News at Smith

Jun 01, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted a workshop featuring Janet Ioli, Lead Executive Coach for Northrup Grumman and President of The Mana Group for a workshop focused on building credibility as a leader. Ioli has over 25 years of experience as an executive coach and organizational development consultant for Fortune 200 companies and is author of “The Cure: Remedies for the 5 Ailments that Plague Organizations.”

May 28, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Restaurants often come across as desperate when they offer Groupon-style deals, but a new study from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business suggests that certain types of venues can escape the damage to their reputations. That's because the negative effect tends to be concentrated on restaurants at lower price points. In the case of upscale restaurants, offering a deal either does not hurt the reputation

May 28, 2015
Community

Eight staff members at the Robert H. Smith School of Business were awarded Staff Excellence Awards at the end-of-the-semester assembly on May 8, 2015.

May 28, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in the business. Each year, Smith awards three different honors to its faculty members who have demonstrated a passion for teaching excellence: The Distinguished Teaching Awards, the Krowe Teaching Excellence Awards and the Legg-Mason Award.

May 28, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

A surge of shareholder activism has fueled debate about how companies should balance dividend payouts with long-term investment, but an economist at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business says the money gets reinvested either way. "The money won for shareholders does not disappear," professor Peter Morici writes in a national column. "It may not get spent on immediate consumption but often

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