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Dr. Grady S. (Stan) York

Dr. Grady S. (Stan) YorkYork

Associate Dean
Associate Professor of Management

Email: Dr. Stan York

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS  

  • Ed.D. - University of Tennessee, Administration
  • M.S. - Auburn University, Organizational Psychology
  • B.A. - Tennessee Temple University, Psychology

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Dean, Belmont University, Jack C. Massey College of Business
  • Associate Professor of Management, Belmont University
  • Principal Consultant, Organizational Resource Group
  • Chief Operating Officer, FamiliesFirst, Inc.
  • Chief Financial Officer, FamiliesFirst, Inc.
  • Chief Financial Officer, Tri-City Mental Health Center
  • Financial Controller, James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
  • Financial Manager, Pilgrim Place Health Services Center
  • Fiscal Officer, University of Tennessee

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • York, G. S., Schenkel, M. T., & Smith, K. M. (in press, 2014).  Mission, Ministry, and Margin: The Case Store Ministries and the YMCA.  Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship.  
  • York, G. S., Schenkel, M., & Wainright, C. (2013).  Hospice Practices, Perceived Satisfaction, and Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Strategic Insights across Geographic Settings.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 18 (1), 51-75.
  • Churchman, R., York, G. S., Woodard, B., Wainright, C. F., & Rau-Foster, M. (2013).  Revisiting Perceptions of Quality of Hospice Care Managing for the Ultimate Referral.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  
  • Wainright, C., York, G. S., & Woodard, B. (2012).  A Transformative Framework for Improving Healthcare Management Education.Journal of Health Administration Education, 29 (1), 39-70.  
  • York, G. S., Churchman, R., Woodard, B., Wainright, C., & Rau-Foster, M. (2012).  Free-Text Comments: Understanding the Value in Family Member Descritpions of Hospice Caregiver Relationships.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 29 (2), 98-105.  

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • Wainright, C. F. & York, G. S. (2013, June). Strategic Succession Planning As A Forgotten Healthcare Imperative: Moving Beyond The Present To The Future! Annual Association of University Programs in Health Administration, Monterey, California.
  • Wainright, C., York, G. S., & Schenkel, M. T. (2012). Hospice Practices in Quality and Innovation: Examining Patient Family Experiences. International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Schenkel, M. T., York, G. S., & Smith, K. M. (2012). Mission, Ministry & Margin: The Case of Restore Ministries and the YMCA. USASBE, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Wainright, C., York, G. S., & Woodard, B. (2011, June). Bridging the GAP Between Healthcare Management Education & Perceptions of Career Satisfaction. Association of University Programs in Health Administration, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Wainright, C., York, G. S., Woodard, B., & Churchman, R. (2010, June). A Survey Analysis of Healthcare Management Competencies, Skills, and Satisfaction of Junior Healthcare Management Executives. Association of University Programs in Health Administration, Portland, Oregon.
  • Wainright, C., York, S., Woodard, B., & Churchman, R. (2010, March). Healthcare Management Education & Social Information Processing (SIP) Theory: A Framework for Understanding the Relationship Among the Perceptions of Junior Healthcare Executives Regarding Competencies, Job Satisfaction and Career Success. ACHE Association for Continuing Higher Education, Chicago, Illinois. 

 

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS

  • Beta Gamma Sigma (2013)
  • Senate Certificate of Recognition, Healthcare Finance, State of California (2000)
  • Who's Who International, Who's Who (1994)
  • Who's Who In Industry And Finance, Who's Who (1987)
  • Phi Psi Sigma Honor Society, Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, Tennessee (1982)
  • National Alumni Graduate Fellow, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee (1983)

 

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. York, Assistant Professor of Management and Associate Dean of the Undergraduate School of Business, obtained a B.A. in Psychology from Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His M.S. in Organizational Psychology was earned at Auburn University (Montgomery, AL) and his Ed.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dr. York's professional experience includes more than 25 years in operations management and strategic management across an eclectic range of industries from manufacturing, healthcare and education. As both a chief financial officer and chief operating officer his responsibilities have included strategic planning, budget planning, facilities management and quality and compliance. His educational experience includes more than eleven years on the faculty of the Jack C. Massey College of Business at Belmont University where he now serves as Associate Dean.

He maintains an active research agenda with topics of interest in operations management, supply chain management, process improvement and the linkage between satisfaction, quality and performance outcomes in healthcare. His research has been published in the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, Journal of Health Administration Education, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management and Journal of the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel.

He was twice named Most Inspirational Professor in the Massey Graduate School of Business and has received the Outstanding Teaching Award, Outstanding Service Award, Outstanding Scholarly Activity Award and Dean’s Award from the Jack C. Massey College of Business.