Goizueta in the News: Feb. 3, 2011

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Notable comments from Goizueta staff, faculty and students will be shared each week along with news on alumni, programs and rankings. Click here to review previous media updates. You can also inform Goizueta Newsroom of media postings (email).

The Emory Wheel: New Group Seeks to Advance Student Business Endeavors Through Advising Efforts
“After hearing of students whose entrepreneurial ideas were hampered by a lack of resources and support, Goizueta Business School senior Ryan Gaines and B-School senior Augusto Frausin decided it was necessary to provide them with a means to make their ideas reality.”

AJC: Book tries to inspire girls toward tech careers
EMBA alumnus, Bonnie Daneker’s new book — CLIMB: Leading Women in Technology Share their Journeys to Success focuses on the fact that, “women make up almost half of the American work  force, but not when it comes to careers in technology.”

The Marietta Daily Journal: Lockheed’s new leader: Performance is job No. 1
“On Jan. 3, Shan Cooper, 42, became vice president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and general manager of the company’s Marietta facility.”

11Alive.com: Egypt’s Unrest Not Likely to Drive Up US Gas Prices
“Economics and Finance Professor Ray Hill of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta said, ‘Even if it [Suez Canal] were shut down for a long period of time, it would still have only have a temporary effect on oil prices until the routes were changed, and add a few more cents to a barrel of oil delivered to the United States, but not a lot.’”

FINS from WSJ: Clean Your Balls’ With Axe’s Aaron Calloway
“Aaron Calloway had a problem. And the solution changed his career. The Axe brand manager had to sell a personal hygiene product popular among women to 18-to-24 year old males — a demographic that shied away from anything remotely ‘girly.’”

AllAfrica.com: Nigerian Becomes Coca Cola CEO
“After many decades of successful operation in the Nigerian market, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited has announced the appointment of a Nigerian, Kelvin Balogun as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective February 1, 2011.”

Knowledge Wharton: Will Customers Still Answer the Siren Call of Starbucks?
“Sundar Bharadwaj, a marketing professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, points out that with the explosion of social media, customers can communicate quickly about a new logo. That is why he thinks ‘firms should bring people into this process of change from the beginning, and start a real conversation with them.’”

Goizueta Newsroom: MBA Program Ranked by Financial Times
“The Full-Time MBA Program at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School placed 16th in the nation in rankings released today by Financial Times.”

Goizueta Newsroom: Some Positive Signs in 2011 for Real Estate
Roy Black, a professor in the practice of finance and head of the real estate program at Goizueta, says recovery in the U.S. housing market is one of the top issues to watch as 2011 progresses.”

Goizueta Newsroom: Will Technology Overshadow Politics in 2011?
“The door has just closed on 2010, but members of Emory University’s faculty are already weighing in on the hot topics of 2011 and their potential effects on business.”

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