This Fall, the Social Entrepreneurship Lab (SE Lab) was piloted at the Robert H. Smith School of Business under the leadership of Professor Christine Beckman and Adjunct Professor Sara Herald. The Lab is an active learning environment where students test hypotheses around the creation of social ventures, and thereby develop a first-hand understanding of how the field works.
Tata Group acquisitions such as Jaguar Land Rover may have American consumers taking notice of the Indian company as a global force for the first time, but the company has been a subject of an in-depth study on how to transform large corporations by Sunil Mithas, professor of information systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. His new book, “Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars,” documents the leadership strategies and management interventions that drove Tata’s growth following the liberalization of the Indian economy
Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews of restaurants in Washington, DC, two professors and a graduate student at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have identified a method that allows software to “read” the content of those reviews—and predict which restaurants will close.
Author and consultant Alexandra Levit gave six career tips to students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Dec. 5, 2014. The workshop was sponsored by the school’s Office of Career Services (OCS) and targeted at graduate students in specialty masters programs.
Students in the five specialty masters programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in Smith’s first MS Case Competition on Nov. 14, 2014. Cross-functional teams were formed of 4 to 5 graduate students studying in the following programs: Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Finance, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Marketing Analytics, and Master of Science in Supply Chain.