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
- 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
- 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)
BIOGRAPHYDr. Susan Williams is Professor Emerita of Management in The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business. Her teaching interests include negotiation, business narrative, 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 for Administration and Planning before returning to the classroom full-time.
After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, Susan taught in the University of Georgia system and at East Tennessee State University. She was a business owner and entrepreneur in Nashville for several years before she came to Belmont.
Dr. Williams is an active public speaker and consultant on topics related to management. Representative clients include Hospital Corporation of America, Disney, HealthTrust Purchasing Group, Caterpillar, The United Methodist Church, LP Products, Cracker Barrel, Vanderbilt University, First Tennessee Bank, Tractor Supply and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Williams has been a regular contributor to The Source magazine, authoring a column titled “Management Matters.”
She completed a three-year appointment 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 served on the ETSU Foundation Board of Directors, the International Storytelling Center Board of Governors, and volunteers her time for a variety of non-profit organizations. She is a Tennessee Rule 31 listed mediator. Williams has served the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence in various capacities since its inception in 1993, including service on the Panel of Judges.
Dr. Williams was the 2009 recipient of the Ned R. McWherter State Leadership Award presented by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence. In her teaching tenure at Belmont University, Williams was named Most Inspirational Professor by 15 Massey Graduate School of Business graduating classes.