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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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Dean David Thomas
Analyzing the Business of Business Schools
David Thomas, dean of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, discusses the rationale of viewing business education from a global context and outlines how the university benefited...
Betsy Page Sigman
Too Hot to Connect: Can the Internet Withstand Climate Change?
Last Monday, thousands of Perth, Australia, residents discovered that the Internet had melted under temperatures of up to 112 degrees. If companies like Comcast, Time Warner Cable or Verizon aren’t...
Sunita Sah
Exploring the Dark Side of Leadership
Georgetown University professor Sunita Sah and colleagues have shown that overconfident individuals hold influence regardless of their performance.
Kasra Ferdows
Complex Global Supply Chains Deliver New MBA Careers
The difficulty in managing complex and fast-changing supply chains has led to greater need for talent, from logistics providers such as UPS to large manufacturing companies and consumer goods groups...
Ben Carpenter
Author Shares Advice, Lessons with Students

When Ben Carpenter’s daughter was preparing to take her first job after graduation, he worried that although she was a smart, well-adjusted person that she might not have all the tools she needed...

The MBA admissions team and Peer Insight used a journey map to show the highs and lows of the admissions process.
MBA Admissions Team Puts Itself in the Shoes of the Applicant

Each year, more than 2,000 people go through the same process: they polish their resumes, share their dreams in personal essays, and package their lives into a 20-question application, all in the...

Panel Discussion on FCC & Communications Mergers

Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy to Present “Declaration of Independents: Not All Mergers Are Created Equal,” Jan. 28

WHAT: The Center for...

Dean David Thomas
So You Think You Can Dance?
An article by David A. Thomas, Dean of the McDonough School of Business: Business schools looking for the right global partners are doing an elaborate dance, where every move is a possible misstep....
Cathy Tinsley
I Do, If You Will: Women Prefer Their Husbands to Be the Breadwinners
A new study authored by Georgetown McDonough Professor of Management Catherine Tinsley showed that women prefer their husbands to be the primary breadwinner, and men are good with that. Tinsley...
Take Note Republicans and Democrats, This is What a Pro-Innovation Platform Looks Like
This op-ed by Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, outlines the political choices that would make the government most friendly to technological...
Silicon Valley is Trying to Diversify, But Strategies Still Lag
Last week, Intel’s diversity head Rosalind Hudnell admitted it has taken the company a long time to make only a little progress. Its workforce today is 8 percent black and 4 percent Latino, while the...
Betsy Page Sigman
What Brands Need to Know about Social Media “Buy Now” Buttons
There could be a few reasons why Twitter and Facebook would be interested in bringing commerce their sites. Betsy Sigman, distinguished teaching professor at Georgetown University's McDonough...
Michael Koenig (left) is the team lead for ScoutPro, winner of the first Rural Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
First Rural Entrepreneur of the Year Announced: Iowa Business Named Winner

The American Farm Bureau Federation together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s StartupHoyas...

Execs Give Students Glimpse of Life on Wall Street

In her first year on Wall Street, Janine Shelffo (B ’89) found herself struggling with the rising stress level of the analyst lifestyle, so she spent her Sunday mornings in a self-made sanctuary...

‘Impact Investments’ Show Strong Returns, Survey Says
An overwhelming majority of "impact investments" met or exceeded financial and social-benefit goals, according to a survey released Thursday. The survey, prepared by the Aspen Institute and...
Betsy Page Sigman
Six Mobile Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
Most Internet shopping activity involves consumers actively searching out information on services or products. But mobile marketing is what’s called “push” technology, which involves sending...

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