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Do Lenders Care When Your Auditor Gets Sued?

Financial auditors risk being sued for substandard performance. Their clients also face exposure, but differently, new Maryland Smith research shows.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
How Does A Sad Face Make Consumers Feel?

f you see an ad picturing a child's sad face, it’s likely to stir some emotions. They just might not be the feelings the organization hopes to evoke.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
What Happens Now, After the Boeing Crashes?

It took days of pressure from airlines, passengers, and policymakers and regulators around the world before the Federal Aviation Administration announced the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max-8. Here's what's likely to happen next.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Can Traditional Thinkers Help Spur Innovation?

Conventional wisdom says innovation flows from the minds of mavericks, not protectors of the status quo. But traditionalists have a role to play.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
How Does Bargaining Power Affect How We Shop?

Online platforms can see a direct correlation between the amount of bargaining power and platform size with merchants, new Maryland Smith research shows.

Monday, March 18, 2019
Why Does The Gender Pay Gap Vary?

The gender gap in earnings among science and engineering PhD graduates is 20 percent wider in academia than throughout the industry.

Sunday, March 17, 2019
How Can Investors Reduce Uncertainty?

Companies reveal information about risk and uncertainty at peer firms when they issue earnings announcements.

Saturday, March 16, 2019
How Do Relationships Drive B2B Retail?

While a good relationship between a sales representative and buyer won’t always protect the vendor from being shut out of business, it may leave the door open.

Friday, March 15, 2019

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Conventional wisdom says innovation flows from the minds of mavericks, not protectors of the status quo. But traditionalists have a role to play.

While a good relationship between a sales representative and buyer won’t always protect the vendor from being shut out of business, it may leave the door open.