Research Newsletter Fall 2021

Awards and Honors

A forthcoming Journal of Marketing article, “R2M Index 1.0: Assessing the Practical Relevance of Academic Marketing Articles,” ranks an article of S.P. Raj, chair and distinguished professor of marketing, the late David Wilemon, professor emeritus of marketing, and Ashok J. Gupta ’85 Ph.D., among 10 academic articles with the highest relevance to and impact on marketing practice. The article, titled “A Model for Studying R&D–Marketing Interface in the Product Innovation Process,” appeared in Journal of Marketing in 1986.

Susan Albring, professor of accounting, was appointed associate editor for Advances in Accounting.

Cameron Miller, assistant professor of management and holder of the Edward Pettinella Professorship of Business, has been reappointed to the Organization Science editorial board. He also accepted an offer to serve on the research committee at the Strategic Management Division (2021–2023), Academy of Management.

Journal Publications

Karca Aral,assistant professor of supply chain management, and Erasmo Giambona, professor of finance and Falcone Chair in Real Estate, have their paper, “Buyer’s Bankruptcy Risk, Sourcing Strategy and Firm Value: Evidence from the Supplier Protection Act” (with Wang, Y.), forthcoming in Management Science.

Lynne Vincent, assistant professor of management, and Joel Carnevale, assistant professor of management, have their paper, “Better to Give than to Receive (or Seek) Help? The Interpersonal Dynamics of Maintaining a Reputation for Creativity” (with Huang, L., Farmer, S., and Wang, L.), published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 167, 144-156, 2021.

Joel Carnevale also has a paper, “Greedy for thee or greedy for me? A contingency model of positive and negative reactions to leader greed” (with Carson, J.E. and Huang, L.), published in Journal of Business Research, 132, 897-905, 2021.

Mirza Tihic, postdoctoral researcher in entrepreneurship, Muris Hadzic ’16 Ph.D., and Alexander McKelvie, professor of entrepreneurship, have a paper, “Social Support and Its Effects on Self-Efficacy Among Entrepreneurs with Disabilities,” forthcoming in Journal of Business Venturing Insights.

Arielle Newman, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, has two forthcoming papers:

Burak Kazaz, Steven R. Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management and Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, has several publications:

  • “Agricultural cooperative pricing of premium product” (with Ayvaz-Çavdaroğlu, N. and Webster, S.), Production and Operations Management
  • “Capacity reservation and sourcing under exchange-rate uncertainty” (with Gheibi, S. ’16 Ph.D. and Webster, S.), Decision Sciences.

Kazaz also edited a book, “Agricultural Supply Chain Management Research – Operations and Analytics in Planting, Selling, and Government Interventions” (Boyabatlı, O. and Tang, C.), Springer Publishing.

Hyoryung (Hannah) Nam, assistant professor of marketing, has her paper, “Opening the OTC Drug Market: The Effect of Deregulation on Retail Pharmacy’s Performance” (with Wooyong, J. and Choi, J.), accepted at International Journal of Research in Marketing.

Scott Fay, professor of marketing, has the following forthcoming papers:

  • “The Value of the Structural Power of the Chief Information Officer in Enhancing Forward-Looking Firm Performance” (with Feng, C. ’16 Ph.D. and Patel, P.), Journal of Management Information Systems
  • “The Impact of Supply Disruption Risk on a Retailer’s Pricing and Procurement Strategies in the Presence of a Substitute Product” (with Shahryar, G. ’16 Ph.D.) Journal of Retailing, 96.3 (September 2021), pp. 359-376.

Hooman Abootorabi, doctoral student in entrepreneurship, Johan Wiklund, Al Berg Chair and professor of entrepreneurship, and Cameron Miller, assistant professor of management, have a paper, “A holistic approach to the evolution of an entrepreneurial ecosystem: An exploratory study of academic spin-offs” (with Johnson, A.R.), Journal of Business Venturing (36:5), 2021.

Johan Wiklund also has the following forthcoming publications:

Guiyang Xiong, associate professor of marketing, has a paper, “Marketing’s and Operations’ Roles in Product Recall Prevention: Antecedents and Consequences” (with Chakravarty, A. and Saboo, A.), accepted at Production & Operations Management.

David Lucas, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, has a paper, “Entrepreneurial Accessibility, Eudaimonic Well-Being, and Inequality” (with Boudreaux, C.J., Elert, N. and Henrekson, M.), accepted at Small Business Economics.

