Journals

Research at Smith highlights contributions from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business to the 50 top business journals in the world, as measured by Financial Times. The list is based on survey data from about 200 business schools worldwide and is used in the Financial Times Research Rank.

The Cost Of Keeping Up With Consumers
Consumers don’t like when products they want are unavailable, and neither do retailers. Independent sellers need to fulfill orders on time and manage inventory effectively.
Jun 14, 2019
Making Information Technology Sustainable
Companies should push to implement green IT initiatives that promote environmental sustainability — not just for the good of the planet, but also for the financial reward.
Jun 10, 2019
Identifying High Influencers in Social Networks
Those with high levels of influence on social media networks are prime targets of marketing practitioners and researchers. But what, exactly, defines a strong influencer?
Jun 06, 2019
When Noncompete Agreements Hurt Everyone
What happens when these contracts are enforceable and used en masse? New Maryland Smith research finds that negative consequences are in store for all workers.
May 28, 2019
Why It's Time To Rethink Goal Setting
Conventional career advice has centered on setting SMART goals, but new research recommends a different approach: conceptualizing motivational intention.
May 14, 2019
The Win-Win of Buyer Intermediated Finance
Small suppliers often resort to payday-like loans with very high interest rates, increasing overall costs in the supply chain and reducing efficiency. But it doesn't have to be this way.
May 06, 2019
How Social Media Does (and Doesn’t) Motivate You
On social media, it can seem like everyone is meeting their fitness goals. It should be excellent motivation for your exercise goals. Right?
Apr 29, 2019
The Science of Open Secrets at Work
Every workplace has its open secrets. Multiple people may witness the same bad behavior from the same source, but nobody speaks up. Maryland Smith research explains why.
Apr 10, 2019
Why Your Boss Can't Hear You
Front-line workers resent managers who ignore their input, but Maryland Smith research puts the blame elsewhere. And it might not be what you think.
Apr 09, 2019
The Pros and Cons of Open Source
New Maryland Smith research presents an economic model to study how software licensing attributes affect a software maker’s decisions, along with insights for policymakers.
Apr 09, 2019

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