What drives people to leave their homes, their families, their culture, and confront the struggles of immigration? Last summer, Seema Pissaris, FIU Business clinical professor of international business, tried to answer this very question as part of a small team helping Afghan migrants in Greece. Pissaris was a volunteer for Focus Humanitarian Assistance, a non-governmental […]
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Women on corporate boards add innovative strategies, FIU Business research finds.
While women’s presence in corporate boardrooms has increased slowly, many are bringing innovation to firms’ business strategy and allocation of resources, looking at things differently and showing a willingness to take risks, new research from FIU Business reveals. Seema Pissaris, the FIU Business clinical professor of international business who conducted the study, found that women […]
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: March-April 2017
Accounting A research paper authored by Associate Professor Antoinette Smith and Assistant Professor Jonathan Milian titled “An Investigation of Analysts’ Praise of Management During Earnings Conference Calls” was highlighted a story titled “Great Groveling, Guys: Counting All the Ways Analysts Fawn Over Management” published in The Wall Street Journal on March 10, 2017. The paper […]
Faculty Notes: November 2015
Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics An article co-authored by Debra VanderMeer, associate professor and Knight Ridder Center Research Fellow, has been selected by IGI Global for a Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Award, for articles from the 2014 volume year. VanderMeer’s article “Enabling Resource Access Visibility for Automated Enterprise Services” originally was […]
College of Business students learned firsthand about the tough road to entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneur. Being your own boss. Independence. The words sound fabulous and easily roll off the tongue, but getting there isn’t a smooth road. In fact, four local entrepreneurs and FIU alumni told College of Business students, it’s a long-term work in progress. Representing businesses in the technology, office furniture, bakery and real estate industries, the […]
FIU Business alumni entrepreneurs to share insights at 2015 Hall of Fame panel.
What’s the best way to start or grow a business? Do you need guidance in dealing with challenges that may arise? Four local entrepreneurs will share their stories of success and the lessons learned on their path to business leadership as part of the FIU College of Business’ 2015 Hall of Fame events. This second […]
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, […]
Faculty Notes: January 2015
College of Business Three faculty members have been selected to serve as judges for the 2015 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge. They are Karlene C. Cousins, associate professor of Decision Science and Information Systems; Seema Pissaris, professor, Management and International Business; and Kimberly Taylor, associate professor, Department of Marketing. Department of Decision Science and Information […]