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Raymond D. Smith, PhD

Professor

  • Management
  • School of Business

Biography

Raymond D. Smith holds an MBA (1981) and PhD (1988) from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has won two national awards for his research and has consulted for various organizations including the Ford Motor Company, The US Small Business Administration and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurship. His published works have dealt with such topics as strategic management of motor carriers, minority entrepreneurship and business ethics and social responsibility. He has published  30 refereed journal articles that range from conceptual works on ethics and market function to empirical works focusing on the strategic behavior of large groups of firms, minority entrepreneurs' management practices and ethical attitudes among religious and non-religious managers. His analytic techniques have included factor analysis, discriminant analysis, latent profile analysis and other sophisticated techniques of multivariate statistics. He currently serves as a reviewer for journals including the Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion. He is current Chair of the School of Business Executive Committee. He also serves the university as a faculty coach to professors in the EMBA program, participates in University strategic planning committees and initiatives, and is the President of the HUSB chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma national business honor society.  

Education

  • Ph.D., Business Management, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1988
  • M.B.A., Business Management, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1981
  • Bachelor of Science, cum laude, Business Management, University of Maryland, 1979

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 390-Business Policy 
  • MGMT 331-Decision Making 
  • MGMT 316 - Business Ethics 
  • XMGT 500-Organizational Leadership (EMBA)
  • MGMT 380-Seminar in Management 
  • GMGT 590-Strategic Management

Expertise 

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Ethics 
  • Business Globalization