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Dec 16, 2014
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Tata Group acquisitions such as Jaguar Land Rover may have American consumers taking notice of the Indian company as a global force for the first time, but the company has been a subject of an in-depth study on how to transform large corporations by Sunil Mithas, professor of information systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. His new book, “Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars,” documents the leadership strategies and management interventions that drove Tata’s growth following the liberalization of the Indian economy...

Dec 15, 2014
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Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews of restaurants in Washington, DC, two professors and a graduate student at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have identified a method that allows software to “read” the content of those reviews—and predict which restaurants will close.

Dec 12, 2014
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Dec 10, 2014
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As fitness apps on phones get more sophisticated, must Fitbit fade? For insight, the magazine tapped Ritu Agarwal, the Dean’s Chair of Information Systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Oct 30, 2014
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Retailers in Delay-Negotiating Mode Risk Losing Valuable Data Access, UMD Smith Experts Say

Oct 15, 2014
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PROMISED GAINS PROVE ELUSIVE AS EMERGENCY ROOMS GO DIGITAL

Oct 15, 2014
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A BUYER’S GUIDE TO LOW COST, HIGH QUALITY

Sep 30, 2014
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Marketing professors Yogesh Joshi, Liye Ma, William Rand, and information systems professor Louiqa Raschid, tracked Twitter activity for several rock bands for over two years to study how this activity impacts consumer engagement and sales.

Sep 30, 2014
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Digital piracy has persisted in the past decade. In the music world, the Recording Industry Association of America claims illegal downloads annually drain $12.5 billion and 70,000 jobs from the U.S. economy.

Sep 23, 2014
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Students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business take dozens of courses in business, but there is usually ‘that one class’ that stands out as a game changer, making a profound and lasting impact. We asked our students and alumni via Facebook to tell us about their favorite courses at Smith.

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