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Feb 01, 2005

College Park - February 14, 2005 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business marketing department continues to be distinguished for its role in setting leading marketing theory and practices with the announcement of two awards from the American Marketing Association. Roland T. Rust, holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, and Stephen L. Vargo, visiting professor of marketing, were both honored with awards at the American Marketing Association 2005 Winter Marketing Educators Conference, on February 1114, in San Antonio,

Feb 01, 2005

If entrepreneurialism has a motto it should be I think I can. Entrepreneurs are no more likely to want to stick their necks out than wage earners, they just have an unusual amount of self-confidence, according to results of a recent research paper, Entrepreneurial Risk and Market Entry. Study findings debunk a common stereotype about entrepreneurs namely that they are inherently more comfortable with risk.

Jan 01, 2005

Research by Nerrisa Brown

Within a two-day period in July 2001, UAL Corp., AMR Corp., and Northwest Airlines all released their capital expenditure plans. In October of 2000, SBC Communications, Verizon Communications and Time Warner Telecom released their capital expenditure plans in the same week. This wave-like pattern of voluntary disclosure, known as “herding,” can also be seen in companies’ disclosures of their revenue warnings and accounting misstatements.

Jan 01, 2005

Research by Nerrisa Brown

Within a two-day period in July 2001, UAL Corp., AMR Corp., and Northwest Airlines all released their capital expenditure plans. In October of 2000, SBC Communications, Verizon Communications and Time Warner Telecom released their capital expenditure plans in the same week. This wave-like pattern of voluntary disclosure, known as “herding,” can also be seen in companies’ disclosures of their revenue warnings and accounting misstatements.

Jan 01, 2005
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