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Not So Fast: 10 Hasty Mistakes Startup Founders Make
Not So Fast: 10 Hasty Mistakes Startup Founders Make
To find out more about “haste makes waste… and then scares away investors” behaviors I turned to Jeff Weiner, a highly experienced M&A specialist in the Los Angeles office of international law...
The World is a Classroom
The World is a Classroom
The GEMBA programme offered by Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (US) and ESADE (Spain) seeks to maximize learning for executives. Poonam Jain talks to Paul Almeida, co-...
Best Business Schools
Best Business Schools
Georgetown McDonough comes in at #25 on the list of best graduate b-school programs.
Why the CEO-Chair Split Matters
Why the CEO-Chair Split Matters
"It is rooted in the longstanding tradition that the chairman and the CEO usually come from the same group of people, the circle of friends and acquaintances where people know each other, know...
End Looming for Paper Certificates
End Looming for Paper Certificates
"Paper certificates are obsolete, and the industry wants to get rid of them for very good reasons—they're expensive, and they're a pain," Georgetown University finance professor...
New HFT Documentary Poses Lots of Questions, Provides Few Answers
New HFT Documentary Poses Lots of Questions, Provides Few Answers
One such observer interviewed by the filmmakers is James Angel, professor of finance at Georgetown University, who contends that he is “the guy who warned the SEC in writing that this kind of thing [...
Networking Advice for Young Minorities
Networking advice for Young Minorities
Networking advice for Young Minorities
David Thomas, author of "Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America," wrote in the Harvard Business Review about companies putting a focus on diversity but...
What Lawmakers Gained From Raking JPMorgan Over the Coals
What Lawmakers Gained From Raking JPMorgan Over the Coals
What Lawmakers Gained From Raking JPMorgan Over the Coals
"The guys that invented the product messed up big time. And if the best and the brightest can mess up like that, what does it mean for the rest of the system?" says Jim Angel, associate...
Telecommuting Can Boost Productivity and Job Performance
Telecommuting Can Boost Productivity and Job Performance
An opinion article by Michael Boyer O'Leary, assistant professor of management, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business.
Chasing Euforie
Chasing Euforie
While on residency in South Africa with my Georgetown McDonough Executive Master's in Leadership class, my team and I taught entrepreneurship to a group of 27 students at the Raymond Ackerman...
New Laws Take Guesswork Out of Investment Tax Liability
New laws take guesswork out of investment tax liability
New laws take guesswork out of investment tax liability
“When people buy stock over time, FIFO may not be the best option,” said Thomas Cooke, a tax and business law professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “That makes it very...
Washington becomes a test case for changes in online higher education
Washington becomes a test case for changes in online higher education
Georgetown University’s business school intends to welcome its first crop of 50 students for an online master’s degree in finance next January. Online graduate degrees in leadership and international...
Top B-Schools for Full-Tuition Scholarships
Top B-Schools for Full-Tuition Scholarships
Georgetown McDonough is listed among the top schools for scholarships.
Georgetown Carries The Weight Of New Big East Into Tournament
Georgetown Carries The Weight Of New Big East Into Tournament
To get a major TV deal, “Georgetown, Villanova or Marquette has to go to the Final Four,” says Ken Homa, a marketing professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and a season ticket holder...
Building Classroom Communities with Google+
Building Classroom Communities with Google+
How can you transform a classroom full of students into a community of learners? Betsy Page Sigman, a distinguished teaching professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University in...
SEC Favors Pilot Program To Vary Tick Size For Small Stocks
SEC Favors Pilot Program To Vary Tick Size For Small Stocks
James J. Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University, said a well-designed pilot program should last at least five years in order to provide meaningful data about the impact of varying tick...

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