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Nov 02, 2009
World Class Faculty & Research

In the wake of the financial crisis of last fall, the Obama Administration appointed “pay czar” Kenneth Feinberg to work with the Department of the Treasury to sort out the way top executives at firms are compensated and what reforms should be made. Just last week, Feinberg came out with a plan to drastically slash compensation at seven companies bailed out by the federal government. But is focusing on reforming executive compensation barking up the wrong tree?

Oct 30, 2009
Community

College Park, Md. – October 30, 2009 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today named John T.

Oct 29, 2009
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted a case interview workshop featuring nationally recognized case interview guru Marc Cosentino in Van Munching Hall, Sept. 8-11, 2009. Case questions are typically business related challenges presented by an interviewer to gauge how a candidate breaks down and solves the problem during a job interview.

Oct 26, 2009
Community

College Park, Md. – October 26, 2009 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the winners of its third annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, held October 22-23. The event, organized by Smith’s MBA Finance Association, challenged 10 teams of MBA students from leading business schools to craft and present M&A pitches to a panel of executive and faculty judges. The student team from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University won the $5,000 first prize.

Oct 21, 2009
Community

deanRobert H. Smith School of Business Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam joined Seth Goldman, CEO and founder of Honest Tea, as guests on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5 FM, Wednesday, Oct. 21. The conversation focused on business ethics and the bottom line and the questions many have raised regarding the business world’s moral compass in the wake of last year’s collapse.

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