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Commencement Speakers
Georgetown McDonough Announces Commencement Speakers

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Humana President and CEO...

TAA Fight on the Horizon
Trade adjustment assistance is paltry, pathetic, puny,” Bob Vastine, a senior industry fellow at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, said during a discussion on Capitol Hill. “...
Paul Almeida
Trump Can Thank Cruz and Kasich for His Likely Nomination
A contributed article by Paul Almeida, professor of strategy and senior associate dean for executive education: Donald Trump swept the five Republican primary contests on Tuesday night and declared...
Sandeep Dahiya
Baby Formula From Jessica Alba's Honest Co. Isn't Really Organic, Lawsuit Alleges
But opting for a sale instead of going public is a trade-off, said Sandeep Dahiya, an associate professor of finance at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. IPOs are still...
Jason Schloetzer
Katzenberg to Relinquish DreamWorks Animation CEO Role After Comcast Deal
Jason Schloetzer, a Georgetown University accounting professor and corporate governance expert, said Comcast may want to hold onto Katzenberg for several years as his company adjusts to new ownership...
The Power of Merely Requesting a Favor
A contributed article by Simon Blanchard, assistant professor of marketing: Research on social influence has long recognized the power of favors. By understanding favors, you can improve the odds...
MBA Program Hosts First McDonough “Sippy Cup”

Brooke Raybould (MBA '16) poses with her husband and son.

 

For an afternoon, Connelly Commons at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business was transformed...

Cherie Blair Addresses the Global Business Initiative’s Advisory Board in Rome

The Georgetown McDonough Global Business Initiative held its annual Advisory Board meeting in Rome in April, in conjunction with the university’s John Carroll Weekend. During the meeting, members...

Georgetown Celebrates Student Entrepreneurs

John Fernandez, Doug Grant, and Craig Poland have had meetings at hospitals across the country to make it easier for those facing blood cancer to find a match for a potentially lifesaving stem...

MBA Student Wins International Leadership Award

Abby Schwartz, a second-year MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, is the recipient of the 2016 Graduate Business Forum (GBF) Responsible Leadership Award. Schwartz was...

Marlene Morris Towns
Queen Elizabeth II at 90: Why The Royal Family Enchants Americans So Much
"Generally, Americans tend to be quite nationalistic, and we don't think as much as we should about events outside our borders, so it's fascinating that the royal family is so popular...
Dean Thomas GBI-
Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective
One remedy is for team members to devote some time to highlighting their different ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives. Robin Ely of Harvard Business School and David Thomas, the current dean of...
James J. Angel
Citadel Tops List of Private U.S. Trading Venues
"By putting out this data, it gives us a sense of who is doing what and it gives us a better understanding of how stock trades take place," said James Angel, a finance professor at...
Kurt Carlson
Hard to Disagree With the Power of Three
In business, when it comes to messaging, three items suffice and four are too many, according to experiments with college students conducted by Professor Suzanne Shu from UCLA’s business school and...
The 40 Under 40 Most Outstanding MBA Professors
Allison Koester, assistant professor of accounting, is one of the 2016 “40 Under 40 Most Outstanding MBA Professors,” according to Poets & Quants. The list recognizes rising stars at business...
betsy sigman
Facebook Hires Google 'Moonshot' Exec for R&D
"Being at DARPA, which created the Internet, makes this an especially interesting hire," says Betsy Page Sigman, professor of operations and information management at Georgetown University...

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