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To succeed in business, outthink the competition.

To succeed in business, outthink the competition.

How do today’s most successful companies stay on top?
Chances are, they outthink the competition, coming up with strategies that leave business rivals in the dust, said Kaihan Krippendorff, a FastCompany.com blogger, founding Fellow of the …

High school students compete in FBLA-PBL’s “The Great Debate.”

High school students compete in FBLA-PBL’s “The Great Debate.”

National political debates are now frequent events but lively debates occur every minute in the international business world, at companies large and small.
Because the art of convincing can be an important business skill, members of …

Family Business Forum provides opportunity for generations to share, learn.

Family Business Forum provides opportunity for generations to share, learn.

Family businesses lie at the heart of South Florida’s economy. They’re built and nourished with the benefit of hard work, shared vision and traditions. At the same time, they possess a unique set of challenges: …

Study Shows Benefits of Shareholder Involvement in Auditor Selection

Two days before Christmas, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) gave GE and Alcoa leave to exclude from their 2012 annual meetings a shareholder proposal not to their liking, one calling for rotation of the companies’ …

Study Backs Shareholder Ratification of Audit Firms

A new academic study finds that when public companies give their shareholders a vote on the selection of an external auditing firm, they are less likely to make financial restatements than those that don’t.
The study, …

First class of Chinese scholars earning Healthcare MBA.

First class of Chinese scholars earning Healthcare MBA.

Many firsts are happening for a group of Chinese health management students studying in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU).
The thirteen students from Southern Medical University (SMU) in Guangzhou, ranked as …

Study supports shareholder vote on auditors

New research lends weight to calls for shareholders to have more say in a company’s choice of an auditor. Companies that give shareholders a choice have fewer serious restatements that hurt stock prices, though their …

Top business, community and civic leaders convene at FIU to chart Miami’s course.

Top business, community and civic leaders convene at FIU to chart Miami’s course.

Nearly 100 influential community leaders gathered at The Miami Leadership Summit to discuss positioning the region as a global competitor economically, culturally and socially. The event, presented by Florida International University’s (FIU) Center for Leadership …

FIU Business announces new executive and assistant directors.

FIU Business announces new executive and assistant directors.

The College of Business Administration at Florida International University is pleased to welcome four new administrators to its staff.
Angel Burgos joins FIU business as executive director, MBA programs.
In his role as executive director, MBA programs, …

State Farm Financial Literacy Lab Weekly Market Wrap Up, February 6-10, 2012

As of Thursday, February 9th the S&P 500 gained 7.5 percent for the year and as of noon on Friday, February 10, it dropped 0.7 percent, snapping a five-week rally. Gasoline prices rose 22 cents …

If Investors Vote on Auditors, Financials Are Higher Quality

Companies that don’t allow shareholder involvement in the choice of auditors are 75% more likely to make financial restatements, compared to firms that get audit-choice approval from investors. That’s the finding of a study appearing …

Oferta educativa vs. demanda laboral

Escoger una carrera universitaria es la primera decisión importante y trascendental en la vida de cualquier persona, pues marcará su futuro profesional. Decidir entre lo que el mercado necesita y las carreras tradicionales es un …

Study Calls Today’s Market Good Time to Buy

Researchers from several universities have just completed a paper that looks at what they call the hurdle rate. This is the point at which it’s equally smart to rent or buy if your only criterion …

Health Care Sector to Create most Jobs this Decade

The numbers and facts you are about to see are all true… As of February 10th.  Just the Facts from Joe Friday.  This information was compiled from the Bureau of Labor Statistic and their February …