Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1999-2008

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…

Will the library buy market research reports that I find on Google?

Students often ask if the library is able to purchase access to market research reports that they have found online. The question might go something like this: “Why doesn’t the library have more market research reports?  I found a summary of one on Google from Research and Markets and it’s perfect for my class project….

Check Out this Week’s Business Essentials Classes

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…

GBL Interview with Julie Barefoot: 30 Years with GBS (Part 2)

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…

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: Happy Birthday, Procter & Gamble!

October 31, 1837: Two European immigrants, William Procter and James Gamble, happened to marry sisters Olivia and Elizabeth Norris in Cincinnati in the early 19th century. Their father-in-law Alexander Norris convinced Procter, a candle maker, and Gamble, a soap maker, to join their businesses since they used common raw ingredients. Starting with total assets of just…

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…

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…