Jim Reeve joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee in 1980 after completing his BSBA and MBA from Drake University and the PhD from Oklahoma State University.   At the University of Tennessee Jim is part of the ADMBA, ProMBA, and SEMBA core faculties.   Jim has won seven teaching awards at the University of Tennessee, including the Richard Sanders Award for Excellence in Executive Education.  Jim is also part of the author team for the market leading Warren/Reeve/Duchac series of accounting principles textbooks (Cengage).

Jim’s research interests are in the areas of performance management, the lean enterprise, cost management, and supply chain management.    He has published over 40 articles in academic and professional journals, including Supply Chain Management Review, Journal of Cost Management, Journal of Management Accounting Research, and the Accounting Review.  He has been a judge for the USA Today/RIT Quality Cup Competition.  He has consulted or provided training around the world for a wide variety of organizations including, Boeing, Procter and Gamble, Eastman Chemical, Freddie Mac, AMOCO, Lockheed Martin, Coca Cola, Sony Corp, and Hershey Foods.