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Jun 24, 2015
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Improvisation and contingency planning are fundamental to business survival because challenges can appear at any turn ­— like in a zombie apocalypse, Smith School professor Oliver Schlake says.

Jun 10, 2015
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Anil Gupta, Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is nominated for Thinkers50, the world's 50 most influential living management thinkers. 

Vote for him now at www.thinkers50.com

May 28, 2015
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in the business. Each year, Smith awards three different honors to its faculty members who have demonstrated a passion for teaching excellence: The Distinguished Teaching Awards, the Krowe Teaching Excellence Awards and the Legg-Mason Award.

May 22, 2015
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business community came together to celebrate the achievements of full-time MBA students at the 4th Annual MBA End-of-the-Year Banquet on May 14, 2015, held at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

May 22, 2015
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Congratulations to the 1,200 students who graduated from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Xfinity Center! The Smith School celebrated with two ceremonies – the first for undergraduates and the second for masters and PhD students.

May 11, 2015
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“It’s not always an advantage to be pretty. It can backfire if you are perceived as a threat.”
Marko Pitesa
Assistant Professor of Management and Organization

May 11, 2015
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“It’s a mixed bag. On the one hand you’re excited about the challenge that’s involved, but you also perceive the threats.”
Kathryn M. Bartol
Co-director, Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC)

May 11, 2015
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Teams searching for innovation increase their odds of driving the evolution of a field when they reach out to colleagues — or to research findings — outside their field's area of expertise, a new study from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business suggests.

May 08, 2015
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business community came together on May 7, 2015, to celebrate the achievements of top undergraduate students at the 15th annual Dean’s Undergraduate Senior Awards Dinner. More than 60 students, faculty and staff enjoyed a dinner at Van Munching Hall.

Apr 30, 2015
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In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Vice Dean Joyce Russell to talk about the Smith School’s pledge and why it is critical to attract more women to business.

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