SCRC Innovation and Social Responsibility Supply Index: A Critical Input to “Drucker Management Top 250 List”

NC State SCRC

Research by NC State Poole College Professor Robert Handfield, director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative based Poole College, and Yung-Yun Huang, a recent graduate of North Carolina State University’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in operations research, supplied two of the 37 data inputs used in the Wall Street Journal’s inaugural “Management Top 250” ranking of companies, published recently.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

Unfortunately, The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard-bearer for classifying businesses and sectors. We were surprised to find that many states with the highest Location Quotients were not states that are typically associated with the biofuels economy, including Oregon, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, and others.