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70th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Honors Three for Supply Chain Excellence

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 17, at the Whitman School’s Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium.
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Internship Experience: John Fenton, Procurement Intern at Dell Technologies

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships.  Name: John Fenton Graduation Year: May 2021 Major(s): Supply…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School Welcomes New Faculty

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) has added three faculty members to its team for the 2019-20 academic year. Michael Chin is a tenure-track assistant professor of accounting. Prior to joining Syracuse University, Chin was an…

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Fran Tucker Seeks to Teach Students that Learning is an Iterative Process, not a Memorize and Repeat Game

Fran Tucker, associate professor of marketing and supply chain and co-chair of the Salzberg Memorial Program at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, spent her childhood moving every three years with father’s job at General Electric. “Pittsfield, Cleveland,…

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Whitman by the Numbers: 2019 Graduates

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Whitman By the Numbers: 2019 Graduates Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management educates students to become successful business professionals prepared for a world of accelerated change. The Whitman School offers…

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How Best to Dole Out Supplies in Wake of Humanitarian Crisis

According to UNICEF, hunger affects approximately 20 million children around the globe. During a humanitarian crisis, such as child hunger, the focus is on making sure people receive the necessary supplies they need. It’s critical that organizations, such as UNICEF…

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Syracuse Students Compete in National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition

At the end of March, a team of undergraduate students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management competed in the 7th Annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During their time in Minneapolis, the students…

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Research Explores Impacts of Consumer Attitude on GMO Food Labelling and Pricing

With Genetically Modified (GM) food increasing in diversity and volume, these products have become a growing topic of interest for policymakers and consumers. The Martin J. Whitman School of Management‘s Rong Li, assistant professor of supply chain management, and Amiya Basu,…

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From Cacao Pod to Chocolate Bar: The Commodity Chain of Chocolate

In January, the National Confectioners Association reported that over “90 percent of Americans are likely to share chocolate or candy with friends, family or that special someone at Valentine’s Day.” While consumers are often eager to purchase these sweet treats,…

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Pricing Strategy Helps Manufacturers Decide When to “Scrap or Sell” Not Quite Perfect Products

Several production processes not only produce quality, high-end products but also generate what are known as Not-Quite-Perfect Products (NQPPs) that do not fully meet quality standards. Manufacturers then have a decision to make – get rid of all the NQPPs…

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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…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Ranked in Poets&Quants’ Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2017

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate business program is ranked #43 by Poets&Quants for Undergrads, the leading online publication for undergraduate business education news. The website released its second annual Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2017 ranking Dec.…

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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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How Pumpkin Spice Reaches Your Markets and Lattes

It’s nearing 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…

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Growing Pains: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Scaling a Supply Chain

Charmaine DaCosta remembers the exact moment she truly felt like an entrepreneur. It was a sweltering summer day and she was setting out in her Toyota Corolla to deliver her Jamaican limeade drink, Limation, to grocery stores and delis in…

MBA Reflections: Candice Chiang ’17

In this “MBA Reflections” blog post series, we feature profiles and thoughts from recent Whitman MBA graduates. Name: Candice Chiang Hometown: Taichung, Taiwan Major: MBA – Supply Chain Management Background: Economics LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/candice-chiang-9a000989/ Why an MBA? An MBA was always…

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Socially-Responsible Research Earns Production and Operations Management Field’s Highest Honor

The Production and Operations Management Society awarded the 2017 Wickham Skinner Prize, its highest research honor, to Burak Kazaz, The Steven R. Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management, The Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence and…

Research Finds Distributors Can Improve Profits by Investing in Wine Futures

Supply chain research from Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that a wine distributor can significantly improve its profits by investing in wine futures, in addition to bottled wine. The numerical analysis of the study illustrates an approximate 21 percent improvement…

Get to Know Whitman’s Undergraduate Student Clubs and Orgs

At Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School, students can meet and network with students and professionals who share their business and entrepreneurial interest. With approximately 12 undergraduate student clubs and organizations,  Whitman students are provided a chance to learn from professionals and…

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Whitman Hosts 67th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program

BASF honored with Salzberg Medallion The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management hosted its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Oct. 13, at the Whitman School’s Lender Auditorium. Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Ranked in Top 20 by Gartner for Supply Chain Management Programs

Gartner, Inc. announced this month that the supply chain management program (SCM) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is one of the top 20 in the country, granting a #17 ranking to the graduate program…

Whitman Supply Chain Students Compete in Case Competition

Four supply chain management undergraduate students participated in the fourth annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Management Competition, hosted by the University of Minnesota in late March. The team was comprised of Joe Podoley, senior, and Alison Baehr, Xinye Zou…

#WhitmanWatch: Hariharan Padmanabhan

MBA Class of 2016 Concentration: Supply Chain Management Hometown: Hyderabad, India LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hariharanpadmanabhan Blog: http://scmpro.blogspot.com/ In just two years at Whitman, Hariharan Padmanabhan has made a lasting impact on the school and community through his work in the field of…