Innovation: Should it always be a team sport?

Innovation: Should it always be a team sport?

Tian Heong Chan, Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management. Conventional wisdom has it that innovation is very much a team sport. To create a breakthrough innovation that is vastly more successful than its predecessors, you need to prioritize teams over the individual.   Not always, according to Tian Heong Chan, assistant professor...

The logistical challenge of food insecurity

The logistical challenge of food insecurity

Though coronavirus cases and unemployment numbers take center stage in pandemic impact discussions, since the onset of COVID-19 in our communities, “Hunger has become an even more critical issue,” said Lauren Fernandez 05JD/MBA, principal of the Fernandez Company and advisory board member at the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Lauren Fernandez 05JD/MBA, left, and fellow alum Valerie...

Goizueta welcomes new faculty

Rajiv Garg, Jeffrey Byrne, and Teri Lombardi Yohn

Classes may look different this fall than in previous years, but whether on campus or online, there will be four new faculty faces joining the Goizueta community: Jeffrey Byrne, Assistant Professor in the Practice of Accounting Jeffrey Byrne Jeffrey Byrne is an assistant professor in the practice of accounting and...

Goizueta PhD candidate highlighted in AMA Student Spotlight Series

Karen Anne Wallach 07MBA 21PhD

Karen Anne Wallach 07MBA 21PhD Karen Anne Wallach 07MBA 21PhD was recently highlighted by the AMA for her research on the intersection of branding and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Wallach’s research initiatives aim to better understand and quantify consumer perceptions of corporate sustainability initiatives, the role of product centrality in creating sustainable brands and the importance of...

Goizueta IMPACT360 students provide value to Azalea Health

Goizueta IMPACT360 students provide value to Azalea Health

When Brad Townsend 92MBA had the opportunity to be a judge for Goizueta’s IMPACT360 Showcase Day in 2019, there was no question he wanted his own company, Azalea Health, to be involved the following year. As chief financial officer at Azalea, Townsend saw firsthand the benefit of having students get involved in solving real problems at a variety...