Room for Emotions in the Workplace?

On Feb. 4, 2008, the eve of the U.S. Super Tuesday primaries, Sen. Hillary Clinton had an emotional moment. That’s not surprising— the business of running for president of the United States isn’t exactly a stress-free proposition. What is more surprising is the amount of attention the moment garnered: aside from presidential candidate Howard Dean’s howl four years earlier,...

Online Info and Consumer Spending

As the U.S. economy struggles with constrained consumer spending and unemployment that continues to hover near 10 percent, many merchants are shifting more resources to online sales, which can offer significant savings by wiping out costly overhead associated with brick-and-mortar locations. Indeed, retailers are no doubt uplifted by the online sales numbers registered on Black Friday — the start of...

Goizueta in the News: Dec. 29, 2010

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). The Wall Street Journal: Phone-Wielding Shoppers Strike Fear Into Retailers "'Only a couple of retailers can play the lowest-price game,' says Noam Paransky, senior manager...

Furman: A Third Emory Degree

When Mark Furman considered diversifying his training as a cardiologist with an Executive MBA, he had plenty of choices. From his home in suburban Boston he researched weekend programs in the Northeast but quickly realized his educational "home" at Emory had what he needed. "Once I made the decision to get an Executive MBA, the decision was then 'Where?'" said Furman,...

Gurgenidze Honored for Global Contributions

As an investment banker and executive, Lado Gurgenidze made a name for himself with savvy business decisions and worldwide success. As a television host, he shared knowledge and built a brand with a recognizable and authoritative persona. As Prime Minister of Georgia, he continued massive economic reforms and led a country facing occupation by its neighbor. His career has taken many paths, but passion...

Goizueta in the News: Dec. 17, 2010

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). Fierce Finance: Hedge funds fare poorly in dollar-weighted returns "So, a recent study by professors at Emory's Goizueta Business School and Harvard Business School is...

Fortune, Poets and Quants Ranks Goizueta MBA

Poets & Quants and Fortune Magazine released a ranking of the top 25 business school MBA programs Thursday with Goizueta placing 20th on the list. Click here for the top 100 MBA programs according to Poets & Quants and veteran business school reporter John Byrne. The results came from a composite rank of the five top rankings including BusinessWeek, Forbes, U.S. News...

Goizueta, Atlanta talk Sustainability

The City of Atlanta Division of Sustainability and Goizueta Business School MBA students met Monday at city hall to discuss key aspects of research projects that, in some way, may help Atlanta become a greener and more sustainable city. Students are part of the school's first graduate-level Corporate Social Responsibility directed study. Bill Hosken, Budget and Policy Manager for the division...

Goizueta in the News: Dec. 10, 2010

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). AJC: Funds for Cobb water system diverted "Bond experts say most of the county’s actions ran afoul of bond restrictions that were agreed...

Sherrod Talks Diversity, Relationships

Crucial moments in America's Civil Rights Movement may be decades in the past, but racism and issues of diversity are very much current. To address and improve diversity management in the country and explore beneath controversial headlines, Goizueta Business School and Emory Law hosted a special conversation with Shirley Sherrod and Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr. Wednesday. The event was presented by...