People love stories about determined entrepreneurs who work alone until they achieve success. But research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business shows that an isolationist mindset is more likely to sink an enterprise than save it in the real world.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The gender gap in earnings among science and engineering PhD graduates is 20 percent wider in academia than throughout the industry, reveals new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H.
People who worry about income inequality “in and of itself” are focusing on the wrong question, professor Rajshree Agarwal argues in a new paper from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are working with the Rockefeller Center and other partners to evaluate post-harvest loss of mangoes in Kenya. The goal is to increase the supply of mangoes and ensure farmers in Kenya have a more secure income.
Companies claim to be all kinds of things on their websites. Only the best actually deliver, Great Place to Work executives said on Oct. 16, 2018, at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics & Leadership in College Park, Md.
How do high-performing organizations learn and adapt their routines and procedures? Do they look to constantly bring new information into their processes? Are they quick to adopt new ways of doing things at the individual and organizational levels?
Researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business sought to answer those questions, examining not only individuals within the organization, but also how the interplay between organizational and individual characteristics enhances or inhibits assimilation of newly available information.
A new product coming to market is like a seedling emerging above ground. Like germination sows and nourishes a seed, a product’s underlying technology has to be discovered and developed beforehand.
Upward mobility for the masses starts with enterprising individuals who know how to harness the human potential within market systems, Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Rajshree Agarwal said on Oct. 19, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Leaders who search for ways to motivate their teams are focusing on the wrong thing, BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly S. King said Sept. 26, 2017, at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. "I can't motivate you," he said. "You can't motivate anyone else."