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Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business’s distinguished faculty members regularly provide thought leadership through various media outlets. They share research insights and commentary on business news.

  • 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 learned is how to cooperate and collaborate with a team even if I may not agree with the direction the team is going,” she says. “Sometimes there is greater value in having a cohesive vision than pushing for the team to take one individual’s vision.”

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  • Elon Musk & Sheryl Sandberg Top List Of Business Leaders Most Admired By MBAs

    For Georgetown MBA Coral Taylor, [Howard] Schultz is more than a role model. He is an inspiration. “I admire his courage to do what is right even if it is not the popular decision,” she says. “During the financial crisis, he refused to take away health care benefits for Starbucks partners even though it would save the company a tremendous amount of money. His support of gay marriage, hiring veterans and young people, access to education, and sustainable coffee-growing practices inspire me.”

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  • The MBAs To Watch In The Class of 2016

    Rob Baker and Kan-Ying (Kenny) Kuo, 2016 graduates of Georgetown McDonough’s Full-time MBA program, are among nearly 100 graduating MBAs named to Poets & Quants’ “MBAs to Watch” list.

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  • Like Daughter, Like Father: Keeping Peace Corps in the Family

    As Karl strives to acclimate himself into his community, Shari – who now works as the Associate Dean of MBA Admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business – feels great pride in watching her father embark on the next chapter of his life by giving back to his global community. “My father has a huge heart and many talents,” said Shari, who recently helped to launch a Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program at the McDonough School. “He has spent the majority of his life in pursuit of justice for others or helping to educate the next generation. I’m so proud that he has chosen to spend his next chapter, after retiring, in continued service to others. I know how important the Peace Corps’ mission is to U.S. citizens and those around the world, and am glad that my father is now part of that amazing legacy.”

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  • The Best & Brightest MBAs In The Class of 2016

    Coral Taylor (MBA ’16) and Devon Weiss (MBA ’16) have been named to the Poets & Quants Best and Brightest MBAs of the Class of 2016 list. The list recognizes 100 outstanding 2016 graduates from 62 full-time MBA programs: For Georgetown’s Coral Taylor, being a good team member also involves stepping back and sometimes swallowing one’s pride. “One of the greatest lessons I learned is how to cooperate and collaborate with a team, even if I may not agree with the direction the team is going. Sometimes there is greater value in having a cohesive vision than pushing for the team to take one individual’s vision.”

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