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The Growing Trend for Active Learning Classrooms by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Feb 16th 2015
Three instructors at George Mason University's School of Business, have been utilizing new active learning classrooms. Rather than the traditional lecture-style seating where all chairs are placed in rows facing the front of the room, these new active learning classrooms are equipped with movable furniture [...]
Business Alum Launches Image Consultant Startup by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Feb 11th 2015
We've all heard the phrase "dress the part," but have you ever wondered how important that really is when it comes to your career? Think about the last big presentation you gave, or that once in a lifetime job interview you have lined up next week. How is your packaging? Do your clothes represent all [...]
Which is why on a Wednesday afternoon Miller was watching George Mason students from a variety of majors in Enterprise Hall's Innovation Lab disassemble electronic toys, musical keyboards, disposable cameras, computer hard drives and a GameBoy controller, among other donated devices. The session, hosted [...]
Gaining Ground in GovCon by Nicole Hitpas -- Feb 4th 2015
"The government and the companies that market to the government are the collective engine behind the Northern Virginia economy," said Sarah E. Nutter, dean of George Mason's School of Business. "We feel it's our responsibility to support this community, one that not only serves our nation but employs [...]
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 [...]

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