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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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Five Businesses that are Innovating Supply Chains

Innovative online retail companies are learning how to compete with well-established companies by creatively managing their supply chain. By combining best practices and technological advancements, these companies are disrupting their competitors while maintaining lean inventories and cutting out the middleman…

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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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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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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Mara Silver-Smith ’02: The Mutual Advantages of Alumni Engagement

Mara Silver-Smith’s resume reveals an accomplished career with posts at leading international brands. Her first position came after graduating from Whitman in 2002 with a degree in marketing and supply chain management. She was hired as an industrial engineer in…

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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 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…