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Babson’s Anne Donnellon Appointed to National Small Business Development Centers Advisory Board

Anne Donnellon

Associate Professor of Management Anne Donnellon has been appointed to the National Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Advisory Board as the Region I representative.

America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers– the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories.

The mission of America’s SBDC is to represent the interests of our members and their SBDCs, by promoting, informing, supporting and continuously improving America’s nationwide network of SBDCs.

The mission of America’s nationwide network of SBDCs is to help new entrepreneurs realize the dream of business ownership, and to assist existing businesses to remain competitive in the complex marketplace of an ever-changing global economy.

Anne Donnellon

Anne Donnellon is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College. She teaches leadership, negotiation, teamwork, and organizational design in the Graduate School of Business and in Babson Executive Education. She has served as curriculum coordinator in the MBA program and is the recipient of the Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence. She is the author of Team Talk: The Power of Language in Team Dynamics, published by Harvard Business School Press. The book has been translated into several languages, and has served as the basis for both an interactive corporate training product entitled Teams That Work, and two Harvard ManageMentor books, Leading Teams and Keeping Teams on Target.

Donnellon teaches in many executive education programs and has consulted to numerous companies including AT&T, Bell Northern, Chubb & Son, Dow Chemical, EMC, Lucent Technologies, McKinsey, and Pfizer, Inc. She has also worked with several small, entrepreneurial firms and led management development seminars for entrepreneurs through the Small Business Association of New England, the Center for Women and Enterprise, and the International Fund for Ireland.