Thought Leadership

The lifeblood of a business school is its faculty, and at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business our faculty members are inspiring, supportive and world-class. We are attuned to a marketplace that values innovation, entrepreneurialism, analytical thinking and hard work. Our teaching and research equips students with the wisdom of business scholarship rooted in the experiential lessons of the marketplace.

How Coronavirus Is Hitting China Firms, Global Supply Chains

The coronavirus epidemic has disrupted social life and the day-to-day economy for China’s 1.4 billion residents. What will the impact be for China’s small-to-medium-size enterprises – including their global supply chain partners?

Feb 19, 2020
How To Show Off Your Soft Skills in the Job Search

You’ve know you’ve got the experience and the education to take your career to the next step. But you want to impress your next employer with how well you work with others as well. How can you show off your soft skills?

Feb 14, 2020
3 'Under the Radar' Stocks To Watch Amid Coronavirus

The outbreak of coronavirus is being felt around the world – including in the stock market. For some assets, the news won't be all bad.

Feb 13, 2020
Is It Time To Refinance Your House?

With mortgage rates recently falling to a three-year low, maybe you’ve been wondering whether it might be time to refinance. Our expert has the math to help you decide.

Feb 13, 2020
A Death in the Workplace

The death of a colleague – it’s one of the most emotionally disruptive dynamics that an organization encounters. How can leaders help their workplace and employees move forward?

Feb 13, 2020
Coronavirus and Misinformation

Contagious diseases can spread quickly, and misinformation can too. Here's how to find information from trustworthy sources during a public health crisis.

Feb 06, 2020
Which Were the Best Super Bowl Ads?

Companies that aired ads during Super Bowl LIV shelled out big money to grab an amplified audience’s attention through the clever, the emotional or the just plain weird. Our experts discuss which ads worked, and which didn't.

Feb 04, 2020
Why Declining Population Growth Is Reason To Worry

The U.S. population had expanded a mere 0.5% last year, the least in a century, weighed by a steadily falling birth rate and a sharp decline in immigration. Here's what that means for the economy – and what policymakers can do about it.

Jan 30, 2020
What GE CEO Culp Is Getting Right

Analysts may disagree on General Electric stock prospects, but there’s one thing they do seem to agree on: the effectiveness of CEO Larry Culp.

Jan 24, 2020
Why NBC’s Peacock Is Poised To Ruffle Some Feathers

NBCUniversal isn’t worried about ruffling a few feathers with its new streaming service. In fact, it’s hoping to.

Jan 22, 2020

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