Have you ever worked with someone you might consider “difficult?” Chances are good that someone fitting this description springs to mind. As it turns out, these aren’t just people with whom you may have a personality conflict. The key distinction that separates “difficult” co-workers from the merely “annoying” is their effect on job performance.
Smith Business Close-Up
Where does the housing market go from here?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Clifford Rossi, executive-in-residence of finance, shares his prognosis for the housing market for the year ahead.
With the economic struggles worldwide, leaders point to innovation and entrepreneurship as answer for growth and new opportunities. How can still developing economies, such as China, and even other players, including Israel, foster global innovation that can help grow the economy here at home?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, reporter Charles Robinson accompanies executives on a tour of the Gettysburg battlefield as they learn how leadership lessons from the historic battle translate to business leadership lessons for today.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
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.