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  • “Why Isn’t There a Sarcasm Emoji?”- July 30th, 2020

    Have you been longing for a specific emoji, say a sarcastic smile, but don’t know how to get it? Have you been curious why some emojis are available and others aren’t? Do you wonder how emojis become officially sanctioned and distributed in the first place? Many Twitter users are asking…

  • ProMBA Student’s Project Designed to Recoup Employer’s Lost Revenue- July 22nd, 2020

    Professional MBA (ProMBA) candidates at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business complete an Organizational Action Project (OAP) designed to bring significant benefit to their employers. Jennifer Monroe (ProMBA, ’19) completed a cost-benefit analysis to evaluate the viability of a mobile prosthetic laboratory for her former employer, Choice…

  • The Joint Use of RFID and EDI: Implications for Hospital Performance- July 15th, 2020

    As regulations and technology prompt the fee-for-service healthcare system to move toward a more value-based model, hospitals face rising costs, compliance burdens and safety and quality issues. With today’s emphasis on better clinical outcomes and improved patient experiences, Randy Bradley and Bogdan Bichescu, associate professors at the University of Tennessee,…

  • NSA Site Access: Twenty-Fifth Air Force’s $95M Problem- July 14th, 2020

    Edward Snowden. Reality Winner. Bradley Manning. These leakers of classified intelligence materials dominated headlines over the last decade – and the fallout from the scandals has significantly affected the way the U.S. military approaches security. Heightened fear of leaks has understandably created concerns in the intelligence community, prompting additional steps…

  • UT Haslam’s Graduate Supply Chain Program Moves to Second in Gartner Rankings- July 14th, 2020

    The graduate supply chain program in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business is ranked second among programs in North America, according to a report from a leading industry research organization. Gartner Inc. periodically assesses the top supply chain programs in the country, based on such factors as…

  • Tennessee Should Do More to Support Students to Complete Postsecondary Education, Economic Report Finds- July 13th, 2020

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s progress in getting more students to attend and complete postsecondary education is threatened by the economic disruption of COVID-19, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center on Business and Economic Research and the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE). The digital report, Driving Forward:…

  • Breaking the Chain: GPO Changes and Hospital Supply Cost Efficiency- July 10th, 2020

    Procuring, transporting and storing medical supplies and devices can account for up to 40 percent of a hospital’s total operating expenses. In today’s competitive healthcare industry, hospitals are more focused than ever on supply chain efficiency. To take advantage of cost-reducing economies of scale, hospitals contract with group purchasing organizations…

  • Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain Caters to Busy Working Professionals- July 9th, 2020

    Noodle Partners is now supporting the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business’s top-ranked Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain (EMBA-GSC) program designed for senior-level business leaders. The program provides an immediate ROI to candidates and their organizations and corporate sponsors through an emphasis on real-time knowledge applications. The EMBA-GSC allows…

  • Zablah Named Head of Haslam Marketing Department- July 9th, 2020

    Alex Zablah, Gerber/Taylor Professor of Marketing and Fisher Family Faculty Research Fellow at the Haslam College of Business, has been appointed head of the college’s department of marketing. Zablah officially assumed the role on July 1.  Zablah follows Mark Moon, who had served as interim department head for two years.…

  • Enrollment Open for Graduate and Executive Degree Courses- July 1st, 2020

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business is now enrolling accomplished students and working professionals in its graduate and executive degree offerings. Haslam’s MBA programs for working professionals are specifically designed for executives with families and full-time work responsibilities who want flexible combinations of distance learning and focused,…