Building redundancies can help businesses rebound in a global crisis

Building redundancies can help businesses rebound in a global crisis

The fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic emphasized that global businesses need to be more resilient in their international production structures. Few businesses are prepared to deal with the unexpected, according to a new paper from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business). Researchers found that strategies that favor redundancies in the configuration of assets across a […]

Insurance industry CEO pay tied more closely to firm performance following the financial crisis.

Insurance industry CEO pay tied more closely to firm performance following the financial crisis.

Compensation packages for insurance industry CEOs changed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, with bonuses reduced and other incentives increased, according to a new study from FIU Business. Total CEO compensation was positively related to return on assets (ROA) and firm size both before and after the financial crisis, the study found. However, […]

Hands-on involvement brings FIU Business students to a new approach to philanthropy.

Hands-on involvement brings FIU Business students to a new approach to philanthropy.

  Miami’s MACtown is dedicated to helping the developmentally disabled find meaningful work and live full lives. For Andres Barreto, who visited the residences as part of University Instructor Donald Roomes’ Business-Community Leadership class at Florida International University, MACtown was an eye-opener. “I learned there is a very big difference between saying you are going […]

U.S. News Ranks FIU Business No. 6 for International Business.

U.S. News Ranks FIU Business No. 6 for International Business.

The undergraduate international business program at Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) is ranked No. 6 in the U.S. in the 2019 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, released September 10, 2018. FIU Business moved up one spot from the previous year’s ranking and has now been ranked among the top 10 schools for […]

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 […]