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Is Teleworking Contagious? by Jennifer Kleiner -- Nov 18th 2014
Working offsite, whether it be from home, client location, or another work location, is more and more the norm among various organizations—from Fortune 100 companies to government agencies and higher education. The increase in teleworking can be attributed to a variety of reasons, from aiding in managing [...]
Mason Innovation Lab Teams Hit the Ground Running by Jennifer Kleiner -- Nov 18th 2014
The Mason Innovation Lab at the School of Business had a busy fall semester as it welcomed its first official cohort and welcomed back some returning teams from the summer term beta cohort. Five new teams joined the lab this fall with innovations across a variety of industries, including the wedding [...]
And it's just that kind of experiential learning that George Mason University's Career Services' first Take a Patriot to Work Day gave to almost 100 undergraduate and graduate students on November 7. Students went behind the scenes for several hours at over three dozen federal and global employers in [...]
Student Invention Keeps Smartphones OnYou by Jennifer Kleiner -- Nov 10th 2014
Since it's conception, the smartphone has become such an integral part of daily life that many don't know what they would do without it. However, there are still instances when having your smartphone accessible just isn't practical or safe. But now, thanks to the invention of two members of the Mason [...]
From Outstanding Sailor to Outstanding Student by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Nov 3rd 2014
A sailor in the U.S. Navy for twenty years, Erik W. Schroeder, retired from the Navy in 2006, and that's when his thirst for education began. In just six years, Schroeder completed his BS in information technology as well as a MS in Technology Management and MS in Management of Secure Information Systems [...]
The major corporate accounting scandals of the early 2000s still loom large in ethics and corporate governance policy. As names like Enron, Tyco, and WorldCom come to mind, so too does the legislation enacted shortly thereafter, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), among others. Although the insights into how these [...]
National Defense Residency Provides EMBA Students Key Insights by Bill Jacobs and Mark Nakagawa -- Oct 23rd 2014
For four days, we were hosted at Engility Corporation's Stafford, Virginia location. Adjunct faculty member Darren Wheeler, who also manages Engility's Huntsville, Alabama operations, organized the residency agenda, which featured "Big A and Little a" acquisition protocols and was delivered by executives [...]
EMBA Alum Navigates a Unique Career Path by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Oct 20th 2014
He has been involved in every major technological advance in global long range and enhanced long range navigation systems since 1975 and collaborated on the United States' first Differential Global Positioning System designs in the 1990s. Schue is currently "making the market" to provide resilient positioning [...]
As a full-time student, Arustei had the time and drive to do something more special with her time at Mason. During her second semester in the program, she took advantage of her position as MBA Student Association (MBASA) president to revamp the association and enhance the MBA experience for her [...]
No Room for Cowardly Lions in Business by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Oct 13th 2014
We've all watched the Wizard of Oz, where the Cowardly Lion seeks out courage throughout a long journey. The Hollywood version of courage is often represented by a great act, but in everyday life, there are many smaller acts of courage that often go unnoticed. And in the workforce, this is no different [...]