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Dr. Susan G. Williams



Dr. Williams

Dr. Susan G. Williams

Professor Emerita of Management

Email: Dr. Susan Williams

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Ph.D. - University of Georgia, Education, Statistics

M.A. - East Tennessee State University, Education

B.S. - East Tennessee State University, English, Biology

Rule 31 Listed Civil Mediator, 2008

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor of Management, Belmont University

Vice President, Administration and Planning, Belmont University

Co-owner, Executive Vice President, Education Corporation of America

Sales and Office Automation Specialist, Wang Laboratories, Inc.

Lead Teacher, Richmond County Schools

Teacher, North East Independent Schools

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Czuchry, A., Czuchry, A. Jr., Williams, S.G. (2010) A Conceptual Framework for Capturing the Time Dimension of Readiness in Shaping Consumer Behavior, Proceedings, Association for Global Business.

Williams, S.G. 2009-present, Management Matters regular column in The Source magazine, published quarterly by HealthTrust  University.

Williams, S. G., Johnson, R., & Kelley, M. (2008). Bringing the Executive Suite to Campus: Growing Business Leaders at Belmont University. ACHE. Association for Continuing Higher Education

Williams, S. G. & Davis, J. (2007). Strengths-based Management for Continuing Education. University Continuing Education Association.

Williams, S. G., Scarlett, J., & Fink, M. (2007). Ethical Business: The Business of Leaders. Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence Annual Conference

 

SELECTED AWARDS & HONORS

Most Inspirational Professor, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University (2013)

Outstanding Teaching Award, Belmont University Jack C. Massey College of Business, (2008-2009)

Most Inspirational Professor, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University. (2009)

Most Inspirational Professor, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University. (2008)

Most Inspirational Professor - Fall, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University. (2007)

Most Inspirational Professor-Fall, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University. (2006)

Most Inspirational Professor-Spring, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University. (2006)

Most Inspirational Professor, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University. (2005)

Most Inspirational Professor, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, Belmont University. (2004)

 

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Susan Williams is a professor of management in The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business. Her teaching interests include negotiation, decision making, continuous improvement, and strategic thinking. Dr. Williams came to Belmont in 1989 and has served the university in several capacities, most recently as Vice President of Administration and Planning before returning to the classroom full-time in 2001. She holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from East Tennessee State University; her Ph.D. is from the University of Georgia.

After receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Williams taught at in the University of Georgia system and at East Tennessee State University. She had been a business owner and entrepreneur in Nashville for several years before coming to Belmont.

Dr. Williams is an active public speaker and consultant on topics related to management. Representative clients include Hospital Corporation of America, The United Methodist Church, HealthTrust Purchasing Group, Cracker Barrel, AAA, Disney, Tractor Supply Company, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She served as a judge for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a Secretary of Commerce appointment. Active in national organizations, Dr. Williams is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Eta Sigma professional honor societies.  She is on the ETSU Foundation Board of Directors, the International Storytelling Center Board of Governors, and volunteers her time for a variety of local non-profit organizations.  Williams has been associated with the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence in various capacities since its inception in 1993, most recently as a member of the Panel of Judges.  At Belmont she not only teaches in the Jack C. Massey College of Business but also serves its Center for Executive Education as a faculty member and curriculum designer.

In her tenure at Belmont University, Williams has been named Most Inspirational Professor by many Massey Graduate School of Business graduating classes.

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