Logistics, Business & Public Policy
Hot Topic Alert: Jan. 29, 2014
Curt Grimm, professor and Charles E. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is available to expand on his comments, below, about the executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors.
Announced by President Obama in his State of the Union address, the increase, $10.10 an hour, from $7.25, affects workers under new federal contracts.
9 Reasons to Attend These Smith Events
A Career and Networking Event for Supply Chain Management and Operations Management Majors
Friday, October 10, 2014
Industry Day is an annual event held by the Logistics, Business and Public Policy department and the Supply Chain Management Society to promote the major and foster relations between our students and employers. The event features presentations including a lifetime achievement award for Mike Gardner, Chief Development officer DHL/Exel, Alumna of the Year Tian Tian Feng, Global Supply Manager at Apple, Inc. followed by a recruiter/student lunch, and a career and networking fair held in the business school.
Gender equity at the top of U.S. companies is falling, partly because female executives aren’t mentoring the next generation of female leaders, according to researchers at the Smith School and Columbia Business School.
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will team with Resilinc Inc., a leading provider of supply chain resiliency solutions, to strengthen its MS in Supply Chain Management program.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland announces the launch of the new Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC), a joint effort of the university's Robert H. School of Business and Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Join us for the kickoff event of the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC), a new center jointly sponsored by University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
College Park, Md. – October 11, 2013 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today honored Chris Sultemeier, executive vice president of logistics for Walmart U.S., as the 2013 “Person of the Year” in the supply chain and logistics industry.
Stephanie Eckerd, Assistant Professor in the Department of Logistics, Business, and Public Policy and Paulo Prochno, Tyser Teaching Fellow and Associate Chair of the Department of Management and Organization, traveled to Sub-Saharan Africa and India, respectively, on Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) grants this year. Dr.