Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Presents Entrepreneurship Excellence Awards to Faculty, Entrepreneurs and Students

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) were proud to present awards to outstanding entrepreneurship professionals, faculty and students on Saturday, April 16.…

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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…

Faculty Profile: Don Cardarelli, Professor of Management Practice

Don Cardarelli, professor of management practice at Whitman, grew up working in his family’s large building materials business. He counts that exposure to the various functions and facets of the company at such an impressionable age for igniting his interest in…

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Goldman Sachs Challenges Students to Make Change Recommendations for Madison Square Garden

Whitman finance students David Kern ’15, Scott Rebhun ’15, Dylan Weinberger ’16 and Austin Wentworth ’15 were selected for a Consurtio pilot project sponsored by Goldman Sachs. The charge was to make a recommendation on a real-world business scenario involving Madison Square Garden (MSG),…

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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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Amanda Nicholson Comments on Whole Foods’ Future Strategy on Knowledge@Wharton

On Oct. 2, Amanda Nicholson, Whitman School of Management’s associate dean and professor of retail practice, discussed Whole Foods and its future strategy with Knowledge@Wharton on SiriusXM radio. Here are some excerpts from that interview.

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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…

Tom Barkley Enhances Finance Curriculum with His Practiced Business Perspective

When Tom Barkley, assistant professor of finance practice, isn’t teaching at Whitman, traveling to Brazil to help recruit students into Whitman’s graduate programs or grading Chartered Financial Analyst exams, he enjoys playing billiards in the Syracuse-area division of the American Poolplayers’…

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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…

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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Ray Wimer’s Passion for Teaching and Penchant for Retail Converge at Whitman

When Ray Wimer arrived at Syracuse University to pursue master’s degrees in history and education, there were no available teaching assistantships in either major, but there was one in retail management. He accepted and began work grading course material for an…

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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.…

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Whitman Supply Chain Management Students Helping Syracuse University “Fast Forward”

More than a dozen Whitman supply chain management graduate students are working on projects designed to help Syracuse University improve its sourcing processes, which could generate cost savings and create more effective purchasing processes for campus users. The projects engage…

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Whitman School of Management Professor Named One of World’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors

Will Geoghegan, assistant professor of management at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has been named one of the World’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors by Poets and Quants. The annual listing highlights “excellence in research and teaching prowess,” according to the website.…

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Whitman School of Management Hosts 6th Annual Conference on Africa Business and Entrepreneurship

The Kiebach Center’s Africa Business Program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will host the 6th Annual Conference on Africa Business and Entrepreneurship Apr. 16 through 18 at the Whitman School. The conference offers a…

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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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Professor of Practice Sue Smith Brings Corporate-Tested Know How to the Classroom

The first marketing course Professor Sue Smith ever took was through an MBA extension program that Syracuse University ran in Corning, N.Y. “It was taught by Whitman Professor Emeritus Ted Wallin, and it changed the course of my career. I…

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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…

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Whitman Hosts First Graduate Student Stock Pitch Competition

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University hosted its first graduate student stock pitch competition Feb. 26, in Lender Auditorium. Organized by the Whitman finance department, the event featured three graduate student teams pitching three different stocks. Nearly 50 people attended.…

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Whitman School Collaborates with Staples to Analyze Supply Chain Management Opportunities

The H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is collaborating with Staples, Inc., in the first of its kind relationship to bring innovation and new research to the supply chain field. The collaboration will allow Whitman School…

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Faculty Profile: Dr. Karca D. Aral

Karca D. Aral Assistant professor of supply chain management Ph.D., INSEAD kdaralwa@syr.edu Professor Karca Aral-Wang recently joined Whitman as an assistant professor in the supply chain management department. Aral-Wang’s research is primarily focused on procurement actions, sustainable procurement, sustainable supply…

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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…

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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,…

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Professor Amezcua’s Research Featured in Industry and Consumer Media

Research by Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, on business incubators was published in the Academy of Management Journal. The paper, titled “Organizational sponsorship and founding environments: A contingency view on the survival of business-incubated firms, 1994–2007,” was co-authored with…