Haier Group’s recent $5.4 billion purchase of General Electric’s appliance unit is expected expand the China-based manufacturer’s market share and distribution channels and potentially boost its credibility among U.S. consumers. The move more broadly represents a case study of an emerging marketing company going global, says Smith School strategy professor Paulo Prochno.
Designing a good presidential poll can be tricky. Just ask Gallup, which missed the mark in 2012. Smith School economist David Kass takes a different approach. Rather than worrying about things like sample selection and response bias, he simply follows the money on prediction markets. Read more...
We invite all faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students to nominate deserving faculty members at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for the Allen J. Krowe Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence and the Legg Mason Teaching Innovation Award. Nominations must be submitted by Feb. 22, 2016.
By using advanced baseball statistics, it's possible to predict the monetary value of baseball players' future contributions — and avoid awarding massive multiyear contracts to players whose best days are behind them, according to new research from the Robert H. Smith School, at the University of Maryland. Read more ...
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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, specialty masters, 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.