The World of Sales & Sales Education
SEF collects stories, articles and announcements from educators, researchers, professionals and universities. Our foundation has become a information clearinghouse on university sales education, sales research, conferences and news from the sales programs we support. Good news should be shared – so let us know what’s happening and we’ll share it here.
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SEF Publishes 15th Anniversary Issue of SEF Annual magazine
The Sales Education Foundation Annual magazine features the most comprehensive listing of university sales education programs worldwide. Our 2021 edition theme is “Professional Sales: Past, Present and Future.” Numerous sales professional and educator guest authors are featured in the magazine. The ANNUAL is a free, downloadable resource for recruiters, educators, sales organizations and everyone interested in learning more about professional sales education.
Within the Digital Edition are live links provided by each university that directly connect you with their web page. Be sure to visit the universities who support SEF with features throughout the listing. SEF relies on their support to continue our mission!
The SEF ANNUAL has something for everyone. Enjoy!
University of Dayton to Support Sales Education Foundation
The University of Dayton (UD) announces its new primary sponsorship of the Sales Education Foundation. SEF founders Howard and Sally Stevens are both graduates of UD. When asked about the future, Sally said, “UD’s sponsorship of the Sales Education Foundation ensures its future beyond our lifetime and will foster its growth with an expanded mission.” She added, “We are delighted with the alliance.”
Read the press release for details.
Each SEF grant recipient will publish their research in national and international journals. What their outcomes reveal is beneficial to industry and academia. Their papers shed light on many issues confronting the sales industry. Today we highlight the team of Scott Friend, Kumar Rakesh Ranjan and Jeff S. Johnson, Ph.D. whose winning proposal is titled,…READ MORE
Research from SEF grant recipient Blake Runnalls focuses on The Impact of Social Networks on Sales Training Transfer and Performance. Runnalls won one of only two grants that year and has received additional awards since completing his grant requirements. Take a few minutes to read the Research Summary. In addition, Blake’s summary has been included…READ THE RESEARCH SUMMARY
Thanks to Drs. Mark P. Leach and Annie H. Liu for sharing a link to their published research. Leach and Liu were 2012 SEF/Neil Rackham Research Grant recipients. Their research focused on how sales firms evaluate defected customers in order to determine their worthiness for reacquisition. Findings suggest that a sales firm’s assessment of worthiness…Read More
“Making the Most of Millennial Talent” – This whitepaper explores some best practices for developing the next generation of employees and leaders. Learn what top organizations are doing in recruiting, onboarding and development. Based on the Global Leadership Research project – featuring the “Best Companies for Leaders” whitepaper from GrowthPlay. Download the whitepaperREAD MORE