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  • Celebrity CEO Behavior: A Boon and a Curse for Companies- April 29th, 2019

    Celebrity CEOs such as Telsa co-founder Elon Musk owe their celebrity to four media narratives which can benefit their companies but also trap them if business conditions change. Those narratives – creator, transformer, rebel or savior – are tropes through which the media elevates CEOs to fame. Tim Pollock, distinguished…

  • UT Haslam’s Professional Sales Forum Draws Talent, Recruiters- April 23rd, 2019

    The Professional Sales Forum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business brought together sales talent with representatives from companies around the nation in early April. Company representatives served as judges in a competition, witnessing students’ sales talents first-hand. Meghan Griffin, a junior marketing major, and Abby Panter,…

  • UT White Paper: Strategic and Tactical Planning Vital to Supply Chain Success- April 18th, 2019

      In a world of increasingly complex supply chains, truly successful companies must learn to adhere to detailed planning that focuses on the integration of supply and demand plans both at strategic and tactical levels. A new white paper from the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee,…

  • Grojean To Lead Haslam’s Executive MBA–Strategic Leadership at UT- April 15th, 2019

    Michael Grojean has joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business as director of the Executive MBA–Strategic Leadership. He comes to the college from a private consultancy he formed after his tenure as professor of management and executive director of executive education at Rice University in Houston. Prior…

  • UT White Paper: Supply Chain Excellence Drives Shareholder Value- April 9th, 2019

      While supply chains are increasingly recognized as vital to corporate finance and risk mitigation, not all supply chain managers yet understand the need to be total business leaders and provide growth solutions. In a new white paper, “Driving Shareholder Value with your Supply Chain,” the Global Supply Chain Institute…

  • 2019 SEC MBA Case Competition Wraps up at Haslam- April 8th, 2019

    The University of Alabama won first place and $10,000 in the 2019 Southeastern Conference (SEC) MBA Case competition held April 4-6 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. The winning team, advised by Quoc Hoang, included Everette Dawkins, Samuel Greene, John Clary and Bryonna Rivera Burrows. “Hosting…

  • Department of Management Places in Top 45 for Research Productivity- April 3rd, 2019

    The Department of Management in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, stands at 43rd nationally in the Texas A&M/University of Georgia Research Productivity ranking for 2018. Anne Smith, head of the management department, says the ranking, which was released in March, affirms the department’s devotion…