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Haslam Executive MBA Program in Prestigious Top 100 International Ranking for Second Year

October 29, 2021
For the second consecutive year, the Haslam Executive MBA program in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business ranked in the London-Based Financial Times’ top 100 international executive MBA programs.
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Autry and Bell Assume New Leadership Roles at UT Haslam

October 28, 2021
Chad Autry is the new associate dean for research and faculty at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. John Bell has been appointed to Autry’s previous position as head of the college’s Department of Supply Chain Management.
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Holiday Season Shipping and Supply Chain Disruptions: What You Need to Know

October 26, 2021
Chris Craighead, a UT business professor and expert on supply chain disruptions, offers timely suggestions on buying and shipping holiday gifts.

Agility vs. Resiliency in the Global Supply Chain

October 10, 2021
Meet Tom Goldsby, the Dee and Jimmy Haslam Chair in Logistics and professor at the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute. In addition to teaching at UT, where he serves as the Co-Faculty Director of GSCI, Goldsby has co-authored five books and published over 90 articles in academic and professional journals.

The Risks of Opportunistic and Inadvertent Information Leakages

September 29, 2021
Stephanie Eckerd, Jerry and Suzanne Ratledge Professor in Supply Chain Management at the Haslam College of Business, reveals her important findings on data leakages in the supply chain.
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Get to Know the LGBTQ+ Association of Business Scholars

September 20, 2021
The LGBTQ+ Association of Business Scholars (LABS) is a new group that aims to provide community and resources for LGBTQIA+ students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Organization president Avery Vantrease, a senior majoring in supply chain management, answered some questions about the organization’s mission and plans.

Applying Supply Chain Management Methodology During a Global Pandemic

September 15, 2021
Meet Lance Saunders, an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, home of the Global Supply Chain Institute. Saunders holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering. His research has been featured in the Journal of Operations Management and Production and Operations Management Journal. In 2020, Saunders helped oversee an effort to advise five major corporations on how to best weather supply chain challenges caused by COVID-19.
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The Role of Integrated Business Planning in Growth Companies

September 14, 2021
Integrated business planning (IBP) is a process that can deliver efficiency and cost savings to all aspects of a supply chain. While implementing an IBP process may involve structural changes in how business and operations planning is done within an organization, the resulting improvements in supply chain operations are worth the effort.
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Supply Chain, Business Analytics Rise in U.S. News and World Report Undergrad Rankings

September 11, 2021
Two programs in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business were recognized as best-in-class contenders in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report Best Undergraduate Business
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Global Procurement: The Risks and Benefits to the Supply Chain

September 6, 2021
The rise of global sourcing leads to new supply chain management challenges. Today, it means anticipating shortages and demand spikes before they happen.