Maryland Smith Research

September 14, 2023
The Way People Work in Teams Is Changing. Here’s What That Means for You.
If you work with teams of people, there’s no doubt you’ve seen some changes in recent years. Virtual meetings have become commonplace – whether colleagues are working down the hall, from home in the same region, or several time zones away. Organizations often rely on global teams. And new…
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August 31, 2023
New Analysis Examines Hurricane Risk Implications for Low-to-Moderate-Income Mortgage Borrowers

Amid Idalia’s landfall at a UBS-projected $9.36 billion total cost and a collapsing

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August 29, 2023
Smith Experts Assess Drug Manufacturing Risk from Natural Hazards
A July tornado that tore across the Rocky Mount, N.C., region left severe damage including to a Pfizer facility. Amid subsequent supply chain disruption, the manufacturer alerted hospitals to a list of 12 drugs available only through emergency orders “due to their high medical need,” effective…
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August 24, 2023
AI-Powered Pricing: Does It Make the Buying Experience More Fair and Equitable?
Retailers have been using artificial intelligence for a while now. There’s the rudimentary use of it to send out enticing email promotions or timely online ads that we welcome at times and find annoying at others. But retailers are also using AI to track consumers’ behavior both online and in brick…
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June 14, 2023
Travelers Refusing Upgrades to Sit Near Loved Ones Illustrates New Consumer Behavior Findings

This article, by Dean’s Professor of Marketing Rebecca Ratner and co-researchers Ximena Garcia-Rada and Michael Norton, was originally published at The C

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May 18, 2023
Smith Researchers Address Liver Transplant Geographic Inequities
The recent overhaul of the federal policy on allocating deceased donor livers has not significantly improved geographical inequities and has led to a greater loss in viable organs, according to findings from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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March 30, 2023
Analytics Are Key to Ending Gender Pay Inequity
Organizations often use the inexpensive and expedient approach of raising the salaries of the most underpaid women to bring about women’s pay parity with men. University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business Associate Professor Margrét Bjarnadóttir says there are two reasons why this doesn…
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January 31, 2023
The Simple Act That Can Make You a Better Leader at Work and Happier at Home
Being a leader is about more than a title; it’s a mindset. And it fluctuates – people may feel more “leader-like” on some days than others. Feeling capable and confident can make leaders more successful for their organizations, so helping them feel the part every day is critical.
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January 24, 2023
Retailers Can Gain From Reducing Food Waste
Even as the price of food continues to tick up and people are spending more on groceries, nearly 40% of food in the United States is being wasted – mostly by shoppers who never consume what they bought and by retailers who don’t manage to sell it.
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January 19, 2023
How Companies Can Capitalize on Free Outside Knowledge
New enterprise software investments can lead to big benefits for firms by enabling business process innovations, but implementation is notoriously difficult. Having IT professionals with the right combination of both technical and business process knowledge is critical to a quick and successful…
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