Professional Biographical Information
Bill Nance is Associate Professor of
Management and Associate Dean of the McAfee School of Business Administration, Union University.
Prior to joining the faculty at
Union, Bill managed Capro,
Incorporated's Selmer, Tennessee facility. Capro, Inc., was a
division of Teleflex Corporation at that time.
The Selmer facility designs, markets, and manufactures a variety of
mechanical control systems for customers in the outdoor power
equipment industry, furniture industry, and other industries.
Before joining Capro, Bill held
a variety of managerial, project management, and staff positions
with divisions of Lockheed-Martin
Corporation and General Dynamics where he worked for over 12 years.
In addition, Bill managed a
furniture manufacturing plant in Memphis, Tennessee, was a sales
representative for a manufacturer in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and
served in the US Army.
Bill currently serves on the
Asset-Liability Management Committee of Leaders
Credit Union, Jackson, Tennessee, and has served on its Board of Directors.
Christensen, D. and Nance, W.R. (2011). Academic Performance in MBA Programs: Do Prerequisites Really Matter? Journal of Education in Business, forthcoming.
Nance, W. R. & White, D. W. (2009). Service Performance and Procedural Justice: The Mediating Roles of Family Life Cycle and Culture. Journal of Services Marketing, 23 (3), 195-207.
Barksdale, K. & Nance, Jr., W. R. (2008). Submission to a Higher Authority: Toward a model of Trust Within the Evangelical Church. Journal of Global Intelligence and Policy, I.
Holt, M. K., Nance, W.R., Jr., and White, D. (2006). Use the Force: Porter's Analysis of the Bargaining Power of Buyers Applied to the RAND Study of Strategy in the US Higher Education Industry. Academic Business World International Conference. Nashville, TN, (May 2006).
Newell, H., Nance, W.R., Jr., and Absher, K. (2004). Factors influencing students to become business majors. Proceedings of the April, 2004 Society of Business, Industry and Economics Conference. Society of Business, Industry and Economics.
Russ, J.H. and Nance, W.R., Jr. (2004). Learning across disciplines: A case-study approach to teaching engineering economics and business policy. Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference. The American Society for Engineering Education.
Nance, W., and Pray, B. (1999). Employee loyalty: Valuing the good and faithful servant. Proceedings: 2000 Global Trends Conference. The Academy of Business Administration.
Bayne, C., Nance, W., et al. (1991 November). Field life service prediction studies of the adhesive joint in the M829 APFSDS kinetic energy round. Proceedings of the Predictive Technology Symposium. Oak Ridge National Laboratories and the US Department of Energy.