Faculty Notes: April 2015

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Karlene Cousins, associate professor, was a guest on Pete De La Torre radio program on April 9, 2015, discussing the impact of new technology on business. https://youtu.be/UP124hmGKE4 Monica Chiarini Tremblay, chair, and Pouyan Esmaeil Zadeh, research associate, co-authored an article which has been accepted for an upcoming issue […]

Social entrepreneurship leads FIU Track pitches in the Business Plan Challenge.

Innovation for social good was the leading theme among the six semifinalists chosen in the FIU Track of the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, co-sponsored by the College of Business’ Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center: Court Buddy offers affordable access to legal services; Relentless Roasters aims to create a specialty coffee bar and collaborative workspace for […]

Faculty Notes: March 2015

College of Business Serving as judges for the FIU Track of the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge were Associate Professor Karlene Cousins (Department of Decision Sciences and Information System), Professor Seema Pissaris (Department of Management and International Business) and Associate Professor Kimberly A. Taylor (Department of Marketing). Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Min Chen, […]

Female executives share what the future holds for women in management information systems.

New opportunities are emerging for women who want to work in management information systems, a field that has recently become dominated by men. Sectors including data analytics, security, mobile, and telecommunications are increasingly looking for female graduates. That was the message from four senior female IT executives as they shared experiences, challenges and advice at […]

Faculty Notes: October 2014

School of Accounting David W. Barman (JD ’05), instructor, was named as a “Legal Elite for 2014” by Florida Trend magazine, voted on by members of the Florida Bar. In October, he served as a guest judge in FIU’s College of Law Twelfth Annual Board of Advocates Intramural Appellate Advocacy Competition. Also, Barman’s article “Judge’s […]

Faculty Notes: April-May 2014

School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a Federal Tax Update at the FICPA Florida State University Spring Accounting Conference in Tallahassee on May 16, 2014. Department of Finance An article by Min Chen, clinical assistant professor, “Intended and Unintended Consequences of Minimum Staffing Standards for Nursing Homes,” coauthored with David Grabowski at […]

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 […]

Research examines pivotal role technology now plays in establishing work-life boundaries.

Karlene Cousins We all can identify with the challenge of balancing work and life boundaries, especially in today’s computer-powered and increasingly wireless world. For Karlene Cousins, assistant professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems in the College of Business Administration, interest in how people use technology every day evolved into academic research […]