Kira Reed, associate professor of management, has a paper, “The Impact of Institutional Context and Gender on Corporate Social Responsibility” (with Serdar, G. ’17 Ph.D.), accepted at Journal of Managerial Issues.

Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and Ph.D. programs and professor of information systems, has the following accepted papers:

  • “No Rose without a Thorn: Board IT Competence and Market Reactions to Operational IT Failures” (with Fink, L.), Information & Management
  • “Third-Party Induced Cyber Incidents – Much Ado About Nothing?” Journal of Cybersecurity.


Fasheng Xu, assistant professor of supply chain management, is nominated as the iFORM SIG Track Co-Chair for 2022 INFORMS Annual Conference. Xu also has two 2021 MSOM iFORM SIG Conference papers selected as finalists at best paper competitions (winners TBD at the 2021 INFORMS conference), the Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition (titled “A Theory of FinTech and Trade Finance”) and the Section on Finance Best Student Paper Competition (titled “Blockchain-Enabled Deep-Tier Supply Chain Finance”).

Joel Carnevale, assistant professor of management, has a paper, “Reasons Why Narcissists in Your Organization are Impossible to Evaluate, published in Entrepreneur (June 4, 2021).

Cameron Miller, assistant professor of management, was among three finalists for the Best Proposal Award for Rigor in Research, Competitive Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society Meeting 2021. He was nominated for a paper he presented at SMS, titled “Generative or Exclusionary? How Ecosystems Evolve with Coordination and Standardization” (with Toh, PK).

Suho Han, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, co-organized a panel session(with Murray, A.), titled “Entrepreneurial Resource Mobilization: Overcoming a Critical Juncture and Exploring Future Research Directions” (Panelists: Dushnitsky, G., Graebner, M., Hallen, B. and Huang, L.), at the 2021 Strategic Management Society annual meeting.

Hyoryung (Hannah) Nam, assistant professor of marketing, was among four finalists to the 2020 S. Tamer Cavusgil Award for her paper, titled “Digital Environment in Global Markets: Cross-Cultural Implications for Evolving Customer Journeys” (with Kannan, P.K.), in Journal of International Marketing, 28(1), 28-47.

David Lucas, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, received the best paper award at the BAcademics Roundtable (virtual), September 2021, for a paper he presented, titled “Remaking Capitalism: The Strength of Weak Legislation in Mobilizing Certification” (with Grimes, M.G. and Gehman, J.).

Cathy Maritan, associate professor of management, was as a panelist in a workshop at the 2021 Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, titled The Process of Publishing Strategy Research: Journeying Along the (sometimes bumpy but ultimately successful) Paths to Publication.


Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Award Lecture (Oct. 21, 2021)

Featuring a keynote by Carlos Monje Jr., under secretary of transportation for policy, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Albert Gore III accepting the Salzberg Medallion for Tesla Inc.

ADHD and Entrepreneurship now on the Syracuse University Talks Business Podcast (Sept. 13, 2021)

Why do highly successful entrepreneurs identify as having traits consistent with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Professors John Torrens and Johan Wiklund share how it is far from being a disadvantage in business, having ADHD may be an asset to entrepreneurial ventures. Learn what traits/behaviors need to be augmented, by hiring business partners who excel at those specific traits. Listen here>

Brexit: Its Impacts and Implications now on the Syracuse University Talks Business Podcast

What impacts and implications has Brexit had post pandemic? European economy experts Mike Harris, Glyn Morgan and Fatma Sonmez-Leopold share background on Brexit, and what it has meant inside of the U.K. Learn more about the breakdown of the impact in Europe and the U.S. and what the end of the deal might look like. Listen here>

Ph.D. Corner

Patil Baharat, finance doctoral student, has a paper forthcoming in SoftwareX, “Edgar: An R package for the US SEC EDGAR retrieval and parsing of corporate filings” (with Lonare, G. and Raut, N.).

Mi-Hoang Tran, entrepreneurship doctoral candidate, has a paper accepted at Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat(Entrepreneurship Review), special issue on Entrepreneurship and Health: a challenging new field of research. The paper title is “Physical and psychiatric disabilities and entrepreneurial intention among college students” (with Wiklund, J., Luke, M., Antshel, K. and Hilts, D.).

