New Research on Venture Creation in the Wake of Disasters Shows Victims Must Be Involved in Shaping their Own Recovery

New research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that when victims of disasters can and must be involved in shaping their own recovery, and they can be very successful, particularly when they have strong, established social…

New Research Offers Detailed Analysis of Economic Value Creation in the U.S. Airline and Global Automotive Industries

New management research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management provides quantitative estimates of economic value creation and appropriation in two industries, the U.S. airline industry and global automotive industry. In “Measuring value creation and appropriation in firms:…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – March/April 2016

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 Scott Fay, associate professor of…

New Research from Syracuse University’s Whitman School Finds Firms that Reveal Internal Innovations at Trade Shows Can Positively Impact Shareholder Value 

New research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that companies that participate in trade shows, demonstrating not only market-ready new products but also product concepts in early stages of development are recognized by investors; firm value…

New Research from Syracuse University’s Whitman School Offers Explanatory View of Bouncing Back from Significant Job Loss

New entrepreneurship research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management offers a “rock bottom” model for generating a new positive work identity after experiencing significant job loss. In “Hitting rock bottom after job loss: Bouncing back to create…

Socially Responsible Research Finds Ways to Improve Malaria Medicine Supply Chain

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that there were about 219 million cases of malaria in 2012 leading to at least 660,000 deaths, the vast majority occurred in sub Saharan Africa. New research from Burak Kazaz, The Steven R. Becker…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – Nov./Dec.

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 Burak Kazaz, the Becker Professor,…

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New Staffing Models Help the Medicine Go Down at Crouse Hospital

A new study by Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management supply chain professors is leading to improvements in the administration of inhaled medications at Crouse Hospital. About 800,000 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients are admitted annually to…

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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…

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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…