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Effective management is not only about understanding operations—it also has a lot to do with understanding people, which is why management and psychology go hand-in-hand. Richard Klimoski, professor of psychology and management and area chair of management at George Mason University's School of Business [...]
Helping Mason Ideas Get Marketed by Buzz McClain -- Jan 27th 2015
For Phoenix's Fox Valley Electric, Sprolo built a full-service website, and for the Eyecare Center of Leesburg, Sprolo developed not just a website but a social media presence. "We gain 'likes' on social media and post blogs for companies," Hall says. "We coach them on blog topics that are in line with [...]
Passport to Success: Alumna Appointed Travel Channel CFO by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Jan 26th 2015
For Kellie Goldstein, it was an international finance class during her masters in accounting program that would plant the seeds for her career. As she dove into assigned case studies of various international firms, she realized how important the global economy was to our future and actively started [...]
Mason MBA Students Get the Ear of the ‘Oracle’ by Janet Palmisano -- Jan 13th 2015
"You can learn the theories in class or analyzing business cases, but when you hear it from someone of Mr. Buffett's stature, it really resonates," says Robert McAleer, who will complete his MBA this spring. "He was very candid with us, sharing insights from both his successes and failures over the [...]
U.S. News Ranks Online EMBA #36 Best Online MBA Program by Jennifer Kleiner -- Jan 7th 2015
George Mason University consistently ranks among the U.S. News & World Report top business programs, and 2015 is no exception. Mason's online Executive MBA program landed a top spot at #36 on the "Best Online MBA Programs" list. Tied at the #36 spot are notable universities including Northeastern [...]
Companies often think "going green" means higher costs and less profit. But is it possible to have the best of both worlds in one business model according to research by Ioannis (Yannis) Bellos, assistant professor of information systems and operations management at the School of Business, and [...]
Held at the Arlington Campus' Founders Hall, this year's annual conference focused on innovation launchpads—co-working spaces, incubators and accelerators. Some 75 business leaders and entrepreneurial academics attended, taking in more than four hours of panel discussions about developing ideas and [...]
Finance Student Studies Abroad Down Under by Jennifer Kleiner -- Dec 4th 2014
"I've always wanted to explore the world," shares Chun "Justin" Lau, a finance student in George Mason's School of Business, when discussing his decision to study abroad. In July, Lau took another step toward achieving this goal when he arrived in Sydney, Australia, to study at the University of Technology [...]
New Faculty Research Can Save Federal Government Millions by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Dec 1st 2014
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports that nearly 72 percent of federal IT projects, with a total budget of $27 billion, are poorly planned and face significant schedule and cost overruns. According to the federal government's IT Dashboard website, nearly 25 percent of federal IT projects [...]