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E. Thayer Bigelow research chair in Business Administration and former senior associate dean, Executive Education
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
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Professor Scott Snell is the E. Thayer Bigelow Research Chair in Business Administration and former Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business.  He teaches courses in strategic management and works internationally with senior executives to help their companies align strategy, capability, and investments in talent. His research has been published in a number of top journals and he is listed among the top 100 most-cited authors in scholarly journals of management. He is co-author of several books, notably Strategic Execution: Driving Breakthrough Performance in Business (Stanford Press, forthcoming), Management: Leading and Collaborating in a Competitive World (McGraw-Hill, 2016), and Managing Human Resources (Cengage, 2018). He currently serves on the board of HR People + Strategy, and has served on the boards of the Strategic Management Society’s Human Capital Group, the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, the Academy of Management’s Human Resource Division, the Human Resource Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal and the Academy of Management Review.

Prior to joining the Darden faculty, Scott was Professor and Director of Executive Education at Cornell University’s Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies and a Professor of Management in the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University.  He received his B.A. from Miami University, as well as his M.B.A. and Ph.D. in business from Michigan State University.