Released in January 2012, Sunil Mithas’ new book, “Digital Intelligence: What Every Smart Manager Must Have for Success in an Information Age,” lays out the information you need to know about IT to succeed in business.
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
The annual Top 10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders – as recommended by Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty and staff - is several and months and a change-of-season away.
Perhaps something to whet reader appetites for the 2012 summer list, a few Smith leaders reflected on books they have recently read and recommend for winter reading.
Leaders of Fortune 500 company The Home Depot traveled from Atlanta to the University of Maryland on Dec. 12, 2011, to listen to potential solutions to a looming logistical problem.
College Park, Md. – October 14, 2011 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today named Peter Gibbons, executive vice president of Global Supply Chain Operations at Starbucks, as the 2011 “Person of the Year.” Gibbons was recognized by students and faculty at Smith’s Industry Day career and networking event, held annually to highlight the school’s supply chain management program and build relationships with top companies.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will hold its annual Industry Day event on Oct. 14, 2011, which highlights the school’s supply chain management program and helps build relationships with top companies. The event is organized by students in the undergraduate Supply Chain Management Society and supply chain and logistics faculty and is sponsored by the Intermodal Association of North American (IANA) and Stanley Black & Decker.
The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research projects also receive attention. Below are some highlights.
Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Professor Emeritus Saul Gass has published a new book titled “Profiles in Operations Research: Pioneers and Innovators.” The book was co-edited with Arjang Assad, dean of the School of Management, University at Buffalo, SUNY, and former senior associate dean of the Smith School. The book was published by Springer and is available for purchase on Amazon.com.
The U.S. debt is ticking away past $14 trillion and threatens to hit the current federally imposed limit on how much we borrow to keep our economy afloat. What are the impacts if this limit is not raised in time as lawmakers squabble of the details of how to manage the country’s debt crisis?
Experts on business and the economy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on the aftermath of the earthquake and devastating tsunami in Japan. Smith School experts can address the economic consequences and energy policy impacts; the use of technology and social media in disaster response; and the impact of the events on the bond market. The Smith School has a fiber-linked ReadyCam broadcast studio on premises for live and taped interviews.
Louiqa Raschid on technology applications for disaster response: