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Christine Porath
Give Your Team More-Effective Positive Feedback
Give Your Team More-Effective Positive Feedback
An op-ed by Christine Porath, associate professor of management: Research shows that one of the best ways to help employees thrive is to give them feedback. It’s one of the primary levers leaders...
James J. Angel
New SEC Rules Aim to Bolster Small-Company Investment
New SEC Rules Aim to Bolster Small-Company Investment
James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University, told The Hill Extra that the need to make this rule is a reflection of the chaotic federal-state regulatory relationship. “This makes things...
The 5 Reasons Economists Love Trade
The 5 Reasons Economists Love Trade
Yet at the same time, economists are virtually united in their position that foreign trade is good for America and Americans. In fact, as explained by J. Bradford Jensen, McCrane/Shaker Chair in...
Fate of TPP Trade Deal in the Balance as US Election Looms
Fate of TPP Trade Deal in the Balance as US Election Looms
Pietra Rivoli, professor of finance, appeared in a segment on Channel News Asia on the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Business, Government Leaders Call For Bipartisanship in Next Presidency
Business, Government Leaders Call For Bipartisanship in Next Presidency

Two weeks before American voters go to the polls for the 2016 presidential election, three business and government leaders gave advice to the next person who would occupy the Oval Office.

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Autumn Consumer Spending on the Rise
Autumn Consumer Spending on the Rise

Researchers from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business predict consumer spending is on the rise, after a lull in the summer and early fall....

Much Like Alcohol, Democracy Is Best in Moderation
Much Like Alcohol, Democracy Is Best in Moderation
An op-ed by Jason Brennan, Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Associate Professor: Representative democracies do not simply impose the will of the people. They over-perform, producing better...
Over-Optimism, Overconfidence, and the JUDO Framework
Over-Optimism, Overconfidence, and the JUDO Framework
An op-ed by Gilles Hilary, Houston Term Professor: Joe often drives without a seat belt. He is well educated and knows of the numerous studies that have shown the benefit of this safety device during...
Paying Back the Unsung Heroes of Georgetown University
Paying Back the Unsung Heroes of Georgetown University
Febin Bellamy (B ’17) was featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: A student at Georgetown University extended the hand of friendship to one of the many workers who keep that esteemed school...
The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade
The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade
“We are living in an aging society across the developed world, and up till now, we didn’t really care about these issues,” says Sumit Agarwal, a professor of finance at the McDonough School of...
Students Participate in Peeptrade University Challenge
Students Participate in Peeptrade University Challenge

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been selected to compete in the Peeptrade University Challenge, a three-month long event in which teams of graduate students from the top...

The Benefit of Seeing the Brightside
The Benefit of Seeing the Brightside

Does a CEO’s positive thinking really impact a firm’s performance? A team of researchers including Gilles Hilary of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business explore the impact of...

Georgetown University Announces Inaugural Recipients of Leonsis Entrepreneurship Prize
Georgetown University Announces Inaugural Recipients of Leonsis Entrepreneurship Prize

Nearly a dozen Georgetown University students and recent alumni are a step closer to realizing their entrepreneurial ambitions, thanks to support from the...

Photo of McDonough Students Taking a Selfie During Commencment
Georgetown MBA Receives High Marks from Economist
Georgetown MBA Receives High Marks from Economist

In its annual “Which MBA?” ranking, the Economist listed Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as 23rd in the United States and 35th in the world, up from 26th and 40th...

Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA Grads
Financial Times Names EMBA and GEMBA Top Programs for International Business
Financial Times Names EMBA and GEMBA Top Programs for International Business

The Financial Times has listed two Georgetown University McDonough School of Business programs among the world’s best Executive MBAs in its 2016 ranking.

Georgetown’s...

GEMBA Students Learn Ignatian Traditions in Barcelona
GEMBA Students Learn Ignatian Traditions in Barcelona

In September, members of the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program toured Ignatian landmarks near Barcelona to better incorporate Jesuit values into their studies. Led by Fr. Ron...

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