Monthly Archives: August 2011

Faculty Notes: August 2011

School of Accounting Wendy Gelman has been promoted to senior instructor. Department of Marketing Two articles by John Tsalikis, BMI associate professor of marketing, will be included in a 2012 30th anniversary commemorative issue of The Journal of Business Ethics, the leading academic publication in the area of business ethics….

Weekly Market Wrap Up, August 22-26, 2011

Bernanke Addresses Monetary Policy Makers At Central Bank Conference In Jackson Hole Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addressed a group of global monetary policymakers at the annual Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Friday. In this much anticipated event, Chairman Bernanke fell short…

Alumni Notes: August 2011

We extend our best wishes to Margaret Brisbane (BBA ’80), who was married in Jamaica this summer. The Florida Bar has named Tami Clemenza-Wilson (MS ’92) secretary of the litigation support committee of the Family Law Section. The Florida Bar has appointed Ana Larias (BACC ’97) secretary of the Eleventh…

College welcomes new employees.

The College of Business Administration is pleased to announce the following new staff members. Lynette A. Diaz (BS ’07) is the program coordinator for the Downtown MBA. She oversees logistics; plans, implements and monitor student services; and coordinates admissions, registration, billing and graduation activities. Her undergraduate degree is in communication…

FIU faculty members help Norwegian Cruise Line go from “Good to Great.”

Combine the vision of Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan; a team of academics in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU); consultants and practitioners who partner with the business school; and Jim Collins’ stimulating book Good to Great and you have the makings of an exciting,…

The hospitality industry is leading Greater Miami out of the recession.

7% jumps in Miami-Dade hotel occupancy, room rates forecast The hospitality industry is leading Greater Miami out of the recession, and the reason might surprise you. While much of the economy is still struggling, Miami-Dade County’s 47,500-room hotel business is expecting a jump in occupancy and room rates in the…

MSMIS helps graduates land promotions, new jobs.

While increasing knowledge and skills are fundamental goals of advanced degrees, oh, what a wonderful feeling when a degree helps land a sweet promotion or a great new job. Recent graduates of the Chapman Graduate School in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) shared their success…

School of Accounting faculty member selected to help the PCAOB.

Honors are not new for Kannan Raghunandan, professor and Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership in the School of Accounting in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University. According to a study conducted by professors at Brigham Young University (BYU), Raghunandan ranked as the top auditing researcher…

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