The Society for Advancement of Management at Randolph-Macon College is a
Student Organization led by Dr. Edward Showalter from the Economics/Business Department and is dedicated to promoting the advancement of Management. SAM is a non-profit organization, founded in 1912 by American engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor, who is credited as "The Father of Scientific Management."
By joining SAM at Randolph-Macon College students will have opportunities for professional development through increasing management skills and expertise, participation in programs and services designed to improve the professional quality of their knowledge, performance, and leadership ability. We have members from diverse academic and social backgrounds who share a common bond of interest of becoming better managers.
We meet on Thursdays at 5:00 PM in the glass room of Estes Dining Hall. Please come by if you are interested in joining. In order to become a registered member of the organization, one must complete the membership application
OCt. 18, 2007 - Joanne White discusses the nature of her business
Joanne White, from the First Investors Corporation, was a guest speaker on October 18th and discussed the importance of good financial planning. She also talked about the recent trends and changes in the stock market. more....
Sept. 27, 2007 - First meeting of the academic year of 2007-2008
The Society for the Advancement of Management at Randolph-Macon College has its' first meeting of the academic year of 2007-2008 on September 27th. more....
Feb. 25, 2007- MR. Wotring as a Guest Speaker
Mr. Worting, father of De Wotring, member of SAM, was a guest speaker on February 25, 2007 and discussed the importance of logistics in every business and of supplying one's business with materials and shipping out products in an increasingly globalized supply chain. Mr. Wotring himself is an owner of a company, which is deeply involved in logistics in the United States, as well as other counties of the world. more....