Maryland Smith’s Rachelle Sampson, recipient of the inaugural Panmure House Prize, considered one of the United Kingdom’s largest academic prizes, will present her prize-winning study at 9 a.m. ET Tuesday, July 19, 2020 from London in an inaugural Panmure House Prize winners’ presentation.
One of the world’s top schools for business research, Maryland Smith also is where students experience top-level teaching in a highly supportive community. Smith chronicles and celebrates this distinction at the end of each academic year by honoring its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.
Extreme weather that has increasingly hammered factories, rail lines, ports and highways is expected to intensify as the globe continues to warm. Across industries, leadership teams have awakened to the high degree of financial risk posed by this climate change. Executives are asking: How exposed is our global supply chain network? Which critical sites have the highest exposure in terms of revenue impact? Which types of events could potentially affect each site? Are appropriate business continuity plans in place to protect our operations?
Check out the 19th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, with recommendations from faculty members at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. This year’s list includes new and older books on the Fed, problem-solving, entrepreneurism, memory, vaccines, and human nature, plus fiction picks about saving the planet, war and international spies.
When companies make decisions, it’s not just shareholders they must consider – employees, suppliers, communities and governments are affected too. And new research is showing that firms that don’t factor all stakeholders into the equation are missing out.
In the workplace, success sometimes comes down to how competitive you are. And sometimes it comes down to how competitive the people are who are advocating on your behalf.
Blockchain technology has gained prominence in recent years with the rise of cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), but its potential to impact the business world has yet to be fully realized. This impact will touch existing enterprises and propel the launch of many new businesses as well. That’s where Maryland Smith comes in.
The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has awarded $215,000 to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for intermodal transportation studies via the school’s Supply Chain Fellows program.
Essential West Coast ports will soon be operating around-the-clock and the U.S. government is pledging further efforts to try to alleviate the supply chain backlog. Maryland Smith’s Martin Dresner says federal government involvement can have a bigger and more long-term impact — through infrastructure spending.