Maryland Smith Research

December 3, 2019
Want People To Use Bike Shares? Don’t Make Them Walk.
In cities around the globe, it seems like bike and electric scooter rentals are everywhere. But if one isn’t in the right place when a person needs it, they aren’t going to walk out of their way to find one.
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November 21, 2019
How To Make More Money in Online Auctions
To attract more online auction bidders and drive up prices, two things matter: how long an auction is active and the day of the week it closes, finds new research.
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November 12, 2019
Standing Out On Streaming’s Crowded Stage
How many streaming entertainment options are too many? A new study examines what industry leaders must do to hold the spotlight.
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November 5, 2019
Who's the Worst at Negotiating?
Financially vulnerable individuals – those without a savings safety net – stifle their own economic advancement because they negotiate less effectively.
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October 24, 2019
When Regret is a Good Thing
Regret is usually thought of as a bad thing, but new research identifies conditions when it can benefit companies as well as consumers.
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September 26, 2019
What Alexa and Twitter Can Tell Marketers
There’s a lot marketers can learn from the text we create on social media. New research explains how.
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September 12, 2019
How Do You Build a Company? It Depends on Where You’re From
A popular video game reveals a clear connection between how much hierarchy founders create in their startups and where they hail from.
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September 5, 2019
Why Winners Learn To Share Power
Some startups bet everything on a single visionary founder. But organizations with stable shared leadership are more likely to grow and emerge as industry anchors.
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September 5, 2019
Confused by Unclear Accounting Information
In the grand scheme of the economy, the accounting information that individual firms report can have big impacts.
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August 22, 2019
How Social Networks Can Curb Youth Unemployment
A powerful tool for curbing the growing worldwide problem of youth unemployment could be the ubiquitous mobile phone found in most teens’ pockets, finds new research.
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