COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Aug. 25, 2015) — As part of an ongoing commitment to transform learning, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed one of its most accomplished educators to fill a new position focused on the student experience. Professor Joyce E.A. Russell, who served as vice dean prior to the appointment, has assumed responsibilities as Senior Associate Dean of Learning.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Vice Dean Joyce Russell to talk about the Smith School’s pledge and why it is critical to attract more women to business.
Top-down, change management strategies that force businesses to adapt quickly to meet market demands don’t translate fluidly to academic environments, Smith School Vice Dean Joyce E.A. Russell said recently at an MBA Roundtable discussion. She said academic change requires more focused, persuasive communication and individualized incentives because needs vary per department, discipline or individual research project, and don’t always align with institutional needs. Read more...
Profit-driven entrepreneurs do more to help low-income families than many activists with social missions, keynote speaker Iqbal Quadir said April 24, 2015, at the fifth annual Emerging Markets Forum in Washington, D.C.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in partnership with the Tata group of companies presented the “Tata Dialogue on Innovation” on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. R. “Gopal” Gopalakrishnan, director of Tata Sons, talked with students during a conversation that was moderated by the Smith School’s Vice Dean Joyce Russell. Students from across campus attended the event, which was held Van Munching Hall.
Female managers often underestimate their value when negotiating raises and promotions, Smith School Vice Dean Joyce Russell told participants Oct. 10, 2014, during the keynote address at the National Association of Women MBAs Conference and Career Fair near Washington, D.C.
Women need advocacy and support at each stage of their careers. While the number of females in management positions is growing, women still have fewer role models and mentors than men. That’s why the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosts Women Leading Women, celebrating an inspirational female trailblazer in the business world.
More than 50 women came to the Smith’s first Women in Business information session for prospective part-time MBA students on January 31 at the school’s campus in Washington, D.C. The event was part of the ongoing initiative at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to encourage women to pursue an MBA degree. Women represent about one third of MBA students nationwide.
Joyce E. A. Russell was named Vice Dean for Programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Russell is a Ralph J. Tyser Distinguished Teaching Fellow at the Smith School and has been a major force in shaping the student experience at all levels.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Joyce Russell talks about how leaders can stay ethical and what happens when they slip up.