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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
“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
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
“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
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 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
“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
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?
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...
Why Wait Until Saturday? Small Businesses Seek Black Friday Buzz
But there’s a unique opportunity for small businesses, according to Ronald C. Goodstein, Associate Professor of Marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, who specializes in...
Ask the Experts: Why is Wall Street all Atwitter about IPOs?
“There was a lot of institutional investor demand for Twitter, and it popped on the first day of trading. Supply was quite restricted, however, as they sold a very small number of shares,” said Reena...
Opportunity Costs: Determining the Value and Feasibility of Education as an Adult
The following interview is with Doreen Amorosa, the associate dean and managing director of the MBA Career Center at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. In this interview,...
The New World of Export Controls
An op-ed coauthored by Michael Czinkota: In the summer of 2009, President Obama announced a plan for a complete U.S. export control reform (ECR). Then Secretary of Defense Robert Gates argued that...
Zara's Fast Fashion Edge
Zara’s Fast Fashion Edge
“Most companies are riddled with penny-wise, pound-foolish decisions to reduce cost,” says Kasra Ferdows, one of the authors of the Harvard study and a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough...
How Aging Baby Boomers and Advancing Technology Represent Healthcare’s Biggest Opportunity
These results reveal a huge opportunity for the healthcare industry, says Bill Novelli, a professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C., and member of the...
Analysis: U.S. Retailers Brace for Margin Hit from Holiday Discounts
Analysis: U.S. Retailers Brace for Margin Hit from Holiday Discounts
Ronald Goodstein, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, thinks all the discounting will take a big toll on this year's holiday...

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