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Dare to Fail
Before he graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida, Jeff Stonebraker changed his major five times. He went on to earn an M.S. in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University, which he calls a “humbling experience” that required every drop of intelligence and perseverance he could muster.
September 23, 2021
Rob Handfield on Amazon’s Struggle with Bad Business Practices in China
Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, explains why quality control has become Amazon’s logistical downside with its suppliers in China. “Amazon’s whole business model is about distribution, not sourcing, so they never developed capabilities like auditing or […]
September 17, 2021
Rob Handfield Sees Significant Impact in Plastic Industry After Hurricane Ida
Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, predicts a future of shortages and inflation following the devastation in the Gulf Coast following hurricane Ida. “It’s going to impact plastics. It’s going to impact packaging. It’s going to impact […]
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Aug 24, 2021
Improving Access to World-class Supply Chain Knowledge
The SCRC is helping CAPS Research, a research center focused on creating leading primary academic research in supply management, with an initiative to overhaul its massive library of world-renowned supply chain research studies from the last 30 years.
Aug 23, 2021
Finding a Home With the Wolfpack
It’s certainly not uncommon for college undergrads to change their majors throughout their four plus years on campus. In some cases, like that of Poole College of Management alum Alexis Pyle, a change of schools may even be in order.
Jul 22, 2021
Researchers Develop Framework for More Efficient Adoption of Medical Innovations
Sebastian Heese and the research team aims to bridge the gap between medical research and workflow management by not only considering the decisions behind adopting new diagnostic tests but also looking at how new tests are integrated into existing clinical workflows.
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What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)?
Supply chain management (SCM) is the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
How Blockchain Could Impact Counterfeiting Across the Supply Chain
Blockchain is a relatively new technology that shows great promise for use across many industries, including logistics and supply chain. The same technology that powers the cryptocurrency BitCoin can be used to reduce the introduction of counterfeit goods across the supply chain.
10 Pieces of Career Advice for Supply Chain Students from a Seasoned Expert
Little things don’t mean a lot – little things mean everything. People come in to present to me – but hadn’t booked a conference room and couldn’t connect their computer – and so they start 6-8 minutes late for a 30 minute meeting!