Profiles

Multi-Purpose Building

Posted On April 14, 2017 by Georgia State alumna Sarah Joy Richards (B.A. '15)

Fifteen years after starting her own construction and real estate firm, alumna Stephanie Drake helped build the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Hail, Caesar!

Posted On October 17, 2016 by Jenifer Shockley
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In an acclaimed new book, alumnus Phillip Barlag (MBA ’13) reveals Julius Caesar as a leader of exceptional genius whose approach was surprisingly modern and extraordinarily effective.

THRIVE is on the Rise

Posted On September 26, 2016 by Scott Daughtridge
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The process of moving coffee from farm to cup is complicated. Typically, there are numerous parties involved in the supply chain, markets often fluctuate, and product quality can vary, all of which can result in unpredictable returns for farmers. THRIVE Farmers Coffee has made it their mission “to make the production of coffee economically viable.”

The Failure of IT Projects

Posted On August 22, 2016 by Jennifer Oliver
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While the factors contributing to IT project failure are many, J. Mack Robinson College of Business Professor of Computer Information Systems Mark Keil discusses key ways to avoid the pitfalls of IT project failure starting with an organization’s management and culture.

Every day, organizations are developing information technology systems for their own use and… more »

Leap of Faith

Posted On August 15, 2016 by Jennifer Giarratano
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The Robinson College of Business is home to the UGA Small Business Development Center at Georgia State University — part of a statewide organization providing tools, training and resources to help small businesses in Georgia grow and succeed.