Teams searching for innovation increase their odds of driving the evolution of a field when they reach out to colleagues—or to research findings—outside their field's area of expertise, a new study from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business suggests. “If all of the innovators come from the same backgrounds and know the same things, they might be efficient in coming up with solutions,”
With cybercrime against organizations flourishing, researchers and senior executives from business and government agencies will engage in a daylong Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 in Van Munching Hall at the University of Maryland.
A team of students in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will serve as consultants for a call-to-action campaign as part of continuing efforts to restore New Jersey shore communities still affected by Superstorm Sandy.
The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research projects also receive attention.
This semester Center for Social Value Creation program Manager Pammi Bhullar connected the 17th cohort of student to high performing nonprofits for semester-long consulting projects through the ChangeTheWorld.org Nonprofit consulting program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. This year, fifty UMD students, both graduate and Undergraduate, worked with eleven nonprofits on strategic consulting projects.