The Center for Global Business Hosts Second Annual Export Management Bootcamp

The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its second annual Export Management Bootcamp in Baltimore from April 20-21, 2018.

Why the Bombardier Tariff May Not Be a Win for Anyone

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – At first blush, the U.S. Commerce Department's decision this week to slap a steep, 220 percent tariff on Bombardier Inc's C-Series jets probably looks like a win for the U.S. and its aerospace giant, Boeing Co.

What Can China Do About North Korea?

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – It may be reassuring to think that China, with sheer economic might, could turn some screws on North Korea, bring that country to heel and protect the world from potential aggression. Reassuring, yes, but it's also unrealistic, says Gary Cohen, clinical professor of logistics, business and

Podcast: Talent Development at Hilton

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Kimo Kippon earned generous tips as a waiter in Hawaii, so he actually took a step down in pay when he moved into management. "It was a desire to be part of something bigger and to really help people," Kippon says in episode 3 of Beyond Business, a podcast series hosted by professor Gary Cohen at the University of Maryland's Robert H.

Marriott Joins a Chinese Disruptor

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — House-sharing broker Airbnb poses a threat to traditional hotels. But Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson worried more about Google, Amazon and Apple when he visited the University of Maryland's Robert H.

Podcast: Supply Chain Leadership at Mattel

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Children don't care about supply chain challenges when they want a new toy, which is fine with Peter Gibbons.

Podcast: Global Mindset at Under Armour

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — U.S. expatriate Erick Haskell spoke no Mandarin when he moved to China in 2005, and none of his employees spoke English. He knew little about the country and had little experience in retail.

CIBER Impresses With First Export Management Bootcamp for Business Professionals

The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its inaugural Export Management Bootcamp in Baltimore on April 28-29.

Podcast: Executive Presence at Marriott

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Everybody has an opinion. How do you get yours noticed in an organization full of smart, ambitious people? Julius Robinson, who climbed the corporate ladder from part-time wage earner to vice president at Marriott International, shares tips in “Beyond Business,” a podcast series hosted by professor Gary Cohen at the University of Maryland’s Robert H.

Can the TPP Be Salvaged Without the U.S.?

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – President Donald Trump signed an executive order this week to formally walk away from the Trans Pacific Partnership, in what looked like the final chapter for the 12-nation trade deal. 

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