Smith Research

A New Way To Predict Mutual Fund Returns?
Review of Financial Studies
With so many mutual fund companies and so many pricing options out there, how should an investor choose?
Nov 01, 2018
Better Communication For Remote Teams
Sloan Management Review
Email, instant messaging and Slack have been called essential for optimal communication among virtual work teams. But do these technologies really deserve the credit they get?
Oct 18, 2018
Exploring A Shortcut To Leadership
Journal of Applied Psychology
In just a few minutes each morning, worn-out leaders can set themselves up for a successful and positive day. The trick involves a little self-reflection, which can go a long way.
Oct 18, 2018
Another Reason To Avoid Knockoffs
Journal of Consumer Psychology
Luxury brands use legal threats, guilt campaigns to deter people from buying knockoffs. New research reveals a better tactic.
Oct 11, 2018
Switching Devices Affects How You Shop
Journal of Marketing
New Maryland Smith research shows that switching to a desktop or laptop while online shopping could mean you're more likely to take the plunge and make the purchase.
Oct 04, 2018
The Ripple Effects of a Good Boss
Journal of Applied Psychology
A good boss can overcome the effects of a bad one, leaving employees feeling autonomous and confident when they work on multiple teams with different supervisors.
Sep 27, 2018
Six Alternatives to Digital Islands
Harvard Business Review
Trade wars historically hinge on the flow of goods across borders. But Maryland Smith professor Anil K Gupta says the flow of data across borders may soon matter more.
Sep 06, 2018
Early Auto Racing And Firm Survival
Strategic Management Journal
What do the early days of auto racing near the turn of the 20th century have to do with determining firm survival? It all comes down to how society shapes market reputation.
Aug 28, 2018

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