Dr John Parnell
- Belk Chair of Management
- Management, Marketing & International Business, UNCP
- P.O. Box 1510
- Pembroke NC 28372
John A. Parnell earned the BSBA (Marketing), MBA, and MA (Adult Education) degrees from East Carolina University, the Doctor of Education degree from Campbell University, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Strategic Management from The University of Memphis. Dr. Parnell has fifteen years of college teaching and administrative experience and presently serves as the William Henry Belk Professor of Management at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He is a recipient of the 2002 H.M. Lafferty Distinguished Faculty Award at Texas A&M University-Commerce and the 2005 Adolph Dial Award for Scholarly & Creative Activity at UNC-Pembroke.
Dr. Parnell is the author of over 200 basic and applied research articles, published presentations, and cases. His present research is focused on business strategy and performance, entrepreneurial strategy, crisis management, and sustainable strategic management. Recent publications have appeared in the Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Management Decision, Journal of Management Education, the European Journal of Management, and Strategic Change. His co-edited book, Business English, was published in 2003 by the Higher Education Press in Beijing. The third edition of his current textbook—Strategic Management Concepts—was published in 2008. He is the founding editor of the International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management. He lectures abroad, most recently in Mexico, Peru and China.