Employers know what it means to be a business student at the University of Maryland. It is getting increasingly harder to gain a direct admission into the Robert H. Smith School of Business, so when a student does, they are treated with apt respect and esteem. The students worked hard to get the attention of the school, and so employers work just as hard to get their attention in response. And so it is no surprise that on the first day of their college careers, the Smith Class of 2020 were already caught in the crossfire of a singularly peaceful and
The Center for Excellence in Service (CES) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes Bloomberg, Inc. to the Professional Services Leadership Initiative (PSLI).
The Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to kick off the 2016-17 school year with a screening of the film Dream, Girl, a documentary that showcases inspiring success stories of female entrepreneurs. Join the women of Smith for the screening and post-screening discussion reception. Dream big with us on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m.
On Women’s Equality Day last week at the White House, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, General Motors and other big U.S. companies signed an “Equal Pay Pledge” to close the gender pay gap for their employees. But methods of measuring success include many unintended consequences. The most efficient approach, based on the current standard of "equal pay for equal work," is sometimes counterintuitive, new Smith School research shows.
Borrowing a newspaper from a neighbor might have been the extent of social media as recently as 20 years ago, Smith School professor Anil K. Gupta says. But today, a proliferation of consumer and business-connecting apps, from Facebook to Periscope and Snapchat, represents a digital age that has changed innovation in four fundamental ways. The first is 360-degree innovation.