Timing manufacturing stocks delivers for hedge funds, a Florida International University study reveals

Timing manufacturing stocks delivers for hedge funds, a Florida International University study reveals

Hedge funds that time the market ahead of positive and negative news within the manufacturing industry outperform competitors, research from FIU Business finds. The study found that timing the market ahead of positive and negative news within specific industries, versus overall market timing, pays off for skilled hedge fund managers and, ultimately, their investors. The […]

A true look at authenticity at work requires a multi-faceted focus, FIU Business study reveals.

A true look at authenticity at work requires a multi-faceted focus, FIU Business study reveals.

Is authenticity truly beneficial in the workplace? Are places of work conducive to employee authenticity?  Not for everyone, research from FIU Business finds. “The main insight: we caution this notion of encouraging everyone to be authentic,” said Brooke Buckman, assistant professor of global leadership and management at FIU Business. “In a lot of instances being […]

Renting a home may be wiser than buying, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Renting a home may be wiser than buying, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Demand for homeownership is still trending downward in major markets, the new Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals. Covering the second quarter of 2019, the index reveals that 19 of the 23 metropolitan markets tracked indicate slight to significant downward pressure on the demand for homeownership. The current index scores suggest […]

Are managers too busy to be fair? Probably, an FIU Business study reveals.

Are managers too busy to be fair? Probably, an FIU Business study reveals.

Employees often complain that managers don’t treat them fairly, meet with them, listen to their concerns, or update them about decisions. New research from FIU Business finds that “unfairness” may be less about bosses being biased and more about them lacking time to juggle multiple competing priorities. “Sometimes they’re just too busy,” said Ravi Gajendran, […]

Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Skyrocketing spending and excess costs in the healthcare industry can be reduced by deterrence-driven algorithms, innovative auditing methods that focus on increasing overall deterrence of waste and abuse in the long run. FIU Business research found that these are based on the concept of “sentinel effect” by which, once a set of practitioners is audited, […]

FIU Business partners with Georgetown University for international business and public policy program.

FIU Business partners with Georgetown University for international business and public policy program.

FIU Business has entered into an academic partnership with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business to deliver a specialized International Business and Public Policy Program. The five-day program is designed to provide executives and other professionals with the tools they need to navigate the influence and impact of U.S. governmental policies, programs and regulations on […]