Goizueta in the News: Oct. 6, 2011

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Market Watch: SANUWAVE Appoints Private Equity Veteran Barbara M. Henagan to Its Board of Directors
Ms. [Barbara] Henagan is on the Board of Councilors of The Carter Center and is a member of the Goizueta Business School Advisory Board of Emory University. She holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Princeton University.”

eWeek: Asking the Right Questions
“That challenge is posed by Kevin Coyne and Shawn Coyne in Brainsteering. The brothers – Kevin, who used to be with McKinsey & Company, teaches at Emory University, while Shawn is a management consultant – note that a parade of studies over the years has shown that traditional brainstorming is both an ineffective and inefficient method for developing good ideas.”

Digital Journal:Frequently Maligned Class Action Lawsuits Actually Deter Financial Wrongdoing, Study Finds
“This first study to validate the enforcement value of class actions through empirical research was conducted by Dr. Kedia and Shivaram Rajgopal, Ph.D., Chartered Accountant and Schaefer Chaired Professor of Accounting at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, with Jared Jennings, a doctoral student at the University of Washington’s school of business.”

Global Atlanta: Challenging the Rise of India and China
Jagdish Sheth, a chaired marketing professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, agreed that India should create a more hospitable environment for foreign investors. But he argued that corruption is mainly a problem because it’s informal and opaque, in contrast to the American system of lobbyists and political-action committees.”

Media Newswire: Solar Jackets Win Electric Vehicle Case Competition for Idea to ‘ChargeATL’
“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 adoption in Atlanta.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Highlighting Flow of Military Benefits to For-Profits, Senators Seek Changes in Key Rule
“[Goizueta alum] Theodore L. Daywalt, president of VetJobs.com, Inc., suggested that Congress go even further and require for-profit colleges to receive at least 20 percent of their revenue from nonfederal sources.”

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Unemployed Need Not Apply
Brandon Smith teaches about leadership, communication, and workplace culture at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Women in Technology names new executive director
[Stephanie] Hill earned degrees from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business and the University of Pittsburgh.”

Carolina Peacemaker: Champion swimmer teaches kids water safety
“He graduated in 1998 as an Academic All-American with a degree in International Relations. [Sabir] Muhammad holds an MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.”

WABE: MARTA fares continue to increase as gas prices decrease
Tom Smith is an assistant finance professor at Emory University. The continued slumping economy keeps pushing down gas prices. The same economy hurts sales, which in turn hurts the sales tax revenue heavily needed to fund MARTA.”

Bloomberg: Perks, Camp See Opportunity in Dividend Paying…
“Edward Perks, a portfolio manager for Franklin Templeton Investments, and [Goizueta alum] James Camp, managing director of fixed income at Eagle Asset Management Inc., talk about their investment strategies, the U.S. bond market and dividend paying stocks.”

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