Goizueta in the News: Sept. 29, 2011

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CoStar Group: Billings Joins Pope & Land Enterprises
[Kirk] Billings has a bachelor’s from Vanderbilt University and completed postgraduate studies at Universidad de Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. He is currently pursuing his MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, and expects to graduate in December.”

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Best Places to Work
“In an effort to better understand the culture at Jackson Healthcare, an umbrella organization that encompasses nine operating entities, founder Richard ‘Rick’ Jackson allowed his company to be included in a study conducted by Brandon M. Smith, senior lecturer in the practice of management communication at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and management communications principal of Core Growth Partners LLC.”

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Handling An Unproductive Co-worker
“Workplace consultant and career coach Brandon Smith chats with us regularly about issues we all face in our work lives and careers.”

Global Atlanta: AT&T Exec Recognized for Global Leadership
“On Sept. 13, Mr. de la Vega was awarded the Global Innovation Award by the Goizueta Business School‘s Global Perspectives Program, which connects business leaders and politicians with the students.”

Voice of Goizueta: Net Impact Visits the Atlanta BeltLine
“On Friday, eight students in Goizueta’s Net Impact and Real Estate clubs got together for an Atlanta BeltLine bus tour.”

The National Law Journal: Study of refugees from failed law firms concludes that networking works
“The vast majority of those attorneys have since landed new jobs, according to a study by Emory University business professor Christopher Rider. He tracked the employment of 1,426 attorneys left jobless by the dissolutions of Heller Ehrman; Thelen; Thacher Proffitt Wood; WolfBlock; Dreier; and Morgan & Finnegan.”

Voice of Goizueta: We’re live on MBAWatch.com
“Great news! Goizueta Business School is now live on MBAWatch.com.”

Macon Telegraph: Coca-Cola in tariff tiff with France
“The proposed tax, which is pending parliamentary debate, would go into effect next year and potentially generate 120 million euros in revenue. ‘Countries are scrambling to do a lot of things to plug their deficits,’ said Ray Hill, associate professor of finance at Emory University in Atlanta. ‘Someone in France said, ‘Soda isn’t very French. Let’s put a tax on them.’ But someone didn’t put two and two together and say, ‘Hey, Coke is building a plant here.'”

The Emory Wheel: Student-Run Coffee Cart Serves Up Quality to Go
“A pair of Goizueta Business School students, Addie Davis and Sally Mengel, founded the Green Bean in 2005. These students were awarded with a Sustainability Grant and used the funds to purchase a cart that became the home of their growing business. It is currently located beneath the Cannon Chapel archway between White Hall and Callaway.”

The Emory Wheel: Emory Art Lock-In Captures Creative Energies
“Last summer, College seniors Sabrina Bernstein, Charlotte Watts and Goizueta Business School senior Madison Poche submitted a proposal to Late Night @ Emory for a grant to fund the event.”

News Blaze: KaMin LLC Announces Harlan Archer as President
[Harlan] Archer received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mathematics and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Georgia College and State University, where he earned the MBA Graduate of the Year award. In addition, he completed Emory’s Goizueta Business School Mini-MBA [sic] program and earned his Quality Engineer certification from the American Society for Quality Control.”

weather.com: The Weather Channel Names Mike Zarrilli Vice President of International
[Mike] Zarrilli will continue to be based at TWCC’s Atlanta headquarters. A native of Trenton, NJ, he received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova University and his MBA with a concentration in brand management from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.”

The Nonprofit Quarterly: Georgia Model for Key Plank of Obama Jobs Program Has Problems
Thomas Smith, a finance professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, agreed, saying that Georgia Work$ had been successful but only ‘at the margins.’ And only 92 Georgians have signed up for the program since February, according to Reuters.”

Examiner.com: ‘ChargeATL’ is an idea to put electric vehicles on Atlanta roads
“In a competition hosted by the City of Atlanta and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, a team of Georgia Tech students earned first prize and a monetary award for proposing a system for electric vehicle use in Atlanta.”

Harvard Law: Accounting Standards and Debt Covenants
“The following post comes to us from Peter Demerjian of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University…”

Georgia Public Broadcasting: When an Icon Leaves
“Of course, [Steve] Jobs is not the first iconic leader to leave his organization. So we asked Brandon Smith to help us look at what happens when a legend leaves.”

World Coffee News: Students Have Success with their Coffee Business
“In Atlanta, Georgia, students have been creative in their business acumen and social conscience as they provide a coffee service to their colleagues at the Emory University.”

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