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.
Kalyan Singhal, the McCurdy Professor of Innovation and Supply-Chain in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has joined with colleagues at two other institutions to launch Management and Business Review, a journal intended to rival the Harvard Business Review. MBR will address questions facing contemporary business and management leaders, scholars, and students. The inaugural issue includes 27 articles on topics ranging from adaptive space to reimagining capitalism, from strategy to climate change, from digital transformation to leadership and organizational change.
Roberto Cavazos, a lecturer and an executive in residence in the field of date science in the Merrick School of Business, has been named program director of the school's M.S. in Cybersecurity Management and the specialization in Risk Management and Insurance.
In his latest report with the cybersecurity company CHEQ, Roberto Cavazos, Executive in Residence in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and a veteran economic analyst, says that marketing losses due to ad fraud will rise to $35 billion this year, and may end up closer to $40 billion. Advertising fraud is now larger than fraud from credit cards, and trends show that little is being done to combat the problem.