The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has altered American life greatly, especially in the area of business. Jobs, the economy and financial markets, at least in the short term, have changed and with it, people are trying to make sense of these changes.
The Poole College of Management aims to help our students, community members and industry partners navigate this uncertain and confusing time by doing what we do best: educate.
Business Analytics View All
Data Analytics in a Time of Crisis
Donnie Hale shares the critical role analytics has played in this pandemic – and will play in the coming months.
AI and Health Disparities in the Age of COVID-19
Fay Cobb Payton explains the potential health disparities in patient diagnosis and care that result from algorithmic bias.
Economics View All
Coronavirus Outbreak to Impact Entire Economy, With Some Bright Spots, Says Steven Allen
Steven Allen gives his take on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the job market, government policy and the economy as a whole.
Entrepreneurship & Management
Need to Know: The 1, 2, 3s of Implementing Strategic Initiatives
Chris Hitch, adjunct lecturer in management, innovation and entrepreneurship at Poole College of Management, explains a three-step process businesses should consider.
Need to Know: Maintaining Resilient Teams When Adversity Strikes
Bradley Kirkman, General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton distinguished professor of leadership in the management, innovation and entrepreneurship department at Poole College, explains the critical role teams play when navigating uncertain times.
Need to Know: Realigning Resources to Help Your Business Survive COVID-19
According to Chris Hitch, adjunct lecturer in management, innovation and entrepreneurship at Poole College of Management, business leaders need to examine their resources and make adjustments in order to come out strong on the other side of COVID-19.
Finance and Accounting View All
COVID-19 Stimulus Payments
Assistant professor of accounting, Nathan Goldman, outlines important tax considerations for individuals and businesses receiving stimulus payments.
Human Resource Management View All
COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits for the Self-Employed
Richard Barnes shares issues self-employed workers should consider when deciding if they should apply for unemployment benefits or participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Marketing and Consumer Risk Behavior View All
Marketing Tips for Staying Connected in a Socially Distanced World
Rishika Rishika shares some marketing tips for using social media to help businesses stay connected in a socially distanced world.
Save Me a Roll”… Understanding Consumer Purchasing Behaviors in the Midst of COVID-19
Stefanie Robinson, associate professor of marketing, discusses how scarcity can drive consumer behavior in the midst of a crisis.
Brand Identity in a Changing World
Heather Dretsch discusses why understanding the values and spending habits of Millennials and Gen Z is more important than ever for businesses’ success and longevity.
Supply Chain Management View All
Understanding Supply Chain Disruptions
Noel Greis and Eda Kemahlioglu Ziya weigh in on why businesses should pivot from traditional supply chain models and rethink their operations.
The Perilous State of Healthcare Supply Chains
Robert Handfield explains the impact of COVID-19 on the global supply chain of the healthcare industry.
Hot Dogs or Ventilators: Where is the Real Shortage?
Robert Handfield assesses the impact of COVID-19 on the global supply chain on everything from hot dogs to pharmaceuticals.
COVID-19 and Triple-A Supply Chains – Lessons Learned
Tim Kraft, assistant professor of operations and supply chain management shares some insight on supply chain lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic.
Pro Tips - Expert guidance from our thought leaders
Beth Ritter, professor of practice in human resource management provides useful tips for professionals working remotely.
3D Team Leadership
Leadership professor Bradley Kirkman provides useful tips for leaders who manage teams in the workplace by focusing on the three dimensions of team leadership.
Our faculty brings real-world experience and research-based knowledge into the classroom, providing students a solid foundation upon which to build their careers. Ongoing engagement with business and industry assures that the flow of knowledge remains current and relevant. Individual faculty members — as well as those in our centers and initiatives and on our executive education team — are the conduits through which knowledge and experience flow, pushing the boundaries of innovation.