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Dec 16, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Tata Group acquisitions such as Jaguar Land Rover may have American consumers taking notice of the Indian company as a global force for the first time, but the company has been a subject of an in-depth study on how to transform large corporations by Sunil Mithas, professor of information systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. His new book, “Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars,” documents the leadership strategies and management interventions that drove Tata’s growth following the liberalization of the Indian economy

Dec 15, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews of restaurants in Washington, DC, two professors and a graduate student at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have identified a method that allows software to “read” the content of those reviews—and predict which restaurants will close. “We are surrounded by all of this free, unstructured data,” Professor

Dec 15, 2014

Author and consultant Alexandra Levit gave six career tips to students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Dec. 5, 2014. The workshop was sponsored by the school’s Office of Career Services (OCS) and targeted at graduate students in specialty masters programs.

Dec 15, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Students in the five specialty masters programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in Smith’s first MS Case Competition on Nov. 14, 2014. Cross-functional teams were formed of 4 to 5 graduate students studying in the following programs: Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Finance, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Marketing Analytics, and Master of Science in Supply Chain.

Dec 15, 2014
Community

Join the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Dec. 21, 2014, at 4 p.m. as we celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates.

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