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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…

Whitman School Establishes/Appoints Executive Director of Administration and Strategic Initiatives

Gene Anderson, dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, announced the creation of a new leadership position, executive director of administration and strategic initiatives, appointing Kevin Coates, formerly director of budget, finance and business analytics, to the role…

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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council for Second Year in a Row

Michael Haynie, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate dean for undergraduate and full-time master’s programs, and professor and chair of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department, are two of 52…

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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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Potential Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Sales Poses Opportunity in NY

By Syracuse Staff When investors begin testing the waters in the budding and potentially lucrative marijuana market, the dollars flow somewhat tentatively. Marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, and despite the eight states that have legalized it for…

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Syracuse University Fosters Entrepreneurship Through the Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Living and Learning Community

Each year incoming students have the opportunity to apply to learning communities at Syracuse University. A learning community is a group of students living together in a residence hall based on a common major, interest or theme, such as business…

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A United Nations Project Marks a Decade of Global Sustainability Research and Practice at Whitman

For 10 years, Syracuse University’s Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), a collaboration between the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, College of Engineering and Computer Science, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (CoE), has been committed to training students and facilitating leading research…

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Narcissistic Leaders Alienate Their Employees, Threaten Their Self-Esteem

Having a narcissistic leader can frustrate and demotivate employees, but can their demeaning and self-interested tendencies be controlled? A new study finds that narcissistic leaders can deviate from their trait tendencies to achieve their goals, challenging the idea that narcissists…

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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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Whitman Seniors Featured among Poets & Quants for Undergrads’ Best & Brightest Undergraduate Business Majors for 2018

Catherine Cummings and Justin Harris, both seniors at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were featured as two of the “best & brightest undergraduate business majors,” by Poets & Quants for Undergrads, a news website for undergraduate business education.…

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Insurance Industry Braces for Driverless Cars

By Syracuse Staff In December, on-demand insurance company Trōv unveiled a partnership with self-driving technology company Waymo to offer “insurance billed by second, day, mile, event” for ride-sharing coverage in self-driving vehicles. Trōv founder and CEO Scott Walchek called the partnership “the…

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Why the Company You Keep in Early Fundraising Matters

Entrepreneurs may want to think twice before selecting founders and investors for their businesses. New entrepreneurship research from Professor Alexander McKelvie of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and Professor Eun-Jeong Ko ’17 Ph.D. of Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson…

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Southside Innovation Center a Host Site for Business Growth Accelerator Program

The Southside Innovation Center, a program of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently announced it is one of three regional centers for the New York State Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development’s Business Growth Accelerator Program…

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Entrepreneurship Program Named “National Model Entrepreneurship Program”

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Presented Award at its Annual Conference The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program at the Whitman School of Management was recently named the National Model Program by the United States Association for…

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Sustainable Enterprise Partnership by the Numbers 2017

By taking a transdisciplinary approach, Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), a collaborative effort between Syracuse University and its partners, aims to provide world-class education and research on sustainable enterprise management. SEP students are able to learn about the many facets of sustainability,…

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Sustainability Projects Help Local Businesses

During the capstone course of the Certificate of Advanced Study in Sustainable Enterprise (CASSE), students work on real-life projects with for-profit, nonprofit and governmental organizations. Students most recently worked on the following projects: King+King Architects A student team consulted with King+King Architects…

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Fall 2017 Incoming Class

Each year, Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management enrolls a new class of accomplished students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Get to know this year’s incoming class. Embed Code <blockquote class=”embedly-card”><h4><a href=”http://voices.whitman.syr.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/WBTN_Fall2017.jpg”>null</a></h4><p>null</p></blockquote> <script async src=”//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js” charset=”UTF-8″></script>

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Meet the Faculty of the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

The three-fold mission of the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP) is to encourage sustainable business practices through outreach, research and teaching activities. Since 2010, nearly 75 students have taken all three courses offered within the SEP, graduating with a Certificate of…

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Sustainable Enterprise Partnership Entering its 10th Year

Syracuse University’s Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), a collaboration between the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, College of Engineering and Computer Science, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (CoE), continues to successfully train students…

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Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in Top 20 by The Princeton Review; Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Syracuse University offers one of the best programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses according to The Princeton Review. The education services company named the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program #16 and…

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Whitman Accounting Students Place First in Regionals of Annual Deloitte Tax Competition

On Nov. 4 the Martin J. Whitman School of Management Tax Team placed first in the annual Deloitte FanTAXtic regional competition in Boston, Massachusetts. The students, Yonglin Wang ‘19, Leanne Paddock ’20, Jonathan Gauthier ’20, Yue Lei ’18, Ryan Houck ’20, Michael Leong…

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Alejandro Amezcua, Navigating Uncharted Entrepreneurial Territories

Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, is making headway in uncharted territories through his entrepreneurship research. Amezcua explores the impact public administration has on entrepreneurship ecosystems, the social and economic environments…

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How Pumpkin Spice Reaches Your Markets and Lattes

It’s 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 continues…

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Whitman School Hosts 68th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program on Oct. 19. Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central component of Whitman’s Franklin Center, which is consistently recognized…

#WhitmanWatch: Caitlin O’Hara

Name: Caitlin O’Hara Graduation Year: May 2018 Major(s)/Minor(s): Finance/Accounting Hometown: Merrick, New York According to Caitlin O’Hara, a finance and accounting double major at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman of Management, leadership has always come naturally to her. Growing up as a triplet, she…