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Christine Porath
Civil Actions: Creating A Culture of Kindness at Work
Civil Actions: Creating A Culture of Kindness at Work
A recent essay in Harvard Business Review makes an obvious but often neglected observation: manners matter. Christine Porath, author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace, demonstrates...
Consumer Spending Likely to Increase for April, According to Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research’s Problem-Driven Consumption Index
Consumer Spending Likely to Increase for April, According to Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research’s Problem-Driven Consumption Index

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2017...

Remarks and a Conversation with Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric
Remarks and a Conversation with Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2017

 

REMARKS AND A CONVERSATION WITH JEFF IMMELT, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF GENERAL ELECTRIC

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MSF Students Win Peeptrade University Challenge
MSF Students Win Peeptrade University Challenge

In April, a team of 10 students from Georgetown McDonough’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program won the Peeptrade University Challenge, a two-month-long competition in which teams from...

Fed Hikes Interest Rates: How to Expedite Paying off Credit Card Debt
Fed Hikes Interest Rates: How to Expedite Paying off Credit Card Debt

This month’s Federal Reserve interest rate hike will cost consumers $1.6 billion in credit card interest, according to WalletHub, which also recently reported credit card debt is expected to top $...

Advantages of Losing Employees to the Competition
Advantages of Losing Employees to the Competition

Despite conventional thinking, losing employees to competing organizations is not always detrimental to companies, and employee departures actually can help with recruiting by enhancing employer...

The Case for Letting Your Best People Go
The Case for Letting Your Best People Go
Christopher Rider, an associate professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and one of the study’s authors, said the results suggest it is plausible such departures—and subsequent boost in...
Best Value Colleges for Business Majors
Best Value Colleges for Business Majors
Payscale.com released its annual College ROI report, which measures the return on tuition investment 20 years after graduation. Georgetown University has been ranked at 5th place as a best value...
Marlene Morris Towns
United CEO Apologizes for Infamous Video Before Delving into Q1 Financials
United CEO Apologizes for Infamous Video Before Delving into Q1 Financials
The airline's botched apologies haven't helped, said Marlene Towns, social media professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. She said the initial attempts "...
Marlene Morris Towns
He Helped Build Fox News into a Juggernaut. What's Next for Bill O'Reilly?
He Helped Build Fox News into a Juggernaut. What's Next for Bill O'Reilly?
“This [scandal] has definitely hurt his brand in the broad sense, but he will undoubtedly bounce back,” said Marlene Morris Towns, an adjunct marketing professor at Georgetown University in...
michael czinkota
The Soul of Business: From United to Volkswagen
The Soul of Business: From United to Volkswagen
An op-ed by Michal Czinkota, associate professor of international business: “‘The soul leaves the body’ is a common euphemism for death, but what about “when the soul leaves business”? This is...
U.S. Agriculture Could Be at Risk in New NAFTA Talks
U.S. Agriculture Could Be at Risk in New NAFTA Talks
Vetter added that past NAFTA disputes on other issues, such as trucking or labeling, have prompted NAFTA partners to threaten to retaliate against U.S. agriculture products because the U.S. relies...
Arthur Dong
Trump Just Signed a 'Buy American' Order, But His Own Businesses Don’t
Trump Just Signed a 'Buy American' Order, But His Own Businesses Don’t
Arthur Dong, a professor of strategy and economics at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, has consulted for companies in the hospitality industry and says people would probably...
Georgetown Course on “Launching the Venture” Launches New Student Authors
Georgetown Course on “Launching the Venture” Launches New Student Authors
Georgetown University is one of those schools. Students with an interest in entrepreneurship at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business were recently offered a rare opportunity. These...
Secret Service Costs for Presidential Travel Continue to Mount
Secret Service Costs for Presidential Travel Continue to Mount
Peter Jaworski, a business ethics professor at Georgetown University, says President Trump's travel is more expensive than any other president in history. "Every president has to go on...
Heads of Brookfield, USAA Real Estate on Federal Budget, GSA's Future, Opportunities
Heads of Brookfield, USAA Real Estate on Federal Budget, GSA's Future, Opportunities
USAA real estate CEO Len O'Donnell, speaking at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business Thursday evening, said the focus of USAA's government building fund is to own Class...

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