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 […]

Global Leadership and Management: Preparing future leaders for next-generation workplaces.

With internationally-recognized faculty and top-ranked academic programs, the new Global Leadership and Management department (GLAM) has a clear mission: preparing students to lead and manage next generation workplaces. Previously part of the Department of Management and International Business, GLAM will leverage the expertise of its faculty to equip students with both specific skills and theoretical […]

International Business: Widely-recognized scholars deliver highly-ranked global education.

FIU Business’ newly-formed Department of International Business (IB), previously within the Department Management and International Business, plans to strengthen its academic programs as it solidifies strong rankings and high faculty achievement. The department includes faculty and programs in entrepreneurship and strategy, fields that are closely related to international business, particularly in Miami, a global city […]

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 […]

Marjorie A. Lyles

Prominent International Business Scholar Joins FIU Business.

Marjorie A. Lyles, one of the world’s most prominent scholars in international business and strategy, has joined Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) as a distinguished international business research fellow. Lyles, who was recently appointed president-elect of the Academy of International Business, brings more than 30 years of international business research, teaching and […]

Professor Curba Lampert on technology and strategy.

How do firms respond to technological change? How do firms manage the ever-increasing costs of research and development (R&D)? How do firms capture the value they create from their innovative activities? How do firms respond technologically to oil shocks? These are just some of the important research questions that Curba Morris Lampert, assistant professor in […]

FIU Professor Jerry Haar

Professor Jerry Haar: insights on globalization from a Latin America lens.

Growing up in Baltimore, Jerry Haar’s parents did something unusual for the time: they took the future FIU professor on extensive trips to Latin America and the Caribbean. (He has relatives in Argentina and Brazil.) It helped spark in Haar, interim director of Executive and Professional Education and a clinical professor in the College of […]