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Five Steps to Foster Workplace Initiative
Companies can spur proactive workplace behavior when they take five steps to build an initiative-friendly climate, new research from the Smith School shows.
Employees tend to respond and take initiative when their managers lead by example, provide coaching, allow participative decision making, keep team members informed and show concern.
EXECUTIVE PROFILE: VICTOR VALDEZ, EMBA ’14
Roland is well-read – as in, everyone has read Roland’s research. Roland Rust’s publications could fill an entire bookcase in McKeldin Library. His hundreds of peer- reviewed articles, the research citing his work, and his books, including Driving Customer Equity: How Customer Lifetime Value is Reshaping Corporate Strategy, have changed the world of marketing.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Oct. 13, 2014) — A new $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business through 2018.