FIU Business faculty member Eric Cartaya with HR.com’s Debbie McGrath.

Two in a row: FIU Business’ graduate and undergraduate HR programs top rankings.

For the second straight year, FIU College of Business’ human resource management degree programs have set themselves above the competition, capturing national No. 1 rankings for both graduate and undergraduate programs. FIU Business’ Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) and the college’s undergraduate human resources management program have been ranked No. 1 in […]

Digital blocks of information share data and break with traditional networks.

Blockchain: sharing data and breaking with traditional networks.

Blockchain as a technology is seeing tremendous innovation and is impacting almost all industries from supply chain to gaming and, perhaps the most recognizable, cryptocurrency. There are significant differences emerging in how it’s applied across different sectors, experts told FIU Business students during a lunch and learn session presented by the Department of Information Systems […]

JIBS editor-in-chief shares a premier journal’s perspectives with FIU Business.

JIBS editor-in-chief shares a premier journal’s perspectives with FIU Business.

The editor-in-chief of a premier international business journal came to FIU Business to engage in a full day of conversation, delivering insightful guidance for scholars seeking publication and a look at what’s next in impactful, relevant business research. The visit from Alain Verbeke, editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) was an opportunity […]

Telecommuting positively impacts job performance, FIU Business study reveals.

Telecommuting contributes to improved job performance for employees in complex jobs, allowing them to benefit from fewer interruptions common in an office setting, research from FIU Business finds. Overall, telecommuting has little negative impact on performance, even in jobs that require frequent interaction and communication with others. “We find that for most job characteristics we […]

Telemedicine promises to advance healthcare in Latin America, but faces systemic obstacles, research from FIU Business finds.

Telemedicine promises to advance healthcare in Latin America, but faces systemic obstacles, research from FIU Business finds.

Telemedicine holds great promise to address a wide range of health issues in Latin America. Yet in spite of its strong potential benefits, its use hasn’t reached broad national and regional levels. Research from FIU Business indicates that increased adoption of telemedicine – caring for patients remotely, often through a secure video connection – in […]

Health Information Exchanges can be valuable for both hospitals and patients, FIU Business study reveals.

Health Information Exchanges can be valuable for both hospitals and patients, FIU Business study reveals.

Hospitals participating in Health Information Exchanges (HIE) saw reduced 30-day readmission rates in heart attack patients, leading to cost-savings and improvements in patient care, FIU Business researchers found. The study, published in the February issue of Health Affairs, analyzed data from 160 Florida hospitals and found that HIE participants saw a 1.3 percent greater decline […]

Taking risks, asking questions: CEO Daniel Gold takes Future Energy Solutions to Inc. 5000 success.

Taking risks, asking questions: CEO Daniel Gold takes Future Energy Solutions to Inc. 5000 success.

Daniel Gold hit on an idea that seemed so unlikely, so out-of-the-box, that he couldn’t believe it could be a profitable business. He tossed it around, asking questions of himself, hoping to find a sign that it wouldn’t work. He spent eight months asking others to reject his idea. Instead, they wanted to invest. And […]

Inaugural meeting of advisory boards for the Hollo School of Real Estate and Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute.

FIU Business attracts prominent business leaders to advise its real estate programs.

FIU’s College of Business has established two advisory boards for its specialized real estate programs, bringing together an impressive roster of individuals representing different sectors of the real estate marketplace. The Hollo Real Estate Advisory Board and the Bain Real Estate Council will promote collaborations between the business community and students as well as increase […]

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing markets in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the fourth quarter of 2018, but less so than during the same period in 2017, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. “The market in Miami-Dade and Broward in general is expected to do […]