Innovation and Impact
Poole College faculty undertake purposeful research that generates new knowledge and drives economic development across North Carolina and the nation.
For us, “Think and Do” means the pursuit of both innovation and impact. We team with our colleagues across NC State’s campus — and with companies, organizations and universities around the world — to conduct research that optimizes practice and maximizes productivity, turning bright ideas into working solutions for real-world industry.
Centers and Initiatives
The Poole College of Management is home to six centers and initiatives advancing cutting-edge research across a range of disciplines.
Faculty and Staff
Our faculty are thought leaders and field-tested experts with enduring ties to the world of business. They establish centers and initiatives that support research, the development of new curricula, and outreach and engagement activities. They contribute to the body of management knowledge through journal articles, conference presentations, books and other recent publications. And they pursue innovative research that matters to real-world industry.
Poole College faculty and staff have typically held leadership roles in business and industry, and they stay in touch with current issues through ongoing consulting and other professional activities. Their strong understanding of the intersection between the theoretical and the practical informs their research — and ensures they remain focused on real business challenges.Explore the Directory
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Feb 13, 2020
Jessica Thomas Explains Her Journey From Toy Designer to Business Sustainability Collaborative Director
Jessica Thomas was recently featured on WUNC detailing her personal life, career and passion for B Corporations.
Feb 13, 2020
Rob Handfield Explains Coronavirus Disruptions to Supply Chains in Forbes
Rob Handfield discusses the negative effects the coronavirus is causing global supply chains.
Feb 10, 2020
Fall 2019 Poole College Research Leads Understanding of Vital Business Issues
From understanding how to best engage loyalty members through social media to determining the impacts of cybersecurity breaches, Poole College of Management faculty members provided valuable research on the day’s...