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Mar 01, 2007
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For more than 20 years, the Smith School has been honoring and rewarding outstanding faculty members, instructors and PhD students for their teaching excellence. The Krowe Teaching Award committee, comprised of faculty Smith School faculty members Galit Shmueli, Charley Olson, Mary Harms, and Jeff Kudisch, has announced the following winners and finalists for the 2006-2007 Krowe Teaching Awards and the Legg Mason Award. Nominations were received from students, alumni, deans, department chairs, directors and administrators.

Dec 05, 2006
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College Park, Md. December 5, 2006 The University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business is posting a last call for nominations for the schools 2007 Smith Leadership and Excellence Awards by the Dec. 14 deadline for submission. The annual awards, which pay tribute to business leaders and organizations that have made a significant and positive impact in the mid-Atlantic region, will be presented in four categories: Business Excellence, Leaders for the Digital Economy, Leadership Excellence, and Public Excellence.

Nov 08, 2006
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College Park, MD November 8, 2006 New research on the dot-com era from the University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business reveals despite significant losses suffered by investors, nearly 50 percent of 1990s dot-com startups survived at least five years. This success rate is better than or on par with other emerging industries, contradicting the traditional view that the majority of Internet companies landed belly up.

Nov 01, 2006
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The Smith School is pleased to announce the Top 15 % Teaching Award recipients for 2005-06. The Top 15% Teaching Awards are based on faculty performance during the previous academic year, consisting of fall semester, winter semester, spring semester, and summer semester sessions I and II, in that order.

Oct 03, 2006
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Smith faculty members brought the Smith Schools thought leadership to Europe in a series of workshops Tuesday, October 3 at the 16th Zrich MBA Congress. Rhonda Reger, professor of management and organization, Gurdip Bakshi, professor of finance, Judy Frels, senior director of custom programs, and Rob Sheehan, academic director for executive MBA and executive degree programs, were among thought leaders presenting at the conference, which focused on leading management issues.

Aug 02, 2006
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College Park, MD August 2, 2006 The University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced professor Kathryn M. Kay Bartol and professor emeritus Edwin A. Locke, both management and organization department faculty members, have been honored by the Academy of Management for their scholarly and professional contributions to the field. Bartol and Locke will accept their awards at the academys Presidential Luncheon on August 15, in Atlanta.

Aug 01, 2006
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Smith School faculty took center stage at this years Academy of Management conference, the largest annual gathering of management scholars in the world, held August 11 through 16 in Atlanta. Professor Ken G. Smith took over as president of the academy, and Professor Kay Bartol was selected as the 2006 recipient of the Academy of Managements Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest honors bestowed on members. Professor Emeritus Ed Locke also was honored with the Distinguished Scholarly Contributions Award and marketing professor Rebecca Ratner won...

Jul 01, 2006
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Anil K. Gupta, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Strategy and Organization and research director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship as well as the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), has accepted an invitation to join the Advisory Board of Asia Silicon Valley Connection (ASVC), one of the two largest networking organizations based in Silicon Valley (San Mateo, CA).

Jun 01, 2006
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the "10th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders" for 2013, as recommended by members of its faculty and staff.

Feb 01, 2006
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Debra L. Shapiro, PhD, a renowned scholar in organizational behavior, has been appointed Clarice Smith Professor of Management and Organization. Her research generally focuses on the various ways to effectively manage conflict or disputes in organizations, including perceptions of organizational injustice, misunderstandings and frustrations that are inevitable in internationally-diverse and crossfunctional teams, and resistance to organizational change in general or the transition to self-managing workteams in particular.

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