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The Three Act Play of Delivering Bad News

In the study, "The Delivery of Bad News in Organizations: A Framework for Analysis," Professor Robert J. Bies provides practical guidance for managers and other professionals in the delivery of bad news. The paper presents a ‘play’ that conceptualizes the delivery of bad news as a process involving a variety of activities in three different, but interrelated, ‘acts’ — preparation, delivery, and transition. [READ MORE]

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  • February 25, 2014
    Winning the World: How to succeed in the age of the idea: A presentation by Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi

MBA Students Indian Panel Diversity Dialogue
MBA Students Trek to California GEMBA Program Hosts Panel on Indian Retail Trade in New Delhi Georgetown McDonough Hosts Diversity Dialogue Conference

In January, 27 MBA students from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business traveled to California for the annual CalTrek—West Coast recruitment visits across industries and functional areas.

During the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA module in India, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Spain’s ESADE Business School hosted a panel discussion on Indian retail trade on February 13, 2014.

Georgetown Aspiring Minority Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (GAMBLE) and the Georgetown McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program Office invited students from throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area to participate in the school’s inaugural Diversity Dialogue Conference on January 24, 2014.

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EML Capstone Showcases Outstanding Papers Latin American Leaders Finish First Six Weeks of Global Program Launch of Executive Wisdom
On February 15, the Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) Program held its annual Showcase of Outstanding Masters Papers. Out of 31 projects, the top four papers were selected to be presented at the McDonough School of Business to staff, students, and alumni.

Thirty-nine Latin professionals representing the Ibero-American region are on campus participating in the 12-week Global Competitiveness Leadership Program. Sponsored by Georgetown's Latin American Board, the program cultivates a new generation of socially responsible, innovative, and ethical leaders.

The Executive Education Office recently launched Executive Wisdom, a blog highlighting insights on a broad range of issues relevant to managers for meeting the strategic, economic, and operational demands of global business by Georgetown McDonough faculty. Stay informed with Executive Wisdom.

Georgetown McDonough Graduate Alumni Reunion Weekend 2014 
We are looking for volunteers to help plan Georgetown McDonough's 2014 Graduate Alumni Reunion from the classes celebrating their milestone graduation anniversary: MBA: 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009; MBA-EP: 2009; EMBA: 1999, 2004, 2009; GEMBA: 2009; and EML: 2009. It is a great way to be in service to your alma mater and have an active voice in the type of programming you would like to see and take part in during reunion. To volunteer, please contact Justine Schaffner, assistant dean of alumni and external relations, at or Emily Rector, program manager of alumni and external relations, at

MBA Alumni Business Networking Breakfast in London
Meet and mingle with a small group of fellow Georgetown MBA alumni over breakfast.

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time: 8-9:30 a.m.
Egon Zehnder
Devonshire House
Mayfair Place
London W1J 8AJ

RSVP to Emily Rector at


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February 26, 2014
MBA Alumni Networking Breakfast in London

May 29 – June 1, 2014
Undergraduate Reunion Weekend 2014

October 3 – 4, 2014
Graduate Alumni Reunion Weekend 2014

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