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Summer 2018

A publication of innovation, engagement and impact across the Poole College of Management

Diversity is Good Business

Study by Poole College professors Roger Mayer and Richard Warr finds causative link between diversity and workforce innovation.

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More From Summer 2018

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Thought Leadership in the Media

From The Wall Street Journal to Fast Company to Twitter, Poole College faculty are contributing expertise to topics impacting business and society.

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Awards and Honors

Poole College faculty and staff shine, in the classroom and among their academic peers. Discover our community's latest honors and awards.

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NC State Poole College Names New Associate Dean

Following a national search, Poole College named Frank Buckless, KPMG Professor and Department Head of Accounting its first associate dean for faculty and academic affairs.

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The Best Mousetrap Doesn’t Always Win

Professor Stacy Wood doesn’t have a crystal ball, but her research on the psychology of innovation and related trends helps companies around the world understand human behavior.

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Defining the Keys to Success –– Throughout the Business Lifecycle

Professors Jeffrey Pollack and Bradley Kirkman research factors contributing to organizational innovation and success –– from two unique perspectives.

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Leveling the Playing Field in the Game of School Choice

The research that Professors Bob Hammond, Thayer Morrill and Umut Dur conducted provided to North Carolina's largest public school system new algorithms to help alleviate the ability to manipulate the school assignment process.

Christina Lewellen

Tax Havens: Bad Practice, or Good Business?

Professor Christina Lewellen examines the effects of the much-maligned practice of firms incorporating in tax-haven countries while operating elsewhere. The results may surprise you.

Rob Handfield

Harnessing the Power of Collaboration to Impact the Global Supply Chain

Professor Rob Handfield mobilizes his teaching expertise and academic research to address real-world business problems and bring together teams to build a better supply chain.

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For the Love of Marketing and the Future Success of Students

Professor Tom Byrnes is passionate about bringing his real-world knowledge and insights to Poole College marketing students, in and out of the classroom.

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The Business of Partnership

The Jenkins Distinguished Professorship has helped propel Professor Jon Carr’s research, which focuses on entrepreneurship, family businesses and organizational behavior.