The following selections cover "behavioral" economics and finance, “dark” secrets of the Internet, the revolutionary effect of the shipping container, social media as a driver of social change, and more.
Beijing, China - January 5, 2012 — The University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business awarded $10,000 to winners of the 2012 China Business Plan Competition, in partnership with the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing. The January 5 contest to present the best business plan pitch also included Chinese teams from Tianjin and Zhejiang Universities and Smith’s Israel partner school, the Technion—Israeli Institute of Technology.
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.
Released in January 2012, Sunil Mithas’ new book, “Digital Intelligence: What Every Smart Manager Must Have for Success in an Information Age,” lays out the information you need to know about IT to succeed in business.
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, 7:30 a.m.
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.