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Twitter IPO Offers Banks an Entree to Spoils
Twitter IPO Offers Banks an Entree to Spoils
"Each IPO by itself might seem like it's a small fee. But if a banker has been selected to do Twitter, they're more likely to get the next deal," said Reena Aggarwal, finance...
FireEye, Box, Other Tech Startups Shun Buyouts for IPOs
FireEye, Box, Other Tech Startups Shun Buyouts for IPOs
“Unlike the dot‐com bubble, this time around tech startups had actual revenue and not just clicks." Reena Aggarwal Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
MSCI Puts ISS on Block Amid Proxy Firm Headwinds
MSCI Puts ISS on Block Amid Proxy Firm Headwinds
Professor Reena Aggarwal of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business said in an interview her research shows that institutional investors value their votes enough to give up...
A Realistic Approach to Cyber Security Means Avoiding the Trap of Near-Miss Complacency
A Realistic Approach to Cyber Security Means Avoiding the Trap of Near-Miss Complacency
How many times do we hear about people failing to heed warnings of potential danger from natural or man-made disasters only to be negatively affected? Researchers Robin Dillon-Merrill and Catherine...
Dennis Quinn: McDonough School of Business
Dennis Quinn: McDonough School of Business
Dennis Quinn professor of economics at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is an expert in business, public policy and international political economy. …“With economic globalisation...
Another Nasdaq Malfunction
Another Nasdaq Malfunction Shuts Down Options Market
Another Nasdaq Malfunction Shuts Down Options Market
“Anything that makes headlines puts more pressure on the SEC to do something visible about exchange technology,” said James Angel, a Georgetown University professor. “The question is: Will the SEC do...
Muddy Waters Seen Right on NQ Mobile Payments
Muddy Waters Seen Right on NQ Mobile Payments
A high DSO “to me sounds like a red flag with a siren going off,” said James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University. “This is one of the classic signs of a fraud. You can easily...
5 Ways to Earn Respect as a New Hire
5 Ways to Earn Respect as a New Hire
Take a genuine interest in others. If top performing new hires show no interest or appreciation for those around them, there might be respect for their work but no respect for the person. Therefore,...
Coke and Pepsi Face Diabetes Backlash
Coke and Pepsi Face Diabetes Backlash
Coke and Pepsi Face Diabetes Backlash
“People are not willing to punish the brand for obesity, which seems like a lifestyle problem. But diabetes is considered a disease, and many consumers see the parent brand as contributing to it,”...
The Most Important Person in Twitter's IPO
The Most Important Person in Twitter’s IPO
The Most Important Person in Twitter’s IPO
James Angel is a finance professor at Georgetown University, he watched designated market makers in action during the LinkedIn IPO. "They would be calling out the various prices at which they...
Exactly What is Craftsman's Handsome Model Selling
Exactly What is Craftsman's Handsome Model Selling
“In both of these ads, there’s an implicit, Pavlovian presumption about the Craftsman brand name,” observed Kenneth Homa, who teaches marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business...
Product Design, Interconnectivity Key to Tech to Aid Aging in Place
Product Design, Interconnectivity Key to Tech to Aid Aging in Place
A report from a recent roundtable discussion "Aging Well Working Session Series: Next Generation Tech" hosted by the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown's...
Georgetown MSB Dean Offers Executives Insights Into Transformational Leadership
Georgetown MSB Dean Offers Executives Insights Into Transformational Leadership
Georgetown MSB Dean Offers Executives Insights Into Transformational Leadership
Georgetown University Qatar recently organized a luncheon seminar by Dr. David A. Thomas, Dean and William R. Berkeley Chair of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C...
The Complex Economics of America's Minimum Wage
The Complex Economics of America’s Minimum Wage
The Complex Economics of America’s Minimum Wage
“Any time the state intervenes in the employment market, it’s going to have an effect — and not necessarily a positive one,” notes Brooks Holtom, a management professor at Georgetown University’s...
Is Washington Broken?
Is Washington Broken? Not for the City’s Exploding Startup Scene
Is Washington Broken? Not for the City’s Exploding Startup Scene
Jeff Reid is the founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative. He believes that while most students arrive in Washington expecting to play a role in government, many wind up...
What Would Make you More Satisfied and Productive at Work?
What Would Make you More Satisfied and Productive at Work?
Over the coming weeks, my colleague Christine Porath, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and I will be analyzing the trends that emerge from your answers...

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