College of Business

Topics of Interest


Economics & Finance



Quality Improvement


Ethics in Business

Global finance

Executive Education

Health Care Law

Human Resource Management

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Ray Eldridge
Interim Dean
Professor of Management and Marketing
Academic Specialties
-- Personal and Team Leadership
-- Continuous Quality Improvement 
Other Topics
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award • Service Operations • Business School Accreditation • Assessment of Learning • Business Leadership Lessons & the American Civil War


Michael Kendrick
Director of the Center for Global Connectedness and Collaboration
Associate Dean for Graduate Business Studies
Associate Professor of Management
Academic Specialties
-- Human Resource Management and Team Building
Other Topics
Recruitment selection • Training and development • Performance management • Compensation • Team Building, Development, and Leadership • Crisis communication with employees


John Crawford
Assistant Dean, Accreditation and Assessment
Professor of Management and Marketing
Academic Specialties
-- Marketing
Other Topics
Branding • Products and promotional activities • Strategy • Service marketing • Use of marketing principles in religious settings • Consumer behavior • Marketing ethics


Andy Borchers
Academic Chair, Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

Academic Specialties
-- Management and Marketing
-- Business Administration

Other Topics
Automotive industry • Manufacturing • Operations and Supply Chain Management • Service Business Management • Information systems - Technology and management • Economics • Data Quality • Environmental Sustainability • Entrepreneurship • IT Outsourcing • Entrepreneurial Education Programs

Education • Awards • Professional Experience • Interesting Information


Charles Frasier
Chair of Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Academic Specialties
-- Auditing
-- Financial Accounting
Other Topics
Tax planning  •  Personal finance  •  Basic estate planning • Income tax planning
Education • Awards • Professional Experience 


Turney Stevens
Dean Emeritus of the College of Business
Academic Specialties
-- Entrepreneurship
-- Corporate governance
-- Investment banking
-- Business ethics
Other Topics
Small business issues • Ethical environment in today’s workplace and in business education • Corporate strategy • Investment banking • Venture capital • C-level management issues • Global business and finance • Nashville’s business evolution • Health care investment