHAT: The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host “A Symposium on Market Power and Market Manipulation in Energy...

Entrepreneur-Led Development: A New Model for Africa
Entrepreneur-Led Development: A New Model for Africa

WHAT: Tony Elumelu, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist who has contributed to economic development throughout Africa, will discuss “Entrepreneur-Led Development: A New...

Shaquille O'Neal and Perry Rogers
Big Man On Campus: Q&A with Shaquille O'Neal and Perry Rogers (B '91)
Big Man On Campus: Q&A with Shaquille O'Neal and Perry Rogers (B '91)

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal holds court at Georgetown McDonough.

By Lauren Pauer

 

NBA superstar, “Inside the NBA” analyst, and a brand in his...

Horse Sense
Horse Sense: Lessons in Horse Racing and Breeding from Professor Tom Cooke
Horse Sense: Lessons in Horse Racing and Breeding from Professor Tom Cooke

For Tom Cooke, the search for a new weekend hobby about 30 years ago turned into a lifelong passion.

By Jennifer Lubell

 

It started when Cooke...

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