Management & Organization

Smith CIBER Funds Two Faculty for Professional Development in Africa and Asia

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.

Adjunct Faculty

The following adjunct faculty members teach in the Management & Organization department at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Christine Beckman

Professor Beckman research has been published in such academic journals as Administrative Science Quarterly,Organization ScienceAcademy of Management JournalAmerican Sociological Review, and Journal of Business Venturing. She currently serves as the elected Past Division Chair of the Organization and Management Theory division of the Academy of Management and is on the editorial board of Administrative Science Quarterly,Organization Science, and Academy of Management Journal.

Smith Undergrad Program Ranked #18 By U.S. News

College Park, Md. – September 10, 2013 – The undergraduate business program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business jumped to No. 18 in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,” published today. The Smith School placed 8th among public universities and again ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories. Smith’s Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management/Logistics programs are listed among the nation’s top 10, and a total of seven areas are listed among the nation’s top 25.

CEO@Smith: Chet Burrell, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

At the helm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for nearly six years, Chet Burrell finds himself poised at the forefront of health care reform in the U.S. The intersection of health care and business has never been more important, which is why you should join Burrell for this year’s first CEO@Smith presentation.

Hear first-hand from the mid-Atlantic region’s leading health benefit services provider, then get answers to your own questions during the later Q&A segment.

Dinner will be provided. Business attire is suggested.

September 17, 2013 - 5:30pm

Speaker Series

Fall 2014 Speaker Series

September 26, 2014 Jennifer Berdahl, Sauder School of Business (University of British Columbia)
October, 17, 2014 Aparna Joshi, University of Illinois (School of Labor and Employment Relations)
November 7, 2014 Michael Morris, Columbia University (Psychology Department)

Past Events

Ken G. Smith

Ken G. Smith is professor emeritus and formerly held the Dean’s Chair in Strategic Management, Smith School of Business.  He is well known for his research in the areas of competition, competitive advantage, and strategic decision-making. Many of his articles have been published in leading scholarly journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal.


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