Goizueta in the News: Sept. 8, 2011

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The young ‘recalibrate’ job dreams
“‘They coddled their kids during the booming economic times and the expectations were sky-high from parents, teachers and everybody else that great things were expected of them,’ said Andrea Hershatter, a senior associate dean at the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University, who has written about the millennial generation.”

Emory University News: What Businesses Want to Hear from the President
“Emory business and finance professor Jeff Rosensweig says there are three things business leaders want from President Obama to spur hiring: deregulation, tax reform and a more positive message.”

FOX5 Atlanta: E-Readers Revolutionize Way People Read
“‘The electronic model is here to stay,’ said Emory marketing professor Reshma Shah.”

Computerworld: Good CFO/Bad CFO
Xue Wang of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School looked at 27,797 executive-year observations from the ExecuComp database between 1998 and 2005 and found that post-Sarbox compensation increased for companies with strong internal controls while decreasing for firms with weak internal controls.”

Voice of Goizueta: The One-Year MBAs Welcome Back the 2nd Years
“The moment we had all been waiting for – well, at least the 39 of us in the one-year MBA program – integrating with the second year MBA students as they returned from their internships. ”

WABE: New Federal Numbers Show Jobless Rate Flat
“WABE’s Denis O’Hayer spoke with Emory University economist Tom Smith, an assistant professor at the Goizueta School of Business.”

The Christian Science Monitor: For American youth, Labor Day report paints an even worse jobs picture
“‘This sector has the worst unemployment of any group,’ says economist Thomas Smith from Emory University, who notes that he has seen the impact rippling through the school’s student body.”

Bloomberg Businessweek: How to Address a Layoff in an Interview
“‘Often, I find candidates try and rework their resumes to make the layoff harder to detect, but I do not recommend that strategy because the application and interview require a sequential accounting of their work history,’ says Julie Barefoot, associate dean of MBA Admissions at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, in an e-mail.”

Bloomberg Businessweek: Curriculum Changes Bring MBA Core Front and Center
“The next year, first-year students who had typically received internship offers in March or April received them as early as November, and more received offers from companies with structured programs that tend to make full-time offers to their interns, says Wendy Tsung, associate dean and executive director of MBA career services.”

The Emory Wheel: Joshua Busch, 21, Caring and Devoted
Joshua Busch, known for his dedication to lacrosse and photography in addition to a passion for business, died Tuesday morning. He was 21 years old.”

The Emory Wheel: Commemorating Joshua Busch
“The Wheel staff would like to offer its condolences to all friends and family of Goizueta Business School senior Joshua Busch who passed away this week. Busch contributed much to the Emory community in activities ranging from the Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity to Emory Lacrosse and will certainly be missed.”

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