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May 30, 2018
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 15th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty members. The 2018 edition covers everything from blind spots in statistics to the power of habit. Smith School professor Nicole M. Coomber recommends “How to Have a Good Day,” by Caroline Webb. “In this book Webb walks you through a number of science-based techniques to have better days at work,” Coomber says.

Feb 21, 2018
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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More than 100 students, faculty, staff, and alumni attended the 2018 Fishlinger Family Lecture Series on Feb. 7, 2018, with featured speaker Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean of leadership programs and the Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management at the Yale School of Management. His lecture was titled The Hero's Farewell: Courage, Character and Business Ethics in the Trump Era and was held in the Edward St. John Building at the University of Maryland.

Jan 25, 2018
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The University of Maryland invites students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to join us on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, for the Fishlinger Family Lecture Series with Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean of leadership programs and the Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management at the Yale School of Management.

Nov 09, 2017
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Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for fellowships in the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation & Crime (C-BERC). The fellowships include a $500 annual stipend. All students interested in corporate crime, compliance, financial regulation, forensic accounting, business ethics are encouraged to learn more and to apply. 

Jul 18, 2017
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The University of Maryland's College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Department of Criminology are grateful for the continued leadership of Professor Sally Simpson, who recently took the helm of the department as interim chair. Simpson will also continue to serve as director of the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation & Crime (C-BERC), an active unit within BSOS, CCJS and the Robert H. Smith School of Business. 

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Jun 20, 2017
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The Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC) at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce that Jim Staihar, associate director of C-BERC and assistant professor of accounting and information assurance, will become the first Fishlinger Family Endowed Scholar (2017-18), a program dedicated to support and enhance C-BERC initiatives.

Jun 14, 2017
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members.

May 23, 2017
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Many of the fraud-fighting heroes who will come together this June in Nashville, Tennessee, for the ACFE Global Fraud Conference are at the top of their careers. But fraud fighters aren’t just born with a sixth sense for schemes. Even heroes must learn what it takes to combat fraud. We talked to a few of this year’s conference speakers about the early cases that left an impression on them and taught them the essentials of fighting fraud. Through these cases they developed persistence, had their lives changed and learned the importance of counting cattle...

Apr 18, 2017
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Mar 29, 2017
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In October 2016, C-BERC’s Associate Director Gideon Mark, associate professor of logistics, business and public policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H.

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