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In Memoriam: Mary Holcomb

Mary Holcomb, professor at the Haslam College of Business for more than 28 years, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021. Mary was a true Vol for life.

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Haslam Moves up Eight Spots in U.S. News & World Report MBA Rankings

Haslam Moves Up Eight Spots in U.S. News & World Report MBA Rankings

The Haslam College of Business MBA program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, climbed eight spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools ranking. The college is now 23rd among public universities nationwide and 46th overall, up from 29th among publics and 54th nationally in 2019. Haslam’s Supply Chain Management program rose one spot among publics and nationally, coming in at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

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Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain Management

Staying competitive in supply chain management requires adopting the most advanced technology.

What Makes a Sustainable Supply Chain

What Makes a Sustainable Supply Chain

Never has the sustainability of the supply chain dealt with so many uncertainties and potential hazards. It is crucial for supply chain managers and those interested in becoming supply chain managers to understand the difficulties, the strategies, and the opportunities for advancement in creating supply chain sustainability.

Toward a Digitally Dominant Paradigm for 21st Century Supply Chain Scholarship

Toward a Digitally Dominant Paradigm for 21st Century Supply Chain Scholarship

Many observers foresee dramatic upheaval on the short-term horizon for supply chain management (if the Harvard Business Review article “The Death of Supply Chain Management” is any indication) as traditional management is transformed by seamlessly interconnected digital information networks. Supply chain research, however, has thus far not adapted to accommodate the accelerating pace of change