In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Gary Cohen to talk about the importance of executive education.
By Hui Liao
High performers understand the adage: “It’s lonely at the top.” New research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, which I co-authored with colleagues from four other institutions, confirms that outperforming workplace norms can prompt negative social consequences. But we also found the opposite.
MBA students and career coaches at the Robert H. Smith School of Business were highly involved in making the recent 2008 Reaching Out Conference a major success. "Reaching Out" is the largest annual conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) graduate business school students. From Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2008, nearly 1,000 students, business leaders, and recruiters gathered at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. to network and celebrate diversity.
Business students from all academic programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business – undergraduate, MBA, specialty masters, and PhD – graduated on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in a ceremony held at the Xfinity Center (formerly Comcast Center) in College Park, Md.
Teams searching for innovation increase their odds of driving the evolution of a field when they reach out to colleagues—or to research findings—outside their field's area of expertise, a new study from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business suggests. “If all of the innovators come from the same backgrounds and know the same things, they might be efficient in coming up with solutions,”