Leadership Guidelines for New Pope: UMD-Smith Expert

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – With the cardinals in Vatican City electing the successor to retired Benedict XVI, Gilad Chen, an organizational behavior expert in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, describes leadership fundamentals the new Pope should follow:

"Like their counterparts in business, religious leaders critically set and execute the vision and direction of their organization – in this case a 1.2 billion-member Catholic Church.

Smith Hosts Second Annual Women Leading Women Event

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted female members of the community (alumni, students, staff, and faculty) for the Second Annual Women Leading Women event on March 1, 2013. This year's guest of honor was Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96, senior vice president of global content operations at Discovery Communications. Smith School Vice Dean Joyce E.A. Russell led a discussion with Welch on many topics ranging from work-life balance to advice on how to achieve success in today's business climate.


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