Want to talk about who is overpaid or underpaid at your office, or gripe about long hours or working conditions? You can, according to the National Labor Relations Board. But a well-run company with fair compensation practices shouldn't be overly worried if its employees talk about pay, says Smith School professor Hui Liao. She says pay gaps, particularly those based on merit, can motivate people.
The executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has climbed into the top 10 in the Financial Times annual EMBA rankings. Smith appears at No. 7 among U.S. schools in the 2015 list, up from No. 11 the previous year.
On Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, terpAMA, the University of Maryland’s Bronze Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association hosted its 7th Annual Undergraduate Marketing Conference, where students had the opportunity to expand their skills and their networks by bringing back fantastic Smith alumni to provide their insights and experiences in marketing world to the attendees.
Men getting in touch with their masculine selves — like in Wall Street’s male-dominated, competitive culture — breeds overconfidence and financial risk-taking, new research from Smith School finance professor Francesco D’Acunto finds. "The salience of male identity increases men's beliefs of experiencing good outcomes in a game of chance," he says.
After 21 months of intense study, 16 students graduated from the first cohort of the Smith Online MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Sept. 19, 2015, at a commencement ceremony held in College Park, Md.