Research@Smith: Spring 2008
Debra L. Shapiro, Clarice Smith Professor of Management and Organization, has been appointed director of the Smith School’s doctoral program, replacing Lawrence A. Gordon, Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting, effective July 1, 2008. Gordon has served as director for the past 12 years.
Research@Smith: Spring 2008, Curt Grimm, P.K. Kannan, Russell Wermers
The Krowe Teaching Excellence Awards were established in 1986 to recognize those who have shown superior teaching skills. The Legg-Mason Award in Teaching Innovation is awarded to recognize innovation in classroom instruction that will have a lasting impact on the university.
Roland Rust, David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, chair of the marketing department, and executive director of the Center for Excellence in Service and the Center for Complexity in Business, has been named Dist
Entrepreneurship is often thought of strictly in terms of new venture creation. But as the half-life of technologies, products and business models becomes ever shorter, established companies are finding that their existing bases of competitive advantage are decaying and becoming obsolete at a faster rate.
Research by Curt Grimm and Ken Smith
Research by P.K. Kannan
The publishing industry is going through a major transitional period as it tries to come to terms with the Web as a delivery platform for content. How can publishers keep their digital content from cannibalizing the market for printed material yet still provide new options to customers?
Knowing how the best mutual fund managers are choosing their portfolios can be valuable information for investors, if stocks picked by skilled fund managers really outperform those picked by unskilled managers. But it has been difficult to test this hypothesis, since it is not clear how to use fund holdings to pick stocks.