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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.

Asking This in an Interview Could Cost You the Job

Even if you love the work, money is important, too. It’s just not a topic that will help your chances of landing the job, according to research.

Sep 02, 2020
Buffett at 90: Three Traits Help Define His Success

What makes Warren Buffett a super investor? Reflecting on that question as Buffett turns 90.

Aug 31, 2020
TikTok’s Ban and What It Means for Chinese Globalization

What are the implications of the recent U.S. pressure on TikTok and WeChat, including what it means for Chinese globalization?

Aug 26, 2020
Mortgage Rates Are Low. Why Isn’t Everyone Refinancing?

With mortgage rates so low, you might think that everyone would be looking to refinance. Why aren't they?

Aug 19, 2020
How Retail Is Wearing the Pandemic

'The silver lining is that the pandemic will serve as a catalyst to force many retailers to accelerate their innovation and technology adoptions.'

Aug 18, 2020
Did Berkshire Hathaway Dump Wells Fargo?

Did Berkshire Hathaway sell its entire $9.3 billion stake in banking giant Wells Fargo?

Aug 13, 2020
Why Apple Is Picking On This Pear Logo

The iPhone maker has filed a lawsuit against Prepear, a recipe and meal-planning app, over its request to trademark its minimalistic pear-shaped logo.

Aug 13, 2020
Will 2021 Be the Year of the Electric Vehicle?

For decades, the electric vehicle has been seen as the car of tomorrow but never quite the car of today. Is that about to change?

Aug 10, 2020
People can adapt to a ‘new normal’ quickly, it turns out

Even amid a deadly pandemic, billions of people all over the world found a way to carry on. Recent research explores how we adjusted as a pandemic upended our lives.

Aug 06, 2020
3 Big Forces That Are Changing Marketing

Each force has its own implications, ultimately working toward deepening consumer relationships and the expansion of the service economy.

Aug 05, 2020

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