Juan Sanchez

FIU Business management professor contributes to analysis of COVID-19’s impact on disability benefits.

Professor Juan Ignacio Sanchez, Knight-Ridder Eminent Chair in Management, is working alongside the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on an in-depth analysis of COVID-19’s impact on U.S. employment disability rates. The NAS’ Standing Committee for the U.S. Social Security Administration Disability Programs, of which Sanchez is a member, was tasked by the U.S. House Ways […]

FIU Business

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 […]

Jimmy Carmenate

Faculty Notes May-June 2017

School of Accounting Clinical Instructor Jimmy Carmenate successfully defended his dissertation and was awarded his doctorate in business administration from Kennesaw State University. The university also named him Outstanding DBA Graduate, and he won the 2017 Outstanding DBA-Accounting Research Award. Instructor David Barman has been named a 2017 Legal Elite Attorney, which represents, based on the […]

Faculty Notes: May-June 2016

Faculty Notes: November-December 2016

School of Accounting Clinical Associate Professor Kenneth R. Henry has been named chair of the newly formed Global Education Forum of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The Education Global Forum will be added to the group’s Global Forums line-up starting February 2017, with participants debating and addressing key issues in global accounting education. Department […]

Faculty Notes: February - April 2016

Faculty Notes: February-April 2016

School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, is the author of “Insider Secrets to College Classroom Success,” a guide to best practices that will help make college students more successful in the classroom. She was recognized at the FIU Book Authors Recognition Reception. David W. Barman, instructor, served as a guest judge at the Florida […]

Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.

All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]

College hosts array of experts from across the business spectrum.

In February and March 2009, hundreds of people heard dozens of speakers address pressing challenges and significant opportunities in entrepreneurship, small businesses, international business, energy, and financial services—among other topics—thanks to a variety of seminars, lectures, and forums organized by the College of Business Administration and co-sponsors. Here’s a recap of four of them. Entrepreneurs […]

Forget the balloons: human resources can play a strategic role in an organization’s success.

True or false: a company’s most valuable resource is its people. Though the answer is “true,” many have an erroneously negative impression of the functional department—human resources (HR)—that manages personnel and more, according to Juan I. Sanchez, professor and Knight Ridder Byron Harless Eminent Scholar Chair in Management, Department of Management and International Business in […]