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  1. June 1, 2014

    Meditation and the art of helping MBA students to become mindful

    Most business school professors teach subjects such as brand marketing, derivative analysis or supply chain management....

  2. November 27, 2013

    Speculators push Bitcoin above $1,000

    Speculators are trading Bitcoin above $1,000 for the first time, pushing the mania for the experimental virtual currency...

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  1. November 14, 2013

    Prevention: Carrots and sticks approach wins mixed reviews

    With the cost of diabetes growing, pushed by swelling obesity rates around the world, companies and countries are using...

  2. July 10, 2013

    Thunderbird to teach MBA in Paris and Madrid with Laureate

    Thunderbird, the Arizona-based business school, is to launch its MBA programme in Paris and Madrid as part of a list of...

  3. June 20, 2013

    Georgetown launches online masters degree in finance

    The McDonough school at Georgetown University is to launch a Masters in Finance (MSF) degree from January 2014. The...

  4. May 12, 2013

    The trickle-down effect

    For decades companies have faced the conundrum of how to ensure managers can implement what they have learnt at business...

  5. March 12, 2013

    Aiming to overcome neglect of Africa

    The African continent is far more neglected by business schools than it ought to be, according to Katie Carr, regional...

  6. February 6, 2013

    US budget cuts hit aircraft carriers

    The US will reduce from two to one the number of aircraft carriers it operates in the Gulf, the most significant impact yet...

  7. January 21, 2013

    Adeline Tan

    Adeline Tan is the founder of The Healing Concierge, a Singapore-based business that has developed green smoothies, made...

  8. January 10, 2013

    US fears ally’s drift into Europe isolation

    The Obama administration’s surprise intervention into Britain’s debate about Europe reflects mounting anxiety in Washington...

  9. January 2, 2013

    Russian oil output driven to fresh high

    Rosneft and Gazprom helped push Russian crude oil production to a post-Soviet era high last year according to preliminary...

  10. November 4, 2012

    Schools widen their political horizons

    Looking east from the tower of Healy Hall, the hilltop landmark of Georgetown University, the white dome of the US Capitol...

  11. August 15, 2012

    S Korea president warns on Japan grudges

    Lee Myung-bak on Wednesday marked the anniversary of South Korea’s liberation from Japan by warning that historical grudges...

  12. June 5, 2012

    Make leaders accountable across Europe

    From Prof Josep Colomer. Sir, The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, rightly calls on European leaders, and the...

  13. April 10, 2012

    Esade, FGV and Georgetown announce corporate masters

    Spain’s Esade, Georgetown in the US and the Brazilian business school Fundaçao Getulio Vargas are launching a tripartite...

  14. March 26, 2012

    Cowen urges EU to ease Irish debt burden

    Brian Cowen, Ireland’s former prime minister, has called on European authorities to restructure Ireland’s banking debts,...

  15. March 20, 2012

    Ten Questions - Mary Mazzio

    Mary Mazzio, founder and chief executive of 50 Eggs, an independent film production company, is film maker in residence at...

  16. beyondbrics

    March 15, 2012

    Argentina: vulture funds may get their money yet

    Argentina considers the issue of its payments to so-called “holdouts” closed and says those investors with bonds on which...

  17. March 5, 2012

    Advertisers abandon Limbaugh radio show

    The incendiary rhetoric of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has begun to have a material impact on his business...

  18. February 17, 2012

    Old world disorder

     After The Fall: The End of the European Dream and the Decline of a Continent, by Walter Laqueur, Thomas Dunne Books,...

  19. January 12, 2012

    Durham Business School finds home in local seminary

    A countryside college, which was for 200 years the Catholic seminary for the north of England, is to have a temporary twenty...

  20. FT Alphaville

    January 3, 2012

    Pawnbrokers of last resort: when a pound of flesh is not enough

    In Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, an embittered money-lender, Shylock, famously forfeits interest on a loan he makes to...

  21. December 24, 2011

    ‘Green’ variables matter hugely to our well-being

    From Prof Andrew Oswald. Sir, The Communities and Local Government Committee was right to tell ministers to rewrite the...

  22. October 24, 2011

    Aiming high

    At first glance, Damian Blazy is not your typical participant on an Executive MBA programme – an MBA for working managers....

  23. October 24, 2011

    Meet the dean

    Follow @ProfThomas on Twitter and on any given day you might read a restaurant review, a movie recommendation ­— or a...

  24. October 12, 2011

    Korean leader in US to celebrate trade pact

    Washington DC was aflutter with South Korean flags on Wednesday as President Lee Myung-bak began a state visit to the US,...

  25. September 19, 2011

    Brigagliano to leave SEC after 25 years

    James Brigagliano has become the second senior official at the Securities and Exchange Commission in a week to quit the US...

  26. August 23, 2011

    America fears the great brawl of China

    So much for ping-pong diplomacy. In what has been dubbed the “Great Brawl of China” a college basketball team from...

  27. August 15, 2011

    Universities must embrace cultural change

    Universities are among the most successful institutions created. But what role do universities need to play in the knowledge...

  28. August 10, 2011

    Iran exile group should stay on terror list, say experts

    A group of US-based Iran experts – including academics, former political prisoners and former officials – is writing to...

  29. July 27, 2011

    Friend of the Murdochs to lead internal probe into NoW

    One of the most popular courses at the Georgetown University law school is the “Corporations” class taught by Viet Dinh, a...

  30. July 12, 2011

    Consumers can shine sunlight on exploitative vampire brands

    From Prof Charles J. Skuba. Sir, John Kay is spot on in his criticism of exploitative marketing practices (“The $10 minibar...

  31. May 24, 2011

    Georgetown scoops dean from Harvard Business School

    David Thomas has become the latest Harvard Business School professor to leave the institution to become dean elsewhere. The...

  32. May 13, 2011

    Questions swirl on bin Laden’s control

    The death of the world’s most wanted terrorist has left a shifting portrait of Osama bin Laden. In the days following his...

  33. May 12, 2011

    US tax holiday proposed for foreign profits

    A group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives introduced legislation that would give US companies a temporary tax...

  34. May 6, 2011

    Critics question real-time reporting proposal

    A proposal by US regulators to build a new real-time trade reporting system is still a “major source of debate”, a year...

  35. March 30, 2011

    Obama urges boost in energy production

    Barack Obama called on oil companies to increase domestic energy production as a temporary solution to America’s dependence...

  36. March 29, 2011

    Ten Questions - Sarah Senyo

    Sarah Senyo: “Multi-tasking is essential for business school” Sarah Senyo is an MBA student at Georgetown University,...

  37. March 1, 2011

    HMV down the music charts

    A bad day for HMV, whose profit warning and comments on a possible breach of banking covenants pushed its shares down the...

  38. February 10, 2011

    Frank Warnock, Darden School of Business

    Every Thursday a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, will define five key terms. The definitions can...

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