Devin Stein, entrepreneurship doctoral candidate, has a paper published in LA Progressive (July 2021), titled Wildfires Rage On: Can We Reverse the Trend?” He also presented at the 2021 Academy of Management Annual Meeting (virtual) a paper titled “Competition, Coordination, and Civic Wealth Creation” (with Minniti, M.), in Aug. 2021. In addition, Stein participated in doctoral consortia at the 2021 STR division in Academy of Management and the 2021 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Haiying Yang, supply chain management doctoral candidate, has her paper, “The Impact of Cost Auditing on Supply Chain’s Social Responsibility Level” (with Wu, Z.), accepted for presentation at INFORMS 2021 and DSI 2021.

Hooman Abootorabi, doctoral student in entrepreneurship, has a paper, “Intellectual Property Rights & New Venture Performance: Longitudinal Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment” (with Yu, W. ’18 Ph.D., and Wiklund, J.), appearing in Guclu Atinc (Ed.) Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. He also presented a paper, “Intellectual property rights’ regimes and new venture performance: Empirical evidence from a natural experiment” (with Wiklund, J. and Yu, W. ’18 Ph.D.), at the Research Policy Conference for Early Career Researchers (ECRs), London, UK, Sept. 2021.

In the News

Patrick Penfield, professor of supply chain practice and director of executive education, was interviewed for the Popular Science article “Understanding the global chip shortage, a big crisis involving tiny components” and The Denver Post story “​Experts warn Colorado families not to wait for the last bell to buy school supplies” (Aug. 17, 2021), Vox story “You can buy stuff online, but getting it is another story” (Sept. 1, 2021), Australian podcast “Equity Mates” for the episode “Expert: Are Semiconductors the Picks & Shovels Play for the Tech Industry” (Sept. 13, 2021), WKRN-TV’s (Nashville, Tennessee) segment “Supply chain industry deals with challenge of labor shortages” and by Chain Store Age in the story “Sounding the Alert on U.S. Supply Chain Congestion” (Sept. 22, 2021), Supply Chain Brain story “No Relief This Year for the Global Supply Crisis” and quoted in the Long Beach Business Journal story “‘Do your Christmas shopping early’: Cargo delays likely persist amid busy holiday season” (Sept. 29, 2021), CNN story “Snowcone the Happy Unicorn is the latest victim of manufacturing chaos” (Oct. 4, 2021). Penfield was also quoted in the Forbes story “How New White House Plan To Address Supply Chain Crisis Will Impact Companies,” The Denver Post article “Summer shortages: Fireworks, cars, boats hard to come by as COVID-caused kinks remain in supply chain” and the CNY Central story “Supply shortage means you’ll get top dollar for a used car, but new cars are hard to find” (July 6, 2021), and by multiple news outlets in stories about the global supply chain crisis, including VoxThe San Diego Union-TribuneSinclair Broadcast GroupWRVO-FM (Oswego), NewsChannel 9 and WSKG-FM (Binghamton) (Oct. 13, 2021).

Ray Wimer, professor of retail practice, was quoted in the story “8 ways Destiny USA might bounce back: Can laser mazes, musicals and doctors save a struggling mall?” (July 6, 2021).

Roger Koppl, professor of finance, was mentioned in The Sunday Telegraph story “Narrow and unbalanced Sage leaves the Government in a lockdown bind” (July 27, 2021).

Alex McKelvie, professor of entrepreneurship and associate dean for undergraduate and master’s education, was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal for the article “New College Degrees Give Liberal-Arts Students More Business Courses” (Sept. 13, 2021).


Georgia Perakis, from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, presented a Brethen Institute supply chain management research seminar, “The M&SOM Journal and a Taste of the Role of Analytics in the Fight of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” on Sept. 24, 2021.

Elena Katok, from University of Texas at Dallas, presented a Brethen Institute supply chain management research seminar, “Helping People Make Risky Decisions: The Effectiveness of Forecast Guidance for Users with Diverse Numeracy,” on Oct. 1, 2021.

Gary Dushnitsky, from the London Business School, presented a joint entrepreneurship and management seminar, “Orchestrating an Ecosystem: A Study of Orchestrators’ Ex-Ante and Ex-post Actions, and Ultimate Performance,” on Oct. 8, 2021.

Bora Keskin, from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, presented a Brethen Institute supply chain management research seminar, “Data-driven Clustering and Feature-based Retail Electricity Pricing with Smart Meters,” on Oct 8, 2021.

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