School of Business News

  • May 24, 2023

    With the U.S. Treasury deadline to raise the debt ceiling just days away, the United States inches closer to a first-ever debt default with possible ramifications for the global economy. Why have negotiations not led to a compromise? We asked Mason management professor Kevin Rockmann, co-author of the book Negotiation: From Conflict to Agreement.

  • May 24, 2023

    Ishrah Ahmed, BS Accounting ’16, had been studying pharmacy at St. John’s University before she moved to Virginia, where her husband Saad Ahmed, BS Information Systems and Operations Management ’17, was enrolled in the George Mason University School of Business.

  • May 19, 2023

    School of Business student Marium Haque came to the United States from Bangladesh when the visas that her aunt applied for when she was three years old were finally granted. Once here, she supported herself by working full-time. Her first job was at Wendy's, and she discovered she loved learning about business. She enrolled in community college but after one year, applied and was accepted to Mason, where she found her community and never looked back.

  • May 22, 2023

    How can you convince someone to give you their time or money free of charge? Focus on the head, not the heart.

  • May 18, 2023

    In China, auto sales rose sharply when Uber came to town. That should make you re-examine received wisdom about the sharing economy.

  • May 16, 2023

    Learning new software and technology in the graduate certificate program for accounting analytics has helped Allison Sanchez attain a highly sought internship and put her on the fast track to become a leading professional in her field. 

  • May 12, 2023

    Our fears of asking questions that feel too sensitive or personal are often overblown. When phrased in the right way, they can lead to better decisions and stronger relationships.

  • May 10, 2023

    A Mason professor is the sole academic working with the U.S. government in an unprecedented effort to measure environmental-economic activity.

  • May 9, 2023

    For the second consecutive year, and for the sixth time in 11 years, a team of George Mason University School of Business Master’s in Real Estate Development (MRED) students took home the top prize at the Capital Challenge.

  • May 4, 2023

    Analysts and top executives are usually not on the same page –or even reading the same book.