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

Chen Kicks Off Undergraduate Research Series

Maryland Smith students are encouraged to be fearless in expanding their knowledge and experience in business. For some students, this…

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‘Maryland Business Adapts’ Event Announces Call for Nominations

Center for Global Business at UMD’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to Host Second Annual Event Recognizing Maryland-based Global Businesses for Innovative Pandemic-Era Pivots.

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Looking Back at the Lessons Learned in Capstone

For Giulio Galleri, MBA ’18, and his team, completing the capstone project at Maryland Smith wasn’t just another project – it was an…

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Insights & Research

Here’s the Best Way To Build a Startup Team

The Most Successful Startups Mix Friendships and Business To Build Teams, Finds Research

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The ‘Still-Weird’ Market for Meme Stocks

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Academia, a Promised Land?

Research Reveals Wider Gender Pay and Promotion Gap in Academia Relative to Industry Among Science and Engineering Doctorate Holders

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How Pioneering Startups in the Mobile Money Industry Defied All Odds

Published in the Strategic Management Journal

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Can Getting Emotional At Work Increase Innovation?

To Be More Creative, Teams Must Feel Free To Show Emotions, Study Finds

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Contact Us

Department Chair
Subra Tangirala
Dean's Professor of Management

Associate Chair
Protiti Dastidar
Tyser Teaching Fellow

Department Managers

Tina Marie Rollason
Coordinator
4528 Van Munching Hall
Phone: 301-405-1021
Fax: 301-314-1327
Email: trollason@rhsmith.umd.edu

Toye Stokes
Coordinator
4543 Van Munching Hall
Phone: 301-405-2320
Fax: 301-314-7837
Email: tstokes3@rhsmith.umd.edu

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