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Paige Wolf

As director of graduate programs at George Mason's School of Business, my vision is to have a vibrant, collegial community of active learners who develop enduring professional relationships with faculty, staff, and fellow students while pursuing their degrees. Prior to this position, I spent 11 years with the School of Business as an associate professor of management teaching both MBA and undergraduate courses in organizational behavior and human resource management. I have more than 16 years of experience as an internal and external consultant on strategic human resource initiatives including team building, organizational development, competency modelling, performance management, employee selection systems, career planning, employee training and development, leadership assessment, and human resource audits.

10 Important Soft Skills You Can Get with an MBA Degree

Professionals in MBA programs around the globe strive to gain the skills needed for career success. An MBA degree represents the qualifications that a graduate has gained. Yet, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), career success is not rooted solely in technical qualifications, but rather soft skills that will help you move your […]

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Which is Better: EMBA vs MBA on a Resume

Students looking to expand their skillset and pursue graduate business degree are often confronted with the decision of whether to get an MBA degree or an EMBA degree. When choosing, it should not come down to which looks better to employers — EMBA vs MBA on resume. Your current professional experience and career stage as […]

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Business Innovations in Business Education Start with You (and Us)

There has been much talk recently about the importance of business innovations. And companies are taking notice, many even adding a new role in the c-suite called chief innovation officer (CINO) who is responsible for managing the process of innovation. According to the infographic below, 61% of CEOs worldwide say that innovation is a priority […]

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Why Entrepreneurs Need an MBA Degree

Although anyone can be an entrepreneur, it takes more than a great idea to be successful. It also takes business acumen—the type of business knowledge and skills you learn when earning an MBA degree. Based on the infographic below which looks at nearly 50 years of surveys from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), entrepreneurs […]

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6 Reasons to Choose Mason’s MBA Program

As you determine which MBA program fits your needs best, there are important factors to consider including return on investment, convenience, career services, global experience, specializations and business networks. Take a look below for a list of 6 reasons why you should choose the Mason MBA program for your MBA degree. The Mason MBA Program […]

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