A troubled economy and continuing uncertainty in financial markets have helped to reshape the ways American companies operate and, by extension, employees’ career paths. The days when a college degree guaranteed a high-paying job have largely disappeared, and even people who are in a good job now can’t assume they’re safe. Exploring this new dynamic, Knowledge@Emory spoke with executive coaches, recruiters and educators who are witnessing this shift first-hand. New Year is Time for Making Quality Decisions
With a new year just around the corner, many will resolve to make better decisions. Making quality decisions is a skillful interplay of experience, inquiry, and judgment, all converging to form solutions. According to Michael Sacks and Steve Walton, professors at Emory University's Goizueta Business School, specific strategies can be adopted to make the process more effective. The Art of Making Quality Decisions
Making quality decisions is an intricate tapestry of experience, inquiry, and judgment that converge to form solutions. According to Michael Sacks and Steve Walton, professors at Emory University's Goizueta Business School, there are strategies that can be adopted to make the process more effective. In a Global Workforce, Does An MBA Still Carry Clout?
Technological and political advances are shattering international boundaries, enabling companies to seek out commerce—and to compete—in a way they’ve never done before. Increasingly, say recruiters and others, businesses are looking for savvy MBAs to help them navigate this new environment. But even as demand rises for individuals with post-graduate degrees, there are some troubling crimps in the supply. Experts at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and industry observers explore the issues. Exploring the Strategic Role and Benefits of Business Case Competitions
Recently, Marietta, GA-based Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. challenged Atlanta area business schools to help guide the company through a real life business issue: how to maintain Solvay Pharmaceuticals’ lead in the testosterone replacement therapy market. Professors and students at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, along with Solvay Pharmaceuticals executives, discuss the benefits of well-designed business case competitions.