CEOs should have a different leadership style from an organization’s culture in order to improve a firm’s performance, according to researchers including Robinson’s Chad Hartnell and Lisa Lambert.
Despite last week’s media reports hinting at a June rate hike after the Federal Reserve’s May meeting, expect Janet Yellen and company to wait until March 2017 for an interest rate increase, according to Rajeev Dhawan of Robinson’s Economic Forecasting Center.
VasoCorp, a company offering a patent-pending supplement for diabetic neuropathy, won the 2016 business plan competition held by the Herman J. Russell, Sr. International Center for Entrepreneurship.
A $2 million gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation will enable Robinson to create a physical space that will unite three units focused on ensuring students develop business communication skills, access experiential learning opportunities and connect with businesses for internships and job opportunities.
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta, CARE USA and the Center for Strategic and International Studies will present the Atlanta Summit on Global Health and Refugees on Monday, May 2 at the Westin Buckhead.
Robinson will introduce this fall a redesigned program for its flagship part-time MBA, including a new curriculum and experiences that emphasize the development of business acumen and data-driven analytical skills to anticipate the needs of consumers, firms and societies, as well as skills needed to interact with others and drive change.
Rajeev Dhawan, director of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has received the Pulsenomics 2015 Crystal Ball Award for forecasting accuracy in the quarterly Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey.
Birva Patel, a managerial sciences major at Robinson, was part of the four-student team taking top honors at the two-day GSU-CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research) International Case Competition held recently in Atlanta.
In new rankings from U.S. News & World Report, Robinson’s part-time MBA is No. 27 overall (up 17 spots) and No. 17 (up 11 spots) among programs at public universities. The rankings were released today in the publication’s “Best Graduate Schools 2017” edition.
Starr Companies, a global insurance and investment organization, and SunTrust Banks Inc., a national financial services company, have become the inaugural business partners for Robinson’s Institute for Insight.