Process excellence impacts competitive advantage for hospitals, FIU Business study.

As hospitals face increasing pressure to balance strategic priorities and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery, new research from Antoinette Smith, associate professor in the School of Accounting, reveals that a focus on process excellence can improve a hospital’s competitive position. The research looked at what happens when hospitals make improvements in three […]

Oh the places you'll go: FIU accounting students get "Seuss"ian insights from a corporate success story.

Oh the places you’ll go: FIU accounting students get “Seuss”ian insights from a corporate success story.

Right off the bat it was clear the presentation by Will Billings, vice president and global controller at World Fuel Services, would be different. He brought a copy of Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” which he asked the graduate students in Associate Professor Antoinette Smith’s IT Auditing class to sign. His talk, on […]

The New Tax Law: FIU Business Professor Weismann on impacts, changes and opportunities.

The New Tax Law: FIU Business Professor Weismann on impacts, changes and opportunities.

How will the new tax law impact higher education, corporate taxes and individual paychecks? We spoke to Miriam Weismann, clinical professor at the School of Accounting and academic director of FIU’s Healthcare MBA, for her analysis. How will the tax bill affect employees and their paychecks? Will workers actually see a bigger paycheck, when can […]

A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

Florida International University students are used to having accomplished international professors in their classrooms. But in the case of Stanislav Jansta, clinical instructor in the College of Business’s School of Accounting, they have something more: an honorary consul. In April 2017, Jansta was notified that the Czech Republic had officially approved his appointment. And on […]

Accounting research: For professors Raghunandan and Rama, it’s all in the family.

Accounting research: For professors Raghunandan and Rama, it’s all in the family.

School of Accounting professors Kannan Raghunandan and Dasaratha Rama met in 1985 as young professionals working at a computer company in India. While it is not unusual for academics to be married to other academics, Raghunandan and Rama are not only life partners, but research partners, who, both separately and together, are prolific in expanding […]