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robert bies
Experts: Uber Faces Daunting Challenge Without Travis Kalanick
Experts: Uber Faces Daunting Challenge Without Travis Kalanick
“There had to be a sacrificial lamb,” said Robert Bies, a professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “This is an organization that is a great success story but...
Center for Financial Markets and Policy Hosts Financial Fraud Conference
Center for Financial Markets and Policy Hosts Financial Fraud Conference

The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy hosted a two-day conference, “Emerging Frauds in the Digital Age,” in partnership with the U.S...

Jason Schloetzer
Uber has a leadership void at a time of crisis
Uber has a leadership void at a time of crisis
"It's a reflection of what you see in many founder-run companies: The founder has been given a lot of control," says Jason Schloetzer, a professor at Georgetown who studies corporate...
FINRA to Weigh Rule Changes Targeting High-Risk Brokers
FINRA to Weigh Rule Changes Targeting High-Risk Brokers
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority also will issue regulatory guidance clarifying firms' existing supervisory obligations relating to brokers that pose special risks, CEO Robert Cook...
Fresh Push to Scrutinize Stockbrokers with Red Flags
Fresh Push to Scrutinize Stockbrokers with Red Flags
The guidance will tell firms how to conduct “heightened supervision” on such brokers, but won’t impose new requirements on the industry, FINRA CEO Robert Cook said in a speech on Monday at Georgetown...
PIMCO President to Retire; Co-COOs Named
PIMCO President to Retire; Co-COOs Named
In January, Jacobs will join Georgetown University’s Center for Financial Markets and Policy as a distinguished global fellow. Jacobs was also recently appointed to the board of directors of The...
Christine Porath
What Employees Want to See Most in Their Bosses Comes Down to a Single Word
What Employees Want to See Most in Their Bosses Comes Down to a Single Word
That's the conclusion posited by Christine Porath, associate professor of management at Georgetown University. She, along with Tony Schwartz, president and CEO of The Energy Project, conducted...
Brooks Holtom
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Takes Leave of Absence as Troubles Plague Company
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Takes Leave of Absence as Troubles Plague Company
“The one that shocked me was drugs,” said Brooks Holtom, a professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “Do you have to explicitly say we prohibit the use of non-...
The Favorite Professors of Top MBAs
The Favorite Professors of Top MBAs
“Professor Lee Pinkowitz, who taught our core finance class. I struggled a great deal with the concepts in finance, but Professor Pinkowitz was always very patient with me during his office hours and...
cathy tinsley
Learning Is a Key Component in Increasing Confidence
Learning Is a Key Component in Increasing Confidence
A post by Cathy Tinsley, professor of management: “This mission perfectly aligns with the Kate Spade & Company on purpose business model and initiative fellow Georgetown University McDonough...
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One-On-One With New Georgetown McDonough Dean Paul Almeida
One-On-One With New Georgetown McDonough Dean Paul Almeida
On August 1, the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business will welcome a new dean, Paul Almeida. Almeida is the current Deputy Dean of Executive Education and Innovation, as well as a...
The Economics and Regulation of the Freight Rail Industry
The Economics and Regulation of the Freight Rail Industry
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porath
Stress in the Office is Contagious — Here's How to Stop it From Spreading
Stress in the Office is Contagious — Here's How to Stop it From Spreading
Christine Porath and Christine Pearson recently reported some costs of workplace incivility and stress: 48% intentionally decreased their work effort; 47% intentionally decreased the time spent at...
Checking In on the U.S.-China Bit
Checking In on the U.S.-China Bit
The Trump administration hasn’t said much publicly about whether it wants to conclude long-running negotiations with China on a bilateral investment treaty, but the U.S.-China Business Council has...
Paul Almeida
McDonough Names Insider New Dean
McDonough Names Insider New Dean
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business tapped an insider for its open deanship. The school announced today (June 1) that Paul Almeida, deputy dean of executive education and innovation...
Jason Schloetzer
GM Investors Reject Greenlight Share Plan, Board Slate
GM Investors Reject Greenlight Share Plan, Board Slate
Jason Schloetzer, professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, said Greenlight's loss is not a major blow to the roughly $10 billion hedge fund and time will tell if its stake earns...

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