Moll Anderson

The Gift of Encouragement
Moll Anderson - Summer 2020Moll Anderson - Summer 2020 image Settled in Nashville, Anderson started a new job in a furniture store. Her first interior design client led to more work and soon she launched her own highly successful company. “I’d never had the opportunity to go to design school, but what I didn’t know actually served me,” she says. “For example, I didn’t know you couldn’t design a 3,000-square-foot house in three months, so I went for it.” She became known for interior design that was both quick and cost-efficient.

Statistics: Then & Now

Laptop Stats - Summer 2020Laptop Stats - Summer 2020 image IN 1942, Jane Greer Puckett sat in an introductory statistics course and took copious notes. She worked the problems behind simple linear regression by hand, utilizing calculus equations and other mathematical skills.

Alex Rodrigues

A Global Perspective
Alex Rodrigues - Summer 2020Alex Rodrigues - Summer 2020 image Alex Rodrigues brings a truly global perspective to his role at the Haslam College of Business. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he also has spent significant time in Spain, Germany, and the United States.

In This Issue


Thought Leadership


Entrepreneurial Passion Differs Between Men and Women ALTHOUGH A GROWING body of research demonstrates that passion is a key factor in entrepreneurial performance, few researchers have studied what sparks this passion. Recog-nizing the social context of entrepreneurship, Melissa Cardon, Nestlé Endowed Professor of Business Administration in the Haslam College of Business, investigated how social consid-erations such as gender drive passion among entrepreneurs. Read article
Key Heads - Summer 2020