Category Archives: Business

Black History Month: African American Business Enterprises

Knights of the Razor: Black barbers in slavery and freedom.

In the introduction to her Encyclopedia of African American Business History, Juliet Walker observes that… “…full freedom from racism and complete equality for the descendants of former slaves have yet to be obtained. Yet, in their continuing search for freedom, the … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Struggling to innovate? Examine your structure, systems, and culture

Nathan Bennett, Associate Dean for Faculty & Research and Professor, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, recently published an article, Struggling to innovate? Examine your structure, systems, and culture.  Business Horizons. 58, 5, 563-569, Sept. 2015. From the abstract: When it comes to … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

PolicyMap

With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Displaced by disaster: recovery and resilience in a globalizing world

Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do. However, no community is immune from … Continue reading

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J. Mack Robinson College of Business’ New Dean

Richard D. Phillips has replaced Fenwick Huss as Dean of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Phillips, who holds a Ph.D. in Insurance and Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, joined Robinson in … Continue reading

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Dr. Jayant R. Kale Named Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Jayant R. Kale, H. Talmage Dobbs, Jr. Chair of Finance. He has been named a Distinguished University Professor in recognition of his outstanding record in research, teaching and mentoring students in research.  Kale was one of eight … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: J. Mack Robinson

J. Mack Robinson, Atlanta business leader, philanthropist, and namesake of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business died Friday, Feb. 7 after a long illness. Robinson was born in Atlanta in 1923. His connection to Georgia State University extends back … Continue reading

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Snow Jam 2014: Planning Atlanta, Ryan Gravel, and a Car-Dependent Region

Photo Credit: William Brawley Few people can honestly deny that last week’s snow storm in Atlanta was a metropolitan-wide utter calamity.  Reflecting on the event that quickly became known as “Snow Jam 2014”, Ryan Gravel, Atlanta Beltline visionary, posed the … Continue reading

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University Library Digitizes Research Atlanta Reports

Georgia State University Library is creating a digital collection of reports from Research Atlanta, Inc.  We hope that this collection will serve as a significant resource for students and researchers who study current and past public policy issues faced by … Continue reading

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