Matt Weeks

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Articles by Matt Weeks

Sep. 9 2015

UGA MBA program rises in rankings

Forbes magazine released its biannual MBA program ranking earlier today, once again recognizing the University of Georgia Terry College of Business among the nation's best business schools.

Aug. 20 2015

UGA expands MBA offerings to include health care and human resource management

The University of Georgia Terry College of Business has broadened its Full-Time MBA offerings to include new concentrations in health care and human resource management, a new area of emphasis in consulting, and a completely redesigned leadership program.

Jun. 12 2015

Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor to speak at Terry Third Thursday on June 18

Kevin Riley, editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will be the featured presenter at the Terry Third Thursday breakfast speaker series on June 18 at 7 a.m. at the Terry Executive Education Center in Buckhead.

May. 20 2015

Do CEOs deserve all the attention they get? New research from UGA provides answers

Media interest in CEOs has soared to stratospheric heights in recent years, with the likes of Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs becoming household names. But do corporate top dogs deserve all that attention? New research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business shows that a CEO does indeed often have an outsized effect on firm performance.

May. 14 2015

UGA Executive MBA ranks in top 10 in the U.S., according to The Economist

The Executive MBA Program at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business was ranked No. 14 worldwide by The Economist in its latest assessment.

Mar. 20 2015

Harvard economist to speak at UGA about income inequality

Gregory Mankiw, department chair of economics at Harvard University, will speak on "Income Inequality: Facts, Hypothesis, and Policy Prescriptions" March 26 at 11 a.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.

Mar. 18 2015

Arthur Blank to speak at UGA on March 27

Arthur Blank, co-founder of The Home Depot and owner and chairman of the Atlanta Falcons and MLS Atlanta, will speak March 27 at 10:10 a.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.

Feb. 11 2015

UGA Mason Public Leadership Lecture postponed

The University of Georgia's Mason Public Leadership Lecture, featuring SEC Commissioner Mike Slive, has been postponed until further notice. Originally scheduled for Feb. 24 in the UGA Chapel, the annual lecture will be rescheduled to a later date.

Dec. 8 2014

Georgia Economic Outlook series opens Dec. 12 in Atlanta

The 2015 Georgia Economic Outlook, hosted by the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, will take place Dec. 12 at noon at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta.

Nov. 24 2014

Research shows how companies can keep Black Friday deals from breaking their bottom line

Websites like Slickdeals and FatWallet host deal forums where millions of promotions are posted online and carefully scrutinized by price sensitive consumers to find the very lowest prices. While this can be good for bargain hunters, it's often frustrating to firms when deals targeted at a small group of profitable customers are posted online. This can lead to the "Slickdeals Effect" where firms are hit with an unexpected avalanche of orders from untargeted, and often unprofitable, consumers. Now, new research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business and published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science reveals how firms can craft targeted promotions to ward off the "Slickdeals Effect."

Nov. 11 2014

UGA MBA program rises in Businessweek rankings

The full-time MBA program in the University of Georgia Terry College of Business continues to place among the nation's best, according to the 2014 rankings from Bloomberg Businessweek.

Sep. 30 2014

Minorities energize U.S. consumer market, according to UGA Multicultural Economy report

The buying power of minority groups in the U.S. has reached new heights and continues to outpace cumulative inflation, according to the latest Multicultural Economy Report from the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

Sep. 22 2014

UGA study shows what happens when employees feel excluded at work

When employees feel left out, they act out. That's the message that new research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business delivers as it explains why employees can become weasels to benefit their work group.

Sep. 10 2014

UGA President Jere Morehead to speak at Terry Third Thursday

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead will be the featured speaker at the Terry Third Thursday breakfast speaker series on Sept. 18 at the Terry Executive Education Center in Buckhead. His presentation, titled "Serving the Citizens of Georgia and Beyond," will discuss the university's efforts to improve lives in Georgia and around the world.

Aug. 18 2014

New research on ‘deadbeat dads’ offers clues to improve children’s wellbeing

Deadbeat Dads" or absent fathers who don't pay child support are an important contributing factor to child poverty rates. New research from the University of Georgia and Boston College helps explain why.

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