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January 25, 2020
Clay Christensen - A Great Academic and a Good Guy
This week we lost a great operations management scholar, Clay Christensen, who passed away in a battle with leukemia. Christensen was a respected scholar at the Harvard Business School, and was well known for his work “The Innovator’s Dilemna”. Christensen […]
January 24, 2020
Apple Procurement Leader Hails from NC State
Today’s WSJ front page shares the important role of one of Apple’s top senior executives who runs much of the procurement and supply chain activity for Apple – Tony Blevins. Mr. Blevins studied industrial engineering at North Carolina State, and […]
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