News at Smith

Oct 20, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Want to talk about who is overpaid or underpaid at your office, or gripe about long hours or working conditions? You can, according to the National Labor Relations Board. But a well-run company with fair compensation practices shouldn't be overly worried if its employees talk about pay, says Smith School professor Hui Liao. She says pay gaps, particularly those based on merit, can motivate people.

Oct 20, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

When the South Korean President Park Geun-hye visited Washington, DC, last week, she brought along a small army of business representatives: 166 in all. The reason isn't a mystery: Korea's growth is slowing

Oct 19, 2015
Top News

The executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has climbed into the top 10 in the Financial Times annual EMBA rankings. Smith appears at No. 7 among U.S. schools in the 2015 list, up from No. 11 the previous year.

Oct 15, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

On Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, terpAMA, the University of Maryland’s Bronze Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association hosted its 7th Annual Undergraduate Marketing Conference, where students had the opportunity to expand their skills and their networks by bringing back fantastic Smith alumni to provide their insights and experiences in marketing world to the attendees.

Oct 15, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Men getting in touch with their masculine selves — like in Wall Street’s male-dominated, competitive culture — breeds overconfidence and financial risk-taking, new research from Smith School finance professor Francesco D’Acunto finds. "The salience of male identity increases men's beliefs of experiencing good outcomes in a game of chance," he says.

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