Matta Wins Early Career Achievement Award

Fadel Matta was recognized by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) with their Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award which honors young research professionals making an immediate impact in the field of management science and organizational behavior. More here.

Rodell Named Associate Editor at Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

Congratulations to Jessica Rodell for recently being named associate editor at OBHDP. This is the second stint as an associate editor for Rodell following her recent term as AE at the Academy of Management Journal.

Little Named Associate Editor at Academy of Management Journal, Quigley Appointed to Second Term at Strategic Management Journal

The Management Department congratulates Laura Little on her recent appointment as associate editor at the Academy of Management Journal. Her term began in July 2022 and will continue for three years. Also, Tim Quigley was appointed to a second three-year term as associate editor at Strategic Management Journal, a position he will hold through December 2025. Laura and Tim are among the five faculty members in the Management Department who are current or former associate editors at top management journals.

Tang & Murphy Join Management Department, Fall 2022

We are excited to welcome Pok Man Tang and Maurice J. Murphy to the department starting in the fall 2022 semester. Pok Man recently graduated from Texas A&M and his research focuses on human-nonhuman interactions at work, behavioral ethics and biases, and emotions and well-being. Pok Man’s interest in the burgeoning field of human-nonhuman (robot) interactions at work will bring additional breadth to our organizational behavior group.

Maurice graduated from the University of Southern California and his research interests are in the areas of corporate political strategy, corporate activism, corporate social responsibility, and entrepreneurship. Maurice will provide an important intellectual link between our established research focus on strategic management and corporate governance and our emerging focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. This growth in the area of entrepreneurship and innovation is in conjunction with larger Terry College and UGA initiatives including the Innovation District, Innovation Hub, and the Terry College’s Studio 225 Student Center for Entrepreneurship.

PhD Students Win 2021 SMA Conference Best Paper Awards

Congratulations to Brady Shanklin and Elle Yoon for winning Best Paper Awards at the Southern Management Association conference.

Management PhD Alumnus Jon Bundy Wins 2021 Strategic Management Society Emerging Scholar Award

Congratulations to graduate Jon Bundy on winning the 2021 SMS Emerging Scholar award. Jon graduated in 2014 and was advised by Mike Pfarrer. He started his academic career at Penn State University before moving to Arizona State in 2016. You can check out Jon’s video address here.

Graduating PhD Students Receive Top Placements in Challenging Job Market

Despite a challenging job market influenced by the fallout from COVID-19, each of our 2021 graduates has secured a tenure track position at a top research-focused institution. Congratulations to Rachel, Edwyna, and Eric!

Placements of 2021 PhD graduates:

  • Rachel Burgess – Arizona State University, Organizational Behavior
  • Edwyna Hill – University of South Carolina, Organizational Behavior
  • Eric Lee – Pennsylvania State University, Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Terry students pose in front of aisles of aging Parmesan cheese at a factory outside of Milan Italy

Accounting’s history and future converge in Italy

Corporate reporting standards for environmental, social and governance issues are evolving in the United States. But in the European Union, ESG reporting is already a way of life for most big companies.

Attorney Shay Lawson speaks with Music Business Program Director David Barbee in the Terry music production classroom.

Goodbye to gatekeepers

When young artists come to Shay Lawson to discuss their future in the music business, she has one message: Just say no to record contracts.

Donna Hyland on stage in front of ILA banners

Finding purpose hiding in the balance sheets

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta CEO Donna Hyland spoke at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collection Libraries on Sept. 6 for the Mason Public Leadership Lecture, part of the Institute for Leadership Advancement’s Terry Leadership Speaker Series.

Students fill all of the seats in the auditorium at Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

Photo Gallery: Donna Hyland, Mason Public Leadership Lecture

Donna Hyland, CEO of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, came to the University of Georgia on Sept. 6, 2023, to deliver the Mason Public Leadership Lecture and meet with students from the Institute for Leadership Advancement.

Rebecca Reid is living the suite life working with the Chicago Bears. (Photo/Courtesy)

Rebecca Reid (BBA ’09): Bear Down

For Chicago Bears home games, Rebecca Reid has one of the best seats in Soldier Field. Not that she sits very much.  Reid is a suite sales manager for the NFL team, and she spends game days and nights darting from suite to suite checking in with her clients, who can range from a dad taking […]

Harold Alonza Black to deliver fall Commencement address

Harold Alonza Black, emeritus professor of finance at the University of Tennessee and notable University of Georgia alumnus, will deliver the fall undergraduate Commencement address at UGA on Dec. 15 in Stegeman Coliseum. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with the graduate ceremony to follow at 2 p.m. Dale Greene, who has served as the […]

Brandon Mintz's family and the staff of Bitcoin Depot celebrate after ringing the bell at the NASDAQ.

Bitcoin Depot’s NASDAQ debut was a decade in the making

Ten years ago, Brandon Mintz (BBA ’16) and his friends were sweating in his student apartment before heading out for a Friday night in downtown Athens. The air conditioner worked, but the improvised system of dozens of graphics cards and other computer components mining bitcoin in the spare room kept the apartment at 80 degrees […]

A illustrated man struggles to carry a refrigerator sized credit card.

A 10-year credit crunch

Fifteen years ago, the world’s economy turned upside down after the collapse of the mortgage market. But while the crisis and Great Recession that followed only lasted two years, the impact on the personal economies of millions of American families lasted for a decade or more. “What we found is that banks transmit their funding […]

Photo gallery: Back to Business

The Terry College of Business welcomed back students with the Back to Business event in the Coca-Cola Plaza at the Business Learning Community on Aug. 22.

A hurricane seen from space approaching the East Coast of the United States

Back-to-back disasters challenge insurance industry and consumers

With Caribbean waters much warmer than normal for this time of year, NOAA upgraded its forecast to warn the end of the 2023 hurricane season could be busier than usual.
That’s bad news for coastal residents and insurers reeling from back-to-back years of record losses.

Ling Xue joins Terry College as Alumni Board Distinguished Professor

As managers integrate these tools into everyday office life, researchers at the University of Georgia are expanding their groundbreaking research into the impact of this fourth industrial revolution to understand AI’s promise and peril of artificial intelligence.

Photo gallery: Fall semester starts

The action returned in full at the Business Learning Community on Aug. 16 as Terry College students returned for the start of fall classes.

When less is more

Although brands often use intricately designed packaging to connect with consumers, new research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business found people are willing to spend more for products in simple, even plain-seeming, packages.