03/05/2013 01:31 PM
BATON ROUGE – Marianne Jennings, a member of the legal studies in business area of
the Department of Supply Chain Management in the College of Business at Arizona State
University, is scheduled to appear as the second presenter this spring in the LSU
Flores MBA Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series on Friday, March 8, beginning at
9:30 a.m. in room 1125 of the Business Education Complex. Jennings is also a professor
of legal and ethical studies in business at ASU.
Jennings earned her undergraduate degree in finance and her J.D. from Brigham Young
University. She has worked with the Federal Public Defender and U.S. Attorney in Nevada
and has done consulting work for law firms, businesses and professional groups, including
Dial Corporation; Motorola; Southern California Edison; the Arizona Auditor General;
the cities of Phoenix, Mesa and Tucson; the Institute of Internal Auditors; AIMR;
Hy-Vee Foods; IBM; Bell Helicopter; Amgen and VIAD.
Weekly columns that Jennings pens are syndicated nationally, and her work has appeared
in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, the Washington
Post and the Reader's Digest. A collection of her essays, Nobody Fixes Real Carrot
Sticks Anymore, was published in 1994. She received an Arizona Press Club award in
1994 for her work as a feature columnist. Additionally, she has been a commentator
on business issues on All Things Considered for National Public Radio.
After joining ASU’s faculty in 1977 as an assistant professor, Jennings was promoted
to associate professor in 1980 and to full professor in 1983. At ASU she teaches graduate
courses in the MBA program in business ethics and the legal environment of business.
She has authored more than 130 articles in academic, professional and trade journals
and has six textbooks and monographs in circulation.
This spring’s Distinguished Speaker Series will come to a close on Friday, April 26,
with the appearance of Shawn Usher, president of Sparkhound.
The Distinguished Speaker Series is an integral component of the LSU Flores MBA Program’s
curriculum. Through this series, students are exposed to the latest ideas and forces
that are shaping American and international business with executives who are facing
these issues daily and who provide significant educational enrichment that complements
the in-class curriculum. For more information, contact the LSU Flores MBA Program
The mission of the LSU Flores MBA Program is to remain competitive in the national and regional markets, while fostering learning, leadership and networking in a global business environment. Full-time, professional and executive tracks are offered and provide schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a nationally recognized program. For more information, visit www.mba.lsu.edu or call 225-578-8867. “Like” us on Facebook (LSUOursoCollege), or follow us on Twitter (lsuoursocollege).
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2013