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Feb 01, 2006

Sensitivity to others is more important than ever in a globally networked economy where every day you may work with people whose culture and backgrounds differ from your own. Jack Jetmund, the vice chair of Booz Allen Hamilton's GLOBE (a forum for gay, lesbian and bisexual employees), found that out for himself when he wore a pink shirt to a client meeting, only to be greeted with a disparaging remark about his sexual orientation.

Feb 01, 2006
World Class Faculty & Research

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.

Jan 01, 2006

In December 2005, the Smith School co-sponsored and hosted the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) USA Inc. Mid-Atlantic Conference 2005. The theme of the conference was Business Opportunities in a Globally Networked Economy.

Jan 01, 2006

Marking another milestone for its expansion in the worlds fastest growing market for business education, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business held commencement exercises for its second Executive MBA program in Beijing, China on January 22, 2006.

Dec 22, 2005
Top News

isamanRobert Isaman '85, vice president, integration at UTC Fire & Security (UTCFS), a division of United Technologies Corporation, addressed a lively audience of Smith School graduates, family members, friends, and Smith faculty and administrators at the Smith School's winter commencement ceremony


About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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