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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...
How This Latina Turned The Ice Cream She Made In Her Dorm Room Into Her Full-Time Career
How This Latina Turned The Ice Cream She Made In Her Dorm Room Into Her Full-Time Career
Lulu’s Ice Cream, which served its first cone at the beginning of 2014, started in Luisa’s Georgetown dorm room.
Jason Schloetzer
Uber Fires 20 Workers After Harassment Investigation
Uber Fires 20 Workers After Harassment Investigation
The number of employees fired en masse for poor behavior is “unprecedented,” particularly given the seriousness of the claims, said Jason Schloetzer, a professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of...
Georgetown MBAs Win 2017 Fuels Institute Case Competition
Georgetown MBAs Win 2017 Fuels Institute Case Competition
According to Georgetown University, three McDonough School of Business MBA students recently won the 2017 Fuels Institute Case Competition following to their proposal on incorporating liquefied...
Kate Spade & Company Redefining the Global Value Chain
Kate Spade & Company Redefining the Global Value Chain
An op-ed by Cathy Tinsley, professor of management and director of the Georgetown Women’s Leadership Institute: This line of merchandise is part of a social enterprise initiative that is improving...
2017 Best EMBAs: Miri Rosner, Georgetown (McDonough) and ESADE
2017 Best EMBAs: Miri Rosner, Georgetown (McDonough) and ESADE
There were several factors that influenced my decision to choose the Georgetown|ESADE GEMBA Program. First, I attribute my ability to attend this program (and achieve a longtime dream!) to the...
Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer Could Now Move From the C-Suite to the VC Suite
Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer Could Now Move From the C-Suite to the VC Suite
The old America Online provides a useful comparison to Yahoo!, Michael McDermott, professor at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, and not just because Verizon is the buyer in both cases...

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