School of Accounting
An article titled “Shareholder voting on auditor selection, audit fees, and audit quality” by Kannan Raghunandan, professor and Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership and Dasaratha Rama, Knight Ridder Center Research Fellow, Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems, appeared in the January/February issue of The Accounting Review, published by the American Accounting Association. It has been widely referenced in other articles: on February 15th in “If investors vote on auditors, financials are higher quality,” which appeared in CFO World and “Study supports shareholder vote on auditors,” on Reuters.com; and on February 16th in “Study shows benefits of shareholder involvement in auditor selection” on AccountingWEB and “Study backs shareholder ratification of audit firms” in Accounting Today.
Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems
Monica Chiarini Tremblay, assistant professor, and Gloria Deckard, associate professor, presented “Progress of the independent evaluation of the state health information exchange (HIE): demonstrating the power of HIE” at the Florida Healthcare Information IT Legislative Forum, in Tallahassee on February 8, 2012. The event at which they presented was the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Central/North Florida Chapter meeting.
An article titled “Shareholder voting on auditor selection, audit fees, and audit quality” by Dasaratha Rama, Knight Ridder Center Research Fellow and Kannan Raghunandan, professor and Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership, School of Accounting, appeared in the January/February issue of The Accounting Review, published by the American Accounting Association. The paper has been widely referenced in other articles: on February 15th—“If investors vote on auditors, financials are higher quality,” which appeared in CFO World, and “Study supports shareholder vote on auditors,” on Reuters.com—and on February 16th, in “Study shows benefits of shareholder involvement in auditor selection” on AccountingWEB and “Study backs shareholder ratification of audit firms,” in Accounting Today.
Department of Finance and Real Estate
Deanne Butchey, senior lecturer and assistant dean, accreditation, and Manuel Lasaga, clinical visiting professor, were on a panel on WPBT2’s Issues. The topic was “‘Most Miserable’ South Florida” and focused on a recent Forbes.com ranking that put Miami, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale in the top ten most miserable cities in America. The program aired on February 10th and 12th.
Research by Ken H. Johnson, associate professor and Knight Ridder Center Research Fellow, was quoted in a blog “Study Calls Today’s Market Good Time to Buy” on February 13th published by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Embedded in the blog is an interview with Johnson, conducted via Skype. He is quoted in an article titled “Realtors: Sales prices didn’t really take a dive in January” in the Palm Beach Post on February 28th.
Department of Management and International Business
G. Ronald Gilbert, clinical professor, and Donald Roomes, senior instructor, presented a paper based on sector performance in Jamaica and the United States at the Global Business and International Management conference in Orlando on January 16, 2012.
“2012 Outlook: Concern, Yes; Despair, No,” by Jerry Haar, associate dean for international affairs and projects, professor and research fellow, appeared in Latin Business Chronicle on January 31, 2012.
Juan I. Sanchez, professor and Knight-Ridder Byron Harless Chair in Management, had his manuscript “The palliative effect of supervisor and co-worker support: a source congruence approach to buffering role conflict and physical stressors” accepted for publication in International Journal of Human Resource Management. He also had two book chapters accepted for publication: “The cultural boundary of managing nepotism” in Understanding and Adapting to Organizational Nepotism and “Work analysis for assessment” in American Psychological Association Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology. During a short trip sponsored by a group of Spanish universities, he delivered three talks: on January 20th, at the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela—one of the largest in Spain and oldest in the world (founded in 1504)—he spoke about recent developments in job analysis research; on January 23rd, at Universidad Carlos III, he spoke about the use of business simulations in high-potential identification; and on January 25th at ESADE Business School in Madrid, he delivered a talk on competency-based leadership development.
Department of Marketing
Kimberly Taylor, associate professor and Macy’s Retailing Chair, was interviewed for an article on “Teaching the art of negotiation” in the National Business Education Association’s April 2012 NBEA Business Education Forum.