What's it like when 86 percent of the banknotes in circulation in a country are rendered worthless overnight? That's what India has been finding out. On the evening of Nov. 9, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that, by morning, all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be legal tender. The controversial move has sparked protests and criticism of a change too sudden and
Last week, Domino's Pizza delivered a pizza by reindeer in Japan. And before that, it started delivering pies by drone in New Zealand. Neither method is likely to become a mainstay delivery method for the Michigan-based pizza giant, but experts say that both demonstrate its willingness to adapt, to take some chances and to try a few gimmicks. The onetime target of late-night talk show jokes has stoked a comeback by focusing on
A former energy industry executive at the Smith School says OPEC miscalculated two big factors when it voted to flood world markets with cheap oil in 2014, leading to Wednesday’s announcement of a course correction. “OPEC misread the situation in the United States and also in Russia,” Smith School professor Charles E. Olson says. Led by Saudi Arabia, OPEC had hoped to fend off U.S. and Russian threats through
“Competitive, not cutthroat;” high rankings for faculty quality and student-satisfaction; and a uniquely-advantageous geographical setting are some of the descriptors in a recent Poets and Quants-published snapshot of the full-time MBA Program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Voting is now open for the Smith Photo Contest! We received more than 250 photo submissions to our contest and now it is up to you to decide which two photos you'd like to see hanging in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The two photos with the most Facebook "Likes" will win the "People's Choice" category.