Launched this year within the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets, the Intentional Life Lab seeks to help students at the University of Maryland develop their personal "why" and "how" toward an authentic life path.
Rajshree Agarwal is the Rudolph Lamone Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy and director of the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University of Maryland. She studies the evolution of industries, firms and individual careers, as fostered by the twin engines of innovation and enterprise. Agarwal's scholarship uses an interdisciplinary lens to provide insights on strategic innovation for new venture creation and for firm renewal. She routinely publishes in leading journals in strategy and entrepreneurship. An author of more than 60 studies, her research has been cited more than 10,000 times, received numerous best paper awards, and funded by grants from various foundations, including the Kauffman Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and the National Science Foundation. She is currently the co-editor of the Strategic Management Journal and has previously served in co-editor and senior editor roles at Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Organization Science respectively.
When it comes to a company’s success, many have wondered whether it’s better to have one strong leader at the top or several leaders sharing the responsibilities. Leadership in firms that became enormously successful in the early Japanese cotton spinning industry might have the answer, according to new research from Maryland Smith, published in the Strategic Management Journal.
The New Year often brings with it new resolutions. On January 19, learn how to ensure that these resolutions do not fall on the wayside. Create your entrepreneurial journey towards success by attending this free webinar. After all, you are the CEO of a very important enterprise. You! You are the CEO of Me, Inc. Smith professor Rajshree Agarwal will lead us through a session revisiting our purpose in life and the steps we can take to ensure we are heading in the right direction to achieve it.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are poised to supercharge productivity in the knowledge economy, transforming the future of work.
But they’re far from perfect.
Something happens when a Maryland Smith senior finishes that final exam, submits that final essay, and dons a cap and gown.
It is the moment, says Maryland Smith’s Victor Mullins, when they begin to write their stories. For the Spring 2020 graduating class, the book opens in a challenging time.
Navigating the unprecedented circumstances invoked by the coronavirus pandemic may prove difficult, Mullins says, but Maryland Smith graduates are prepared for what lies ahead.
To mark its fifth anniversary, the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is taking stock of its mission-aligned research and outreach.
Some startups bet everything on a single visionary founder. But new research from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business suggests shared leadership is a better option — if top management teams can work together without all the drama that sometimes triggers high-profile departures.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 16th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty and staff.
When employees sign noncompete agreements, they are bound from changing jobs within their industry or breaking out to start a company on their own. These agreements have been upheld in most states based on an employee’s freedom to enter into contracts. But what are the consequences for the labor market as a whole when these contracts are enforceable and used en masse? New research finds that the mass use of enforceable noncompetes is associated with negative consequences for the whole labor market, even for those who don’t have to sign them.