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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

Selected Publications [Refereed Journal Articles]      
  1. Mitchell, B.C., Fredendall, L.D. & Cantrell, R.S. “Using McKinsey’s 7S Model to Empirically Examine Organizational Effectiveness Among the NBA Teams.” International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Forthcoming in 2015.

  2. Mitchell, B., Panda, D., Elobaid, M. and Buzzetto-More, N. (2013). Avatars in Education and the workplace. Review of Business Technology Research. 9(1) 440-450.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

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

  6. 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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