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Jos. A. Bank to Buy Eddie Bauer in Deal Worth $825 Million
Jos. A. Bank to Buy Eddie Bauer in Deal Worth $825 Million
Jos. A. Bank to Buy Eddie Bauer in Deal Worth $825 Million
“This is a marriage made for divorce,” said Ronald Goodstein, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Getting Religion on Risk Tolerance
Getting Religion on Risk Tolerance
An op-ed by Bill Droms: One of the consistent findings in the risk tolerance research is that risk tolerance tends to decline with age. As we all get older we tend to get a bit more conservative with...
Bitcoin Virtual Currency is on Verge of Collapse
Bitcoin Virtual Currency is on Verge of Collapse
"Having Mt. Gox shut down is to bitcoin what having the New York Stock Exchange shut down is to our equity market," said James Angel, a professor of finance at Georgetown University.
Paper Argues for Open Auctions (Subscription Only)
Paper Argues for Open Auctions (Subscription Only)
A paper released today by the Georgetown University Center for Business and Public Policy on spectrum auctions policy argues that "unfettered auctions often will ensure the welfare-maximizing...
Fundraisers Resign Due to Lack of Leadership
Fundraisers Resign Due to Lack of Leadership
Challenges with a supervisor is the most common reason for voluntary resignation among charitable fundraising professionals, according to new research released by Tycely Williams, Graduate Student at...
Crisis Averted
Crisis Averted
“Start with your communications team. They know your organization best. Listen to them. You pay them to provide you with solid advice. But, you also have to involve the senior leadership,” said Chris...
Argentine Internet Users are Very Advanced
Argentine Internet Users are Very Advanced
Alejandro Zuzenberg is an alumnus of Georgetown McDonough: Alejandro Zuzenberg, who has a strikingly similar name to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, welcomes the Herald at Tucumán 1, the tower to...
Falling Off the Bond Ladder
Falling Off the Bond Ladder
An op-ed by William Droms: Many investors are looking for a solution to the problems of owning bonds in a rising interest rate environment. One simple solution to this problem is to construct a bond...
What It Take To Be a CMO in Academia
What It Takes To Be A CMO in Academia
What It Takes To Be A CMO in Academia
An op-ed by Chris Kormis: Standing in an historic 18th century assembly room—a room where George Washington was said to have gathered his thoughts in 1797 before addressing students and faculty at...
Marriage of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank Creates Pleated Pants Empire
Marriage of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A Bank creates pleated pants empire
Marriage of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A Bank creates pleated pants empire
Ronald Goodstein, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, told the Washington Post that the merger will allow cost-cutting and create a “mega-...
Two Little Words that Can Make All the Difference
Two Little Words that Can Make All the Difference
Christine Pearson and Christine Porath have conducted extensive research into the extent and associated costs of incivility within our workplaces. Their analyses indicate that workplace incivility...
Go From Business School Rejection to Admittance
Go From Business School Rejection to Admittance
Go From Business School Rejection to Admittance
When Cory Kizielewicz decided that getting an MBA would help him make a career transition, there was only one school he trusted to prepare him: the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown...
The Origin of Choices
The Origin of Choices
A blog by Kurt Carlson: It is this power of choice to be an agent of good and bad change for ourselves that drives me to study the choices people make and how they make them. Every couple of weeks I...
Active or Passive Investing? Try Both
Active or Passive Investing? Try Both
A blog article by Bill Droms: For retirees with defined contribution retirement plans or active workers who are accumulating funds toward retirement in a defined contribution plan (which covers most...
The Beat (Up) Generation
The Beat (Up) Generation
The Beat (Up) Generation
Christine Porath, an associate professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, puts it this way: “Certainly, Millennials are appreciated for their use of technology and skills...
Exclusive: High-speed trader Infinium Capital Winds Down – President
Exclusive: High-speed trader Infinium Capital Winds Down – President
Since then, costs and competition have grown and profitability has dried up, said James Angel, an associate professor at Georgetown University who specializes in financial markets. "Its not...

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