ATLANTA– Robinson’s V. Kumar was honored by the Georgia House of Representatives recently with an Invitation Resolution. HR 1026, sponsored by Rep. Ed Setzler, and cosponsored by Rep. Jan Jones (MBA ’82), Rep. David Dreyer, Rep. Earl Ehrhart and Rep. Rick Jasperse, commended Kumar for his achievements in marketing.
Faculty in the News
The seven health insurers that have signed up to offer benefit plans as part of Georgia’s online insurance exchange are offering rates that are comparable to, or even below, current employer premiums, according to William Custer of the Center for Health Services Research.
Peggy Sherman of the Department of Risk Management and Insurance interviewed Belgian’s consul general to the Southeast, Geneviève Verbeek.
Four years ago, a salmonella outbreak swept across the country and leaders vowed swift change. “What’s taking so long?,” asks Donetta Poisson of the School of Hospitality Administration. “It’s taking an awfully long time for something that needed to be done a long time ago.”
Two of Atlanta’s largest hospital systems are elbowing their way into the domain of major health insurance carriers and forming an insurance company.
What does a tomcat have to do with The Home Depot? More contemporary Internet marketing and branding aimed at younger audiences.
Nate Bennett of the Department of Managerial Sciences and co-author Stephen Miles examine the abrupt dismissal of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit and “the failure to understand the potential collateral damage caused by the way a decision is made and carried out.”
The pace of office leasing continues to slow across the metro Atlanta market, as companies remain uncertain about the direction of the economy and the country’s leadership.
Rajeev Dhawan was photographed at the Economic Forecasting Conference with guest speakers Stephen Sexauer of Allianz Global Investors Solutions and Robert Gunkel of InterContinental Hotels Group.
Perry Binder of the Legal Studies program offers 10 tips that, along with “a clear perspective and a healthy sense of humor,” will help college freshmen get through their first semester.