Curtis Grimm |
received the Ralph Bunche Award for the best paper on an international
topic at the Annual Conference of the Int'l Academy of Legal Studies in
Business in August 2011.
Smith School Second in Worldwide Ranking for Supply Chain Management,
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks second
worldwide in faculty research produced from 2008-2010 in the discipline of
supply chain management and logistics.
What's Happening in Supply Chain Management at Smith?
faculty of the logistics, business and public policy (LBPP) department in the Smith
School of Business helps managers capitalize on the power of technology to manage
the supply chain and to deal with legal and economic issues arising in the global
networked economy. This diverse faculty group is comprised of scholars in the areas
of logistics, transportation, supply chain management, business law, international
economic policy and trade, competitive business strategy, telecommunications and
public policy, intellectual property, and Internet economics. As a result of their
expertise, faculty members have been called upon to testify before federal and state
lawmakers, and to serve as consultants with diverse organizations such as the Maryland
Aviation Administration, World Travel and Tourism Council, U.S. Department of Transportation,
Members of the department frequently collaborate with other Smith School faculty
- especially those in decision, operations and information
technologies, management and
organization, and finance
- on research and curriculum development. Graduates of the department's BS, MBA,
and MS logistics/supply chain management programs are sought after by government
and industry employers, while its PhD graduates have joined the faculties of major
Issues in logistics and the business/public policy interface have gained new
importance today as organizations seek to achieve competitive advantage in a dynamic,
global marketplace. Through teaching and research in these areas, the logistics,
business and public policy faculty in the Smith School of Business helps managers
capitalize on the power of technology to manage the supply chain and deal with the
legal and economic issues arising in the worldwide Network Economy.
Research by faculty
members appears in leading journals, including the Journal of International
Business Studies, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Journal of Business
Logistics, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Transportation
Management Journal, Transportation Journal, and Decision Sciences.
The logistics, business and public policy department is the home of the
Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC),
a technology-based research and education center which is defining 21st-century
best practices related to the efficient production and delivery of products
professor of international business, has published several of his studies on the
future of U.S. trade policy, including Labor Standards in the Global Trading System
and Reconciling Trade and the Environment.