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First-of-Its-Kind Research Offers Guidelines on Virtual Fitting Room Effective Delivery

Virtual reality technology is revolutionizing the online shopping experience by allowing consumers to directly visualize themselves in merchandise through virtual fitting rooms (VFR). While some retailers are rejoicing at the new tech, others are concerned VFRs will decrease sales and…

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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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Fetner Family Gift Launches Syracuse University NYC-Based Experiential Learning Collaboration

A generous gift from Syracuse University Trustee Harold (Hal) Fetner ’83, and his wife, Nina, will help establish the creation of an experiential learning collaboration in New York City (NYC) between the Martin J. Whitman School of Management and the…

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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,…

Elizabeth Deng

From South Sudan to Syracuse University: Hope for Ariang Visits Whitman

In South Sudan, 6,754 miles away from Syracuse, N.Y., Hope for Ariang is changing the norms around education. Currently, the country has a 27 percent literacy rate, and is ranked second to last in providing children access to education. Hope…

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David Lucas Testifies Before U.S. Congress to Address Homelessness in America

David Lucas, a postdoctoral research fellow with the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, offered a testimony before U.S. Congress during a hearing entitled, “Homeless in America: Examining the Crisis and Solutions…

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Whitman Students Compete in the 18th Annual Deloitte FanTAXtic Tax Case Competition

In January, a team of nine students from Syracuse University’s  Martin J. Whitman School of Management won third place in the 18th annual Deloitte FanTAXtic Tax Case Competition. The competition began with 72 teams from over 40 colleges and universities across…

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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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Anna Chernobai: Languages, Analytics and a Change of Plans that Led to Academia

Her students have heard Anna Chernobai say that her birth country has changed its name twice since she was born. They may know her native language is Russian, that she’s fluent in English and Japanese and also knows some Spanish…

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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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Whitman School Entrepreneurship Research Accepted at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference

The Emerging Enterprises and Entrepreneurship program (EEE) at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has shown great success this year with the acceptance of thirteen papers at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC). The BCERC will be hosted June 5-8…

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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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Professor David Park Honored by Poets and Quants for Undergrads In Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors List

David Park, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management was honored as one of the top 50 undergraduate business professors in the world by Poets and Quants for Undergrads, a website devoted to offering information and…

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Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Program 2017-2018 Annual Review

The field of entrepreneurship is evolving at record pace. The number of universities and colleges developing new entrepreneurship programs and student interest in entrepreneurship as a vocation and mindset is staggering. Luckily, Syracuse University has been well ahead of the curve in terms of…

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Hayley Foster, Author and Business Coach, to Speak at Syracuse University

Hayley Foster, business coach and author of Foster Your Passion, will provide a keynote address Nov. 12 from 1-2 p.m. at Syracuse University’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event is open to the public…

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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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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…

Alex Kotakis

Syracuse University Project Advance Challenges Young Entrepreneurs

Alexandra Kostakis, professor of entrepreneurship practice at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, is the faculty lead for Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA), a program that offers qualified high school seniors the opportunity to enroll in courses for…

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Whitman Students Honored with D’Aniello Internships

Each semester, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management‘s Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department selects senior and graduate level students to participate in the prestigious D’Aniello Entrepreneurial Internship Program, an internationally recognized initiative which provides unique entrepreneurial opportunities for highly…

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Syracuse University Startup Powerspike Raises $500,000 and Joins Techstars Atlanta to Build Live Streaming Influencer Marketing Tools

PowerSpike, the leading influencer marketing and analytics platform for live streaming, announced this week a combined investment of $500,000 by The Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, Techstars Atlanta – in partnership with Cox Enterprises, Dorm Room Fund, and other…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management’s WISE Women’s Business Center Relocates, Gaining Space for Growth

The WISE Women’s Business Center, a program of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, housed in Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, recently relocated, offering more space for the entrepreneurship resource program. WISE, which stands for Women Igniting the…

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Students Compete in TCU Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition

Students from Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management participated in the 2018 TCU Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. The competition requires students to pitch a for-profit business idea that benefits…

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow David Lucas Awarded Prestigious Grants

David Lucas, a postdoctoral research fellow with the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, housed within the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program, received the prestigious Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy…

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Suho Han Joins the Whitman School as an Assistant Professor

Suho Han joined the faculty at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as an assistant professor of entrepreneurship in August. He hopes to use the skills and knowledge he’s cultivated while extensively studying the subject to inspire future…

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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…