Executive Dean announces prestigious faculty appointments for 2010.

William Newburry, associate professor, Department of Management and International Business, and Stephen Lin, associate professor, School of Accounting, have been appointed to three-year endowed professorships in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). Newburry is the SunTrust Bank Professor and Lin is the Morrison, Brown, Argiz, & Farra, LLP Professor. Both were […]

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Department of Management and International Business The manuscript, “Does Gender Matter? A Review of Work-related Gender Commonalities,” has been accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed Gender in Management: An International Journal. Co authors include G. Ronald Gilbert, clinical professor; Meredith Burnett, assistant professor; Jerry Haar, associate dean for international programs, professor and research fellow; and […]

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School of Accounting Kenneth Henry (PhD ’08, MACC ’94), clinical associate professor, was quoted twice in a report published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Launched in June 2010 at the London School of Economics, the report, titled Risk and Reward: Tempering the Pursuit of Profit, looks at how the financial system went […]

Panama students show that FIU school spirit knows no boundaries.

As William Newburry—who teaches Strategic Management in the College of Business Administration’s Professional MBA (PMBA)-Panama—began his first class this semester, he noticed a curious absence: not a missing class member but rather “no photos in that particular room from Florida International University (FIU) while there were several from other universities that also use the facility,” […]

Seminar looks at CEO power and compensation in troubled times.

With many companies undergoing financial pressure these days, it’s no surprise that CEOs have plenty to worry about. A recent seminar organized by the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University (FIU) provided a forum for two faculty members from the University of Miami to shed some scholarly light on the topic. […]

College names eminent scholar chairs and Knight Ridder Center and Pino Center professorships for 2009-2010.

The College of Business Administration has announced the appointment of eminent scholars along with new faculty appointments to the Knight Ridder Center and the Pino Entrepreneurship Center. The faculty members appointed to these positions initiate and maintain highly visible activities that stimulate research and educational initiatives with industry and professional associations. “The college is pleased […]

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Department of Management and International Business Several faculty members, along with a recent PhD graduate and a current doctoral student, won awards at the Academy of International Business (AIB) 2009 Annual Meeting held in San Diego, California, from June 27-30, 2009. One came from the Institute of International Business (IIB), which is associated with the […]

CIBER awards grants to 11 faculty members for international business research.

From exploring a virtual Cuba world to examining the impact of language in advertising to bilingual Hispanics, members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration tackle research projects that help Florida International University (FIU) fulfill its mission as a public research institution. And, as part of its mission, the university’s Center for International […]

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 […]