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Recognizing exceptional accomplishments in research

Are Chain Stores Robbing King Street of its Historic Charm?
Steve Litvin, Professor of Hospitality Tourism Management 

Charleston is a leading city for tourism in the United States with much of its appeal being its local, down-home charm. But research performed by School of Business professor Steve Litvin shows how chain stores threaten to turn King Street into "Anyplace, U.S.A." Read more »

When Airlines Became Big Business, Standard Operations Took Flight
Gourdin Kent, Program Director, Supply Chain and Information Management 

Latest research by Supply Chain Management program director Gourdin Kent highlights how the deregulation of the airline industry in the 1970s has impacted operations through the decades — for better or for worse. Read more »

Can Electronic Word-of-Mouth Make or Break Your Business?
Ya You, Assistant Professor of Marketing

More than 90 percent of marketers claim social media marketing is important for their business. And thanks to School of Business professor Ya You, they can now understand which businesses benefit most from electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM). Read more »

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