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Articles by Matt Weeks
|Mar. 20 2017||
In 2016, U.S. Hispanic buying power was larger than the gross domestic product of Mexico. That's just one of the telling statistics that illustrates the unprecedented economic clout of U.S. minority groups in the latest Multicultural Economy Report from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.
|Jan. 23 2017|
|Jan. 23 2017||
Half of all workers say they found their current jobs through a friend or social acquaintance, but "job-referral networks" may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from UGA.
|Nov. 14 2016||
Promising to convey an unconventional approach to leadership, UGA alumnus and former Atlanta Olympics CEO Billy Payne told a packed Chapel audience at the Nov. 3 Mason Public Leadership Lecture that "the difference between leading and following isn't all that clear."
|Oct. 24 2016||
Billy Payne, who served as chief executive of Atlanta's 1996 Olympic Games, will deliver UGA's Mason Public Leadership Lecture Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. He is currently chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, host of the Masters Tournament.
|Sep. 26 2016||
A research center devoted to the study of economic regulation has been relaunched by UGA's Terry College of Business.
|Aug. 22 2016||
There's a stereotype of the introverted, dull accountant.
|Aug. 8 2016||
New research from the UGA Terry College of Business finds co-workers' attitudes can vary depending on their perception of someone's charitable efforts-especially when they perceive a person is primarily volunteering to get ahead.
|Apr. 25 2016||
UGA's Terry College of Business has launched the Terry Women's Initiative, a program committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of students that aims to inspire confidence and advance students' academic and professional goals.
|Feb. 8 2016||
Ken Kendrick, the owner and managing general partner of Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks, talked to a packed house Jan. 22 at the Terry Leadership Speaker Series, which also is designated one of the university's Signature Lectures.
|Feb. 1 2016||
While Georgia's economy will grow faster than the nation's in 2016, the pace of job growth in the Peach State will slow, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook report by UGA's Terry College of Business.
|Oct. 5 2015||
Growth in the U.S. market is increasingly driven by Hispanic and Asian consumers, to the tune of nearly $2 trillion per year. That's one takeaway from the 2015 Multicultural Economy Report from UGA's Selig Center for Economic Growth.
|Sep. 28 2015||
Before a crowd of hundreds on Sept. 18, the UGA Terry College of Business dedicated Correll Hall, Phase I of its future home, the Business Learning Community, and ceremoniously broke ground on Amos Hall, the centerpiece of the project's second phase.
|Apr. 13 2015||
As the director of the Master of Internet Technology program and the first certified online instructor in the Terry College of Business, Craig Piercy is no stranger to teaching students he's never met.
|Jan. 20 2015||
Georgia's economy will grow faster than its long-run average for the first time since the Great Recession, thanks to increased job growth, rising home prices and a solid economic development strategy. That will be the message delivered by Benjamin C. Ayers, dean of the UGA Terry College of Business, at the Georgia Economic Outlook event Jan. 21 in Athens.