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Management Professor’s Creativity Research Featured in Harvard Business Review

Assistant Professor of Management Lynne Vincent’s creativity research was featured in the Harvard Business Review and Inc. Her research finds that if a company holds up creativity as a rare trait, creative employees may become entitled and become more likely to engage in unethical behavior. The…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Sept./Oct.

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 Catherine Maritan, associate professor…

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Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises 2014-2015 Year at a Glance

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises is a flagship program at the Whitman School of Management, which is consistently ranked as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation. Whitman EEE helps students discover their innate entrepreneurial potential, giving them a set…

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New Research Examines How Companies Design Contracts

Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and Ph.D. programs and professor of management information systems, and his co-authors, Yossi Lichtenstein (UCD Dublin) and Lior Fink (Ben Gurion University of the Negev), recently completed a study focused on contract development and how the upfront costs…

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Two Whitman Entrepreneurship Professors Receive 2015 Greif Research Impact Award

A paper co-authored by Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Johan Wiklund, professor of entrepreneurship, and Professor Tom Lumpkin, The Chris J. Witting Chair in Entrepreneurship, was selected to receive the 2015 Greif Research Impact Award. The two…

Milena Petrova, assistant professor of finance

New Study Shows Like-Kind Exchange Tax Provision Benefits US Economy

Limiting Exchange Provision Would Slow Job Growth, Decrease Investment and Raise Rents A groundbreaking new economic study of the U.S. commercial real estate market released last month highlights the critical role the “like-kind exchange” tax provision plays in strengthening our…

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Research Finds Competition Fuels Motivation When Resources are Scarce

Research by Todd Moss, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, has been accepted for publication by the Academy of Management Journal. The paper, titled “Cooperation vs. Competition: Alternative Goal Structures for Motivating Groups in a Resource Scarce Environment,” finds that competitive goal structures generally lead…

Whitman School Professor Implements Innovation Generation Process at Molson Coors

Patrick Penfield, professor of supply chain practice at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, recently worked to implement a process for innovation at the Molson Coors Brewing Company. Penfield is also the director of executive education…

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Faculty Research Update: The Impact of Tenant Diversification on Spreads and Default Rates for Mortgages on Retail Properties

Editor’s Note: Yildiray Yildirim, Michael Falcone Chair in Real Estate and professor of finance, authored the below article regarding his recent research. Yildirim also was honored as a 2015 Fellow of the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics.…

Faculty News: Burak Kazaz

Malbec and the Mambo: Professor Kazaz Brings Innovation to Industry and Teaching 

To bottle or barrel? That is the question examined by Whitman’s Burak Kazaz, associate professor of supply chain management, and his co-authors in a paper recently accepted in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. “Our work is significant as it is…

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New Research Creates Accurate Pricing Model for Wine Futures

Researchers from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University have revealed a highly accurate model for pricing wine futures. In a recently accepted paper in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Burak Kazaz, PhD, Steven Becker Professor, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor…

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Lihong Liang and Dr. Burak Kazaz publish research in accounting and supply chain

Recently, two of our very own Whitman professors made headlines after conducting research and having their findings accepted into well-renowned publications. Lihong Liang, associate professor of accounting, and Dr. Burak Kazaz, associate professor of supply chain, both have reached intriguing…

Kris Byron

Female representation on executive boards leads to increased bottom line

Kris Byron, PhD, associate professor of management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, along with Dr. Corinne Post, associate professor in the department of management at Lehigh University, have recently conducted research and come out with results of…

Johan Wikland

Faculty Profile: Entrepreneurship Professor Looks to Apply Research to the Classroom to Prepare Aspiring Entrepreneurs with Neurological Disorders

What do the founders of Virgin Group, JetBlue and Ikea have in common? They are all successful entrepreneurs who share an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. Dr. Johan Wiklund, Whitman professor of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, is studying the…

Todd Moss

Professor Todd Moss to Lead the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

Todd Moss has joined Whitman as an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and faculty director of the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership. Moss’ research is focused on the intersections of entrepreneurship, social responsibility and innovation and has appeared in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice,…