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May 01, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Van Munching Hall filled with cameras and lights as C-SPAN prepared for the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Center for Financial Policy’s (CFP) Congressional Briefing Series. CFP’s Congressional Briefing Series brings current and former Capitol Hill staffers to the Smith School to discuss financial policy and legislation. Students, faculty, and staff gather to hear and participate in what’s happening on the forefront of financial policy.

May 01, 2013

When Larry Biess was recruited to CSX, he was only vaguely aware of the many facets of CSX’s day-to-day operations. Nearly two decades later, Biess is Director of Operations Support Systems at the $11.8 billion transportation company, which provides traditional rail service as well as the transport of intermodal containers and trailers.

May 01, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Much talk these days focuses on emerging markets as having lost their luster. Once lauded as new economic powers, these markets are now experiencing lowered growth rates and other problems. Experts from industry, academia and government gathered to examine the state of emerging markets in the third in a series of Emerging Market Forums hosted by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. [VIDEOS]

May 01, 2013

I remember a time when researchers who wanted to study human behavior had to use one-way mirrors and paper-and-pencil surveys. These days, my faculty don’t want to just ask people what they think of a product. They want to watch people use a product, and evaluate how they react to it.

May 01, 2013

Research by Sunil Mithas

IT Flexibility Increasingly Drives Effective B2B Partnerships in Era of Cloud Computing and Big Data

Major deals can fall apart when IT systems are inflexible, and the implications are significant for firms' strategies and competitive performance.

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