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  • Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series to Host Dan Och

    The Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host Dan Och, founder and CEO of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, on Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Rafik Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium. He will discuss “The Hedge Fund Business: Where It’s Been and Where It’s Headed.”

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  • The Balance of Trust vs. Control

    During the last few decades, research has proven the importance of trust in work environments and its effect on employee satisfaction and turnover rates. While studies have shown how trust impacts employees, little is known about what leads managers to build trust with subordinates.

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  • Are Trade Agreements in America's Best Interest?

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the event “Are Trade Agreements in America’s Best Interest” as part of its Georgetown on the Hill series Thursday, March 6, 2014.

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  • Annual MBA Basketball Tournament Raises $7,000 for Charity

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business hosted the 25th annual Ultimate 4 MBA Basketball tournament on February 16, 2014, in Yates Field House. The tournament raised approximately $7,000 for Horton’s Kids, a local non-profit dedicated to health and education for low-income students in DC.

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  • The Role of Managers in Tax Planning

    New Research Finds Top Managers Can Save Firms Millions in Taxes

    Each year, the majority of public companies in the United States pay 20 to 40 percent of pretax income to the government in the form of income taxes. Since every dollar paid to Uncle Sam is a dollar that cannot be reinvested within an organization, paying taxes could be considered an inefficient utilization of resources.

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  • Latin American Leaders Finish First Six Weeks of Global Program

    Nearly 40 Latin professionals representing the Ibero-American region have completed the first half of the Global Competitiveness Leadership (GCL) Program’s 12-week curriculum at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Sponsored by Georgetown's Latin American Board (LAB), the GCL Program cultivates a new generation of socially responsible, innovative, and ethical leaders.

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  • Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide CEO to Speak at Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series

    Kevin Roberts, CEO worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi, will discuss “Winning the World – How to Succeed in the Age of the Idea” as part of the Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

    The event also is sponsored by the Undergraduate Program Office and the Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association. 

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    WHEN:  
    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    5:30-6:30 p.m.

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  • EML Capstone Showcases Outstanding Papers

    On Saturday, February 15, the Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) Program held its annual Showcase of Outstanding Masters Papers. Out of 31 projects, the top four papers were selected to be presented to staff, students, and alumni at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. We congratulate the following students on their exceptional work:

    Brigette Bethea, ULEAD: Building, Bridging, Transforming
    Mentor: Thomas Hajduk
    Reader: Richard America

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  • Executive Wisdom Blog Launches

    The Office of Executive Education at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently launched Executive Wisdom, a blog highlighting the latest in innovative business thinking and research from Georgetown McDonough faculty, global thought leaders for world-class business. Executive Wisdom is designed to provide on-the-go insights on a broad range of issues relevant to managers for meeting the strategic, economic, and operational demands of global business.
     

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  • Latin American Ambassador, Celebrity Chef Prepare MBA Students for Global Consulting Projects

    Harold W. Forsyth, ambassador of Peru to the United States, and Jose Andres, chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup, spoke to MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on February 18 in preparation for their upcoming Global Business Experience international consulting projects, which begin March 1.

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