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How Top Management Thinkers Are Aiding in COVID-19 Response

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Those who say the coronavirus pandemic is ushering in an end to the century-long era of globalization are “utterly wrong,” says Maryland Smith’s Anil K. Gupta.

That false, but often-repeated perception is part of the reason why Gupta and Haiyan Wang, MBA ’95, have decided to come together with other noted experts on management, strategy and globalization to aid in coronavirus pandemic relief.

Maryland Pride, Face First

Smith Alum’s Maryland-centric Retail Company Wears New Role Supporting Healthcare Workers

Gov. Larry Hogan approached the podium for a press conference last week with a bold new accessory for these times: a red surgical-style mask bearing the message “Maryland Strong.”

Making It Work When You Work From Home

With campuses shifting to online-only classes to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and companies asking employees to work from home, lots of people are adjusting to a new work situation. For some people, the work-remote setup is ideal; for others, far from it.

As an MBA student, I can relate. With all my trusted routines out the window, I spent the first few days of the new online-learning era simply adjusting.

Here’s how I learned to maintain a high level of productivity, in an era of online learning.

Designate a workspace(s)

Serving Their Community First During the Pandemic

In 2017, Rahul Vinod ’11 and Sahil Rahman ’12 opened the doors to their first restaurant, RASA – a fine, casual Indian restaurant in the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, DC. They not only wanted to run a successful restaurant, but they also wanted to be proud of their business and its involvement in the community. Helping the community is exactly what RASA is doing now during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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