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Underdog
Even Underdogs Have Their Days: Research from Assistant Professor Neeru Paharia
Even Underdogs Have Their Days: Research from Assistant Professor Neeru Paharia

Georgetown McDonough marketing professor Neeru Paharia’s research pits underdogs versus top dogs in a struggle for consumer attention

By Bob Woods
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Cyber Insecurity
Cyber (In)Security: What Businesses Can Do to Tighten Security
Cyber (In)Security: What Businesses Can Do to Tighten Security

Barely a week goes by without a headline about cybercrime. What should businesses be doing to tighten security?

By Melanie D.G. Kaplan

 

One...

Real Estate Laboratory Students
Building Blocks: A Real Estate Laboratory Provides Applied Industry Learning
Building Blocks: A Real Estate Laboratory Provides Applied Industry Learning

When Larry Botel was a Georgetown McDonough student, there was no real estate program. Thirty years later, a generous partnership with Botel ensures students have access to applied...

Telecom Lawyer, Policy Expert Joins Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Telecom Lawyer, Policy Expert Joins Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

Ralph B. Everett, an experienced telecommunications lawyer, policy expert, and leader in civic and government engagement, is joining the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy at...

Students Honored at Entrepalooza
Students Honored at Entrepalooza

Georgetown University students Areebah Ajani (CCT ’15) and Surabhi Agrawal (MBA ’16) want to fight food deserts one food truck at a time. The District of Columbia has several areas classified as...

Gail McGovern and the Honorable Elaine L. Chao to Speak at Commencement
Gail McGovern and the Honorable Elaine L. Chao to Speak at Commencement

American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern and the Honorable Elaine L. Chao, the 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor, will speak at the undergraduate and graduate commencements for Georgetown...

GBI Advisor Committee Marzo-
Q&A: Steve Marzo, Member of the Global Business Initiative's External Advisory Committee
Q&A: Steve Marzo, Member of the Global Business Initiative's External Advisory Committee

Steve Marzo (B’80), is a member of the Global Business Initiative’s External Advisory Committee. He also serves as an Alumni Ambassador, leading efforts in Hong Kong.

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Mumbai Through a Student's Eyes
Mumbai Through a Student's Eyes

The streets of Mumbai, India, were packed with people, cars, animals, and bicycles, all in constant motion. The cars went fast, with no apparent regard for traffic laws or staying in the lanes....

Unintended Consequences: Caregivers May Be a Barrier to the Aging Becoming Tech Savvy
Unintended Consequences: Caregivers May Be a Barrier to the Aging Becoming Tech Savvy

The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Philips released the final results of a three-part aging study today, revealing that...

Ted Leonsis Named Georgetown Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year
Ted Leonsis Named Georgetown Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year

Ted Leonsis, a longtime entrepreneur, investor, and founder and CEO of Monumental Sports and Entertainment, has received the 2015 Georgetown Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The Georgetown...

Georgetown McDonough Announces Steers Center for Global Real Estate
Georgetown McDonough Announces Steers Center for Global Real Estate

 

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business...

Students and Startups: Alumni Entrepreneurs Share Lessons in the Classroom
Students and Startups: Alumni Entrepreneurs Share Lessons in the Classroom

As a junior staffer on Capitol Hill, fresh out of college, David McCourt saw a magazine article about the cable industry. The piece sparked an interest in McCourt, and just three years after...

Jeff Reid Named “Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine
Jeff Reid Named “Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine

Jeff Reid, founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, has been named one of Washingtonian magazine’s 2015 Tech Titans. The biennial list, featured in the May issue...

Kenan-Flagler’s Twist on the VC Pitch
Kenan-Flagler’s Twist on the VC Pitch
To evaluate teams, judges ask themselves, ‘which team would I most like to have as my venture capital partner.’ As part of this decision, judges weigh students’ on areas like due diligence, risk...
Cathy Tinsley
How to Negotiate Non-Salary Benefits and Job Perks
How to Negotiate Non-Salary Benefits and Job Perks
When you’re meeting with your potential employers, have a clear sense of your priorities and lay them on the table with confidence. “When you are in the moment, I often advise them to negotiate on...
Consumer Spending of Tax Refunds is a Matter of Perspective
Consumer Spending of Tax Refunds is a Matter of Perspective
A new study of consumer spending of tax refunds finds a correlation between how the refunds are perceived and whether taxpayers opt to spend the money right away or save it for later. The study, from...

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