Management

Better Communication For Remote Teams
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
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
The Ripple Effects of a Good Boss
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
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
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
Pitching Novel Ideas to the Boss
Have an amazing idea that could have a big impact for your organization? Now it’s up to you to really sell it to your boss. Maryland Smith professors explain how to make that happen.
Aug 14, 2018
Transform from the Bottom Up
How best should companies seek to evolve? Continuous organizational change is likely to have its roots at lower “work unit” levels and wind its way upward.
Jul 19, 2018
Trapped But Not Lost With Limited Mobility
Nobody likes to feel trapped. But employees benefit in some ways when two factors combine to pin them in place, making it harder for them to exit their organizations with valuable knowledge.
Jul 19, 2018
Your Unfair Boss Might Just Be Overworked
Think your boss is a jerk because he or she treated you unfairly? New Maryland Smith research reveals that having too much to do can affect a manager's ability to be fair.
Jul 19, 2018
Channeling the Chinese Power of Moqi at Work
Western-based managers who feel out of sync with their teams might need a new word in their vocabulary. Maryland Smith professor Hui Liao examines the Chinese construct of moqi.
Jun 27, 2018

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