Scott Snell


Scott Snell
Professor and E. Thayer Bigelow Research Chair in Business Administration
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

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 leadership, and has worked with companies such as AstraZeneca, Changan Motors (China), Deutsche Telekom, Heineken, and Shell to align strategy, capability, and investments in talent. He is an award winning researcher and is listed among the top 100 most-cited authors in scholarly journals of management. He currently serves on the board of HR People + Strategy, and previously has been a board member of Strategic Management Society’s Human Capital Group, the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, the Academy of Management’s Human Resource Division, 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. 

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