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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...
Why Wait Until Saturday? Small Businesses Seek Black Friday Buzz
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Shoppers Will Spend 50 Percent of Their Holiday Budget during Thanksgiving Sales This Year
Shoppers Will Spend 50 Percent of Their Holiday Budget during Thanksgiving Sales This Year
More than 60 percent of consumers will start holiday shopping on Black Friday and most will spend more than 50 percent of their holiday budget over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to new research...
Gobble Up Holiday Deals Now
Retailers: Gobble Up Holiday Deals Now
Retailers: Gobble Up Holiday Deals Now
In a world of constant discounting, retailers are stuck in a game of tit for tat trying to stay ahead of each other, says Ronald Goodstein, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University...
MBA Job Market Set to Plummet
MBA Jobs Market Set to Plummet-But What do MBAs Think?
MBA Jobs Market Set to Plummet-But What do MBAs Think?
"With my MBA from the top-ranked Georgetown McDonough School of Business, I am confident in my future as a successful business leader in the coming business environment."
Here's What Entrepreneurs Want Most from Policymakers in Washington
Here's What Entrepreneurs Want Most from Policymakers in Washington
Here's What Entrepreneurs Want Most from Policymakers in Washington
Several of the entrepreneurs on the panel threw their support behind tax incentives that encourage individuals to invest in promising young companies — an idea initially raised by Jeff Reid, director...
As Boomers Become Seniors
As Boomers Become Seniors, Healthcare Technology Demand Grows
As Boomers Become Seniors, Healthcare Technology Demand Grows
"Among the people already in their elderly years, they're not technology experts because they didn't grow up with it," said Bill Novelli, a professor at Georgetown's...

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