Debra Shapiro Selected to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Debra Shapiro, the Clarice Smith Professor of Management & Organization at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was selected to receive the International Association for Conflict Management’s (IACM) Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, the IACM honors one outstanding faculty member for “meritorious, long-standing, paradigm-shifting contributions to the study of conflict management and negotiation.” Winners are selected by a committee from nominations of scholars whose careers epitomize the goals and purposes of the association.

Should Entrepreneurs Be Hired in the C-Suite?

You might think bringing an entrepreneur onto a company’s top leadership is a no-brainer. After all, they know how to lead, are risk-takers, and are known for being innovative. But these can be the very reasons why post-entrepreneurs are not hired as executives or for any other job.

Research.com Ranks 17 Maryland Smith Professors Among World’s “Best Scientists”

Research.com named 17 scholars from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in its latest “best scientists” ranking. The Smith School ranked No. 4 in the United States and No. 5 worldwide in the 2023 Business and Management university ranking, with 11 scholars on the list.

Smith Faculty Leading, Collaborating in UMD Grand Challenges Projects

Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty members are engaged in three projects selected by the University of Maryland for Grand Challenges grants supporting research “to spur world-changing, interdisciplinary research and solutions."

25 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 25 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

How Your Coworkers’ Morals Can Help You Do the Right Thing.

Highly moral people might always “do the right thing” when it comes to speaking up about wrongdoings and problems in the workplace. But even people who lack that moral compass become more likely to speak up when they see other employees displaying moral messages at work, finds new research from Maryland Smith’s Debra L. Shapiro.

18 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 18 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

Shapiro Cited As Influential Author of Organizational Behavior Textbooks

Debra Shapiro, Clarice Smith Professor of Management & Organization at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is among the top 100 most influential authors in organizational behavior, human resource management, strategy and general management as cited in textbooks.

Fearless Idea 21: Anchor Your Teams

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Organizations need strong leaders who can build high-quality relationships with their subordinates. But the same leaders create a liability when they exit because loyal employees will often follow them out the door. The result can be “turnover contagion.”

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