Have you ever worked with someone you might consider “difficult?” Chances are good that someone fitting this description springs to mind. As it turns out, these aren’t just people with whom you may have a personality conflict. The key distinction that separates “difficult” co-workers from the merely “annoying” is their effect on job performance.
Though cellphones are usually considered devices that connect people, they may make users less socially minded, finds a recent study from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was named the best business school Twitter feed for 2011 by “B2BTOY” (B2B Twitterer of the Year). This year’s award winners in the various categories included Lockheed Martin, Maersk, and Toyota, among others. Winners are nominated by Twitter users and selected by a panel of 11 judges. The judges and competition sponsors represent several top advertising, marketing and social media agencies. Last year the Smith School was a runner-up in the category.
Each January dozens of students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business use the winter break to their best advantage and embark on global immersion study trips around the world.
Read about the January 2012 trip to Australia with faculty advisor Dr. Mark Wellman in the words of Smith School undergraduate student Douglas M. Kletter.
COLLEGE PARK, MD - If Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley convinces lawmakers to pass his proposed digital goods sales tax in the 2013 fiscal year budget, the policy would be difficult to execute, says Joseph Bailey, professor of information management with the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.