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Anne Smith

Anne Smith

Professor of Management, King & Judy Rogers Professor in Business
Office Location: Room - 405, Stokely Management Center 865-974-1670

Anne Smith is the King & Judy Rogers Professor of Business, Management & Entrepreneurship Department with the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She previously served as department head for seven years. Her teaching focuses on why organizations succeed, become stagnate and/or fail. In research, she focuses on the practice of qualitative research, specifically data analysis of interviews and photographs. Her teaching has included how organizations succeed and fail, with a particular interest in the emergence of the U.S. opioid crisis; she teaches an honors ethics course with professor Alice Stewart that is centered on this multi-industry failure. Smith served as the associate editor at Organizational Research Methods (ORM) for five years and is currently an editorial board member. Her research has been published in many management and organizational journals, such as Organization Science, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science and Journal of Management Inquiry.


1993 University of North Carolina, Ph.D., Strategic Management

1985 University of North Carolina, M.B.A.,

1981 University of Virginia, B.S., Commerce


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