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The Origin of Choices
A blog by Kurt Carlson: It is this power of choice to be an agent of good and bad change for ourselves that drives me to study the choices people make and how they make them. Every couple of weeks I...
Active or Passive Investing? Try Both
A blog article by Bill Droms: For retirees with defined contribution retirement plans or active workers who are accumulating funds toward retirement in a defined contribution plan (which covers most...
The Beat (Up) Generation
The Beat (Up) Generation
Christine Porath, an associate professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, puts it this way: “Certainly, Millennials are appreciated for their use of technology and skills...
Exclusive: High-speed trader Infinium Capital Winds Down – President
Since then, costs and competition have grown and profitability has dried up, said James Angel, an associate professor at Georgetown University who specializes in financial markets. "Its not...
FTC to Investigate Herbalife
Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Herbalife
James Angel, a Georgetown Business professor, told ABC News that in recent months, the market has fluctuated wildly on news about the company because there remains real uncertainty about which side...
The American-US Airways Merger Promises Improvement. But is it Delivering?
A survey conducted this month by a team of researchers from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business found that customers expect prices to rise and quality of service to fall after an...
10 Tips for Delivering Bad News
Commentary by Bob Bies: Despite its frequent occurrence in organizational processes, the delivery of bad news remains one of the most difficult tasks facing leaders, which is often caused by...
Moral Responsibility of Firms
The Moral Responsibility of Firms: For or Against?
While John Hasnas, Associate Professor of Business at Georgetown University, accepts that corporate moral agency might be feasible theoretically, he argued that it only has practical significance as...
Minority Business Leader Awards
Minority Business Leader Awards: David Thomas (Video)
David Thomas was raised by working-class parents in segregated Kansas City, Mo. Since then he obtained several advanced degrees, held top positions at some of America’s most highly regarded...
Youth Culture: Uniting Nations Through Hip-Hop
Commentary by Marlene Morris Towns: From anti-American riots to United States product boycotts, depictions of today's international youth can often show discontentment with American culture,...
To Make Better Choices, Imagine a Gun to Your Head
A blog post by Kurt Carlson: In a previous post, I argued that the only way to realize positive change in your life is by making choices. To use this insight it is necessary to know when one has a...
Local Business Schools Set Up Degree Programs Away — But Not Far From — Campus
“We came up with pretty clear evidence that there was not only an existing, but growing market, of MBA-ready professionals [in Tysons] that we were going to have a difficult time catering to because...
Which Cool Retailers Are Coming to DC?
DC real estate is peppered with MBAs, from analysts fresh out of top programs to company executives with storied careers. It got us thinking: how exactly are today's students learning? So...
Average GPAs at Top Business Schools
Georgetown McDonough is listed in a chart in this article: Over the past five years, undergraduate grade point averages at the top 50 U.S. business schools have generally crept higher or stayed about...
AT&T Market Tests: Transition, Schmanzition
AT&T Market Tests: Transition, Schmanzition
An article by Center for Business and Public Policy Senior Fellow David Goodfriend: AT&T recently announced the two markets where it will conduct trials under FCC supervision to shut down the old...
When Superstar Executives Become a Company Liability
When Superstar Executives Become a Company Liability
Jason Schloetzer, an assistant professor at Georgetown University who teaches courses on management accounting and performance measurement, says some superstar executives can be serious liabilities,...

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