Navigating the Goizueta Business Library, Spring 2021

While the Spring 2021 semester may look a little different than in past years, one thing that hasn’t changed is that the Goizueta Business Librarians are available and excited to support all new and returning students in the Goizueta Business School community.  Our services have evolved and adapted to better suit your needs for the…

GBL Shorts: Minute Interview with Associate Director Nikki Smith

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Minute Interviews! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?”  Nikki Smith, Associate Director of the BBA Career Management Center, talks about a title that will help simplify the process of job searching. Stay tuned…

This Day in Business History: Microsoft Releases Windows 3.1

April 6, 1992: This updated version of Windows established some features that are taken for granted today.  This includes the CTRL-ALT-DEL command to avoid rebooting your computer, and allowing you to cut and paste from one application to another.   As internet access moved forward, Windows 3.1 also supported modem speeds up to 9600 bps. To…

This Day in Business History: Apple Inc. Is Founded By Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

April 1, 1976: College dropouts Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple Computers, Inc. The two wanted to make computers small enough for people to have in their homes and offices. Ever wondered how they came up with the company name? According to an interview that Wozniak did with Byte magazine in December 1984, he credited Jobs with…

GBL Shorts: Minute Interview with Jane Hershman (Assistant Dean & Executive Director)

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Minute Interviews! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?”  Jane Hershman, Assistant Dean & Executive Director of the BBA Career Management Center, discusses a book that teaches readers tips and tricks for successfully negotiating….

This Day in Business History: Starbucks opens its first doors in Seattle

March 30, 1971: Well before Howard Schultz walked into the picture, a small coffee shop with a name inspired by Moby Dick opened its doors in Seattle’s Pike Place Market for the first time. What started as a humble coffee shop has boomed since then into a monolithic organization which leads the industry. Today, it…

Suez Canal Page: New in Eikon

    Given the ongoing blockage of the Suez Canal and related supply chain interruptions, Thomson Reuters Eikon has launched a dedicated Suez Canal page, with data compiled from their Oil and Shipping Research teams. This page will take you behind the news headlines for a more in-depth analysis of the global impact. This includes…

Business Research Database Blog Series: S&P NetAdvantage

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep.   Standard & Poor’s (S&P) NetAdvantage What You Will Find Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage is a robust tool for exploring companies and industries. You…

Earn Your Bloomberg BMC Certification Remotely | Registration Required by June 30

Register by June 30, 2021 to complete BMC remotely, for free! Once you register, you can complete the certification at any time. Bloomberg BMC is a 10-hour, self-paced course that provides an interactive introduction to financial markets. Upon successful completion of all the modules, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which you can add to your…

GBL Shorts: Minute Interview with Professor Kevin Crowley (Senior Lecturer, Finance)

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Minute Interviews! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?”  Professor Kevin Crowley, Senior Lecturer of Finance, highlights an historical business title with implications far beyond the time period in which it was published. Take…

This Day in Business History: Word’s First Internet Domain Is Registered

March 15, 1985:  The world’s first internet domain name, symbolics.com, was registered by the Symbolics Computer Corporation of Massachusetts. The international private non-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers  was created in 1998 to maintain domain name coordination; there are now  over 1 billion domains in existence.      Signposts in cyberspace the Domain…