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Latest Data Show Strengthening Economy, Set Stage for Rate Hikes
Latest Data Show Strengthening Economy, Set Stage for Rate Hikes
An op-ed by Sumit Agarwal, professor of finance: The January inflation numbers are in. With Consumer Price Index (CPI) registering at 2.5 percent and the Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) index...
Thomas Cooke
Caterpillar Offices Raided in Probe Related to Swiss Unit
Caterpillar Offices Raided in Probe Related to Swiss Unit
"There are collateral consequences that can be as significant, if not more significant, than the fines themselves" that companies must pay in such cases, said Thomas Cooke, professor at...
The DC Inno Tech Madness Bracket Is Here
The DC Inno Tech Madness Bracket Is Here
Several Georgetown University start-ups are represented in the DC Inno Tech Madness bracket.
Ricardo Ernst
The Tax of Discord
The Tax of Discord
The import tax advocated by the Trump administration: is it the model to follow or is it a poison for growth? We discussed it with Ricardo Ernst.
Chris Long
How Managers can Become Trustworthy Leaders
How Managers can Become Trustworthy Leaders
Christopher Long is the Assistant Professor of Management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He’s an expert in the areas of leadership, organizational design, and organizational...
LikeFolio Making A Case for Social Media Data in Market Research
LikeFolio Making A Case for Social Media Data in Market Research
To prove its effectiveness, LikeFolio provided four years’ worth of its social media data and sentiment scoring to Vicki Tang, an associate professor in accounting at Georgetown University’s...
Business School: Online MBA Ranking and the 400-Year-Old Glass Ceiling
Business School: Online MBA Ranking and the 400-Year-Old Glass Ceiling
Charles Skuba, professor of the practice in marketing and international business, at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, US, selects two stories.
Jason Schloetzer
Want Better Performance? Give Your Team Permission to Fail
Want Better Performance? Give Your Team Permission to Fail
"When we punish failure, we dis-incentivize exploring new ideas, which can stymie creativity and limit success," Jason Schloetzer, one of the study's authors and a professor at...
Georgetown University Students Giving Appreciation, Surprises for 'Unsung Heroes'
Georgetown University Students Giving Appreciation, Surprises for 'Unsung Heroes'
Some Georgetown University students are making dreams come true for people they barely even know. They are finding college campus employees and showing them appreciation in a unique way. Unsung...
Kasra Ferdows
Kasra Ferdows Receives Annual Award from the Case Centre
Kasra Ferdows Receives Annual Award from the Case Centre

Kasra Ferdows, Heisley Family Chair of Global Manufacturing at Georgetown McDonough, won the Production and Operations Management category in the annual Case Centre Awards for his case “Zara: The...

Black-ish Actress Yara Shahidi Talks Diversity On and Off Screen
Black-ish Actress Yara Shahidi Talks Diversity On and Off Screen

On Feb. 25, Black-ish actress Yara Shahidi presented the keynote address at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business’ fourth annual Diversity Dialogue Conference on how her...

DC Blockchain Summit to Unite Over 400 Global Blockchain Advocates in Government, Finance, and Technology
DC Blockchain Summit to Unite Over 400 Global Blockchain Advocates in Government, Finance, and Technology

DC Blockchain Summit to Unite Over 400 Global Blockchain Advocates in Government, Finance, and Technology 

March 6, 2017 –...

Undergraduate VCIC Team Advances to Global Finals
Undergraduate VCIC Team Advances to Global Finals

On Saturday, Feb. 25, Georgetown McDonough’s undergraduate Venture Capital Investment Competition team won the Mid-Atlantic VCIC. The team, which comprises Peter Mahoney (B’18), William McDonald (...

Giving Permission to Fail Motivates Increased Sales and Productivity
Giving Permission to Fail Motivates Increased Sales and Productivity

Awarding annual bonuses and paying employees based on goal achievement have long been considered the main way to motivate performance, but there could be another way to increase productivity in...

Christine Porath
Master Civility in the Workplace
Master Civility in the Workplace

Master Civility in the Workplace

Christine Porath, associate professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, has been instrumental in...

Pitch Competition Showcases Social Entrepreneurs
Pitch Competition Showcases Social Entrepreneurs

On February 14, the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative hosted the social impact pitch competition, “Entrepreneurship: A Force for Good.”...

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