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.

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.
Aug 22, 2019
Finding Your Way in a World of Tradeoffs
Managers who rely on computer models to help with decision-making bump into a dilemma when it comes to allocation of scarce resources in complex environments with many moving parts.
Aug 14, 2019
Good, Better and Best Design for Branded Mobile Apps
Companies win when you put their branded mobile apps on your smartphone. But if the goal is to maximize firm value, new research suggests good, better and best ways to approach design.
Aug 13, 2019
Crowdsourcing for Ideas? Do This.
Research explores how companies can structure innovation tournaments to drive meaningful results.
Jul 29, 2019
Finding the Best Path to Your Target
Political candidates, manufacturers and even online game designers can hit their performance targets with increased regularity using a new algorithm developed at Maryland Smith.
Jul 25, 2019
Map Yourself on Customer Service Grid
Advancing technology has opened new possibilities for customer service delivery, giving companies more options when setting strategy.
Jul 24, 2019
Second Chances After a Fall from Power
Followers sometimes continue to believe in a leader even after loss of status. New Maryland Smith research explores why.
Jul 23, 2019
Why Wireless Firms Love Family Plans
Allowing smartphone customers to bundle themselves boosts profitability for service providers, Maryland Smith research shows.
Jul 01, 2019
Bad Bosses Make Themselves Feel Bad Too
Call it karma. Abusive leaders cause suffering not only for their employees, but also for themselves.
Jun 27, 2019
Why Freebies Sometimes Backfire
Consumers love getting something for nothing. The marketing strategy works great to grow revenue when done right but sometimes backfires.
Jun 24, 2019

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