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Jan 03, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, 7:30 a.m.

Leadership: 
Avoiding a Fall from Grace

Great leaders can be great role models, but another way to learn about leadership is through the mistakes of others. Some leaders who rise up the ranks start believing they are beyond reproach and that, for them, the rules don’t apply.

Jan 02, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

The annual Top 10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders – as recommended by Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty and staff - is several and months and a change-of-season away.

Perhaps something to whet reader appetites for the 2012 summer list, a few Smith leaders reflected on books they have recently read and recommend for winter reading.

Jan 02, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business in partnership with the School of Public Policy is pleased to present the Eighth Annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. The forum is intended to encourage the exchange of ideas among a small group of researchers and executives who share a common interest in issues related to financial information systems and cybersecurity.

Jan 02, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

COLLEGE PARK, MD -- The end of 2011 marked the close of an active year for the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and its Dingman Center Angels investor network. In the past year, members invested in eight regional companies, making 2011 the network’s most active year since its founding in 2004. Investments included Brazen Careerist, CirrusWorks, Nexercise, SevaCall, Spinnakr, Spotflux, Veenome, and YouEye.

Jan 02, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have summarized 2012 forecasts for individual sectors of the national economy.

“Several important dynamics frame the 2012 economic outlook,” said Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teacher Fellow and executive-in-residence. These factors include:

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