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Apr 09, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

In this segment of Smith Business Close-Up, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Sunil Mithas to discuss his new book, “Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars.” It documents the leadership strategies and management interventions that drove Tata’s growth following the liberalization of the Indian economy in the early 1990s.

Apr 08, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

On Monday, April 6, 2015, the freshman class of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business gathered at the Riggs Alumni Center to discuss the importance of having a global mindset and modern diversity in the workplace during the Young Professionals Institute (YPI). Prior to YPI, the students were given a brief case study centering on “A Global Acquisition Gone Sour in South Africa” (Mansour and Walker, 2013).

Apr 08, 2015

The European Union's top anti-trust authority appears on the verge of taking aggressive steps against Google. Rivals say the tech giant doctors its search results to favor Google services. Work by Smith professor Bill Rand has shown how, even in the absence of search-rigging, a monopolistic search engine can

Apr 07, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Lawrence Gordon, professor of managerial accounting and information assurance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will speak at the 2015 International National Cyber Security Centre One Conference, April 13-14, in the Netherlands.

Apr 07, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The Central Tibetan Administration (AKA theTibetan Government-in-exile) aims to create a more self-reliant culture among Tibetan refugees by encouraging its people to become successful entrepreneurs. Spearheading this initiative, the Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (TED) orchestrates entrepreneurial incubators, financing support, and inspires youth entrepreneurship. To learn more, come to the ChangeTheWorld.org Symposium on April 21, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., where the CTW Consultants will be presenting their final recommendations.

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