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Mar 18, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Poole’s Kristin Hiemstra Discusses the 2019 Most and Least Innovative States

In total, the United States is projected to spend $581 billion in 2019 on research and development of STEM companies and products. However, certain states have been known to spend more of the projected total based on how innovative specific […]

Mar 5, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Poole’s Paul Mugge Discusses CIMS and Innovation in Business

The Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS) was originally established in 1984 in Leigh University as a small, but influential think tank and has since been moved to NC State’s Poole College of Management since 2000. Today, CIMS is run […]

Feb 27, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Professor Robert Handfield Discusses the Role of Supply Chain Management in New Product Innovation

A 2015 survey on new product innovation conducted by Nielsen Global found that 63 percent of consumers like when manufacturers are the ones introducing new products. However, it is challenging for supply managers to bring in early cost data to develop […]

Feb 25, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Startup Developed Out Of The Poole Product Innovation Lab

Chris Fesmire, a graduate student of the NC State College of Engineering, developed a startup company Vital Guide along with his partner, Pratik Bendale. Vital Guide sets out to improve patient health and management of patients in the emergency waiting room. Fesmire […]

Feb 25, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Professor Robert Handfield Discusses The New SCWorx Platforms

SCWorx, a software solution company for healthcare providers, announced the release of their new series of engineer-driven ad-hoc reports that are focused on delivering increased content to its “already robust report delivery capabilities”. Robert Handfield, a professor of supply chain management […]

Feb 25, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Poole College Alumni Appointed As The New Panama Canal Administrator

Ricaurte Vasquez, a graduate of the Poole College of Management’s Masters of Economics program, was recently appointed as the administrator of the Panama Canal. Vasquez will be the fourth Panamanian Administrator to be appointed by the canal’s Board of Directors […]

Feb 22, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Kendra Bruton

Name: Kendra Bruton Program: Professional Online MBA Graduation: December 2013 Current title/organization: Marketing Manager – Brand & Menu Strategy/McDonalds Global Corporate HQ LinkedIn Profile   Deciding to earn an MBA I wanted to move into a marketing and brand management position. Since most […]

Feb 21, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Professor Robert Clark Gives Insight On The Retirement Crisis

Currently, the U.S. is facing a retirement crisis in which retirees do not make enough in earnings or save enough money to afford their retirement. Many believe that a basic, achievable solution is having people work until 80 years old which allows for […]

Feb 19, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Professor Joe Brazel Discusses The Gap Between Corporate Earnings

A study was recently conducted and found that companies will not issue a forecast of its annual earnings if their earnings diverge from their non-financial resources. Within the study, researchers compared the 659 participating companies’ earning changes to median changes […]

Feb 19, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Two Former NC State Football Players Create A Sports Technology Startup In The Triangle

Former NC State football players Jamelle Eugene and DaJuan Morgan came together to create Gryppers, a sports technology company that creates a product that is halfway between athletic tape and football gloves. The model of the product is patented and […]