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Jun 06, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Michael Fu

Michael Fu, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, with UMD colleague Steven Marcus, has received a $340K grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new framework for incorporating risk into sequential decision-making under uncertainty.

Jun 05, 2014
Community

Select University of Maryland staff in College Park now have the opportunity to take part in the UMD-Smith Leadership Academy, a cutting-edge leadership development program delivered by the Robert H. Smith School of Business, in partnership with University Human Resources. The deadline for applications for the fall cohort is June 30, 2014 (or sooner for some offices).

Jun 04, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Research presented at the third annual Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Conference in College Park, Md., shows how the expectation of a safety net — which comes with strings attached — actually reins in shareholders and managers with limited liability.

Jun 04, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Roland Rust, executive director of the Center for Excellence in Service, has just published The Handbook of Service Marketing Research. This volume brings together an all-star team of leading researchers in service marketing to explore many of the hottest topics in service marketing today. Cutting-edge topics include: customer relationships and loyalty, customer-centered metrics, managing customer contacts, product and pricing, digital service marketing, rethinking the marketing function, and service for society.

Jun 04, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The University of Tampere in Finland partnered with the Center for Excellence in Service (CES) to offer an executive education program focusing on service marketing and management.

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The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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