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Fall 2012 Georgetown Business Magazine

Forget your assumptions about politics. With the 2012 election approaching, Georgetown McDonough researchers study how and why we vote in the Georgetown Business cover story on "Ballot Measures." Read more in the Fall 2012 digital edition and get ready to meet alumni who are "The Players" in showbiz and students who redefine D.C. as "The District of Consulting." [READ MORE] 


Upcoming Events
  • Oct. 9, 2012
  • Is It Time to Unify Telecommunications Policy? The Economic Evidence

  • Oct. 12, 2012
  • Energy Conference

  • Oct. 16, 2012
  • A Look Inside the Media Marketplace

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Long Receives Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management Global Career Conference & Expo Connects Students with Global Employers Georgetown McDonough Receives Brillante Award

Chris Long, assistant professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, was honored with the "Best Paper - Conflict in Context" award for his research on “How Managers’ Trust and Control Activities Influence Subordinates’ Perceptions” by the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management. This award is given to an outstanding field-based paper studying organizational, political, or social conflict.

On December 7, 2012, Georgetown McDonough and ESADE Business School in Spain are hosting the second Global Career Conference & Expo. More than 300 MBA students from top schools who are interested in internships and full-time employment with global organizations will meet with employers seeking top talent for positions both abroad and in the United States. Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is the 2012 recipient of the Brillante Award for Educational Excellence from the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA). The Brillante awards recognize outstanding individuals, businesses, non-profits, educational institutions, and companies as the most prestigious honor awarded by the organization.

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Global Social Enterprise Initiative Launches Executive in Residence Program Dean Thomas Receives Beacon Award for Leadership Jensen Delivers Congressional Testimony
The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business has launched a new Executive in Residence program this fall, welcoming Melissa L. Bradley, chief executive officer of Tides, and Edward Martin, director of marketing excellence and corporate social responsiblity insights at the Hershey Company, as Executives in Residence for the 2012-13 academic year.
David A. Thomas, dean and William R. Berkley Chair of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, received the prestigious Beacon Award at the National Executive Forum last month in Dallas. The Beacon Award is presented annually by the nonprofit executive leadership organization Executive50 to a visionary leader who exhibits continued and dedicated commitment to leadership development in a truly inclusive fashion. On Thursday, September 20, 2012, J. Bradford Jensen, professor of international business and economics at Georgetown McDonough, delivered testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade, Committee on Ways and Means, on the topic of “Opportunities for U.S. Exports of Business Services.”

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Georgetown on the Hill Forum on Telecommunications Supporting the Studies of Military Members Sweatshops: A Debate October 30, 2012
On Tuesday, October 9, the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy will present a Georgetown on the Hill forum, "Is it Time to Unify Telecommunications Policy? The Economic Evidence." The event features John Mayo, executive director of the center and professor of economics, business, and public policy at the McDonough School of Business.
When six active-duty military students in the Executive MBA (EMBA) class of 2012 enrolled in Georgetown McDonough in 2010, they had no idea that changes to the Post 9/11 GI Bill would lead to decreases in their tuition benefits. Kevin McGuire (BSBA/MSFS ’96), managing director at Goldman Sachs & Co., and Jake Hyde (C ’93), partner at Marathon Asset Management, stepped in to be of service to the servicemen. The Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics will host a debate on the question: What ethical obligations do multinational enterprises have to the workers at the base of their supply chains? Edward Soule, associate professor of ethics at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and Benjamin Powell, assistant professor of economics at Suffolk University, will present their views on the question and invite comments from the audience.
Georgetown Global Forum: Mexico City

magic picture'In Mexico City on October 16, Georgetown McDonough will hold the first event in its new Georgetown Global Forum Series. This series will bring together alumni, corporate partners, friends of Georgetown, and prospective students for an evening of networking in cities around the world. The forum in Mexico City includes an MBA admission information session; a special presentation by professor J. Bradford Jensen, author of Global Trade Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring; and a networking reception. Alumnus Marcos Alcocer, MBA '88, is hosting the event. [REGISTER]

HOMECOMING 2012: Georgetown McDonough Homecoming Party

magic picture' On Saturday, September 29, some 150 alumni and current McDonough School of Business students gathered for a special Georgetown McDonough BBQ and to cheer on the Hoyas at Homecoming 2012. See who was there and tag your friends in the Facebook album. [TAG YOUR FRIENDS]

Alumni Referral Program

magic picture'As an alumnus of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, you understand firsthand the drive, motivation, and commitment it takes to succeed on the Hilltop. We welcome your endorsement of friends, colleagues, and family members to our competitive degree programs. [REFER]


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Oct. 10-12, 2012
Demystifying Finance

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Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2012
Meditation at McDonough

Oct. 30, 2012
Sweatshops: A Debate

Dec. 7, 2012
Global Career Conference & Expo


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