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  • New Funding Allows Graduate Students to Conduct Economics Experiments- July 6th, 2018

    Tech companies like Tesla and Google have popularized the concept of a ‘flat’ business organizational structure with minimal hierarchy where all employees have a say in decision-making. Proponents claim it helps ensure the business arrives at the best strategy, but does it truly give them a competitive advantage?  “It’s a…

  • Emeritus Dean and Professor Recognized with Highest Accounting Educator Honor- July 5th, 2018

    The American Accounting Association (AAA) has announced Jan R. Williams as its 2018 Outstanding Accounting Educator. The award recognizes Williams’ full portfolio of achievements in teaching, research and professional involvement. “This is the highest outstanding faculty award the AAA gives out,” says Bruce Behn, former AAA president and associate dean…

  • Retired Business Analytics Professor Receives Emeritus Status- July 3rd, 2018

    Mary Leitnaker, a professor in the Haslam College of Business’ business analytics department, received emeritus status upon her retirement this summer. The status recognizes her longstanding commitment to the college and the fields of analytics and statistics. “Mary has been a fixture in multiple programs at the college for more…

  • Haslam Executive MBA Ranked #1 Worldwide for Program Relevance- July 2nd, 2018

    The Haslam College of Business Executive MBA program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ranks seventh among public universities nationwide, according to the 2018 Economist WhichMBA ranking. The magazine’s third bi-annual Executive MBA ranking, released today (July 2), rates Haslam’s Executive MBA as 23rd in the world and 14th among…