Frozen desserts, spicy sauces and burrito-sized sushi rolls added flavor to a food entrepreneurship conference organized by Smith School undergraduate students on Nov. 16, 2015.
Smith Business Magazine: Spring 2016
Business leaders need to win to advance their careers, but SAP CEO Bill McDermott says they must never lose sight of the need to play fairly.
Organizations will need to do three things well to thrive in 2025, keynote speaker Calvin G. Butler Jr. said Nov. 13, 2015, at the fourth annual Smith School Business Summit in Baltimore.
Wall Street could learn something from baseball, investment guru John W. Rogers Jr. said during Smith’s Diversity Fireside Chat on Oct. 9, 2015. “Major private equity firms have basically never had a Jackie Robinson moment,” he said.
The Smith School’s CEO @ Smith speaker series will continue in April with a presentation from Marriott International’s Arne Sorenson.
Twitter can be a brutal world for customer service workers. Complaints about companies are not just public but often harsh: “Sitting on the Tarmac at DFW waiting for a gate! Late again #americanairlines.”
A computer can do as good a job of predicting how many patients will be discharged from a hospital unit on a given day as doctors and nurses, according to new research coauthored by Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management. In some cases, the computer does even better.
Men in groups tend to show off, pushing each other to display a cultural norm of male daring. This can spur overconfidence and financial risk-taking in Wall Street’s male-dominated culture, new research from finance professor Francesco D’Acunto finds.
Binge watching television — taking in a season of “Mad Men” or “Silicon Valley” in a day or two — has become a new pastime, made tempting by streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.
Predicting presidential election outcomes has gotten tricky in the digital age because the rising generation of voters doesn’t answer their phones or buy newspapers. Instead, they communicate online.