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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Ranked Among Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools of 2019-20

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been named to Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the best U.S. business schools of 2019-20, jumping 12 spots to number 65 on the list.

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70th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Honors Three for Supply Chain Excellence

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 17, at the Whitman School’s Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium.
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Junior Management Faculty Tackling Workplace Issues and Technology Strategy

Three management faculty are examining everything from creativity and leader/employee relationships to strategies associated with emerging technologies and how companies can remain competitive. Ongoing Research Examines Factors Affecting Creativity in the Workplace Teamwork is a frequent topic for management researchers…

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Whitman School’s Master in Marketing Program Offers Analytical Approach and Real-World Experiences

The STEM-designated master’s degree in marketing program (MSM) at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management is one of its newest master’s level offerings but students are already experiencing the strength of the program, which takes a decidedly analytical approach…

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Alumnus Leverages NYC Opportunities, Entrepreneurial Background to Boost Student Experience

As an accomplished business professional and entrepreneur, Jeff Lipkin, ’92, looks back on his time at the Whitman School — then the School of Management — and appreciates the solid foundation and opportunities he received as an undergraduate accounting major.…

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Online Programs Lead to More Entrepreneurs

Syracuse University has long been known for its entrepreneurship program and overall entrepreneurial spirit. So, it’s no surprise that the Whitman School’s online programs are increasingly turning out new entrepreneurs. Since fall 2017, there have been 174 MBA@Syracuse graduates certified…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School Welcomes New Faculty

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) has added three faculty members to its team for the 2019-20 academic year. Michael Chin is a tenure-track assistant professor of accounting. Prior to joining Syracuse University, Chin was an…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management to Host 70th Annual Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, will host its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 17, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Marvin and Helaine…

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WHITMAN RESEARCH NEWSLETTER – Fall 2019

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and Ph.D. programs. Awards and Honors Suho Han, assistant professor of…

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Annual Beta Alpha Psi Banquet Recognizes Students’ Academic Achievements

The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting was pleased to recognize these students at its annual spring banquet in April. Student Recognition Institute of Internal Auditors Award Lauren Dishman ’18, ’19 M.S. NY State Society of CPAs Career Preparation Award…

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Research Speakers Offer Insights and Share Findings

The Whitman School’s EEE department hosted an impressive list of outstanding guest speakers who presented their recent ongoing studies. Jeff McMullen, editor-in-chief of Journal of Business Venturing and professor of entrepreneurship at Kelley School of Business, Indiana University – Bloomington…

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Chris Wszalek Appointed Executive Director of Graduate Admissions and Student Recruitment

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently announced the appointment of Chris Wszalek to the position of executive director of graduate admissions and student recruitment, effective May 28. Wszalek brings almost a decade of experience in…

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Graduate Student Spotlights: Class of 2019

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Graduate Student Spotlights: Class of 2019 Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management offers a variety of graduate programs that prepare students to become exceptional business leaders and professionals. Learn more…

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Experiential Learning Helps Educate the Next Generation of Professors

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Whitman Clubs Complement Classroom Learning With Real-World Skills When one thinks of experiential learning in higher education, the concepts that often come to mind are internships, real-world projects and hands-on activities.…

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Diane Crawford Appointed Executive Director for Institutional Culture

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently announced the appointment of Diane Crawford to the newly created position of executive director for institutional culture effective May 6. “She will play a lead role in advancing a…

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Higher Levels of Disclosure Could Reduce Risk-taking and Diminish Long-term Value

Susan Albring, associate professor of accounting at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, teamed with Xiaolu Xu ’13 Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts-Boston), to examine the relationship between the amount of voluntary disclosure and a firm’s level of risk-taking…

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Solutions to the Problem of Sales Spilling over to Unprofitable Customers

Marketing textbooks recommend that firms target profitable customers and induce greater selling efforts as a way of charging higher prices and earning superior profits. However, according to a recent publication by Alex Thevaranjan, associate professor of accounting at Syracuse University‘s…

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How Best to Dole Out Supplies in Wake of Humanitarian Crisis

