News at Smith

May 01, 2006

Research By Christopher Bingham

WHEN IT COMES TO DEVELOPING STRATEGIC ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES, EXPERIENCE MAY NOT BE THE BEST TEACHER. THOUGH MUCH RESEARCH IN THE FIELD FOCUSES ON THE WAY FIRMS LEARN THROUGH EXPERIENCE, RECENT RESEARCH BY CHRISTOPHER BINGHAM, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION, SUGGESTS THAT THIS VIEW MAY NOT ADEQUATELY DESCRIBE WHAT AND HOW FIRMS LEARN FROM HETEROGENEOUS EXPERIENCES SUCH AS ACQUISITIONS, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, PARTNERING, AND INTERNATIONALIZATION.

May 01, 2006

Edwin A. Locke, professor emeritus of management and organization, has won the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award from the American Psychological Society. He received the award at APS 18th Annual Convention, May 25-28, 2006. Locke is the most published organizational psychologist in the history of the field. His pioneering research focused on work motivation and job satisfaction, and he is well-known for his publications on goal-setting theory.

May 01, 2006

Netcentricity Conference

May 01, 2006

Pete Kyle Joins Smith School

One of the foremost financial theorists in the world, Albert “Pete” Kyle, will join the Smith School as the Charles E. Smith Chair in Finance in July 2006. He is best known for creating the “Kyle Model,” which provides a foundation for the modern theory of market microstructure, a subfield of finance dealing with the process of price formation in financial markets.

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