Joanne Li

Lessons from COVID-19: a changing mission, FIU Business dean Joanne Li tells EFMD Global Network conference participants.

FIU Business dean Joanne Li urged educators and university leaders at the EFMD Global Network Americas Annual Conference to make the pandemic’s impact an opportunity to move higher education forward. “Never let a good crisis go to waste,” said Li. “We have to learn from it, come out better and stronger.” The EFMD, an international […]

Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

High quality data and health informatics are increasingly central to addressing complex women’s health issues. FIU Business professors Min Chen and Cynthia LeRouge shared several high impact examples with members of the Think Tank for Women in Business & Technology, held virtually on December 15, 2020. The international panel “Women’s Health: What Technologies Should We […]

Systems that use AI to match medications with patients can reduce prescription costs, FIU Business study reveals.

Systems that use AI to match medications with patients can reduce prescription costs, FIU Business study reveals.

As the result of rising medication costs, patients often stop following medical treatment plans and fail to get better. Without detailed information, medical practitioners can do little to help. A recommender system, an emerging tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to identify a medication that matches healthcare goals with the patient’s budget, could help […]

FIU Business students develop a marketing research project with counterparts in Poland.

FIU Business students develop a marketing research project with counterparts in Poland.

Marketing students at FIU Business digitally crossed the ocean to conduct research alongside students from Poland’s Poznan University of Technology (PUT) as part of the university’s Collaborative Online International Learning program FIU-COIL. Throughout the semester, students worked on a marketing research project that analyzed small businesses in Poland and Florida, assessing the economic impact from […]

Med Aesthetics Miami turns to the Florida SBDC at FIU Business again.

Med Aesthetics Miami turns to the Florida SBDC at FIU Business again.

Nearly a decade after the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) helped her launch her own business, Rosanna Bermejo again turned to the small business development center. This time, she sought help for her business, Med Aesthetics Miami, in recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The skincare and wellness center was closed for two […]

Ask them. Seeking employee feedback can drive managers to enhance fairness and improve their performance, an FIU Business study reveals.

Ask them. Seeking employee feedback can drive managers to enhance fairness and improve their performance, an FIU Business study reveals.

Most managers want to be fair and do the right thing, but there’s often a gap between what the manager and employee think of as “fair”. For example: an employee may see a challenging assignment as the manager “dumping more work on me” while the manager meant it as recognition of the employee’s superior skills. […]

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FIU Business ranked No. 1 in the world for real estate research.

FIU Business has been ranked No. 1 globally for real estate research productivity by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. It is the first time that FIU Business has been ranked first in the world, tying with the well-known National University of Singapore, and the fifth consecutive year it has occupied one of the top two spots […]

Juan Sanchez

FIU Business management professor contributes to analysis of COVID-19’s impact on disability benefits.

Professor Juan Ignacio Sanchez, Knight-Ridder Eminent Chair in Management, is working alongside the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on an in-depth analysis of COVID-19’s impact on U.S. employment disability rates. The NAS’ Standing Committee for the U.S. Social Security Administration Disability Programs, of which Sanchez is a member, was tasked by the U.S. House Ways […]

Catherine and Malcolm Butters

FIU Business receives initial gift to establish $500,000 endowed professorship

FIU Business has received a $250,000 gift from noted developer Malcolm Butters and his wife Catherine Butters to support high-level teaching and research at the Hollo School of Real Estate. This initial gift, plus an additional $250,000 in matching funds, will establish the Butters Endowed Professorship, a $500,000 endowment to support one professor. To date $83,500 […]

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FIU Business Beta Gamma Sigma earned the highest distinction among national chapters.

The FIU Business chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma earned Highest Honors status for the 2019-2020 academic year. It’s the group’s second consecutive year to receive the highest distinction possible from the prestigious international honor society for business school students. One of the areas where FIU Business members stood out to the judges was social media, […]