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Jan 2, 2024

Supply Chain Leadership Series VIII: Todd Imhoff, CEO, Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions (YUM)

Running a Purchasing Cooperative involves many stakeholders! As President and CEO Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions (RSCS), Todd Imhoff is responsible for all aspects of RSCS’s business strategy, overseeing the quick-service restaurant… 

Nov 2, 2023

Supply Chain Leadership V: Howard Richman

Lessons Learned from a Career in Procurement As part of our weekly Supply Chain Leadership, I interviewed Howard Richman, who I am co-authoring a new book with (“Procurement Confidential”). His… 

Nov 20, 2020

Poole Graduate Joydeep Ganguly believes in a “Goodness Chain” at Gilead Science

We have a lot of remarkable graduates that come out of the halls of Nelson Hall from the Poole College of Management, and one of the ones I have the… 

Jul 24, 2020

Advising Students in the “New Normal” World of Working Remotely: Guest Blog from Ayo Agunbiade

Today’s guest blog is from one of our Academic Advisors, Ayo Agunbiade, a Senior Academic Advisor in the Poole College of Management Undergraduate Programs advising office.  After reading one of… 

Apr 27, 2019

Closing the Gap Between Buyers and Sellers: “Everything is Changed, Nothing is Different”

We hosted an extremely successful set of speakers at our SCRC meeting this past week.  One of my core beliefs, that I’ve espoused over the 30 years that I’ve been… 

Apr 21, 2019

Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019

This week’s guest post is from my MBA student, Nikhil Singh, who accompanied me to the recent Institute for Supply Management conference in Houston.  I enjoyed hearing his perspectives on… 

Feb 17, 2019

Hospitals Suffer from a Lack of Market Transparency: New Evidence from a Research Project with SCWorx

Healthcare in the United States of America is a USD $3.2 Trillion industry, yet is often described by experts as a “cottage industry” due to the lack of maturity surrounding… 

Sep 18, 2018

The Value of Company Collaboration in an MBA Supply Chain Program

The NC State Poole College of Management’s Jenkins MBA supply chain management program rose four places to No. 15 in Gartner Research’s 2018 ranking of graduate supply chain programs in North… 

Apr 25, 2018

10th Annual Poole Showcase Highlights Student Innovation at Reynolds Coliseum

“This showcase is one of the most visible ways that we demonstrate how we think and do at Poole,” said Annette L. Ranft, dean of the college. “We believe that offering up real-world experiences, including meaningful work with industry partners and peers from across the university, better prepares our students for long-term career success.” 

Feb 28, 2018

What Buyer-Supplier Collaboration Looks Like in Real Life….

I had the privilege of facilitating and witnessing first hand a great example of what a true strategic partnership looks like recently, when a large pharmaceutical brand met with a…