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May 01, 2013
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Read the spring 2013 issue of Research @ Smith. This issue's special focus is health care.

May 01, 2013

Research by Sunil Mithas

IT Flexibility Increasingly Drives Effective B2B Partnerships in Era of Cloud Computing and Big Data

Major deals can fall apart when IT systems are inflexible, and the implications are significant for firms' strategies and competitive performance.

May 01, 2013

Research by Russell Wermers

Hedge fund monitoring lag solved; breakthrough formula offers a new shield for institutional investments

May 01, 2013

Flat organizational structures are popular in management literature. Leaders are urged to reduce the layers of management, on the theory that employees are more productive when they have more say in the decision-making process.

May 01, 2013

The goal of business is to maximize profits, so it just didn’t make sense to researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business why many retailers and suppliers sign deals that leave money on the table.


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