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USASBE Best Teaching Case Awarded to Belmont Business Faculty

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Dr. Mark Schenkel, Associate Professor of Accounting Dr. Jane Finley and Assistant Professor of Business Law Dr. Wade Chumney were recently notified that a case study they wrote this summer has been selected by International Small Business Journal as the Best Teaching Case for USASBE 2009. USASBE (United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) is a leading national organization that seeks to advance knowledge and foster business development through entrepreneurship education and research. The award will be presented on Sat., Jan. 10, 2009 in Anaheim at USASBE’s annual conference. The case study, “RHS, Inc.: Innovation ‘Guiding’ Agriculture,” presents an overview of an agricultural fertilization business that grew from personal necessity on the part of the founder into a promising, innovative and growing venture that specializes in bringing accuracy to agricultural production.