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James Moore
Why MBA Curriculum Should Focus On Politics
Why MBA Curriculum Should Focus On Politics
In the third of an occasional series featuring two experts debating a hot topic for students, Mike Bastin, a visiting professor at Beijing University of International Business and Economics and Jim...
Highest To Lowest Average GMAT Scores At Top Business Schools
Highest To Lowest Average GMAT Scores At Top Business Schools
In this ranking of average GMAT scores for MBA students, Georgetown McDonough ranks 18th, with an average score of 691. This score is up three points from last year.
Prashant Malaviya
TV Breaks Rules to Take Ads From Streaming-Video Rivals
TV Breaks Rules to Take Ads From Streaming-Video Rivals
Why run TV ads telling TV viewers to stop watching TV? A shift in policy highlights the new world of video. If successful, commercials for the video-streaming services “might change consumer behavior...
Reena Aggarwal
Securities Lending ‘No Barrier’ to Shareholder Activism
Securities Lending ‘No Barrier’ to Shareholder Activism
A paper by Reena Aggarwal from Georgetown University, Pedro Saffi from the University of Cambridge, and Jason Sturgess at DePaul University analyzed the trends shown by investors recalling stocks...
Katelyn Rosa Stephenson
Admissions Q and A: Georgetown McDonough School of Business
Admissions Q and A: Georgetown McDonough School of Business
In this interview, Katelyn Rosa Stephenson, assistant dean for MBA admissions at the McDonough School of Business, outlines the Georgetown MBA admissions process step by step.
Why Going Brick-and-Mortar Could Be a Very Smart Move for Nasty Gal and Rent the Runway
Why Going Brick-and-Mortar Could Be a Very Smart Move for Nasty Gal and Rent the Runway
But Marlene Morris Towns, teaching professor of marketing at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, said one potential upshot of adding physical locations is that it rounds out the brand...
Good Boss, Bad Boss
Good Boss, Bad Boss
In an article quoting seven executives on the managers that made – or stalled – their careers: “I worked for an architectural firm and was asked to color drawings for clients. My pencil strokes went...
Arthur Dong
Alibaba Targets Smart Cars, Smart Devices
Alibaba Targets Smart Cars, Smart Devices
In March, No. 1 Chinese auto maker SAIC Motor announced that it would invest 1 billion yuan, or $160 million, in a joint venture with China e-commerce leader Alibaba to develop Web-connected cars....
Sheikh Khalid Attends First Meet of Advisory Board
Sheikh Khalid Attends First Meet of Advisory Board
Qatar’s leading business mind and the chairman of Ezdan Holding Group, Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Thani Al Thani, attended the first meeting of the Advisory Board of the Business, Society and Public...
This Georgetown MBA Team Just Won the Global Venture Capital Investment Competition
This Georgetown MBA Team Just Won the Global Venture Capital Investment Competition
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business crushed the competition at the Global Venture Capital Investment Competition for the third year running, earning another win over the weekend...
Hariri Symposium Tackles Challenges, Asserts Role of Business Education
Hariri Symposium Tackles Challenges, Asserts Role of Business Education

In an increasingly global business environment, companies have to grapple with issues ranging from terrorism to cybersecurity to militarism. The Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative at...

Millennials Call on World Leaders to Prioritize Ocean Sustainability, April 25
Millennials Call on World Leaders to Prioritize Ocean Sustainability, April 25

WHAT: The Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the Georgetown Sustainable Oceans Alliance, and the Lecture Fund will host...

MBA Team Wins Top Prize at International Venture Capital Competition
MBA Team Wins Top Prize at International Venture Capital Competition

A Georgetown University McDonough School of Business team of five MBA students placed first at the 2015 Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) global finals held April 9-11 at the...

Perception of Tax Refund as "Bonus" or "My Own Money" Influences Spending
Perception of Tax Refund as "Bonus" or "My Own Money" Influences Spending

How consumers view their tax refund – either as a “bonus” or money the government owes them – influences their spending habits, according to new research by the Georgetown Institute for Consumer...

Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities
Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities
It was at least 20 years ago that the top US business schools set out on a path to become global players, but two decades later it often seems that very little has been achieved. David Thomas, dean...
Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities
Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities

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