Academia + Entrepreneurship: When science meets great business ideas
Jorge Mejia is not your typical PhD student. He owns his own company and has just finished a six month research and entrepreneurial project abroad with the world’s largest incubator, Startup Chile. He’s working on his PhD in Information Systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business...
PhD Candidate Tracks Rise of Peer-to-peer Online Lending in China
On Nov. 20, Cliff Rossi, Professor of the Practice at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, gave the keynote presentation, "Five Years after the Crisis: An Introspective Look at Risk Management," at PRMIA and EY's CRO Risk Summit Dinner in NYC.
“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO @ Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Common wisdom says managers set their firm’s ethical tone. But new research finds that employees are more likely to report wrongdoing in the workplace if they believe the entire firm has a zero-tolerance policy on misconduct.
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.
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.
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.