Faculty and Staff Directory

S. Ray Smith

Lecturer of Management Wright School of Business

Faculty Qualifications

Primary Teaching Area: Management
Rank: Senior Lecturer
Date of Initial Hire: January 2022 as Lecturer; Fulbright Specialist to Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania); Senior Lecturer Fall 2024
5-Year Review Period: 2019-2024
Qualification Status: SA

Academic Degrees:
Ph.D. Organizational Leadership, Regent University, 2003
Masters International Business Studies, University of South Carolina, 1978
B.A. Economics, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, 1971

Rationale for Classification:
2 PRJs and 4 OICs

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (published or accepted):

1. Garcia, F., Smith, S. R., and Helms, M.M. (2024). Measuring Employee Empowering and Ownership Under Accountability Pressure: The Case Of J&J Industries. The Case Journal – The Official Journal of the Case Association 20(1), 226-249. (AIS)

2. Garcia, F., Smith, S. R., Burger, A., and Helms, M.M. (2023). Increasing Global Mindset Trough Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL): Internationalizing the Undergraduate International Business Classes. Journal of International Education in Business, 16(2), 184-203. (TLS)

Other Intellectual Contributions (OICs):

1. Burger, A., Smith, S.R., & Smith, C.R. (2024). Leveraging Organizational Capital. Proceedings of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. (TLS)

2. Smith, S. R. (2022). Fulbright Update. Dalton State Digest, 4 (1), 6. (TLS)

3. Smith, S.R. & Burger, A. (2020) Inquiry-Based Education in the Business Curriculum: Bringing Students into the Scholarly Conversation. Proceedings of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. (TLS)

4. Smith, S. R. (2020). Engagement, Innovation and Impact. Dalton State Digest, 1 (2), 5. (TLS)