Archive: Faculty

  • Equinox Could Experience Lasting Damage From The Anti-Trump Boycott, Despite Other Companies Escaping Unscathed

    “People have traditionally exercised their political will as citizens when they go vote,” Neeru Paharia, an associate marketing professor at Georgetown University, told MarketWatch. “Now there’s a trend where people are exercising their citizenship and their political efficacy in the marketplace, and they’re using their dollars as a way to vote, as a way to make a political statement.”

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  • Workhuman Book Club: “Mastering Civility” by Christine Porath

    In our Workhuman® Book Club pick for August, “Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace,” Georgetown University professor and Workhuman® Live 2019 speaker Christine Porath combines common sense, research, and storytelling to teach us about the repercussions and missed opportunities of this accidental incivility.

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  • Using Algorithms To Understand The Biases In Your Organization

    An article by Jennifer Logg, assistant professor of management: “Algorithms have taken a lot of heat recently for producing biased decisions. People are outraged over a recruiting algorithm Amazon developed that overlooked female job applicants. Likewise, they are outraged over predictive policing and predictive sentencing that disproportionately penalize people of color. Importantly, race and gender were not included as inputs into any of these algorithms.”

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  • What Is Cryptocurrency?

    Cryptocurrencies are “largely negotiable non-government digital assets,” said James Angel, an associate professor at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, who is studying financial technologies. Since – perhaps the most popular type of cryptocurrency – was first suggested in 2008, many variants have emerged. There are now thousands of cryptocurrencies (Translated from French).

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  • China Vows To Stabilize Its Currency

    Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Sibile Marcellus, and Brian Cheung sit down with Georgetown Professor Arthur Dong, live from Washington, D.C., to look further into the latest trade escalation between the U.S. and China.

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  • Mastering Civility In The Workplace With Christine Porath

    What happens when your workplace is exposed to incivility? What should you do if you are the target of this hostility and aggression? Tune in to this episode of the Talent Angle to hear Christine Porath, Professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, teach you how to navigate incivility in the workplace and enhance your own influence and effectiveness through simple acts of civility and respect.

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  • QS MBA Community Scholarship: 2019 Winner Jeyeon Chun

    I will be starting the full-time MBA program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. I decided to pursue my MBA at Georgetown, because Bloomberg ranked it first in the world for having the best-trained graduates. After reading the article, I wanted to find out what the experience is like and develop myself into one of the best trained business leaders.

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  • The Case For Gender Equality In Male-Dominated Industries

    An op-ed by Brooks Holtom, professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and academic director of its Engendering Utilities program, offered in partnership with USAID: “Despite years of attention to the gender gap in employment, and many years of women entering and graduating from college at higher rates than men, disparities remain. While many organizations have eliminated blatant discrimination, fewer actively devote resources to uncovering and overcoming the unconscious and unintentional biases in perceptions and practices that perpetuate inequities. This reality is often even harsher in the developing world, particularly in traditionally male-dominated industries.”

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  • The Value Of A (Strong) Dollar

    An op-ed by Rohan Williamson, professor of finance and the Bolton Sullivan and Thomas A. Dean Chair of International Business: “There has been some recent discussion of no longer allowing the markets to determine the value of the dollar by taking actions that affect the dollar to increase exports. But concerns that the dollar is too strong require some deeper thinking regarding the determinants of currency value.”

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  • Georgetown McDonough And USAID Expand Gender Equity Program – McDonough School of Business News

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced that it will deliver a Gender Equity Executive Leadership Program beginning this summer in Amsterdam. Participants from 17 energy utilities from around the world will participate. In partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), McDonough began the program in 2018 with individuals from 21 countries including Nigeria, Jordan, and Kenya. The goal of the program is to train utilities to instate gender equity practices across every level of their organizations. Brooks Holtom, the program’s Academic Director and Professor of Management at Georgetown McDonough, says, “This program has helped participants think deeply about how they can positively contribute to the active recruitment, development, and retention of women in male-dominated positions and industries.”

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