News at Smith

Dec 05, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Robert H. Smith School of Business finance professor and former Citigroup Inc. senior executive Cliff Rossi has weighed in on Citi’s plans to cut 11,000 jobs from its global consumer-banking unit. The move entails closing 84 branches, including 44 in the U.S.:

“These latest cost-cutting measures get Citi focused back on efforts to improve their operating efficiency relative to their peers. Citi's dollars of revenue generated per employee lag behind their competitors and so this announcement is not surprising.

Dec 04, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Anil Gupta

Anil Gupta, the Smith School’s Michael Dingman Chair in Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship, will answer questions in “Adapt or Invent: Innovating in an Emerging Market," a webinar presented live by The Economist from 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4.

Dec 03, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

Global Innovation

With the economic struggles worldwide, leaders point to innovation and entrepreneurship as answer for growth and new opportunities. How can still developing economies, such as China, and even other players, including Israel, foster global innovation that can help

Dec 03, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, December 2, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

Behavioral Economics for Businesses

Many startups base their businesses on changing their customers’ behavior – which can be a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be so hard. The trick is understanding how customers make decisions and how to influence those decisions.

Dec 03, 2012
Top News

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business ranked as a top five b-school in ethics as part of the 2012 Best B-Schools ranking by Bloomberg Businessweek, published on December 17, 2012.

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