News at Smith

Nov 18, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

If you’ve got it, don’t flaunt it. That’s the conclusion Smith School researchers came to when they studied how people display the brands they use. 

According to the study, people boasting the brands they use in a conspicuous manner – such as name-dropping their designer handbag label or wearing Gucci sunglass indoors – is a turn-off for many others.

Nov 18, 2013
Community

’50s

David Reznick ’59 received the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers Lifetime Achievement Award.

’60s

Donald Linton ’60 was named a master entrepreneur.

’70s

Howard Bomstein ’70 was appointed executive marketing director of the Washington Times.

Jon Colin ’78 was appointed interim chief executive officer at EQM Technologies & Energy, Inc.

Nov 18, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Gender equity at the top of U.S. companies is falling, partly because female executives aren’t mentoring the next generation of female leaders, according to researchers at the Smith School and Columbia Business School.

Nov 18, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Companies get better results from outsourcing IT operations if they also bolster their own internal IT investment and expertise, according to research by Sunil Mithas, associate professor of information systems. 

Nov 18, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

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