Mercosur Professional Development in Business showcases unique aspects of three Latin American countries.

During a June 23, 2009 press conference, a reporter questioned President Obama about relations with Latin American countries. He offered insights about Chile, whose president, Michelle Bachelet, he was meeting with that day. Pressed for insights into other countries, Obama provided a different set of details about Brazil. Had any of the sixteen faculty members […]

Faculty members contribute at leading international business and management conference.

The prospect of four days in Milan, Italy, would entice travelers of all sorts. For scholars in the areas of international business and management, the lure was even greater when the Academy of International Business (AIB) held its 2008 annual meeting there during the summer. Considered the premier opportunity for scholars in the field to […]

Executive MBA students hit the road to see how China does business.

Executive MBA students visiting General Motors in Shanghai The College of Business Administration’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program offers entrepreneurs and professionals the opportunity to integrate new knowledge and apply new skills and insights into their current work. Classroom learning—including courses on international business and global finance—plays a key role in the EMBA experience. The coursework […]

Beijing provides dramatic backdrop to program coordinated by college’s faculty member.

Mary Ann Von Glinow addresses AIB delegates. When Mary Ann Von Glinow, professor, Management and International Business Department in the college and director of Florida International University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), stood on the stage of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, it was the culmination of months […]

CIBER receives major funding till 2010.

The Center for International Business Education and Research (FIU-CIBER) in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University received a major funding grant for 2006-2010 from the U.S. Department of Education. The award is for $1,360,000 for four years ($340,000 per year). FIU-CIBER, which has previously received major grants from the department, was one […]

Research examines effective ways for equals to manage collaborative projects.

As more and more projects stretch across geographical boundaries, team leaders need to stretch their management skills. Mary Ann Von Glinow “Cross-cultural management has to consider various cultural norms,” said Mary Ann Von Glinow, professor in the Department of Management and International Business in the College of Business Administration. “Typically, it involves people-related processes and […]