GBL Interview with Julie Barefoot: The Goizueta Business School’s Corporate Memory (Part 1)

Julie Barefoot is Associate Dean of Engagement and Partnerships at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and has led the 100th Anniversary Celebrations at the school. During her 31+ years at Emory, Julie has held many positions including Associate Director of Admissions (both BBA and MBA), Director of MBA Admissions and management of Student and Career…

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1989-1998

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Goizueta Business School, the business librarians thought it might be fun to explore the evolution of business terminology between 1919 and 2019. So each month we will post a blog identifying business words and concepts that were captured in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary for the decades that GBS has been…

November is Business Essentials Month!

The Goizueta Business Library’s BBA Business Essentials (BE) Jr. Seminar program is focused on helping you to develop the skills to gather information or evidence to support thorough, well-reasoned business decision making. The classes are aligned with your BBA coursework and interview prep for internships and jobs. Topics range from investment banking to entrepreneurship to…

This Day in Business History: Henry Ford’s Model-T hits the market

October 1, 1908: Also known as the Tin Lizzie, the Leaping Lena, and the “flivver,” the Model T was designed to be an accessible automobile for the masses. Inventor Henry Ford innovated the car making process by implementing assembly line production (as opposed to handcrafting), making the cars more affordable for the middle class and…

Access options for JMP, Palisade and other specialty software

GBS students have two options for accessing JMP:  Remote access via Apporto, GBS’ new Virtual Desktop for students.  Just login to gbsemory.apporto.com (see detailed instructions below).  Download to your own computer.  Go to software.emory.edu/express/, locate JMP and download.  Note, there is no download option for Palisade.   Accessing software via the Apporto Virtual Desktop: Within your…

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1979-1988

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Goizueta Business School, the business librarians thought it might be fun to explore the evolution of business terminology between 1919 and 2019. So each month we will post a blog identifying business words and concepts that were captured in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary for the decades that GBS has…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Jim Henson!

September 24, 1936: Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, was born in Greenville, Mississippi. His passion for puppets started in high school, and he would go on to create lovable characters such as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Bert & Ernie, and Oscar the Grouch. His organizations The Jim Henson Company and the Jim Henson…

Come and Get It: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Card on September 23!

As a student, you can access a wealth of resources right from Emory Libraries, but did you know that you can get even broader access when you join the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library system? On September 23, you can do this from the comfort of campus by stopping by the Pop-up Public Library Card Drive on Monday,…

Have a Tallboy with Merriam-Webster

Have you been following our Merriam Webster business words of the decade in honor of Goizueta’s Centennial?  Merriam Webster just released some the new words for 2019!  These are more food and drink related than business speak, and provide some interesting insight into new words and new uses for old words.   Read more in the…

Sports Fan Market Research

We’ve added new resources for researching sports fans and their behavior!  The MRI-Simmons Sports Fan Study includes demographic and psychographic insights and includes league and team specific data.  It also covers consumer attitude towards sports sponsorship and fan spending across over 700 product categories. Esports, traditional sports and sports betting are all covered.   For additional…