Whitman Offers Master’s Degree Partnership with Four Area Colleges

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently announced a partnership that will allow graduating students from four regionally accredited schools to “Go Orange!” while obtaining a master’s degree in business in just one year. The initiative will offer students from Alfred…

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Spring 2021 Virtual Capstone Competition

For the third semester in a row since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted a virtual “capstone competition,” the final component of the three-credit Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management course taken by all undergraduate Whitman seniors. On…

Supply Chain Management

What Does the Future of Supply Chain Hold? Valuable Lessons Won’t Leave Companies Unprepared Next Time

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

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#WhitmanWatch: Ze Zeng ’23

Ze Zeng ’23 has a passion for people and a desire to change the world similarly to his role model, Elon Musk. Although Zeng admires many people, he explains, “I think that the ideas that Musk has are for the greater good. Tesla and SpaceX are a couple of the companies that he runs. They are for humanity’s future. He wants to do things for the greater good, the entire population. I may not achieve something like that, but if I have a chance, I hope to be a person like him.”

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Faculty Stay Connected to Whitman Community by Sharing Expertise, Collaborating Through Virtual Formats

Faculty Stay Connected to Whitman Community by Sharing Expertise, Collaborating Through Virtual Formats When the 2020 spring semester transitioned online, the School began bringing instruction online but also wanted to find ways to ensure that faculty, students, alumni, staff and…

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Student Profile: Salvatore Pepe ’22

Student Spotlight: Salvatore Pepe ’22 Hometown: Yorktown Heights, New York Major: Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises and Supply Chain Management (WHIT); Information Management & Technology (iSchool) Minor: Environment & Society (A&S) Salvatore Pepe’s ’22 (WHIT/iSchool) initial introduction to Syracuse University was…

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Webinar: “NAFTA to USMCA: What’s New? What’s Changed?”

Webinar: “NAFTA to USMCA: What’s New? What’s Changed?” This webinar is the second in a series that will constitute the 2020 Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Award and Lecture program in honor of the Global Supply Chain Professional. The presentation explored…

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Webinar: “Moving from Supply Chains to Demand Chains: Next Gen Technology for New Era Healthcare, Manufacturing and Retail”

Webinar: “Moving from Supply Chains to Demand Chains: Next Gen Technology for New Era Healthcare, Manufacturing and Retail” This webinar is the first in a series that will constitute the 2020 Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Award and Lecture program in…

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Supply Chain Professor Uses Innovative Spirit to Help Community

Supply Chain Professor Uses Innovative Spirit to Help Community Over the past several months, Julie Niederhoff, associate professor of supply chain management, spoke to multiple major media outlets, including CNN, NBC Nightly News and The New York Times about supply…

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Whitman Professor Unveils Wine Futures Report Calling 2019 Bordeaux an Excellent Investment Option

Researchers at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s (RPI) Lally School of Management are out with their yearly assessment of wine futures and have determined the 2019 Bordeaux vintage to be an excellent investment option. “Futures came out below their…

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

Gartner, Inc. announced 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 (SCM) program, granting a #23 ranking to the undergraduate program. Gartner’s biennial North American Supply Chain University Program…

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Syracuse University Launches Online Master of Supply Chain Management in Partnership with 2U, Inc.

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management today announced it will offer an online Master of Supply Chain Management in partnership with 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in education technology.

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2020 MIT Supply Chain Excellence Award Recipients Announced in Virtual Ceremony

Forty-six top students from eight leading undergraduate Supply Chain Management and Engineering programs across the U.S. and Mexico were presented with MIT fellowship awards in a virtual ceremony held May 4, 2020. Six of the students were supply chain management…

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Supply Chain Professors Offer Thought Leadership and Expertise During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Whitman School’s supply chain management faculty are thought leaders in their space, frequently interviewed by top tier national media outlets. Below are recent placements secured for Julie Niederhoff, associate professor of supply chain management, Patrick Penfield, professor of supply…

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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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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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Fran Tucker Seeks to Teach Students that Learning is an Iterative Process, not a Memorize and Repeat Game

Fran Tucker, associate professor of marketing and supply chain and co-chair of the Salzberg Memorial Program at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, spent her childhood moving every three years with father’s job at General Electric. “Pittsfield, Cleveland,…

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Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony

Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony Several members of the faculty and staff of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University were honored at a ceremony May 14, including: STAFF AWARDS RISING STAR AWARD Daniel J.…

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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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Syracuse Students Compete in National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition

At the end of March, a team of undergraduate students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management competed in the 7th Annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During their time in Minneapolis, the students…

GMO Food

Research Explores Impacts of Consumer Attitude on GMO Food Labelling and Pricing

With Genetically Modified (GM) food increasing in diversity and volume, these products have become a growing topic of interest for policymakers and consumers. The Martin J. Whitman School of Management‘s Rong Li, assistant professor of supply chain management, and Amiya Basu,…

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From Cacao Pod to Chocolate Bar: The Commodity Chain of Chocolate

In January, the National Confectioners Association reported that over “90 percent of Americans are likely to share chocolate or candy with friends, family or that special someone at Valentine’s Day.” While consumers are often eager to purchase these sweet treats,…

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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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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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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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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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Syracuse University’s Professor Burak Kazaz Appointed Chair of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society’s iFORM Special Interest Group

The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society announced at its annual meeting June 28 in Dallas, Texas that Burak Kazaz, Steven Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, has been named new…

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Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony

Several members of the faculty and staff of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University were honored at a ceremony May 15, including: Whitman Research Awards Whitman Research Fellow Award Erasmo Giambona Associate Professor of Finance Falcone Chair in Real Estate…

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Award-Winning Study Explores How Best to Dole Out Supplies in Wake of Humanitarian Crisis

According to UNICEF, more than three million children under the age of five die annually from severe malnutrition. What’s more, hunger affects approximately 20 million children around the globe. During a humanitarian crisis, such as child hunger, the focus is…

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How Pumpkin Spice Reaches Your Markets and Lattes

It’s nearing fall; that means it is time for pumpkin spice…well, everything. In 2003, Starbucks introduced consumers to the Pumpkin Spice Latte arguably starting a $500 million industry and America’s obsession with pumpkin spice products. Now, nearly 15 years later, the obsession…