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Mar 25, 2015

Companies work fairly hard to place one woman -- but only one -- in a top management position, according to research by Cristian Desző, an associate professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, and two co-authors. The article found evidence of a “quota” effect: Once a company had appointed one woman to a top-tier job, the chances of a second woman landing

Mar 25, 2015

Heinz and Kraft created waves Wednesday with the announcement of a blockbuster merger, but Pepsico Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi reminded folks that her company is still No. 1 in the food and beverage industry during a CEO@Smith

Mar 25, 2015

Organizations of all sizes need more of the entrepreneurial spirit that pervades the University of Maryland, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said during CEO@Smith. “People often think that entrepreneurship is about the little guy, the garage tinkerer  -- David going out to

Mar 25, 2015
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Russ Wermers, professor of finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will provide expertise, as an affiliate, to one of the largest economic consulting firms in North America.

Mar 25, 2015

Smith economics professor Peter Morici comes from a family of sales professionals. "My father and uncles all sold life insurance," he tells ABC 7 News in Washington, D.C. Their advice to Morici was to avoid politics and religion when talking to customers. Morici says Starbucks has broken this rule with its "Race

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