College Park, MD – October 13, 2008 – This year’s annual conference from the Institute for Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS), the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), is significantly influenced by contributions from University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Upwith the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, G. “Anand” Anandalingam discusses his plans as new dean of the Smith School and the importance of social entrepreneurship and sustainability in business education.
College Park, Md. – May 22, 2008 – The University of Maryland today announced G. “Anand” Anandalingam, senior associate dean and Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been appointed dean of the school. Anandalingam will succeed Howard Frank on July 1.
A new book released this month offers guidance on how firms can avoid the kind of corporate victories that end up as disasters, harming shareholders and placing the firms future in jeopardy. Beware the Winners Curse: Victories That Can Sink You and Your Company (Oxford University Press, 2004) expands the model of the Winners Curse to explain how companies like Tyco, MCI-WorldCom and Lucent overpaid for acquisitions, and how shareholders suffered as a result.
This issue of Research@Smith highlights some recent stellar work from our marketing department. But the Smith School has bench strength in each of our academic areas.