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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.”...

American-Made Companies Worried about Proposed Border Tax
American-Made Companies Worried about Proposed Border Tax
Hart Schaffner Marx isn't unique, said J. Bradford Jensen, a professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. Most people think of companies as either importers who sell...
Larry Downes
Listen, Technology Holdouts: Enough is Enough
Listen, Technology Holdouts: Enough is Enough
An op-ed by Larry Downes, project director of the Center for Business and Public Policy: “Even as fanatic customers can be counted on to line up outside the Apple store for the latest iPhone, there...
Christine Porath
Why a Toxic Workplace is Now a Much Bigger Liability for Companies
Why a Toxic Workplace is Now a Much Bigger Liability for Companies
Research has shown that consumers don't need to experience bad treatment themselves to think twice about buying from a company. Christine Porath, a professor at Georgetown University's...
Team Trump to Share Power in Trade Policy
Team Trump to Share Power in Trade Policy
The “central role played by Froman appears to be more dispersed in the Trump administration,” Bob Vastine, a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, told Bloomberg BNA.
Ricardo Ernst
Trump's Strategy to Calculate the Deficit
Trump's Strategy to Calculate the Deficit
Donald Trump considers changing the format of how the trade deficit is calculated. Removing a crucial component would make the U.S. deficit appear larger. The administration could use this tactic...
The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by Sector
The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by Sector
Two companies, Sweetgreen and Social Tables, which were founded by Georgetown McDonough alumni were listed on The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by Sector.
Meet the Georgetown Startup for Professional Gamers... And Their Parents?
Meet the Georgetown Startup for Professional Gamers... And Their Parents?
When Emre Ruhi and Dan Tasch started Microcoaching in March, they were worried that investors wouldn't immediately understand the idea, that they would toss it aside and ignore it.

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