Faculty & Research

Gary McGill

Fisher School Director named outstanding educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award from the American Taxation Association (ATA) this summer at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting. The Ray

Joyce Bono

Warrington professor named among most influential authors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III professor of management, was named among the top 100 most influential authors of organizational behavior textbooks. She was ranked No. 16 on the list for her significant citations among organizational behavior textbooks. Bono has more than 50 text citations and more than

How should Facebook and other companies protect privacy while letting people share their information between apps and services?

In an era when technology and social media companies are under fire for sharing user data, and users feel more and more like they’re the stars of their own version of “The Truman Show,” companies are questioning if and under what circumstances they should share information between one another or with

Leaders: Looking for more energy at work? Try writing about yourself.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  For those in leadership roles, reaching for a sugary soda or double-shot of espresso might be how they attempt to increase their waning energy each day at work. However, new research from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida suggests that there is an

Russians hacked into America’s electric grid. Here’s why securing it is hard.

Hackers taking down the U.S. electricity grid may sound like a plot ripped from a Bruce Willis action movie, but the Department of Homeland Security has recently disclosed new details about the extent to which Russia has infiltrated “critical infrastructure” like American power plants, water facilities and gas pipelines, explains Director

Five reasons why Europe fines Google and the US tech sector

Since June of last year, the EU has fined Alphabet Inc. (Google’s parent company) $7.7 billion. But what has Alphabet done to receive such high fines? Dr. Mark Jamison, Gunter Professor and Director of the Public Utility Research Center, discusses five reasons why the EU imposes record-breaking fines on U.S. tech

Rankings Roundup: Warrington’s performance across the 2017-2018 major rankings

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality,

What’s behind the push for vertical mergers?

Cash. Okay. It is more complicated than that, explains Dr. Mark Jamison, Gunter Professor and Director of the Public Utility Research Center. Dr. Jamison discusses how vertical mergers can provide network operators with financial resources important for expanding infrastructure in his latest AEI blog post.  

Your 2018 summer reading list

Faculty and staff across the Warrington College of Business selected their recommendations for books to read this summer. See their selections and what you’ll get out of reading each in the list below.   Permission to Screw Up by Kristen Hadeed “Written by a UF Business Gator alumna, Permission to Screw Up is

Robert Knechel

Fisher School professor receives honorary doctorate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, received an honorary doctorate from BI Norwegian School of Business this June in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of accounting. “This was quite a surprise, and