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Minority Business Leader Awards: David Thomas (Video)
Minority Business Leader Awards: David Thomas (Video)
David Thomas was raised by working-class parents in segregated Kansas City, Mo. Since then he obtained several advanced degrees, held top positions at some of America’s most highly regarded...
Youth Culture: Uniting Nations Through Hip-Hop
Youth Culture: Uniting Nations Through Hip-Hop
Commentary by Marlene Morris Towns: From anti-American riots to United States product boycotts, depictions of today's international youth can often show discontentment with American culture,...
To Make Better Choices, Imagine a Gun to Your Head
To Make Better Choices, Imagine a Gun to Your Head
A blog post by Kurt Carlson: In a previous post, I argued that the only way to realize positive change in your life is by making choices. To use this insight it is necessary to know when one has a...
Local Business Schools Set Up Degree Programs Away — But Not Far From — Campus
Local Business Schools Set Up Degree Programs Away — But Not Far From — Campus
“We came up with pretty clear evidence that there was not only an existing, but growing market, of MBA-ready professionals [in Tysons] that we were going to have a difficult time catering to because...
Which Cool Retailers Are Coming to DC?
Which Cool Retailers Are Coming to DC?
DC real estate is peppered with MBAs, from analysts fresh out of top programs to company executives with storied careers. It got us thinking: how exactly are today's students learning? So...
Average GPAs at Top Business Schools
Average GPAs at Top Business Schools
Georgetown McDonough is listed in a chart in this article: Over the past five years, undergraduate grade point averages at the top 50 U.S. business schools have generally crept higher or stayed about...
AT&T Market Tests: Transition, Schmanzition
AT&T Market Tests: Transition, Schmanzition
AT&T Market Tests: Transition, Schmanzition
An article by Center for Business and Public Policy Senior Fellow David Goodfriend: AT&T recently announced the two markets where it will conduct trials under FCC supervision to shut down the old...
When Superstar Executives Become a Company Liability
When Superstar Executives Become a Company Liability
When Superstar Executives Become a Company Liability
Jason Schloetzer, an assistant professor at Georgetown University who teaches courses on management accounting and performance measurement, says some superstar executives can be serious liabilities,...
The High Cost of Workplace Rudeness
The High Cost of Workplace Rudeness
The High Cost of Workplace Rudeness
“Incivility at work has become rampant,” said Christine Porath, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in the US. Half of the North American workers she...
Confused About Bonds? You’re Not Alone
Confused About Bonds? You’re Not Alone
An article by William Droms: The potential impact of rising interest rates on bond prices is of particular concern to retirees who rely on their investment portfolios to fund required retirement...
Old Habitats at Home Embarrass South Korean Consumer Electronics Giants Abroad
Old Habits at Home Embarrass South Korean Consumer Electronics Giants Abroad
Old Habits at Home Embarrass South Korean Consumer Electronics Giants Abroad
Marlene Morris Town, a marketing professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, said the portrayals are "troubling" and imply that men are the sole target of the...
Engineers in Finance: Moving Money with Math and Technology
Engineers in Finance: Moving Money with Math and Technology
“The evidence (shows) there is a huge opportunity in the field of finance and banking for people with engineering and, more broadly, STEM backgrounds,” says David A. Thomas, Ph.D., dean of the...
Alumni Relations: Creating a Lifelong Connection to the Institution
Alumni Relations: Creating a Lifelong Connection to the Institution
The following email Q&A is with Doreen Amorosa, associate dean and managing director of the MBA Career Center at Georgetown University. Colleges and universities across the country are searching...
Georgetown Master in Finance Program Visit
Georgetown Master in Finance Program Visit
A couple of weeks ago I went to DC to tour the Georgetown Master in Finance program and see for myself the experience that students have and meet with people in admissions. Needless to say, I was...
Georgetown ‘Called’ Bocconi, Italy and the World
Georgetown ‘Called’ Bocconi, Italy and the World
"The interest of our students to finance is not at all diminished by the crisis. In fact, today 60% of our students choose to study finance. There is not just Wall Street, we also see an...
Special Report: Ageism in Corporate America
Special Report: Ageism in Corporate America
A multi-generational workplace means rising friction, says Bill Novelli, a professor in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and coauthor, with Peter Cappelli, of Managing the Older...

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