The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business is pleased to join 11 leading business schools to sponsor and launch the Management and Business Review, a journal that will inform business leaders, scholars, and students. A creation of Kalyan Singhal, the McCurdy Professor of Innovation and Supply-Chain at UB, and drawing upon his years of publishing experience with top-tier management journal, Production and Operations Management, the new publication has been called a rival to the Harvard Business Review by Forbes. MBR poses questions facing contemporary business and management leaders, scholars, and students. On Dec. 15, a celebratory launch will take place online.
Seven finalists have been announced for the 2020 Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize. This event showcases many of The University of Baltimore community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs - and 2020 is no exception: More than three dozen students, including undergraduates and graduates and representing a wide range of academic backgrounds and disciplines, submitted applications for their enterprising ideas. Now, seven have been selected to participate in the final set for Jan. 19.
Jeffrey S. Weaver, adjunct professor in the Department of Management and International Business in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Richard H. Bucher Adjunct Faculty Award.
A faculty team from The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business - Ven Sriram, professor of marketing, David Lingelbach, associate professor of entrepreneurship, and Tigi Mersha, professor of operations management - along with their colleague, Franklyn Manu, professor of marketing at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration - have published a textbook, Entrepreneurship in Africa. The book, aimed at university students and potential entrepreneurs, is likely the first of its kind to capture the African perspective of entrepreneurship.
Eusebio Scornavacca, the Parsons Professor of Digital Innovation and director of the Center for Digital Communication Commerce and Culture in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says it is vital to carefully consider projects that align with the University's goals of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. "Failing to acknowledge and respond the societal calls for environmental justice as well as the transformation in the economic landscape brought by the digital age, and the global pandemic, is likely to result in furthering inequalities in the region," says Scornavacca, the current holder of the Thompson Chair of Management Information Systems.