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A Little Inspiration for Exam Time

June 28, 2013 Leave a comment

self-discipline

Because I know many of my students are practicing more self-discipline than usual this week…

Isn’t it good to know that the same thing that can make you more successful can also make you happier?

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No Such Thing as Bad Publicity?

June 25, 2013 Leave a comment

First, the part of Booz Allen Hamilton I worked for has always had separate government/commercial parts. I only worked on the commercial side. Now it’s even more separate.

That said, I suppose after Snowden, I won’t have to say something like, “Maybe you’ve never heard of Booz Allen Hamilton, but…”

This just went from bad to worse:

Snowden, who worked for Booz Allen Hamilton for roughly three months at an NSA facility in Hawaii, is now the subject of an international manhunt after leaking highly classified documents to the Washington Post and Britain’s Guardian newspaper.

I hope this changes:

James Fisher, a spokesman for Booz Allen Hamilton, said the company had no comment beyond its statement on June 11.

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Quotable: Mankiw on Utilitarianism and Policy

June 22, 2013 Leave a comment

Utilitarianism

 

 

If you take from a theory only the conclusions you like and discard the rest, you are using the theory as a drunkard uses a lamp post—for support rather than illumination.

Read the whole thing.

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Final Exam Schedule

June 17, 2013 Leave a comment

July 3: Management 9-11 a.m. A2-108

July 5: International Economics 3-5 p.m. A2-101

July 8: Transnational Corporation Management 3-5 p.m. A2-205

July 9: International Marketing 9-11 a.m. A2-304

Be sure to bring you own, personal data book. You will need it for the International Economics, Transnational Corporation Management, and International Marketing final exams. 

Good luck!

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Masters Degree for Less Than $7,000

June 11, 2013 1 comment

Masters Degree for Less Than $7,000

Amazing. The world of higher education could change really, really fast. 

If you can get the quality of a Georgia Tech education while living in a low-cost location…well, be on the lookout for more U.S. students who live abroad to complete their advanced degrees. 

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Class Video: Incoterms (Part 2 of 2)

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Class Video: Incoterms (Part 1 of 2)

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