Goizueta Faculty Interview: Melissa Williams on Power, Backlash, and the Current Presidential Election

Melissa Williams joined the Goizueta Business School faculty in 2011 and is Assistant Professor of Organization & Management. She earned her PhD in psychology from University of California Berkeley, after which she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Graduate School of Business at Standford. In this interview with business librarian Saira Raza, Professor William’s discusses…

BBAs: Improve Your Research Skills and Earn Junior Seminar Credit with Business Essentials

Business Essentials, an exclusive program for BBAs kicks off the Fall 2016 season with FactSet on September 27. The Business Librarian team is offering 15 classes ranging from to How to Narrow Your Target Market to  Creating Thematic Maps using Business Data. All classes earn Junior Seminar credit. Complete 4 classes during your time at…

My faculty is requiring me to use JMP and Palisade for class assignments. Do I have access to these in the Business Library? Can I download them to my laptop and work from home?

This is a great question.  First, a little context:  In almost all cases, either the faculty or GBS IT negotiate a set number of licenses for use by the students for class assignments. Options such as  downloading the software onto your laptop, shared licenses, (e.g. can access be shared via installation on computers or must…

Now Available: Access to the NYTimes.com for the Goizueta Community

    The Goizueta Business School and Business Library have partnered to bring digital access to the NYTimes to current Goizueta faculty, staff, and students.  Viewable via the NYTimes.com website and all mobile devices, this is a great addition to the growing suite of global business news apps already available to the Goizueta community, including WSJ.com, FT.com, and…

New Faculty Get Oriented with Goizueta Business Library

Goizueta Business School welcomes nine new faculty members this academic year. In addition to learning about the Goizueta Business Library’s Faculty Toolkit, document delivery services, and course reserves, they also had a brief tour of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Book Library. Formally known as MARBL, the Rose Library is named after the…

Now Available on the GBL Website: Make Reservations for Bloomberg Online!

We heard your feedback, and now, GBS students, staff, and faculty can make online reservations for the Bloomberg terminal at the Goizueta Business Library. Reserve up to one hour sessions by submitting a reservation online on the GBL website. If you’re already in the library, you can also use the iPad kiosk next to the Bloomberg terminal….

Goizueta Faculty Interview: Stephen Nowicki on Understanding Our Locus of Control

In his book Choice or Chance, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology (Emeritus) Stephen Nowicki discusses the importance of understanding your Locus of Control (LOC), a concept that reflects the impact our behavior will have on what happens to us. If we perceive that luck, fate, chance or powerful others determine outcomes, we are External. If we…

This Day in Business History: Best Buy Celebrates its Golden Anniversary

August 22, 1966: In St. Paul, Minnesota, a small store called Sound of Music opened its doors to customers in late August of 1966. Fifty years later, Best Buy (the company changed its name in 1983) is a multinational retailer with nearly $40 billion in annual revenue. Source: Company Website Read more from the Goizueta…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday Otis Elevator!

August 3, 1811: It’s the birthday of Elisha Graves Otis, born 205 years ago in Halifax, Vt. who found his inspiration while working in a Yonkers, N.Y., factory that needed to move heavy equipment to its upper floor. Using a hoist came with the risk of equipment crashing to the ground if the cable broke, so…

Goizueta Faculty Interview: Jagdish Sheth (Part 2) on Goizueta’s Successful MBA Experiments and the Importance of Giving Back

Jagdish Sheth is Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at Goizueta Business School, and in his over 50 years of scholarship, he published hundreds of research papers and books, including the 1969 marketing classic The Theory of Buyer Behavior (with John A. Howard). Professor Sheth took time to speak with Business Librarian Saira Raza about his inspiring autobiography…