Management & Organization Department

Welcome to the Management & Organization (M&O) Department at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

The M&O Department offers courses and programs leading to PhD degrees. In addition, the M&O Department plays a significant role in providing management and organization courses with the Smith School’s MBA program.

Preparing Next-Generation Managers

The Management & Organization (M&O) department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, consists of over 30 core faculty including tenure-track, visiting, and teaching professors. The group's interests and responsibilities span micro and macro areas of Management, and include: strategy, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, and human resources.

M&O faculty are proud of the department's very strong track record in research, teaching, and service. As a group, we are particularly interested in and excited by topics such as leadership, teamwork, innovation and entrepreneurship, intangible assets, management of uncertainty, and social networks. Research and intellectual capital rankings have consistently placed the M&O department among the very top worldwide.

Some other indicators of the strength and scholarly reputation of M&O faculty include:

  1. Several elected Fellows of the Academy of Management, Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and Strategic Management Society
  2. Several elected officers in leading professional societies, including two Past Presidents & Current President-Elect of the Academy of Management
  3. Multiple University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teachers, a campus-wide recognition
  4. Multiple editorships and editorial board memberships on leading and highly prestigious academic journals
  5. Numerous best paper awards from prestigious journals and academies

News

Smith’s New Coil Initiative Is Bringing Global Experiential Learning Into the Classroom
Smith COIL Faculty Fellows, funded by federal grants, innovates business education by connecting University of Maryland students with peers…
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21 Smith School Professors Named Among Top 2% Scholars Worldwide
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty shapes future leaders in classrooms and drives global impact…
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Smith School Announces New Positions and Titles for Faculty Members
With the start of the spring 2024 semester comes new titles and positions for faculty members at the University of Maryland’s Robert H.…
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Insights & Research

The Secret to Accomplishing Big Goals

Smith research suggests breaking goals into bite-sized chunks

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Study Examines Gender Disparity in Science Research Funding

Gains in Resources Flow to More Senior than Junior Women Biomedical Scientists; ‘Gender Tenure Gap’ Factors Significantly, Smith Researchers Show

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Chinese University Patent Bubbles Evident and Problematic, Including to National Innovation Strategy, Study Shows

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Viewer Discretion Advised: How Gender Enters the Picture When Audiences Rate Movies

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When Firms Internalize Political Stigma

‘Unite the Right’ Stigmatized Local Employers and Prompted Tactical, “Pro-Diversity” Shift in Recruiting: New Research

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How Employees Can Help Cut “Quiet Cutting” Out of Their Careers

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Contact Us

Department Chair
Subra Tangirala
Dean's Professor of Management

Associate Chair
Protiti Dastidar
Clinical Professor

Vinesh Gupta
Assistant Director for Technology
vinesh@umd.edu

Tina Marie Rollason
Coordinator
trollaso@umd.edu

Toye Stokes
Coordinator
tstokes3@umd.edu

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