Management & Organization

UMD Business Expert: Maryland's Proposed Digital Goods Sales Tax Would be Difficult to Execute

COLLEGE PARK, MD - If Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley convinces lawmakers to pass his proposed digital goods sales tax in the 2013 fiscal year budget, the policy would be difficult to execute, says Joseph Bailey, professor of information management with the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Smith Undergrads Participate in Innovation Immersion Experience

The innovation immersion experience was part of the College Park Scholars Business, Society and Economy program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Established by Dr. Mark Wellman, director of the Business, Society and Economy Program, the innovation experience helped students better understand how firms compete and use innovation to create sustainable competitive advantages.

Professor Emeritus Ken G. Smith Receives National Educator Award from Academy of Management

The Academy of Management will honor Professor Emeritus Ken G. Smith with its Distinguished Educator Award in San Antonio next month. The Academy of Management, the oldest and largest scholarly management association in the world with nearly 20,000 members, selected Smith for his work developing doctoral students and junior faculty.

Smith Business Close-Up: The Gender Wage Gap

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Cristian Dezsö talks about the wage gap between men and women and how the children of CEO come into play. The gap between wages earned by men and women is still a pervasive worldwide phenomenon. But new research finds that when an organization’s male CEO has a daughter, the relative pay for women at those firms goes up, narrowing the gap.


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