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Dr. Bryant C. Mitchell
Dr. Bryant C. Mitchell
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Clemson University

2105 Kiah Hall
Phone: 410-651-6524

» Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Bryant C. Mitchell joined UMES in 2000 and he is currently an Associate Professor of Management in the Department of Business, Management and Accounting. He received a Ph.D. in Industrial Management from Clemson University in 2001 and was awarded a MBA in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Dr. Mitchell, an alumnus of the Business Department, graduated from UMES in 1978. His teaching responsibilities include: management and organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, and professional development.

In 1986, Dr. Mitchell founded Mitchell & Associates, a general management consulting firm. From 1984 to 1985, Dr. Mitchell was employed at McKinsey & Company, Inc., the preeminent international general management-consulting firm, in its Cleveland Office. From 1980 to 1984 worked for Mobil Oil Corporation in its marketing and refining division as a senior financial analyst.

In addition, he serves as faculty advisor and tutor for freshman and transfer students. His research interests include: improving retention and graduation rates among underrepresented minorities, micro-business entrepreneurship and strategy. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Business and Leadership.

Courses Taught

       » Management & Organizational Behavior
       » Small Business & Entrepreneurship
       » Introduction to Enterprise Computing
       » Production Management
       » Strategic Management
       » First Year Experience/Business
       » Sophomore Professional Development

Research Interests

       » Alternative assessment techniques including portfolio and e-portfolio based learning
       » Organizational Effectiveness
       » Development of Effective teaching methods for Entrepreneurship
       » Using Business Simulation to enhance the learning process


» Mitchell, B.C., Panda, D, Elobaid, M. & Buzzetto-More, N. 2013 Avatars in Education and the Workplace. Review of Business & Technology Research (RBTR) 9 (1): 440-447.

» Buzzetto-More, N., & Mitchell, B.C. 2009. Student Performance and Perceptions in a Web-Based Competitive Computer Simulation. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects. 5 74-90 Available at

» Hopkins, W.E., Hopkins, S.A. & Mitchell, B.C., “Ethical Consistency in Managerial Decisions”, Journal of Business and Ethics, 2007, Pages 145-156, Volume 18.

» Mitchell, B.C., Vistad, J. & Fredendall, L. D. “In Lean Production: Semantics Matters. ”Journal of Business and Leadership: Research, Practice and Teaching, Upcoming Publication, 2006, Pages 409 – 424, Volume 2, Number 2.

» Mitchell, B.C., Fredendall, L.D. & R. Steven Cantrell. “Measuring Managerial Effectiveness During the Implementation of Service Strategies.” Journal of Business and Leadership: Research, Practice and Teaching, 2005, Pages129 -141, Volume1, Number 1.

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