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Whitman Research Newsletter – Fall 2017

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 Johan Wiklund, Al Berg Chair…

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U.S. News Ranks the Whitman School in Top 50 Nationwide

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate business program was ranked #42 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best College rankings. The School’s department of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises was ranked #13 nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News…

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New Faculty Members Join the Whitman School

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has added seven faculty members to its team for the 2017-18 academic year. Joel Carnevale is assistant professor of management, who will teach management and organizational behavior courses. His research interests include employee…

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New Whitman School Dean on Strategic Planning and the Future of Business School Education

Eugene “Gene” Anderson, the new dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, is spending his first few days, weeks and months listening to the Whitman School community. So far, he is seeing and hearing opportunity,…

Longtime Professional Student Organization Expands Reach

Whitman School accounting students have myriad opportunities to engage in experiential learning and mentoring outside the classroom through internships and well-established participation in professional organizations. One of those is the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), founded in 1969 as…

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Executive Perk Disclosure Leads to Unintended Consequences, According to New Study

A study forthcoming in Contemporary Accounting Research examined executive compensation disclosure rules and their effect on pay practices in corporations, finding the rules can have important – and sometimes unintended – consequences. “People generally think that more disclosure and transparency…

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New Study Shows College Graduates Tend to Start Businesses Near Their Alma Maters

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from four major universities, including Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, find that those who graduate from metropolitan universities tend to start businesses where they go to school. The same study finds those…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Spring 2017

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 Erasmo Giambona, the Michael Falcone…

Applications Being Accepted for New Online Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) today announced a new degree offering within its existing partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU). Entrepreneurship@Syracuse, a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship degree, adds to the Whitman School’s already robust…

Entrepreneurship Conference Brings Together Leading Scholars at Top Universities

The Whitman School of Management hosted the Great Lakes Entrepreneurship Network (GLEN) conference May 18 – 20. This was the fourth edition of the conference, with Western University’s Ivey Business School originally founding the event in 2011. The GLEN Conference was subsequently held at Ohio State’s Fisher College…

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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council

Michael Haynie, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate professor and chair of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department, are two of 39 thought leaders selected to serve on the…

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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 Kelly Benjamin NY State Society of CPAs Career Preparation Award Undergraduate: Whitney Harrigan…

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Eugene “Gene” Anderson Appointed Dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management

A results-driven, accomplished business education leader with a record of innovating new programs, increasing graduate student enrollment and building a diversely talented team of faculty will join Syracuse University as the new dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of…

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Socially-Responsible Research Earns Production and Operations Management Field’s Highest Honor

The Production and Operations Management Society awarded the 2017 Wickham Skinner Prize, its highest research honor, to Burak Kazaz, The Steven R. Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management, The Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence and…

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Late-Life Entrepreneurs on the Rise According to New Entrepreneurship Study

Research Concludes Older Entrepreneurs Prioritize Quality of Life over Financial Gain Traditionally, young men have led the way when it comes to new small business start-ups, but new research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management suggests an…

WISE Women’s Business Center Honors Lindsay Wickham

The WISE Women’s Business Center (WISE) recently awarded the inaugural Award of Distinction to Lindsay Wickham, events and communications manager for the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School), for her “unique dedication…

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AACSB International Recognizes Whitman School for Leading the Way in Entrepreneurial Education

The Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge uncovers cutting-edge practices at the forefront of entrepreneurship in business education AACSB International (AACSB), the world’s largest global education network, recognized Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School), for its commitment to creating…

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Whitman School Professor Receives Inaugural Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award

Johan Wiklund to Conduct Research at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia  Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has been granted the inaugural RMIT Fulbright Distinguished Chair in…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – January/February 2017

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 Burak Kazaz, the Becker Professor…

Whitman School’s Online MBA Program Named #10 Globally by Financial Times

MBA@Syracuse is #6 in the U.S. The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s online MBA program has been ranked #10 in the Financial Times’ 2017 ranking of all online MBA programs worldwide, #6 in the nation. The…

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Novel Research Demonstrates Financial Benefit for Distributors Who Invest in Wine Futures

New supply chain research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University shows a wine distributor can significantly improve its profits by investing in wine futures, in addition to bottled wine. The study’s numerical analysis demonstrates an…

Syracuse University’s Sustainable Enterprise Partnership Awards $19,000 Research Grant to Explore Innovations in Green Building Construction Methods

Syracuse University’s Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), in cooperation with the U.S. Green Building Council awarded $19,000 to fund new research in the area of green building construction methods, specifically cross laminated timber (CLT) wood products in multi-family housing. Rene Germain,…

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Whitman Entrepreneurship Professor Appointed Editor-In-Chief of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management will transition to the role of editor-in-chief for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, the second most influential journal in the field of…

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Popular Courses Focus on Taxes, Business Strategy and Auditing

Susan Albring, associate professor of accounting, teaches an elective in the M.S. in Accounting Program, called “Taxes and Business Strategy.” According to Professor Albring, “The course introduces the fundamental concepts and strategy of the federal income taxation of business entities,…

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Executive Education Program Saving Local Companies Millions of Dollars

Six Sigma Projects Lead the Way in Cost-Savings The executive education program at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management continues to help local companies evolve into efficient, cost-saving machines. Over the past 10 years, the program has led training courses…

U.S. News & World Report Gives Top 50 Ranking to Whitman’s Online MBA Program

MBA@Syracuse, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s online MBA program, recently was ranked #47 by U.S. News & World Report in its publication of 2017 Best Online Business Programs, released Jan. 10. The rankings include 167…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Oct. – Dec. 2016

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 Maria Minniti, the Bantle Chair…

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Novel Research Demonstrates Improvements in Board-Level IT Governance in Firms that Experience Cyber Incidents

New research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University finds that when companies experience operational IT failures, such as a data breach, they make changes to their boards of directors in order to improve oversight and monitoring…

Whitman School Establishes Institute for Entrepreneurial Society

New program made possible with $1.75 million gift from Charles Koch Foundation  Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management is establishing the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) supported by a $1.75 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.…

Whitman School’s Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in the Top 20 in the Nation by Princeton Review/Entrepreneurship Magazine

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs were ranked #13 and #17 respectively by Princeton Review/Entrepreneurship Magazine in the annual rankings, which were based on a survey that included topics such as the percentage…

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Whitman School Ranked #4 on College Choice’s List of Best Undergrad Business Schools in New York State

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management  is among the top five undergraduate business schools in New York state, according to College Choice, “an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college.” Whitman is…

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s M.S. in Finance Program Ranked #30 in the Country by TFE Times

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s M.S. in Finance Program has moved up three spots to #30 in the country, according to TFE Times’ annual ranking of graduate finance programs. Whitman’s M.S. in Finance program was…

S.P. Raj Named Interim Dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management

A longtime leader and widely respected scholar in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management has been selected to serve as interim dean. Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele G. Wheatly today announced that S.P. Raj, Distinguished Professor of Marketing and…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – September/October 2016

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 Natarajan Balasubramanian, associate professor of…

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Whitman Hosts 67th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

BASF honored with Salzberg Medallion 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. 13, at the Whitman School’s Lender Auditorium. Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central…

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Workshop Focuses on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

The entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department held a workshop Oct. 7-8, to discuss papers that have been accepted for an Academy of Management Perspectives special issue titled, “Entrepreneurship and Mental Health.” Participants included clinical psychologists, as well as leading management…

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Alumni, Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University honored Deborah Leone ’86, ’87 MBA with the Jonathan J. Holtz Alumna of the Year Award, the highest honor given to graduates of the Whitman School, during a ceremony Sept. 15.…