Anne Smith, a King & Judy Rogers Professor of Business in the Management & Entrepreneurship Department at the Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, brings extensive experience, having previously led the department for seven years. Her teaching delves into the factors behind organizational success, stagnation, and failure. In her research, she specializes in qualitative methodologies, particularly the analysis of interview data and photographs. Smith has contributed significantly to the field, serving as an associate editor at Organizational Research Methods (ORM) for five years and continuing her involvement on the editorial board. Her impactful research has graced esteemed management and organizational journals, including Organization Science, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, and Journal of Management Inquiry.