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Jamie Lyn Perry: New Management Professor Explores How Diverse Teams Can Create Better Organizational Outcomes

From her days of participating in team sports to her new position as an assistant professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, Jamie Lyn Perry has always been interested in how people work together in teams. Her research focuses…

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Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. Returns to Share Her Professional Experiences with Current Whitman Students

Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. made a positive impression on the faculty of Syracuse University’s Whitman School while working on her master’s degree in finance. Almost a decade later, that reputation stuck with her as she was hired this fall as…

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Rachael Goodwin: Management Professor Focuses on Obstacles Facing Women on the Path to Leadership

While working in New York City 15 years ago, Rachael Goodwin fell in love with Central New York while on a weekend trip. When she heard about an opening at the Whitman School for an assistant professor of management earlier…

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Lihong Liang: Study on FASB Reporting Suggests Investors Have Different Perspective Than Standard-Setters

The United States differ significantly from the rest of the world in how investment properties are valued in financial statements. Investors, however, appear to favor the international standards, according to “Market Perceptions of Fair Value Reporting for Tangible Assets” by…

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Does Machine Learning Pose a Risk to the Benefits of Sentient Human Decision Making in Organizations?

It is well accepted that machine learning benefits organizations in terms of speed and the volume of information that can be processed. Businesses, hospitals, schools and countless other organizations have come to rely on machine learning algorithms to make decisions…

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Funded Research on Diversity and Inclusion in Business and Management

Several research projects focused on diversity and inclusion in business and management are supported by an internal grant program sponsored by the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. As part of the school’s strategic plan, Roadmap to Whitman’s Second Century,…

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Whitman Professor Unveils Wine Futures Report Calling 2019 Bordeaux an Excellent Investment Option

Researchers at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s (RPI) Lally School of Management are out with their yearly assessment of wine futures and have determined the 2019 Bordeaux vintage to be an excellent investment option. “Futures came out below their…

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From Analytics to Academics, Management Professor Now Earning Research Awards

Many students may know Cameron Miller as a management professor at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, but he also spends a lot of time working on various research projects. And outside of the office, Miller enjoys spending…

When Employees Leave to Create their Own Entrepreneurial Ventures

Many research studies explore why founders of companies create new ones after breaking off a parent company, this process is called a “spinout.” Mariko Sakakibara (University of California, Los Angeles) and Natarajan Balasubramanian, professor of management at Syracuse University’s Martin J.…

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Junior Faculty Contribute Groundbreaking Ideas to Position Whitman For the Future

Junior Faculty Contribute Groundbreaking Ideas to Position Whitman For the Future As the Martin J. Whitman School of Management continues to celebrate its first 100 years, it is also positioning itself for the future. It’s nearly impossible to imagine what…

Brick-and-Mortar Retail: A Physical Advantage in a Digital World

Back in September, the popular fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy. The company, which sells mostly women’s and teen girl’s clothing, has been struggling ever since. On Monday, Feb. 10, Forever 21 agreed to sell all of the brand’s…

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Among Boards of Directors Abusive Accounting Policies Can Be Contagious

A study published in Review of Accounting Studies finds that it’s possible for manipulative accounting policies to be transmitted between firms. The common denominator is found within the Audit Committee of a company’s board of directors.  “We find that members…

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Junior Management Faculty Tackling Workplace Issues and Technology Strategy

Three management faculty are examining everything from creativity and leader/employee relationships to strategies associated with emerging technologies and how companies can remain competitive. Ongoing Research Examines Factors Affecting Creativity in the Workplace Teamwork is a frequent topic for management researchers…

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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…