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 […]
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International Business Honor Society in India: A life-changing experience on two continents.
They left for Spring Break with suitcases stuffed with kids’ clothing, notebooks and first aid supplies. They returned with fashionable tote bags – dozens and dozens of tote bags. But this was no Spring Break shopping spree. The tote bags – as well as purses, makeup bags, and yoga bags – were carried back by […]
Sumit Kundu: Building new international bridges in academia and business.
As a young man in his native India, Sumit Kundu faced the challenges of pursuing scholarship in a developing country, including scarce resources and slow (or no) Internet. With academics as his passion, his doctoral studies took him to the Rutgers University in U.S. and career opportunities Florida International University’s College of Business. He discovered […]
FIU Business shapes new strategy for International Business and Management Departments.
To foster the ongoing achievement of its internationally-recognized faculty and programs, FIU Business will reorganize the Department of Management and International Business (MIB) into two independent units, with International Business and Strategy faculty in one department and Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior faculty in the other. Dean Joanne Li announced the decision after reviewing […]
FIU’s undergraduate international business program remains in U.S. News’ top 10.
Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business international business programs remain academic leaders, with the undergraduate program ranking seventh in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Colleges. “This ranking speaks to the recognition of our programs being of high quality in business education,” said William Newburry, chair of the Department of […]
Good corporate citizenry, no longer a choice but a necessity
When queried at a 1909 business meeting about the choice of colors available for his automobiles, Henry Ford replied that customers could have any color they wanted as long as it is black. Fast forward to the late 20th and early 21st centuries and consumers today are now in the driver’s seat (no pun intended). […]
Professor’s research: Latin America views of career women key indicator.
While attitudes toward women leaders are changing swiftly, worldwide traditional gender relationships remain pervasive and still hamper women’s advancement. This holds true in a number of regions, including Latin America. William Newburry, chair of the Department of Management & International Business at Florida International University’s College of Business, wanted to see how and why […]
A return to Bandhwari boosts FIU honor society’s social entrepreneurship project.
It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, India, in collaboration with nine Florida International University College of Business students as part of their annual social entrepreneurship project. When the 2016 trip was over, the students, all members of the International Business Honors […]
A bracelet helps launch International Business Honor Society project.
Juan Toro, a Master of International Business student, found himself 8,397 miles from home, playing soccer with children in India, when he realized how much helping others fulfilled him. “Seeing how a soccer ball can lighten a child’s day is something unimaginable,” he said. Yet Toro’s India experience went far beyond that game of soccer. […]
College of Business faculty works with FIU Center for Leadership to guide University College of the Cayman Islands global skills program.
Faculty members of FIU College of Business are helping to lead an effort to bring high-level leadership skills to an academic partner in the Caribbean. The effort is part of FIU’s Center for Leadership’s partnership with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI)’s Executive Certificate in Global Leadership program at UCCI’s campus in Grand […]