Frank Auditorium was filled and attendees were on the edge of their seats on Sept. 30, 2014, at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership for a fascinating discussion about the moral psychology of economic life and strife.
University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change present the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in College Park.
Featured speaker, psychologist Jonathan Haidt, will explore the moral psychology of business ethics and how companies can structure and run themselves in ways that will be resistant to ethical failures.
On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit. This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet.
The MBA Media, Sports, and Entertainment Club (MSEA) is hosting a Networking Mixer and Panel on March 31, 2014. The topic is: Managing Relationships, Contacts, and Interactions for Maximum Effectiveness. Dr. Kay Bartol is on the panel and will be discussing ways to best leverage your professional network. This event will be useful for everyone, regardless of current job/internship status. The event will be held Monday, March 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Van Munching Hall, room 2333.
How can the United States stay competitive and lead in a world of rapid and dramatic change? Deborah Wince-Smith, president and CEO of the Council on Competitiveness, discussed the challenges and opportunities of a transformed competitive landscape at a BB&T Colloquium on Competitiveness and Innovation on Feb. 21, 2013. The event was sponsored by BB&T in partnership with Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s...
Can game theory help decision makers? “Sometimes” seemed to be the answer, in a wide-ranging dialogue between Dr. Thomas Schelling, recipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics, and William Mayer, senior partner of Park Avenue Equity Partners and former dean of the Smith School. The discussion was held at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership on Thursday, November 8, 2012. The annual event, hosted by the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC), is sponsored by BB&T and held at the University of Maryland’s Robert H...
The year 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of IBM, and students, faculty and staff at the Robert H. Smith School of Business heard just what it took for the company to reach its centennial.
Jim Parker, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and chairman of the board of Southwest Airlines, is no stranger to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business – but now he’s officially joined as an executive-in-residence at the school’s just-launched Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC). On Dec. 9, 2010, Baltimore-area business leaders came to the University of Maryland BioPark to celebrate the launch of CLIC and to hear Parker’s address on “Leadership in Challenging Times.”
On October 13, 2010, the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its College Park launch event with an in-depth presentation by Former Chairman and CEO of BB&T John Allison.
More than 200 executives came together for an exploration of leadership at “The New Challenges of Leadership: Public and Private Sector Perspectives,” the inaugural conference of the Smith School’s new Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) on October 1. The center is led by directors Kathryn M. Bartol, Robert H. Smith Professor of Management and Organization; Paul Tesluk, Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior; and M.