Shapiro Cited As Influential Author of Organizational Behavior Textbooks

Debra Shapiro, Clarice Smith Professor of Management & Organization at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is among the top 100 most influential authors in organizational behavior, human resource management, strategy and general management as cited in textbooks. In an article examining authors in these fields — which was recently published the journal Academy of Management Learning and Education — Shapiro is identified as a prolific contributor of scholarly research. 

The Evolution Of Applied Psychology

To mark its 100th anniversary in 2017, Maryland Smith's Gilad Chen explored the evolution of the research featured in the Journal of Applied Psychology.

Understanding Industry Incubation

Who needs products? Many startups thrive below ground, according to research from the Smith School's Rajshree Agarwal.

The Value of Opposing Viewpoints

Team members aren’t always going to agree with leaders’ goals and strategies. And sometimes, having disagreement among teams is actually ideal for dealing with complex problems.

When Life Interrupts Your Daily Checklist

Some people fail to plan. Others plan the wrong way for the modern workplace. New Smith School research identifies the planning technique that might be better suited for fast-paced environments.

Why Mood Matters in the Workplace

Emotions and moods play into an organization’s overall climate, and that climate affects big-picture organizational relationship-building, productivity, creativity and reliability performance.

Who Are Your Social Network Contacts?

They could determine how innovative you are at work. The network of your “alters” — the people you turn to for problem-solving advice — can also help you become more creative, according to new research.

Practical Tips for Tackling the Daily Grind

The Smith School's Trevor Foulk evaluates six intervention methods that aim to combat the ongoing effects of the daily grind.

Decoding Hotel Management Structure

Does it make good economic sense for hotel owners to hold the deeds and manage operations at their properties? Professor Hui Liao believes it does.

Why the Budgeting Process Matters

Numbers, like sales goals, drive action in organizations. But it's the goal-setting process that actually motivates individuals to hit those numbers.

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