FIU Business has received a $150,000 gift from freight payment platform PayCargo to support logistics and supply chain management programs, expanding its focus on the air cargo sector. This gift establishes the “PayCargo Professorship.” The gift will support a team of FIU Business professors who will conduct research on supply chains for air cargo shipments […]
FIU Business Professor Jerry Haar publishes new book on globalization, competitiveness and governability.
A new book authored by Jerry Haar, professor of international business and director of Executive and Professional Education at FIU Business, in collaboration with Georgetown University Professor Ricardo Ernst, has been published. The book is titled Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability: The Three Disruptive Forces of Business in the 21st Century. It argues that three powerful […]
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 […]
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 […]
Faculty Notes: November 2013
School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a two-hour seminar on “U.S. International Tax Concepts” to the Valle del Cauca Chapter of the Asociación Nacional de Empresarios (ANDI) in Cali, Colombia on November 15, 2013. Department of Decision Sciences and Management Systems Monica Chiarini Tremblay, Debra VanderMeer and Gloria Deckard, associate professors, presented […]
Innovative website showcases newest business faculty members.
The College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has launched a microsite that features conversations with its newest faculty members, who speak about their research interests and what they think makes for teaching excellence. The online approach—replacing previous printed publications that introduced new faculty members primarily to deans of other business schools—was chosen for […]
Hurricane model meets stringent requirements for re-certification.
In 2006, the first public model to project hurricane losses for the State of Florida was unveiled on the Florida International University campus, the site of much of the model’s development. Successfully certified by the Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology in 2007, the state has used it 230 times. It recently won its […]
New faculty members join the College of Business Administration.
The 2006-2007 academic year got underway with eleven new faculty joining the College of Business Administration. They’ve come from around the globe, bringing impressive credentials and a commitment to both teaching and research that will benefit our students and the community. To learn more about this extraordinary cadre of scholars, simply click on their names […]