Gender equity at the top of U.S. companies is falling, partly because female executives aren’t mentoring the next generation of female leaders, according to researchers at the Smith School and Columbia Business School.
Companies get better results from outsourcing IT operations if they also bolster their own internal IT investment and expertise, according to research by Sunil Mithas, associate professor of information systems.
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is the Smith School’s hub of innovation and entrepreneurship. Activities are focused on building a community of entrepreneurs – and that goal extends well beyond the Smith School to students, faculty and staff across campus; alumni; and entrepreneurs throughout the region.
Watching Terps men’s basketball games from the nosebleed section, Derek Shewmon, MBA ’09, and Federico Campbell, MBA ’09, often wondered why great seats below them in the Comcast Center remained empty.
The classmates in Smith’s part-time MBA program in Washington turned that simple observation into a business that’s expanding