Category: Business


How Can Small Businesses Leverage The Use Of AI?

In the wake of such digital innovation, traditional business methods are becoming increasingly difficult to manage. With AI and machine learning on the rise, it’s no surprise that some businesses are turning to these tools for help. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are concepts that have held great promise across several industries. In the context […]

Canada truck protests ‘exacerbate fragile supply chain issues’

The Canadian truckers protesting coronavirus restrictions and vaccine mandates have disrupted multiple U.S.-Canada border crossings, further paralyzing crucial trade routes and causing major automakers to suspend production. Arthur Wheaton, an expert on the automotive industry and director of labor studies at Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, says with a shortage of truck drivers in North America, […]

Consumer Behavior Experts Available to Discuss Super Bowl Commercials

Consumer behavior and advertising experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to critique this year’s Super Bowl commercials – prior to and following Super Bowl LVI. The experts are marketing professors Henry C. Boyd III and Amna Kirmani.  Both analyzed last year’s spots via Maryland Today’s Super Bowl Ads That Scored—Even When […]

Maryland Smith Targets Startups with Blockchain Accelerator

Newswise — Early-stage companies that are building apps leveraging blockchain technology are targeted for the  Maryland Smith Blockchain Accelerator – an initiative of the Supply Chain Management Center and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Applications to participate in the accelerator are open until Feb. 21, 2022, with […]

Sense of ‘professionalism’ linked to unethical behavior

Newswise — ITHACA, N.Y. – Employees or managers who view themselves as professional are more vulnerable to unethical behavior such as conflicts of interest, a new Cornell University study finds. Safeguards from bias are more likely to fail in people with a high self-concept of professionalism, according to the study, “The Professionalism Paradox: Professionalism Increases Vulnerability […]

Activist Investors Achieve Higher Returns Using Sell-Side Analysts’ Reports

Newswise — TROY, N.Y. — In an era when investors can easily find information online about company performance, are traditional reports created by sell-side analysts still useful? Research from Thomas Shohfi, assistant professor in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, shows that these reports are a valuable resource for activist hedge fund investors […]