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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Sep 25, 2020
Poole College to Advance Business Analytics with New Initiative
Poole College of Management created the Business Analytics Initiative to be a thought leadership hub for business analytics.
Sep 18, 2020
Rob Handfield on the Shortage of Medical Supplies in the U.S.
Rob Handfield determines the shortage of personal protective equipment stems from blatant supply chain deficiencies.