Goizueta in the News: Dec. 1, 2011

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KSTP.com: Advocate Networks Names Derrick Harris Chief People Officer
[Derrick] Harris holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Columbia University in New York City.”

Poets & Quants: GMAT Scores Slip at Many Top Schools
“Other schools bucking the GMAT decline trend were Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Virginia’s Darden School, Texas’ McCombs, and Emory’s Goizueta School of Business. All those institutions reported ten-point gains on their median GMATs. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business reported a five-point increase to 690 from 685.”

Strategy+Business: Taming the ‘Bullwhip Effect’ in Supply Chains
Nikolay Osadchiy (Emory University)… Big shifts in demand are the bugaboo of any supply chain. All players do their best to avoid gluts and shortages in inventory, and companies higher up the chain are particularly wary of the sting that comes from the bullwhip effect.”

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Don’t Put it Off
“Workplace expert and career consultant Brandon Smith explains why we put off some things and how we can overcome that tendency.”

Today’s Garden Center: Pricing Shapes how Consumers View a Store
“The way a retailer prices its products impacts how customers perceive the value of the overall store, says Ryan Hamilton, a professor at Emory University’s MBA program.”

EON: EPIX Names Andy Hunter to General Manager, Digital Media Applications and Products
Andy [Hunter] has a BA in Economics from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and an MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He currently resides in Connecticut with his wife and daughter.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: How housing’s bubble burt
Jim Grissett, a principal with the Parthenon Group, is a real estate investor, adviser and adjunct professor of real estate finance at Emory University.”

Cleveland (Tenn.) Daily Banner: Shipley Buckner is memorialized by gift
[Ralph Buckner] also holds a master’s of business administration from the Robert C. Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta.”

The (Florence, Ala.) Times Daily: Mars Hill Graduate Named Marshall Scholar
“‘Every candidate who makes it to the interview stage for a Marshall scholarship has already succeeded in what is probably the toughest selection process for any scholarship program in the country,’ said Jeff Rosenweig, Emory University’s associate professor of international business and finance. He served as selection committee chairman.”

Business Insider: Here’s What Recruiters Really Look For In Your College Degree
“‘We do take into consideration the undergraduate institution, but it’s not quite as dramatic as you might think,’ said Julie Barefoot, the associate dean of MBA admissions at Emory University’s esteem [sic] Goizeuta Business School.”

Georgia Trend: Coca-Cola – Everywhere at Once
“If Coca-Cola had a holy trinity, Mooney believes Woodruff would be the Godfather, with Candler and Roberto Goizueta, Woodruff’s protégé, and the namesake for Emory’s business school on either side.”

 

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