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Actually, Consumers Don’t Need More Nutrition Info on Restaurant Menus
When it comes to choosing which sandwich to have, there are two mental processes in effect, explains Debora Thompson, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough...
Here Are the 50 On Fire Winners
Here are the 50 On Fire Winners
The Powerhouse in Georgetown was packed with 400 hot Washingtonians to celebrate the District's best and brightest who are setting the D.C. scene on fire, and to finally see the 50 on Fire...
A Holiday Party Survival Guide, Business School Version
A Holiday Party Survival Guide, Business School Version
Don’t forget your social graces. Make introductions, thank your hosts, and follow up the next day, says Patricia Buchek, a senior assistant dean at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. Stick...
Washington's Public School Principals Go Back to School
Washington’s Public School Principals Go Back to School at Georgetown’s McDonough
On Saturday, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business awarded executive master’s in leadership to a new cohort of students: administrators from Washington’s troubled public school system. Based on...
3 Ways to Get Picture-Perfect Photo Prints
3 Ways to Get Picture-Perfect Photo Prints
But watch out for steep shipping charges, which are often "only revealed to customers on the last pages" of the checkout process, warns Simon Blanchard, an assistant marketing professor at...
A New App Wants to Make Stock Trading Free for All
“If you put the money in the bank it sits there." James Angel, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Hilton Worldwide Goes Public
2013: Hilton Worldwide Goes Public
“If the company is profitable, as it has been, the fact that their headquarters are here should mean more jobs for the region,” Reena Aggarwal, McDonough professor of finance at Georgetown University...
The Target Takeaway: 3 Things
The Target Takeaway: 3 Things
Goodstein: As soon as you know about [a crisis], you announce to the world what's going on, what the source is, what you're doing to handle it and what you're doing to make sure it won...
Making Information Hard to Process Could Benefit Businesses
Chandon Ince and her colleague Debora Thompson from Georgetown University wanted to take the research one step further. If consumers thought a task was too difficult, would they hire someone to do...
The Power of Three
The Power of Three
Put together by two marketing and behavioral-science professors, Kurt Carlson of Georgetown University and Suzanne Shu of the University of California, Los Angeles, and scheduled to run in the...
Turning Waste into Money: A Compost Story
Bill Novelli, professor and director of the global social enterprise initiative at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, has started entrepreneurial projects of his own. He'...
Sochi 2014: Without Lindsey Vonn, U.S. Olympic Team in Search of Stars
“So much of what people are interested in besides pure athletics are the personal stories, and so many of these people we get to know Olympics after Olympics, and we keep track of them.” Marlene...
Women at Business School
Women at Business School
Mae McDonnell is an assistant professor of strategy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in the US. Her research interests focus on the intersection of law and corporate behavior,...
The Most Persuasive Number in an Argument? It's as Easy as One, Two, Three
The Most Persuasive Number in an Argument? It’s as Easy as One, Two, Three
In their report, When Three Charms but Four Alarms, researchers at Georgetown University and the University of California, Los Angeles, put forward the notion that someone listing three factors will...
High-tech Upgrades May Let Aging Boomers Live Independently in their Own Homes Longer
A lot of thought, then, must go into designing products that don’t intimidate seniors, said Bill Novelli, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business who also works with an...
Being Tough Can Make You A Better Manager
The challenge is to set high demands while still being supportive. "When you build a relationship on trust, then the majority of people are OK with tough love," says Christine Porath, a...

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