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Podcast: Syracuse University Talks Business

Podcast: Syracuse University Talks Business

Syracuse University Talks Business

Podcast: Syracuse University Talks Business

A collaborative podcast about the innovations, challenges and opportunities in the modern business world and their impact on other industries. Syracuse University Talks Business is produced by Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management.

Episode 1: The Supply Chain, Then and Now

Take a trip in the time machine to see what the supply chain looked like when the pandemic began and how it has responded. Also, Professor Patrick Penfield has a suggestion for how to solve the PPE supply problem. Learn more about the supply chain and how COVID-19 impacts the items you buy.

Episode 2: The Future of Retail

Are malls a thing of the past? Listen to industry experts including Lizanne Kindler and professors Julie Niederhoff, Ray Wimer and Guiyang Xiong about how retailers have responded to the pandemic. These changes also bring virtual reality technology into the retail industry. Learn more about the future of retail in the wake of COVID-19.

Episode 3: What it Means to be a Minority Entrepreneur in the U.S.

Minority entrepreneurs navigate the challenges of the United States business landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. Professors Todd Moss, El-Java Abdul-Qadir and Ph.D. student Fabian Diaz explain how minority entrepreneurs navigate U.S. regulations and financial hurdles. Also, learn how the South Side Innovation Center is making an impact in Central New York.

Episode 4: Success and Barriers for Veteran Entrepreneurs

The 2020 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs monitors trends in the activity and needs, as well as economic, social and political barriers of veteran entrepreneurs in the United States. Professor Alex McKelvie and post-doctoral researcher Mirza Tihic explain their research and findings of the recent study. Also, learn more about the unique characteristics that drive success in entrepreneurial ventures.

Episode 5: Loneliness and the COVID-19 Pandemic

What is the psychological impact of remote working and learning?  COVID-19 has forced people to face new normalcies and loneliness has become one of those normal feelings. Whitman professors Lynne Vincent and Joel Carnevale as well as Newhouse professor Charisse L'Pree explain what loneliness is and how it is expressed among different demographics

Episode 6

Stay tuned for episode, 6, Vaccine Supply Chains, that will launch on May 10!

Kimmy Kimball