Research

Our faculty members are attuned to a marketplace that values innovation, entrepreneurialism, analytical thinking and hard work. Their teaching and research equip our students with the wisdom of business scholarship rooted in the experiential lessons of the marketplace.

Find out more about the latest research by browsing current working papers online at  Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

Social Sciences Research Network

Why Critics Don’t Pan Blockbusters… At Least Not Right Away
New research finds media outlets delay negative reviews of movies and video games.
Sep 18, 2020
How to Feel Like You Belong No Matter Where You’re Working
New Research Offers Strategies for Inclusion in a Multinational Organization
Aug 20, 2020
Feeling Normal in a Pandemic? Study Has Good News
New research shows that our human sense of normalcy is capable of bouncing back a lot faster than we might think.
Jul 22, 2020
History’s Top Innovators: Genius or Luck?
In the early automobile industry, what separated the greats, like Henry Ford, was quite a bit of luck,
Jun 17, 2020
The Problem Plaguing Academic Research
In most cases, when scholars turn to research, what they actually get is the testimony of an author’s interpretation of that evidence – and that’s a big issue, says new research.
Jun 10, 2020
How To Make Rule-Followers Think Outside the Box
With the right person in charge, finds new research, it’s possible to be the type of employee companies want: ethical and creative.
Jun 03, 2020
The Work Habits of Highly Effective Teams
New research detects a common thread among high-functioning teams – members who understand how colleagues see things.
May 20, 2020
Machine Learning Has a Flaw. It’s Gullible.
New research explores the potential biases that limit the effectiveness of ML process technologies and the scope for human capital to be complementary in reducing such biases.
May 06, 2020
Can We Trace Corporate Generosity to Employee Moods?
New research finds employee moods have a lot to do with a company's philanthropic efforts.
Mar 23, 2020
How Narcissists Affect Teams At Work
When it comes to empowering a team to do their best work, you don’t want a narcissist at the helm, finds new research.
Mar 05, 2020

Pages

Robert H. Smith School of Business
Map of Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall
College Park MD 20742