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TechMan Alum Catapults Career to New Heights by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Jul 17th 2014
Although his focus on rapidly changing technology led to a solid career as a technologist at a leading professional services company, he realized in 2000 he had a problem: he had plateaued professionally and would need entirely new skills to take his career to the next level. Although the technology [...]
"I am grateful for the overwhelming support of the community, our industry advisory boards, faculty, staff, students and alumni—all of whom have shared their excitement about the name change to the School of Business," says Sarah E. Nutter, dean of the School of Business. "They point to the increased [...]
"We are grateful for the many sacrifices that our military service personnel and their families have made—and continue to make—in defending America's values and national interests, and hope that this small token of our appreciation reflects our commitment to honor their legacy," said Pat Philbin [...]
Menon, working with Mikko Siponen from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland, surveyed about 600 senior managers in Finland, asking a series of questions that helped determine personality type and also assessed how the managers cognitively process financial requests through the filter of those personalities [...]
On hiatus from her doctoral studies at Cambridge University (UK), Carolyn "Kat" Grimsley will teach the popular Real Estate Entrepreneurship course this summer in George Mason University's Masters in Real Estate Development (MRED) program. In addition to her impressive academic credentials, Grimsley [...]
Service to U.S. + EMBA = Entrepreneur by Mary Crowson -- Jun 25th 2014
The critical moment came at the end of a long flight. "It was vital to the boy's recovery that we put the plane down as softly as possible," says pilot Tony Haney, Executive MBA '13, who served 22 years in the U.S. military. The transport "greased" in, aviator slang for a rare, silky smooth, bounce- [...]
How would the course of history have been changed if assassins' weapons had been detected before they were fired? From Abraham Lincoln in 1865 to Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand in 1914 to the Kennedys and Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, shootings of high-profile figures in public places have [...]
Back home, Yon is the assistant director of the Namibia Business School in the capital city of Windhoek. She spent most of her 2014 fellowship year at Penn State University but came to the George Mason University School of Business for six weeks in May and June to learn about the executive business [...]
"Around the world, there are several effective models to do coordination, and they work in their own setting," says Cramton, whose ongoing research is funded by the National Science Foundation. "What doesn't work is to take part of this model and part of that model—or as we say, 'script'—without [...]
Sullivan pursued his Masters in Technology Management degree to enhance his business and management skills after taking on an expanded role at a technology marketing agency in Washington, D.C. "A close friend and recent graduate had great things to say about the program. After doing further research [...]