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Georgetown McDonough students, faculty, and staff are newsmakers, whether being featured in the press, in the award-winning Georgetown Business magazine, or on social media. Learn more about the Office of Marketing and Communications, and find access to the school's media kit, downloadable images, and more.

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Sunita Sah
Morning People Are Less Ethical at Night
A blog post by Sunita Sah: “Employees face many temptations to behave unethically at work. Resisting those temptations requires energy and effort. But the energy that is essential to exert self-...
Kurt Carlson
Total Customer Value Trumps Simple Loyalty in Digital World
“However, in the predigital past, assessing customer value typically revolved around some combination of financial and transactional metrics. "A lot of organizations still focus on frequent...
Georgetown’s B-School Aims To Crack The Top 10
When Dean David Thomas of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business addressed the Class of 2014 at their graduation on May 17, 2014, he offered them a few key takeaways.
Marlene Morris Towns
Luis Suarez’s Future Endorsement Deals: In Peril or Bound for Comedy Gold?
“Sports fans can be very forgiving when it comes to transgressions off the field, but there is less room for mercy when it comes to an incident that overshadows game play, said Marlene Morris Towns,...
Christine Porath
The Power of Meeting Your Employees’ Needs
A blog post by Christine Porath: What stands in the way of our being more satisfied and productive at work? That’s the fundamental question we sought to answer in a survey we conducted with HBR last...
The Best Undergraduate Business Programs
Georgetown McDonough appears at No. 11 on this list.
Neeru Paharia
Target Asks Shoppers to Please Leave Guns at Home
“These things can actually be forced on you," said Neeru Paharia, a professor at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. "You do have to take a stand, right? You have to pick a side...
James J. Angel
Gotham’s Batman of Short Sellers Takes Down Spain’s Gowex
“Short sellers are our first line of defense against the pump-and-dump artists,” said James J. Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University whose research focuses on equity markets and...
The Astounding Boom in Undergrad Business Education
The seemingly practical nature of a business degree led Rupert Kingshott, 18, a recent high school graduate from Greenwich, Conn., to set his sights on attending a top 20 undergraduate business...
Neeru Paharia
Downfall of Crumbs Shows Limits of American Cupcake Addiction
“When you see something that gains adoption so rapidly, that suggests it might also decline rapidly,” said Neeru Paharia, an assistant professor of marketing at Georgetown University who keeps an eye...
Christine Porath
Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters as Much as Your Own
An article by Christine Porath: What leaders say is far less important than what they do. That’s one of the clearest conclusions we drew from a study, in collaboration with HBR, of 19,000 employees...
Marlene Morris Towns
Why You Might Be Seeing English Subtitles on Spanish-Language TV Ads
But sports aside, for advertisers, notes Marlene Morris Towns, a professor of marketing at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, "it really is a wise business move to look at who your...
Robert Bies
New VA Secretary Nominee Not a Health Care Expert
“The VA is a large and troubled organization," said Robert Bies, a management professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. "What's really missing is...
Arthur Dong
Here's Why China Isn't Ready To Send Its Military Into Hong Kong
"Beijing is also acutely aware that if Hong Kong were to go completely democratic, there will be other states within the realm who will also ask and or demand the same," Arthur Dong,...
Brooks Holtom
A Startling Number of Millennials Are Overqualified for Their Jobs
"These students are graduating with more student debt on average than any previous generation," Brooks Holtom, associate professor of management at Georgetown University's McDonough...
James Angel
Nobody Would Design Market We Have Now, Witness to Tell Senate Hearing
Georgetown University finance professor James Angel bluntly says the U.S.’s national regulatory structure needs to be massively overhauled and there is a risk of another 2008-style meltdown from not...

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