Founder-CEOs and CEOs related to the founder see the world differently than CEOs of non-family firms, and they pursue different strategies, according to new research from Smith School professor William Mullins. In general, the more family-oriented the firm, the more of a "stakeholder" focus it has. Read more...
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the Innovo Scholars program for undergraduates at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
With double-digit annual GDP growth and the world's largest population, China until recently looked like the long-term answer for U.S. companies seeking never-ending growth. With its slowdown and concurrent stock-market turmoil, China is posing fresh challenges, says Anil K. Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy, Globalization and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Growing uncertainty in China, moreover, may lead some companies to move more aggressively into India, whose
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is partnering with the Office of Financial Research on a challenge for research teams to link four disparate financial datasets.