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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
Abusive Leader or Master Motivator?
A contributed article co-authored by Robert Bies, professor of management and founder of the Executive Master’s in Leadership Program: Over the years and across many industries, society has been...
Marlene Morris Towns
Verizon Buys Yahoo for $4.8 Billion, And It's Giving Yahoo's Brand Another Chance
“The old-fashioned definition for a ‘dying brand’ was when a company went out of business,” said Marlene Towns, a professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. “The more recent definition...
Executive MBAs Share Their Biggest Business School Lessons
For many of this year’s Best & Brightest EMBAs, harnessing this diversity was the biggest lesson from business school. Georgetown’s Ellen Davis, best known for coining the phrase “Cyber Monday,”...
Global Executive MBA Cohort Graduates

The 32 recently graduated students of the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program have stamps in their passports, new connections with...

Juan Felipe Cardona (SFS '14) at 1776 on July 26, 2016
Creating the Future, One Startup at a Time

Juan Felipe Cardona has a vision for travel that is personal, authentic, and life-changing – an alternative to hotel chains, all-inclusive resorts, and Americanized food. Instead, Cardona (SFS ’14...

Consumer Spending Continues Slight Decline

Researchers from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business predict consumer spending will continue to slightly decline from June to July....

Chris Rider
Rooney Rule in Reverse: Minority Coaching Hires Have Stalled
Minorities dominate coaching positions for running backs and, to a lesser degree, the defensive secondary, but whites fill the most upwardly mobile spots. Researchers at the Georgetown McDonough...
robert bies
Sports Authority Accelerates Store Closings Amid Bankruptcy
The upset isn't just economic, said Robert Bies, a professor of management at Georgetown University, who studies bad news in the workplace. “They have to tell their families. Losing a job isn...
Best Lessons From The MBA Class of 2016
Like many, Georgetown’s Coral Taylor, who started as a product manager at Starbucks this month, discovered that she needed to learn how to follow before she could lead. “One of the greatest lessons I...
Jason Schloetzer
Roger Ailes' Resignation Could Lead to Executive Shake-Up
When a CEO is involved in a scandal usually the company can go in one of two directions, said Jason Schloetzer, associate professor at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. The company can...
GE’s Earnings Report May Not Be Wrong, But It May Still Mislead Investors
“It seems more prudent to highlight net EPS of 30 cents, as that’s the EPS definition according to GAAP,” said Allison Koester, assistant professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of...
For Generations to Come
McDonough School of Business Surpasses Capital Campaign Goal

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business surpassed its capital campaign goal of $100 million by more than $30 million thanks to support of alumni, parents, and friends of the school.

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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,...

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