Goizueta in the News: May 19, 2011

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BNET.com: Overweight? Blame Your Multitasking
“The idea that constantly shifting focus can harm your attention span and lead to inferior work has often been discussed on BNET (including a backlash against anti-multitasking panic). Now recent research has uncovered another way that multitasking could affect you — by making you fat.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia Tech team tries to open up Net
“Emory University professor Ramnath Chellappa said there is always interest in tools that promote transparency on the Web.”

The New York Times: Georgia Gives Police Added Power to Seek Out Illegal Immigrants
“Tom Smith, a finance professor at Emory University, said Georgia businesses were bracing for the impact. Some studies suggest that that Arizona’s law has cost the state as much as $250 million in convention business, he said.”

Emory News: MBA Students Take on Real-World Problems
“For two decades MBA students at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School have worked with top companies on real-world problems. The Goizueta Marketing Strategy Consultancy (GMSC) wrote a new chapter in its history May 5, 2011 with a round of guest speakers, presentations and professional judging.”

Forbes.com: The Future of Work
“The participants in the roundtable that produced this paper range from leading thinkers in academia, business and government including organizations such as Albright Capital Management, Deloitte, Goizueta Business School, IBM, Infosys, InnoCentive, Insight Venture Partners, ManPower, Microsoft, McKinsey, Sloan School of Management, Thomson-Reuters and even the President of the Romanian Senate.”

nextbillion.net: Winners Announced for the NextBillion 2011 Case Writing Competition
“We are pleased to announce the winners of the NextBillion 2011 Case Writing Competition, which was co-sponsored by the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, Acumen Fund, and Ashoka.”

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