<p><img src="https://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/files/auto-vw-vw-bus-vehicle-163711.jpeg" width="200" height="100" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" />Can Volkswagen’s recently announced $2 billion spending plan on zero emission and electric vehicles be a tipping point for the U.S. electric car economy? No, says Smith School management professor <strong>David A. Kirsch</strong>. “It’s a little bit wishful thinking,” he tells Marketplace radio. “This is an incremental advance in the long-term process.” Here's what it might mean.
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After a brief courtship with Unilever and an amicable parting of ways, Kraft Heinz might soon find there are other fish in the sea. Less than 48 hours after Kraft Heinz' $143 billion bid for the Anglo-Dutch consumer giant was disclosed, the two sides professed their "high regard" for one another and said they'd go their separate ways. With Unilever seemingly out of the picture, Smith School clinical professor David Kass
How close are the Fortune 500 companies to achieving gender equality on their corporate boards? They've got a long way to go, baby. The boardrooms of the Fortune 500 companies, which represent two-thirds of U.S. GDP, continue to be overwhelmingly male, with women holding only 20 percent of all board seats, according to a new report. Scholars tend to blame the gap on some combination of two factors: Workplace biases or individual
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Associate Professor of Finance Michael Faulkender has been named Associate Dean for Masters Programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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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 masters, 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.