In a Washington Post article published on March 16, 2105, Ed Snider Center Director Rajshree Agarwal explores why it’s important for business students to learn about the ethics and principles required to create value, not just focus on issues surrounding how value ought to be distributed.
Rajshree Agarwal is the Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and Professor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland and director of the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. Rajshree’s research interests focus on the implications of entrepreneurship and innovation for industry and firm evolution. Her recent projects examine the micro-foundations of macro phenomena, linking knowledge diffusion among firms, industries, and regions to the underlying mechanisms of employee entrepreneurship and mobility.
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has appointed the director of the Snider Center, Dr. Rajshree Agarwal, to chair a commission to “chart a road map to competitive excellence” for the future.
In a debate hosted by the Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Yaron Brook, President and Executive Director of The Ayn Rand Institute, and Paul Vaaler, the Mooty Chair in Law and Economics at the University of Minnesota, represented diverse views on the intersection of individual rights and societal responsibilities.
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UMD BUSINESS FACULTY AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS APPLE’S FUTURE
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In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Rajshree Agarwal to talk about the future of innovation in America and how companies can inspire entrepreneurship among their employees.
By RAJSHREE AGARWAL
Strategy often starts as theory built in an ivory tower. Leaders assess their perceived strengths and weaknesses, match these with perceived environmental opportunities and threats, and then descend from above to attempt implementation. This is when intended strategy slams into reality in a turbulent world. Read more...
In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Rajshree Agarwal to talk about the Tesla and how their corporate decisions spur innovation.
The Sanity Behind Tesla’s Giveaway of Patented Technology
Faculty experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on comments, below, regarding Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announcing his company will open its patented technology to competitors and European Union regulators investigating whether such major firms as Apple and Starbucks are violating EU tax law.
The Smith School is honored to welcome the following new faculty this fall.
Department of Management and Organization
Rajshree Agarwal, Chaired Professor in Entrepreneurship and Strategy, received her Ph.D. from the State University of New York, Buffalo.