Pink alone isn’t enough: FIU Business study shows breast cancer survivors want authentic action from brands.

Pink alone isn’t enough: FIU Business study shows breast cancer survivors want authentic action from brands.

The overabundance of pink ribbons, breast cancer-focused marketing campaigns and cause-branded products is often seen by breast cancer survivors as simply money-making efforts, research from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) finds. These initiatives intensify during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) in October. For the study, to be published in Health Marketing […]

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home ownership in Southeast Florida is getting more expensive again, according to the latest housing affordability index from Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University. The newly launched index shows that in the second quarter of 2018, the price of homes in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties rose above the local 20-year average in […]

FIU College of Business launches the first Masters in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

FIU College of Business launches Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

The rapid growth of the logistics and supply chain industry, driven by consumers’ changing habits, led FIU’s College of Business to launch the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, the first in Florida from a business school. Designed to prepare students for managerial careers, the 10-month, Saturday-only program focuses on logistics […]

Linkages between multinationals and small and mid-sized businesses are key for competitiveness and growth, FIU Business-AS/COA study finds.

The growing number of partnerships between multinational corporations and small- and medium-sized businesses are driving growth and development in Latin America, reveals a joint study by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and Florida International University College of Business. These relationships, the research indicated, can be leveraged for innovation, growth, and competitiveness for both […]

College of Business honors five Worlds Ahead graduates at Summer 2018 Commencements.

College of Business honors five Worlds Ahead graduates at Summer 2018 Commencements.

Five College of Business Worlds Ahead graduates who accomplished extraordinary things throughout their lives and during their time at the FIU — often overcoming life-altering challenges — were honored at the Summer 2018 Commencement ceremonies on July 29 and July 31, 2018. “These students have shown they are Worlds Ahead by excelling in and outside […]

Process excellence impacts competitive advantage for hospitals, FIU Business study.

As hospitals face increasing pressure to balance strategic priorities and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery, new research from Antoinette Smith, associate professor in the School of Accounting, reveals that a focus on process excellence can improve a hospital’s competitive position. The research looked at what happens when hospitals make improvements in three […]