According to UNICEF, hunger affects approximately 20 million children around the globe. During a humanitarian crisis, such as child hunger, the focus is on making sure people receive the necessary supplies they need. It’s critical that organizations, such as UNICEF…

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Too Much Collaboration Can be Harmful to New Ventures

Collaboration is commonly encouraged throughout the world of entrepreneurship especially for entrepreneurs with new ventures. There are many benefits to collaboration, such as gaining different perspectives on problems or obtaining resources not readily available. However, research conducted by Johan Wiklund,…

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Whitman’s Commitment to Building and Supporting the Faculty of the Future

Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently committed nearly one million dollars to an intramural grant initiative, providing seed funding for one-and two-year research programs in core areas that will enhance the school’s scholarly impact and reputation. Those…

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Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society Explores Macro-Level Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship doesn’t happen in a vacuum. That’s the idea fueling the work of Maria Minniti, Louis A. Bantle Chair in Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, and her team at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society…

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Leading Researcher Focuses on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Endowed Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has been studying entrepreneurship as it relates to mental health and well-being. He recently completed his appointment as a Fulbright…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Spring 2019

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and Ph.D. programs. Awards and Honors The EEE department was recently…

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Whitman School Ranked in #3 in 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings

The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) department at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management was recently ranked #3 in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings, compiled by TCU’s Neeley School of Business. This is the second time…

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Whitman Students Honored with D’Aniello Internships

Each semester, the EEE department selects senior and graduate level students to participate in the prestigious D’Aniello Entrepreneurial Internship Program, an internationally recognized initiative that provides unique entrepreneurial opportunities for highly qualified candidates. D’Aniello interns work directly with an entrepreneur,…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Winter, 2019

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and doctoral programs. Awards and Honors Todd Moss, assistant professor of…

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Vice Chancellor J. Michael Haynie Named University Professor

Editor’s Note: The following is being reprinted with permission from the Syracuse University News website. J. Michael Haynie, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation and the Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship, has been named a University Professor by Vice Chancellor…

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Pricing Strategy Helps Manufacturers Decide When to “Scrap or Sell” Not Quite Perfect Products

Several production processes not only produce quality, high-end products but also generate what are known as Not-Quite-Perfect Products (NQPPs) that do not fully meet quality standards. Manufacturers then have a decision to make – get rid of all the NQPPs…

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Whitman Research News – Fall 2018

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and doctoral programs. Awards and Honors Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of…

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Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition Doles out $21,000 in Cash to Promising New Ventures

On Oct. 19, 2018, the Whitman School hosted the fourth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in hopes of receiving valuable feedback and winning a cash prize…

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WISE Women’s Business Center Relocates, Gaining Space for Growth

The WISE Women’s Business Center recently relocated, offering more space for the entrepreneurship resource program. “We are so pleased to be situated just yards away from where we were before,” said Joanne Lenweaver, director of the WISE Women’s Business Center.…

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69th Annual Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Features Top Supply Chain Scholar

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 18, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Marvin and Helaine Lender…

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Elisabeth Fontenelli Appointed Chair of the Whitman Advisory Council

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management announced that Elisabeth “Lisa” Fontenelli ’86 has been appointed chair of the Whitman Advisory Council. Fontenelli recently retired as managing director at Goldman Sachs in April 2017 after 25 years at the…

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Christopher Crooker Appointed Assistant Dean for Advancement

Christopher Crooker has been appointed assistant dean for advancement at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. With more than 21 years of experience in alumni affairs and development, Crooker has a track record of engagement and advancement success.…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School Welcomes New Faculty

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) has added three faculty members to its team for the 2018-19 academic year.   Robert Arscott is an assistant professor of finance whose research primarily concerns the interaction of corporations and…

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Gartner Gives Top 25 Ranking for Whitman’s Supply Chain Management Programs

Gartner, Inc. announced this month that the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is one of the top 25 in the country for its supply chain management program (SCM), granting a #22 ranking to the graduate program…

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International Attention for Study of Entrepreneurship and Well-Being

Johan Wiklund, Al Berg Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, recently completed his appointment as a Fulbright Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. The main purpose of this appointment…