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Department of Management Highlights

The UT-SHRM student organization will once again be filling and collecting shoe boxes for Samaritan’s Purse as one of their service projects this year. These shoe boxes go all over the world to children who would otherwise not have a Christmas. Would you like to help?  If so, please follow this link for instructions. Operation Christmas Child.  Boxes will be collected until noon November 19, 2014.


Debbie Mackey was selected as the 2014 National Faculty Advisor of the Year by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM includes approximately 600 student chapters nationwide plus a membership of over 15,000 human resource professionals.

Department News: Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Announces Working Paper & Research Proposal Competition Winners

Department News: Dr. Rhonda Reger appointed Director of Research in the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

CBA Honors Reception

The Haslam College of Business had the Honors Reception on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  Many of the Department of Management Faculty and Staff were honored as finalists and winners of many categories.  Congratulations to them all!


Award Winners

Cheryl Barksdale – Excellence in Teaching

Debbie Mackey – Outstanding Commitment to Students

Alex Miller – Leadership in Executive Education


Award Finalists

Jeannie Goodman – Innovation and Creativity

Blake Mathias – Graduate Research

Nancy Scott – Graduate Teaching

Russell Crook – Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service


A Welcome from the Department Head:

Welcome to the Department of Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Our department is part of a large and dynamic business school that attracts faculty and students from all over the world.

Our faculty is nationally recognized not only for their scholarly work, but also for their extensive industry and consulting experience. We offer a full range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs and collaterals with course offerings in global entrepreneurship, human resource management, international business, organizational behavior and theory, and strategic management.

Management courses are taught primarily in the Haslam Business Building using classrooms that are equipped with cutting-edge technology. Graduates of our bachelors and masters programs have gone on to rewarding careers in a variety of private and public-sector organizations, and graduates of our Ph.D. program are working in both academia and industry.

So if you are thinking about enrolling in a management undergraduate or graduate program, we invite you to learn more about what we have to offer.

Terry Leap
Lawson Professor and Department Head


The Department of Management~ 408 Stokely Management Center~ Knoxville, TN ~ 37996 - 0545
Phone: 865-974-3161 ~ Fax: 865-974-2048 ~ Email:


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