The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC), in partnership with Smith School Associate Dean Joyce Russell, co-sponsored a panel, “Business Athletes” for the Smith School Business Summit in Baltimore on Friday, November 13, 2015. Dean Russell led the panel discussion featuring Cathy Reese, UMD Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach, Carolyn Covey Morris, founder and CEO of QMobius, and Donna Meachum Blackman, Senior VP of Finance for BET Networks. The panelists drew parallels between the traits of exemplar sports athletes and those needed by
With double-digit annual GDP growth and the world's largest population, China until recently looked like the long-term answer for U.S. companies seeking never-ending growth. With its slowdown and concurrent stock-market turmoil, China is posing fresh challenges, says Anil K. Gupta, the Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy, Globalization and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Growing uncertainty in China, moreover, may lead some companies to move more aggressively into India, whose
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is partnering with the Office of Financial Research on a challenge for research teams to link four disparate financial datasets.
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the annual Future Women in Business Conference at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. On Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, local high school women visited Smith to learn about careers in business.
Here's good news if you're looking for discounts, bad news if you're in the retail industry: Third quarter 2015 was brutal for much of the retail sector. For analysts, the mystery is why few people used the windfall from low gas prices to splurge on themselves or their families. In expectation of such spending, retailers let their inventories rise, a decision some now regret.