School of Business News

School of Business News

  • August 16, 2022
    Long before COVID was a household word, Dr. Ajay Vinzé, now dean of Mason’s business school, helped pioneer a collaboration with public-health officials in Maricopa County, Arizona, to help predict possible outcomes of various interventions as part of research on pandemic response. Vinzé calls this nearly decade-long partnership “a major part of my research and professional journey.”
  • August 11, 2022
    Alumni share their advice to fellow alumni.
  • August 9, 2022
    Brian Ngac and Nirup Menon, from the information systems and operations management area at the School of Business, were recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) located in Arlington, Virginia. This Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Grant was awarded for their proposal to develop a new experiential learning program that will engage students and companies from the Commonwealth.
  • August 3, 2022
    The George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV) elected a new rector and welcomed four new members Friday, July 29, as part of the governing body’s annual two-day planning conference and meeting.
  • August 2, 2022
    The School of Business recently welcomed nine new board members to the Dean’s Advisory Council. The council acts as a partnership between the school and business leaders in order to deepen the business community’s participation in the development of Mason business students. Members of the council represent a variety of industries and provide a real world perspective that ensures the school’s program curricula meet current industry needs.
  • July 28, 2022
    Alumni can play a critical role in the growth and success of our students as they begin their professional and career development journeys. If you are looking to get involved with Mason and give back to students, the Office of Career Services has a number of opportunities for you to choose from.
  • July 26, 2022
    Communicating effectively and being able to think on her feet are two ways Jordan Dockery has grown as a Student Ambassador at George Mason University School of Business. Dockery, who is a senior studying marketing, says her favorite topic to discuss with prospective students is study abroad opportunities.
  • July 21, 2022
    Hierarchy has its upsides and downsides. A pyramidical power structure works well for day-to-day decision making. But as the distance between the base and the tip of the pyramid increases, tensions between organizational tiers can create obstacles to reform. It’s a matter of “the unconscious dynamics of humans in groups and systems” rather than a deliberate response, says Renee Rinehart Kathawalla, a postdoctoral research fellow of management at Mason.
  • July 19, 2022
    Students pursuing a master’s of science in management through George Mason University’s School of Business cap their program with a four-month internship or researchship. Follow along as master's in management student Sarah Menna details her researchship work with Arlington Economic Development.
  • July 14, 2022
    Through the Global Engagement Scholar Program, undergraduate students in George Mason University School of Business have an opportunity they shouldn’t pass up to examine their own biases, cultural values, and learn how to contribute to a dynamic and global workforce.
  • July 13, 2022
    In her latest book, Victoria Grady delves into 20 years of research on how people—and their brains—react to change in the workplace and beyond.
  • July 11, 2022
    Rashed Hasan, executive-in-residence at George Mason University’s Business for a Better World Center (B4BW), is working to make transparent metrics and benchmarks that accurately represent stakeholder value a reality. Alongside a group of researchers and business advisors, he’s developing the Stakeholder Value Index (SVI), which he hopes will be a reliable framework for measuring business impact across the five stakeholders mentioned in the BRT Statement, as well as two additional stakeholders: the company itself and the planet.