Goizueta in the News: Sept. 15, 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).

Bloomberg West (Yahoo! Finance): Williams Says Facebook `Aggressively’ Pursuing Ad Sales
“[Goizueta alum] David Williams, chief executive officer of BLiNQ Media LLC, talks about the outlook for Facebook Inc.’s advertising sales and competition from Google Inc.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Can U.S. government grow sustainable jobs?
“Politicians and pundits have finally gotten the message from the American public — jobs are the No. 1 priority. During the Great Recession and the weak recovery over the past two years, the unemployment rate has roughly doubled.” [written by Goizueta professor Jeff Rosensweig]

WXIA-TV: White House projects impact of jobs bill on Georgia
“A professor of economics and finance at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, Raymond Hill, who has been an open critic of the president’s previous stimulus bill, said Monday he doesn’t believe this new plan will generate the jobs the White House is forecasting.”

Creative Loafing: Obama’s economic garden needs care
“However, the economic gardening ‘policy’ outlined last week by President Barack Obama could prove quite fruitful.” [written by Goizueta professor Tom Smith]

Kiplinger: MBA Is Costly Investment in Her Future
“Like many Americans, Kim [Reese] was a victim of the Great Recession. She was laid off from her marketing job in 2009. So she decided to take matters into her own hands and enroll in an executive MBA program at Emory University, in Atlanta.”

Reuters: Georgia jobs program eyed as US model has big flaws
“Georgia Work$ had been successful but only ‘at the margins,’ said Thomas Smith, a finance professor at Emory University’s Goizueta business school. He said it needed more rigorous follow-up with employers to maximize its potential — something that would increase administrative costs.” [also on Yahoo! News]

Patch.com: What Businesses Need to Hear from Obama
“Emory University business and finance professor Jeff Rosensweig said there are three things business leaders want to hear from President Obama to encourage hiring: deregulation, tax reform and a more positive message.”

FOX5: Incentives, Confidence Keys to Job Creation
“Finance professor and economist Tom Smith of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School says consumer confidence will be crucial for the president’s jobs plan.”

Cleaning and Maintenance Management: The No-touch Way To Reaching Hand Hygiene
Vince Rountree is the senior marketing manager for Georgia-Pacific Professional’s Office Building Segment. Rountree has been employed at Georgia-Pacific since 2001 and holds several degrees: A Bachelor of Science (BS) in chemical engineering from Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.”

The Emory Wheel: U.S. News Ranks Emory No. 20 For Second Consecutive Year
“Emory held its spot among the top 20 schools in the ‘Great Schools, Great Prices’ category with 45 percent of its students receiving grants based on financial need. For the undergraduate business program, Emory’s Goizueta School of Business ranked 12th in the country and the College ranked fourth for economic diversity.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Emory, Tech, UGA at top of rankings
“Emory University was the state’s top-ranked college, coming in at No. 20 among national public and private universities. Emory has been a top 20 school for 19 consecutive years.”

Marketing & Advertising Industry Today: BRANDiosity Launches Global Beverage Marketing Practice
“Brandiosity is pleased to announce that it has named [Goizueta alum] David Cross and [Gozueta professor] Timothy Halloran as partners in its new global beverage marketing practice.”

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