Leadership is the management area’s strategic theme. This construct binds us all together and informs our research and teaching efforts. Our strategic theme provides foundational support for a core identity of the McDonough School of Business: principled leadership.

The Management Area faculty include renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience.

The management faculty conduct research on leadership, organizational behavior, and change management.

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    Civil Actions

    Rudeness at work can have a devastating effect on performance, Georgetown McDonough researchers have found. Thankfully, civility can do the opposite.

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    Thirteen Faculty Join McDonough in 2018-2019

    Georgetown McDonough welcomed new tenured and tenure-track faculty members, as well as visiting faculty members, teaching professors, lecturers, and faculty fellows, in the 2018-2019 academic year.

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    #Trending: North Korea Negotiations

    Faculty experts from Georgetown McDonough discuss the diplomatic relationship between the United States and North Korea on the eve of the historic meeting between the two country's leaders.

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    Trump-Kim: What Can MBA Students Learn About The Art Of Negotiation?

    Cathy Tinsley, professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, agrees. “Negotiations are best served if the negotiator and their team do a lot of preparation ahead of time,” she says. It’s also good to change up the players, she adds. “I think the fact that this is taking place in the context of several failed negotiations [by past Presidents] shows that all negotiations have linkage effects.”