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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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robert bies
How Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Respond To Dallas Shootings And What It Means
An op-ed by Robert J. Bies, professor of management: With a presidential election just four months away — and the country in turmoil over the recent tragedies in Dallas, Minnesota and Baton Rouge — I...
Marlene Morris Towns
Little Buzz But Also Little Drama for Prime Day
"I haven’t heard much reaction from people this year and I think that in itself is telling. Going through Facebook, nobody’s bragging about the deals they’ve gotten," said Marlene Morris...
jeff reid
Here’s Why Employee Perks Are Actually Really Important
An op-ed by Jeff Reid, professor of the practice and founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative: In the earliest days of a startup, perks aren’t high on your priority list. You...
Schools That Deliver The Highest ROI For Business Majors
Last year, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business lacked the requisite number of student profiles to be ranked in ROI by PayScale. McDonough certainly made up for lost time in 2016,...
Women & Girls in Sports: When Will We Accept the New Normal?
An op-ed by Catherine Tinsley, professor of management and director of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute: When the world celebrates the summer Olympics in Rio next month, 4,700...
betsy sigman
What Pokémon Go Can Teach Businesses
An op-ed by Betsy Page Sigman, a distinguished teaching professor: Anyone with a child aged 8 and older has probably heard of Pokemon Go this week. As children and adults explore this new phenomenon...
Vishal Agrawal, operations and information management professor
4 Obstacles on the Way to a Circular Economy
An op-ed co-authored by Vishal Agrawal, assistant professor of operations and information management: The concept of circular economy is a grand, sweeping vision, which we hope will lead to better...
Marlene Morris Towns
Why Millennials Love Nostalgia
"Nostalgia used to imply something that happened 30 years ago, but social media has narrowed that window," says Marlene Morris Towns, a professor at Georgetown University's McDonough...
Principled Leadership and the Metro Turn Around
A contributed article by Michael McDermott, professor of the practice in management: Combating fatalities, mechanical breakdowns, and electrical fires, as well as a loss in ridership, the new general...
Elon Musk & Sheryl Sandberg Top List Of Business Leaders Most Admired By MBAs
For Georgetown MBA Coral Taylor, [Howard] Schultz is more than a role model. He is an inspiration. “I admire his courage to do what is right even if it is not the popular decision,” she says. “During...
Why Treating the Internet as a Public Utility is Bad for Consumers
An op-ed by Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy: Open Internet advocates celebrated long and loud in June when a federal court upheld the Federal...
John Hasnas
Comey’s Email Decision: Hillary Has Civil Liberties Too
An op-ed by John Hasnas, professor of business at Georgetown McDonough and executive director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics: Over 20 years ago, I published an...
Healy Hall
Georgetown Launches M.A. in International Business and Policy
Marlene Morris Towns
So You Think You Can Be Famous?
Marlene Morris Towns, a marketing professor at Georgetown University agrees. “Celebrities have to build twice as thick skin in today’s entertainment marketplace.” In addition to the rejections, she...
Will Brexit Spur an Exodus From the EU?
"The EU was created in order to provide prosperity for all of Europe and, in particular, bring the smaller countries into the orbit of the economic strength that Germany represents. Well, it...
The Harsh Downside of Free Trade – And the Glimmer of Hope
“Half of the workers in the business service sector in the US are in tradable activities, which in turn employ more people than the entire US manufacturing sector,” says J. Bradford Jensen, a...

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