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 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. 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.
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
An Intervention for Low-Energy Leaders
As it turns out, adding a simple writing exercise to the typical morning routine can energize leaders and make them more effective throughout the day.
Apr 04, 2019
Why Real Individualists Work Together
People love stories about determined entrepreneurs who work alone until they achieve success. But an isolationist mindset tends to backfire in the real world.
Mar 28, 2019
The Evolution Of Applied Psychology
To mark its 100th anniversary in 2017, Maryland Smith's Gilad Chen explored the evolution of the research featured in the Journal of Applied Psychology.
Mar 05, 2019
Why There's An App For That
A new study examines what happens when a platform owner enters the market with a product that directly competes against rivals in the app store. Does it help or hurt innovation?
Mar 05, 2019
A Tool for Closing the Gender Pay Gap
Equal pay for equal work is a simple notion, but surprisingly hard to implement without buy-in from upper management and quantitative tools for decision support.
Feb 28, 2019
An Analyst's Actual Impact
How much do analysts really move markets? New research examine the role that reports play in determining an analyst's future at big investment banks.
Feb 11, 2019
A Key To More Innovation
Maryland Smith’s Brent Goldfarb shows that federal funding affects both the rate and direction of inventive activity, partly by investing in areas that private corporations eschew.
Feb 11, 2019

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