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Executive Insights: U.S. military logistics director to speak at Smeal leadership series
Lt. Gen Darrell K. Williams, director of the Defense Logistics Agency, will share his perspectives on logistics and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, Jan. 19. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.
Located in News Archive / 2018
Penn State Smeal senior supply chain major one of five national scholarship winners
Laura Holleran, a senior supply chain and information systems major at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, was one of five women chosen from a national pool of applicants for an AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education) scholarship.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Beta Gamma Sigma seeking top Penn State Smeal students to join
Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes business excellence, will email invitations this week to high-achieving upperclassmen in the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Qualifying juniors and seniors should be checking their inboxes. Formal printed invitations will be mailed to students and parents in the near future.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Smeal research reveals computer program helps pick the best expert forecaster
Combining the intuition of humans with the impartiality of computers could improve decision-making for organizations, eventually leading to lower costs and better profits, according to a team of researchers that included Saurabh Bansal, assistant professor of supply chain management at Smeal.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Penn State Smeal welcomes 16 new faculty members
The Penn State Smeal College of Business welcomes 16 new members to its faculty this academic year.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Marines benefit from partnership with Penn State Smeal, World Campus
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Matt Hakola and Maj. Adam Chu will graduate on Saturday with a master of professional studies in supply chain management after completing their degrees through a special partnership between the Marines, Penn State World Campus, and the Smeal College of Business.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Preciado brings lessons learned during fellowship to new role as Penn State Smeal associate dean of undergraduate education
Felisa Preciado, the new associate dean of undergraduate education for the Smeal College of Business, said she is using lessons learned during her year as a Penn State Administrative Fellow under the mentorship of Madlyn Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Penn State Smeal research helps assess humanitarian response capacity in natural disasters
Immediately following a natural disaster that outpaces a community’s ability to respond, various outside organizations rush to provide life-saving commodities to meet health, water, food, shelter or other needs. That response is expedited by inventory prepositioned independently by governmental and non-governmental organizations. Research co-authored by Jason Acimovic, assistant professor of supply chain and information systems at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, would help these disparate organizations better coordinate and locate stockpiles while at the same time saving as much as 20 percent of current costs.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Differences in levels of trust and power can affect buyer-supplier performance
Mutual trust does not appear on the ledger sheets of buyers and suppliers, but a researcher from the Penn State Smeal College of Business suggests that levels of trust between companies may be an important influence on how they operate and perform.
Located in News Archive / 2017
Burlingame, Calderaro earn top MIT Supply Chain Excellence Awards
Karen Burlingame and Alexandra Calderaro, both graduating seniors in the Penn State Smeal College of Business Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS) major, have earned first place in the Supply Chain Excellence Award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Nick Artman, Lauren Fellin, and Sarah Miller, all graduating seniors from Smeal’s supply chain program, were runners-up.
Located in News Archive / 2017