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  • Fifteen New Faculty Members Join UT’s Haslam College of Business- August 23rd, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business welcomes 15 new faculty members this fall. They join the departments of accounting and information management, business analytics and statistics, graduate and executive education, management and entrepreneurship, marketing and supply chain management. With experience in different industries, educational settings and regions of the globe, the group both enhances Haslam’s instructional repertoire and…

  • Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Provide Funding for 32 Leading Faculty- August 6th, 2021

    The 2021 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 32 grants totaling more than $700,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. In its eight years, the program has funded nearly $4 million in faculty research. “These summer research awards make it possible for the…

  • Haslam College of Business Celebrates Faculty and Staff at Virtual Awards Ceremony- May 18th, 2021

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recognized the accomplishments of faculty and staff at its annual awards celebration. The honors were announced during a virtual ceremony in late April. This year’s Outstanding Staff Award for Superior Customer Responsiveness went to the team in the Financial…

  • Unlocking Blockchain ROI: UT Study Examines Opportunities, Limits- April 21st, 2021

    Blockchain has been one of the most hyped technologies of the last decade, predicted to lead a revolutionary change in the way businesses operate. Gartner estimates it will generate $3.1 trillion in new business value by 2030, addressing the real, oft-discussed problems and opportunities of end-to-end information sharing. A new…

  • Resilient Supply Chain Design Gives Organizations a Market Edge During Pandemic- April 1st, 2021

    For almost 20 years, supply chains’ value to organizations centered on efficiency and cost minimization, which created complexity and – as COVID-19 has demonstrated in the extreme – left enterprises vulnerable to disruption. A new study from the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) now quantifies the impact of supply chain…

  • A Logistics Logjam Is Coming – Are We Ready?- February 5th, 2021

    Two irresistible forces soon will crash together in the Western world: the e-commerce boom and the accelerating population shift to urban areas. When these two trends collide, they’ll create a challenge that United States and European logistics systems currently can’t handle. Because Western systems were built around the needs of…

  • Purchasing’s Hidden Dilemma: Conflicted Role in New Product Development Costing- January 29th, 2021

    Organizations that want to remain competitive make controlling costs and growing profit margins top priorities. The pressure starts early in the product development process as teams collaborate to drive down launch costs, and it continues throughout the product life cycle as management sets benchmarks for ongoing cost reductions.  Purchasing departments…

  • Holiday Season Shipping Issues: Your Questions Answered- November 20th, 2020

    With the novel coronavirus still wreaking havoc on the economy, holiday shoppers are naturally anxious about gifts they have ordered arriving on time. With online sales expected to surge this year, shippers will face a crush of deliveries. Alan Amling, distinguished fellow with the Global Supply Chain Institute in the…

  • In Uncertain Times, UT’s International MS in Supply Chain Management Forges Ahead- November 12th, 2020

    In the face of a pandemic, how does an international master’s degree program continue operating? Despite worldwide travel restrictions and widespread economic turmoil which thwarted student educational plans and disrupted universities’ academic offerings, the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management Tri-Continent (MS SCM - Tri-Continent) offered by the Haslam…

  • Pandemic Drives Supply Chains to More Agile Future- October 16th, 2020

    Before COVID-19, consumers, policy makers and even corporate executives were mostly oblivious to the global complexity of supply chains. This year’s empty grocery shelves and missing medical supplies changed that. Eight months after the pandemic’s onset, transportation systems still aren’t back to “normal,” and researchers from the University of Tennessee,…