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Georgia MBA team takes first place at real estate competition

For the second year in a row, a University of Georgia MBA team took first prize at the School Challenge case competition sponsored by the Atlanta chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. Terry College of Business students bested teams from Emory, Georgia...

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In negotiations, two jerks are better than one

Negotiations work best when both sides have matching personality traits-even if they're both disagreeable-according to research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. Conventional wisdom would suggest that people who are outgoing and accommodating are better suited to negotiate, but a study co-authored by...

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People are more effective than cartoons when advertising drugs, study says

Advertising tactics, like using celebrities or coupons to promote a product, can influence consumers' purchasing habits. But when the product is a prescription drug, an ad's effectiveness can have significant health implications. Matthew Perri, a professor of clinical and administrative pharmacy in the University of Georgia's...

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UGA wins 2017 SEC MBA case competition

The University of Georgia Terry College of Business topped 13 other teams to win the 2017 SEC MBA Case Competition April 7-8 in Gainesville, Florida. The Georgia MBA team included second-year students Rohit Banerjee of Hyderabad, India, Matthew Green of Cincinnati, Desiree Sullivan of Atlanta and...

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Workshops give UGA students edge in job market

In addition to management and human resources, public administration theory and finance, students in UGA’s top ranked Master of Public Administration program are now getting lessons in an area that employers say they need: soft skills. Taught by faculty and staff from UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute...

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UGA students win national policy competition for TurnKey app

A new app wants to reward teens for not using the phone while driving. Created by students from the University of Georgia, the app recently took first place at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels National Invitational Public Policy Challenge held March 24-26 in Philadelphia. The team-consisting of...

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