SCRC News

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.

Jul 22, 2021  |  Articles

Sebastian Heese Assesses the Financial Impact of Supply Chain Glitches on Social Media

Sebastian Heese, professor of supply chain management, analyzed whether or not social media reaction to supply chain glitches, like an overbooked flight, can affect a company’s financial performance. “While there wasn’t empirical evidence, there have been cases where it seems […]

Jul 13, 2021

Mean Tweets and Wall Street

To take a closer look at these issues, the research team set out to answer two questions – whether supply chain glitches lead to a reaction on Twitter and whether the response on Twitter associated with supply chain glitches influence the relationship between a supply chain glitch and stock market returns.

Jun 22, 2021

Dare to Fail

Jeff Stonebraker is no stranger to wrong turns and dead ends. Before he graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida, he 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…

Jun 8, 2021

Marcus Grevel on Humanitarian Supply Chain, Serving and ‘True Grit’

By employing courage, maintaining a headstrong demeanor and sense of humble servitude, Jenkins MBA student and active duty soldier Marcus Grevel is helping to strengthen the humanitarian supply chain.

Jun 8, 2021

Virtual Practicum Projects Prepare Students for Evolving Work Environments

14 student teams spent last semester working on practicum projects for nine of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative’s (SCRC) corporate partners, overcoming and adapting to the challenges of working remotely to provide their clients with valuable recommendations and solutions. 

Jun 7, 2021

Painting Success: How Radhika Date Uses Art to Understand Supply Chain

While some would argue that industrial engineering and supply chain are technical and logically-oriented fields, recent MIE grad Radhika Date believes creativity has a place in her area of study.

May 19, 2021

Q&A with Noel Greis: The Future of the Machine Tool Industry

Noel Greis, research professor of operations and supply chain management in the Poole College of Management, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to examine critical gaps in knowledge and capacity in the U.S. machine tool industry.

May 12, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Supply Chain Resource Cooperative Practicum

As many other companies have in the past, the American Red Cross reached out to the Poole College of Management’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) to see if its faculty and students could assist with a current business challenge.

Apr 30, 2021  |  Articles

Teamwork on MetLife Project Ensures Success for Students’ Future

Three undergraduates used what they’ve learned in the classroom to team up and tackle a spend analysis project for MetLife, providing invaluable experience for their upcoming careers.