Stephen J. Carroll, professor emeritus at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, died in Virginia on Jan. 30, 2018. He was 87.
Representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, strategy experts Anil K. Gupta and Haiyan Wang are 28th in the 2017 Thinkers50 ranking of the “world’s most influential living management thinkers.”
Upward mobility for the masses starts with enterprising individuals who know how to harness the human potential within market systems, Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Rajshree Agarwal said on Oct. 19, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Rajshree Agarwal, Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, delivered the keynote speech at the Strategic Management Society Conference on Strategic Human Capital. The conference took place in March 2017 in Milan, Italy.
"It was predictable," the Smith School's Brent Goldfarb says of London's decision not to renew Uber's license to operate there. "What is notable," he added, "is that this probably would not have happened had Uber not had the troubles it had." What's next for Uber? Read more...
Poets & Quants for Undergraduates is associating the adage “great teachers are change agents and difference-makers” with student-mentoring by Sandra Loughlin and J. Gerald Suarez at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is happy to welcome 18 new full-time faculty members for the 2017-2018 academic year. New faculty joined the Smith School in August in the following areas:
Pablo Slutzky, visiting assistant professor, Columbia Business School (PhD)
Geoffrey Tate, professor
Departing General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt is a household name to investors on Wall Street, while Uber, scandal-ridden and operating at loss, reportedly is positioning for an initial public offering. This week's news that Immelt is Uber's new-CEO frontrunner caught some observers off-guard. But others, including Smith School professors Brent Goldfarb and David Kass, see the rationale. Goldfarb...
Even as our social media identities become more tightly interwoven in many aspects of our lives, when it comes to our job searches, should our postings and profiles be off-limits? Regulators in the European Union are recommending that companies ban the practice of scrutinizing the social media accounts of their job applicants, while here in the United States, human resources industry experts are similarly recommending...
The BBC's "Doctor Who" series has long embraced the idea of change. It's been written into the script for years, with the timelord protagonist's biological ability for regeneration and new incarnations. Now the series is preparing for what is perhaps its most striking transformation. For the first time in the British sci-fi series' 54-year history, the Doctor will be portrayed by a woman. Experts at the Smith School share...